Alpha 5

Product Description

The Alpha Series is our top of the line log splitter. Available in either 12 or 20 HP models this machine is our only machine that can be equipped with our innovative box wedge with auto- retract arm. This machine is the ultimate in log splitter technology and will provide years of reliable service.


Base ModelAlpha 5
Engine Power (HP)11.7
Pump Flow (GPM)22
Stroke (in.)26
Cylinder Bore (in.)4" or 5"
Cycle Time (Sec)8 or 10
Splitting Force (Ton)19 or 29
Average Output1.5 Cord/Hr
Oil CoolerN/A

Standard Features

Block Lift
The hydraulically powered block lift can be installed on either side of the machine for the ultimate in flexibility. It is constructed out of 3/16″ plate and is designed to handle in excess of 500 lbs. The block lift can lift large blocks and act as a staging table to increase productivity.
Hydraulic Wedge Lift
The hydraulically powered wedge lift provides the operator with fingertip control to lift and lower any of the available wedges through 8″of travel. This allows the operator to produce quality firewood no matter the size of wood with minimal effort.
Dual Jacks
The Alpha comes equipped with dual heavy duty jacks to provide both a stable work platform and to facilitate connecting to a tow vehicle. The jacks feature a large base plate so that they can be operated on the most rugged terrain with minimal damages.
4-Way Wedge

The standard four way wedge is over 21″ wide and is constructed out of AR-400 steel with the wings being 1/2″ thick and the center wedge being 1″ thick. This wedge is a jack of all trades being equally at home splitting small round or large blocks. It truly provides the operator with the utmost of flexibility.

Honda GX-390

The Honda GX-390 is a large displacement single cylinder engine equipped with electric start. Producing 11.7 HP @ 3600 RPM this engine combines efficiency with power to produce firewood in an efficient fashion.

Optional Features

6-Way Wedge

For the customer that wants to make good quality firewood with the fewest strokes possible this is the wedge for them. Sharing the same robust structure as our Four way wedge, an additional two wings are welded 3″ above the horizontal wings on the 4 way allowing the machine to produce 6 pieces of wood with every stroke. AR-400 steel is used throughout.

Box Wedge

All Alpha wood splitters come equipped from the factory with the capability of accepting the box wedge with ease. This innovative wedge and pull back arm system allows the operator to produce 4″ pieces of firewood with minimal re-handling. This is made possible by the floating pull back arm and box wedge which allow large blocks to be cycled through the machine with minimal handling.

4″ Bore, 2.75″ Rod 26″ Stroke Hydraulic Cylinder

The standard 4″ cylinder provides up to 37,680 lbs of splitting force. With its 2.75″ rod for fast retract speeds this cylinder can perform a full cycle through wood in less than 5 seconds. The cylinder as large 1.25″ ports reducing the amount of back pressure further increasing the speed. Ideal for most species and sizes of trees providing the highest possible output.

5″ Bore 3.5″ Rod 26″ Stroke Hydraulic Cylinder

This optional cylinder provides up to 58,875 lbs of splitting force. With its 3.5″ rod for fast retract speeds this cylinder can perform a full cycle through wood in less than 8 seconds. The cylinder has large 1.25″ ports reducing the amount of back pressure further increasing speed. Ideal for the largest of rounds from tree service operations this cylinder provides the highest possible splitting force to tackle the gnarliest of blocks.

Table Grate
Our optional bolt on table grates are constructed out of heavy gauge pipe and 3/16″ plate steel. 40″ wide and 36″ wide, this accessory is designed to both clean out the debris from the firewood and provide a catch pan to allow for easy re-splits. This is one of our most popular options.
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