• MD 4-Ton Electric Horizontal Log-Splitter

MD 4-Ton Electric Horizontal Log-Splitter

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Making manageable-sized logs for the fire, wood-burner or stove can be a very strenuous and time-consuming affair, resulting in uneven logs and bits of splintered wood flying everywhere. But it doesn't have to be that way - now you can create logs effortlessly, cheaply and efficiently with the great-value MD Electric Log-Splitter!

High-quality, robust and simple to use, this domestic-use horizontal log-splitter is exclusive to MowDirect and represents exceptionally good value for money.

It exerts four-tons of pressure per-square-inch, enabling you to split logs cleanly and evenly at the press of a lever. A powerful hydraulic ram then drives the log against a heavy-duty triangular wedge, cutting it two with supreme ease

This model can take logs up to 25 centimetres in diameter and 52cm in length; and is powered by a high-output 1500w electric motor for clean, energy-efficient operation with no maintenance- or starting-headaches.

The MD 4-Ton Electric Horizontal Log-Splitter boasts two-handed operation that ensures it's impossible for your hands to come into contact with the working-mechanism during use.

Moving the MD 4-Ton Log Splitter to and from the shed or garage is made easy thanks to MD's provision of transport-wheels and a transport-handle.

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  • A very high-quality domestic log-splitter designed to take the strain out of firewood prep
  • Offers high-spec features at an affordable price
  • Mains-electric motor means zero maintenance and clean, quiet power
  • Two-hand safety operation - keeps hands/arms away from the splitting-mechanism
  • Wheels for easy transport
  • Comfortable rubber hand-grip

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Additional Information

Motor Mains Electric
Power 1500w
Splitting Force 4 Tons
Max. Log Diameter 25cm
Max. Log Length 52cm
Four-Way Wedge No
Two Hand Safety Control Yes
Transport Handle Yes
Transport Wheels Yes
Weight 44kg
Warranty 2 Years

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Overall score : 4.9 /5 (51 Reviews)

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Works Good Initially - Let's See Easy to operate, seems very robust (very heavy & care is needed), works well on specified timber. Just need to see how it performs over the longer term

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Review by JohnGard / (Posted on 02/04/2017)
Love It How I wish I had bought one of these years ago. Watching the pile of split logs grow without raising a sweat is positively relaxing!

Thanks also to MowDirect for promptly emailing me a new instruction booklet when I mislaid mine.

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Review by Sue / (Posted on 03/03/2017)
An Excellent Log Splitter. Wish I had bought one of these sooner.Excellent service and quick next day delivery. MANY THANKS.

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Review by Hariette / (Posted on 03/02/2017)
Excellent Product After installing a wood burning stove recently and having a dead elm tree in the garden cut down, I took advice to buy a log splitter.

This MowDirect splitter had great reviews and was at an attractive price. Delivery was quick and I now see why these products are popular. Its ease of operation made quick work of the tree - 'knife through butter' comes to mind. Very impressed and a great purchase!

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Review by Ian Waddell / (Posted on 28/01/2017)
Does Exactly What it Says On The Tin! We bought this to split section of recently felled tree trunk into manageable sized logs for our wood burner, and it works a treat. As others say, it works straight out of the box, no assembly, though you do have to remember to read the instructions as there is a valve to open.

It is quite heavy but is cleverly designed to be moved on wheels. And it works brilliantly. Even large logs just seem to fall apart effortlessly and safely, though some do go with a bang! All in all a great 'boys toy' which is fun to use.

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Review by Andrew Poulter / (Posted on 31/12/2016)
Excellent Machine We bought this log splitter for our son's Christmas and on receipt of it we took it to him and I helped him unpack it. We then discovered there was no building involved and proceeded to split green logs recently cut down and the machine cut through them with ease.

Hopefully it will continue for many years to come and save many sore backs and arms. Would recommend this product.

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Review by Jerry Keily / (Posted on 26/12/2016)
Brilliant I bought this for my husband as, after two knee replacements and not getting any younger, he was finding chopping the large logs very tiring to say the least.

As others have asked, why didn't we buy one of these years ago? He thinks it is brilliant. We ordered this on Monday 19th December and it arrived Wednesday 21st December. We didn't think it would come so quickly just before Christmas.

Obviously (boys and their toys) he couldn't wait to use it, and within a couple of minutes, as there was no assembly involved, we had a pile of ready to use logs. I must say, even I could use it it's so simple and easy. These were logs that my we had put aside as they were too big to chop with an axe and some were knotty. This machine went through all of them like butter.

It's unbelievable when you look at the machine as it's so small, but well formed. Thank you MowDirect for your great service, and brilliant machine, we will be lovely and warm this winter.

