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A complete set for chopping and splitting logs. Comprises 6lb splitting maul, 20oz hand axe and wood grenade.

A complete set for chopping and splitting logs. Comprises 6lb splitting maul, 20oz hand axe and wood grenade.
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Customer Reviews for Roughneck Log Splitter Set 3 Pieces
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Easy to handle log splitter
19 Jul 2014
By Loggirl
, North East
"Bought the set of three as it represented good value for money - so far spent one afternoon splitting logs and making kindling - not used the wood grenade yet but very happy so far with my purchase."
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Great product
7 Apr 2014
By AdeptPropertyMaintenance
, Hitchin
"I decided to purchase this set after reading all the positive reviews. I've not used the small axe much but the log splitter and maul have really been put through their paces and performed very well. I highly recommend this product."
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Brilliant!
8 Mar 2014
By Gibbon
, Surrey
"Like others, I bought this on the strength of the reviews and I was not disappointed. I have used felling axes before but the maul is worth the money by itself. One swing and large logs are split with ease. Absolutely superb."
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Excellent tools
25 Oct 2013
By Floss8
, Buckinghamshire
"After reading other positive reviews, I decided to buy the log splitting set. The reviews were absolutely correct. It makes log splitting easy and even slightly enjoyable. Had never realised how the design of the maul is so much better for splitting than a normal axe. It doesn't get jammed as an axe can and the splitting grenade is a great little tool. Superb value for money."
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Review 5 for Roughneck Log Splitter Set 3 Pieces
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Brilliant Kit
2 Apr 2013
By EelStu
, Totton
"Took a chance on this after reading the mixed reviews and have been amazed by how good it is.
The grenade in particular is a fantastic bit of kit. It has split everything I have put it into, including some very knotted sycamore stumps and branch junctions up to 2ft wide and 18inches deep. It has taken a pounding on a couple of the worst ones but every single one has finally given in to it.
The maul has split everything I have swung it at with ease, cleaving each piece into 2 every time bar one knotty piece when a second thwack was needed.
Brilliant bit of kit and worth every penny."
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how much wood can you cut?
27 Mar 2013
By MRAverageDIYGUY
, Braintree
"This is is a godd set that can deal with all but the bigest of of logs.
The large axe cut straight through wood with ease and only jams a bit on knots, also very light weight.
Small axe is just as good."
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Excellent Product!
14 Feb 2013
By Anonymous
, Shropshire
"This is an excellent product at a good price. I hadn’t realized until recently that you should use a splitting mule to split logs rather than a normal axe – which invariable gets wedged into the log and you spend most of your time extracting the stuck axe from the log you are trying to split.
The splitting maul is awesome – splits the logs apart with ease – explodes them. Where there are large knots (at branch junctions) the wood grenade splits apart the log effortlessly, just hammering in is required, until the log yields. The hand axe is well balanced and makes light work of making fire sticks. Both the maul and hand axe have nice grips and very little shock is fed back.
I would recommend buying this set."
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Review 8 for Roughneck Log Splitter Set 3 Pieces
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Loggers dream
6 Nov 2012
By pb21
, Salisbury
"Well made, effective and a bargain price as the package"
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Great set
20 Oct 2012
By furious1
, Aylesbury
"Does exactly what is says on the tin. The small hand axe is extremely comfortable to use and very efficient, as is the large maul. I've split logs with ease. Not needed to use the grenade yet but it looks like it will do the job."
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Roughneck Log Splitter Set 3Pc
10 May 2012
By blobsam
, hertfordshire
"excellent quality.
the grenade is the best log splitter i have ever used.
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Log splitting
8 Mar 2012
By JPeter
, Northumberland.
"I bought the Log splitter set.
It was good value.
I have used all three items regularly and they do the job as expected. The Maul is better than a large Axe because it splits the log rather than cut into it, which is what an axe does. I found the shaft to be effective for absorbing the impact and noticed very little in the way of shock to the hands/arms when making heavy contact with the wood.
I used the grenade for splitting 'wild grain' logs ie branch joints which were resistant to splitting using the Maul. Once started I used a sledge hammer and the grenade did the business.
The small axe was used for splitting down to kindling size, once again I ike the shaft for absorbing impact when cutting. I noticed very little impact on the wrist.
I does the job it was intended to do.
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Nice chopping set
27 Oct 2011
By Telemarkhero
, Staines
"Bought for my cousin who has fitted a wood burner. Used it to split all her logs. V effective and easy to use. The granade was superb in knotted and rooted wood."
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Money well spent!
23 Jun 2014
By Anonymous
, Fleet
"Having struggled for weeks to remove a stump (20 inches across and 20 inches under ground level), I came across this on Google and gave it a go. The stump was out within an hour. The wood grenade is very effective and made light work of splitting the stump into manageable sections. The Maul is easy to handle and the weight of the head does all the work for you, easily cleaving large logs. The hand axe is light and good for kindling. The rubber on the Maul does mark easily but for the money, this is a good bit of kit for occasional use."
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Splitting Maul Kit
24 May 2014
By MPRJ
, Cardiff
"Haven't used the axe or 'grenade' yet but the maul does the job very well. It is light and easy to swing and splits logs with little to no vibration."
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Great set
28 Mar 2014
By Scotakis
, Crete
"I use this kit every week to feed our log burner and the performance is excellent. You do need to put an edge on the maul and the hatchet - especially if your splitting harder woods.
I was worried about the fiberglass but have had no problems with the handles at all after a full winters use. Nicely balanced maul means you can use the maul for long periods without too much strain.
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What a set of tools
7 Sep 2013
By salmon
, Cumbria
"As the owner of a pile of large green logs the challenge of making them into logs was a problem. Did the splitter work? The results were beyond my expectations. The vision of the wedge becoming jammed in the log was a fear that was not valid. Simply keep striking the wedge with mallet and bingo the log splits. "Does what it say's in the tin"."
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Good, if a little pricey
26 Mar 2013
By AgentPrice
, Nottingham
"This is much better than using an axe. Used the back of the maul head as a sledgehammer to hit the wood grenade. Not used the hand axe yet. The maul makes such a difference. Friend had been trying to split some rounds with an axe and got nowhere fast. Took the maul and grenade round and did the lot in an hour with a lot of hard work. Very satisfying."
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log splitter
22 Dec 2012
By Njaz789
, New Milton
"Nice balance easy to wield bought to break out a eucalyptus stump coped well with tough twisted grain"
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solid and well ballanced
12 Nov 2012
By drinkingtoomuch
, Fareham
"This set is solid, well balanced with neat little rubberised covers for the blades, I am sure that they are just for shipping but can easily be re-used. Buying these three in a set makes a real saving."
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Basic but good
15 Oct 2012
By Anothernonickname
, Eastbourne
"A value for money starter kit for someone new to needing to split logs."
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