Last Updated on August 3, 2020 by Forest Master The black drain 8mm hex is also the dipstick on the other side of the drain bolt, it’s best to try and loosen this after the machine has been in use.
Last Updated on August 27, 2020 by Forest Master Check that the plastic knob of the lever is screwed on fully. If this becomes unscrewed it prevents the lever from being pushed right down, stopping the log splitter from operating. View the video below for a demonstration:
Last Updated on March 5, 2021 by Forest Master It can sometimes be slightly fidgety to get the rubber plug back into the bunghole after refilling the DUO10T with hydraulic oil. We get around this by placing a little bit of washing up liquid around the plug and using a small screwdriver to ease in […]
Last Updated on April 14, 2020 by Forest Master Place the nut into a vice and use a big lever between the axe head and tube. If this process doesn’t allow you to get it apart, cut the lower bar off close to the nut with a hacksaw. You can then make arrangements with us […]
Last Updated on April 9, 2020 by Forest Master The valve (push rod) may just require cleaning. First, ensure that the ram is fully back to it’s starting point. Then undo the nut securing the handle. Pull the valve out and then clean it using a lint free cloth. Replace it and push it back […]
Last Updated on April 9, 2020 by Forest Master Place the log splitter on it’s back in the horizontal position. Unscrew the valve assembly and lift straight up out of the hole. Place some grease on the end of the valve stem and the threads then reinsert the valve. It should then stay closed.