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Review by Christin Chiesa McKenzie / (Posted on 22/12/2016)
Solid and Easy to Use Nearly went for the hammer and wedge approach, but as I just retired it seemed like too much work! Anyway, for a reasonable cost I bought the MD-4 and am so glad I did. It has been designed with safety in mind (no chance of chopping off my toes with an axe!) and requires two hands to operate.

The product itself has been robustly made, and looks like it will last forever. Its functionality is superb, and splits the logs into manageable pieces with absolute ease!

I absolutely recommend this product to anybody that requires to split logs, without unfortunate accidents with an axe!

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Review by Abd Al-LAtif Whiting / (Posted on 16/12/2016)
Excellent - Fast Delivery and Very Easy to Use. Good solid build and very easy to use. You just have to be careful that logs may pop out when being chopped.

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Review by Paul Wood / (Posted on 06/12/2016)
Excellent Just like so many others, I put off buying one, and now wish I hadn't . It works straight out of the box and even got through all the knotty logs i had put to one side. Excellent service too.

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Review by Jon W / (Posted on 07/11/2016)
Saved my Aching Joints This machine splits logs that stopped my axe dead and made the impact ring through my shoulders. They can go with a bang and land 10 feet away so keep your inquisitive 6-yr old away.

As many other people have said I should have bought one of these years ago. Also, as others say it needs to be on a stand or a workbench as otherwise you will be almost touching your toes for an hour.

I couldn't split some willow, but it is really dense so a bit disappointing but understandable. I doubt even the 5-ton would do those.

All in all I am really pleased with the splitter. I am also really pleased with the prompt faultless service from MowDirect. Especially as I am 5 weeks into a battle with a well known DIY store for supply of shoddy goods and zero interest in resolving it, it is a delight to have such a trouble free experience.

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Review by Widey / (Posted on 12/07/2016)
Very Good Very good machine and very good value.

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Review by Chris / (Posted on 29/06/2016)
5 Stars for a Reason I was dubious about this but my back insisted I should try a log splitter. I didn't really believe anything so inexpensive would be up to the job and here I sit in awe.

I got home and the package was waiting for me (fast delivery as always with MowDirect). I had to try it out straight away and the thing is literally ready to go straight out of the box. I did read the instructions but it's really simple enough to not bother, although a good excuse to have a cup of tea.

I have a pile of 12-15" knotty pine logs ready cut and plonked one on the machine. Two minutes later I had a pile of useable logs that would usually have had me crawling to a Radox bath.

This tool is truly awesome and has earned its five stars with ease. Obviously I have no idea how it will perform long term but imagine it's simple enough to not fail and at MowDirect's price you can't go wrong.
All I can say is "why didn't I get one years ago"

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Review by Andrew Harris / (Posted on 17/05/2016)
Excellent Bit of Kit at a Great Price Before ordering this, I looked at lots of other log splitters which were all considerably more expensive but seemed to have specifications which were no better.

Once ordered it arrived very quickly, was easy to set up, and has tackled all the logs I've split so far. It has only failed to split a couple of large 12" diameter plus chunks so far, but even those were split by turning the log to present another face to the cutting anvil.

Downsides are only those common to all log splitters, they are quite heavy and not easy to move, and the log being split can jump out if the machine if the ends have been cut at an angle.

Definitely recommend this machine.

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Review by Andy Goundry / (Posted on 05/03/2016)
MD 4-Ton Electric Horizontal Log-Splitter Great value product. It's best mounted on a bench/stand makes light work of splitting logs in a controlled manner. Very pleased.

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Review by John C / (Posted on 29/02/2016)
4ton log splitter Rare event these days 24hr delivery wow. Ordered mon1st Feb arrived 9.56 tues. By 11.08 I had split enough logs for a week; this includes setting up and a call to the help to check on the bleed valve action.

No axe! No backache! Throw that axe away. I wish I had brought one years ago what more can I say !!! Thank you MowDirect

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Review by G Pilgrim / (Posted on 02/02/2016)
Log Splitter Only had it a week or so but does everything it says on box. It is so easy to use. Had a question about bleeding screw, phoned MowDirect left my number and the technician phoned me back answered all my questions and talked me through the operating process.

I have no hesitation in recommending this company who know their Technical side and are not just there to sell.

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Review by David / (Posted on 11/01/2016)
Excellent Ticked all the boxes. Easy to use, splits large logs with ease - but watch out for nobbly pine.

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Review by Richard Needham / (Posted on 05/01/2016)
Should Have Bought One Years Ago I am very pleased with this product. I don't know why I didn't buy one before. I can now split all my logs in a fraction of the time and get my exercise in ways that are more enjoyable.

The item came fully assembled and the build quality is excellent.

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Review by Gerard Saunders / (Posted on 02/01/2016)
Log Splitter Prompt delivery, thank you. Easy to follow instructions for set up and start. Bought this at the end of Oct 2015 and have used it almost daily since. Excellent piece of kit.

I suffer with Parkinson's Disease but have no problem using this to provide a sufficient daily supply of logs for the log burner. Copes easily with larger logs.

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Review by M Reid / (Posted on 01/01/2016)
Impressive I am very impressed with this product. It worked straight out of the box, performs flawlessly and is an absolute bargain.

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Review by S Bailey / (Posted on 01/01/2016)
4 ton Log Splitter Fast next day free delivery. All ready to use (and for a recycled teenager so easy to use.) Just plug into the electric.

Splits logs like cutting through butter. Easily moved with the wheels that are attached. Excellent product and am extremely pleased with the purchase. Should have got one years ago, much easier than trying to swing an axe and takes a lot less energy. SUPERB.

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Review by Mrs. D.Cull / (Posted on 17/11/2015)
Sturdy Machine at a Good Price This machine seems sturdily made and works well. It's usable straight out of the box and it is straightforward in operation, but make sure you read the instructions about "bleeding the hydraulics" before you start. The packaging is too flimsy for a machine that weighs 40kg, but it arrived in one piece nonetheless.

Overall, good value for money at the MowDirect price, and it'll save you an awful lot of axe-work!

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Review by S Hopkins / (Posted on 27/10/2015)
So Far So Good. This is first log splitter I have purchased, it does what I want it to do so far.

The item can be used right out of box, after reading the instructions. MowDirect staff were very helpful in my purchase. Was able to place the order over the phone.

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Review by Ron Priest / (Posted on 27/04/2015)
Simple to Use, First Impressions are Very Good. Does a good job based on my first batch of logs. Seems like excellent value for money and a solid piece of kit. It does need a table/bench to sit on and bring the operator working height up to a minimum of c 60cms.

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Review by John / (Posted on 18/04/2015)
As Described, Great Product Makes Job Easier and Quicker I boought this after using an axe to split wood for many years, after chainsawing.

Found this and looked at the reviews and once I purchased myself, found it does exactly what it says. Makes my job a lot easier and quicker now so less time and effort! And no aching shoulder and back from chopping with an axe for hours on end.

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Review by Chris Fox / (Posted on 14/04/2015)
Short Time Owned. Done a dozen or so with no problem. A lot easier than the axe and wedge. Seems quite a well made product. Happy with it so far.

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Review by Andy. / (Posted on 10/04/2015)
Superb! Bought this after my tree surgeon told me how good the hydraulic/electric splitters were. I have a large stock of logs that needs splitting even further and have been using a splitting maul and chainsaw - both relatively good but thought I should look at these splitters.

After watching them in action on YT, I quickly realised it was a no-brainer. Further research brought me to this beauty - absolutely fantastic!

I'm a 48 yr old woman, relatively fit but starting to feel the effects of log preparation. This machine will mean that I can continue with my log obsession (my friends words!) for many more years to come.

The best £150.00 I have ever spent!!

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Review by Lisa De'Athe / (Posted on 30/03/2015)
Log Splitter Excellent product. Works very efficiently. Cuts through logs in no time, and easy to use. Just plugged in and away to go. Easy even for women to use.

Delivery excellent. Ordered Saturday delivered Monday AM.

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Review by Julie Forward / (Posted on 23/03/2015)
Excellent Product This the first log splitter I have bought. I used it as soon as it arrived and I am very impressed with performance and ease of use.

Highly recommended.

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Review by Ian Grant / (Posted on 20/03/2015)
Excellent Product I ordered this item at noon Thursday and at 8:10 am the next day the courier was at my door with it. I tried it out that day and it is brilliant, easily splits logs as well as much bigger models, (5 and 8 ton ones), I have hired before.

I read reviews before I bought it and the only complaint was that it needed to be bled and there were no instructions on how to do this, which is incorrect as the instructions are right at the front of the book and very easy to follow.

I really like the fact that the distance between the end rest and v splitter is shortish, you are not waiting endlessly for the log to be split while the arm pushes the log towards v splitter like other models. This saves a lot of time when splitting a number of logs.

I am very, very happy indeed with this item.

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Review by Diane Ingrey / (Posted on 19/03/2015)
Excellent Excellent build quality and it does the job. Very pleased.

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Review by Richard Ellis / (Posted on 04/03/2015)
Excellent Truly awesome piece of kit. Proper 'boys toy'.

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Review by Martin / (Posted on 02/03/2015)
Just GREAT Ordered this at 3 pm Thursday, received it on Friday 10.30 am,Is this quick or what! Can't get better than that.

The log splitter is just what the DR ordered, No assembly, just plug in and go. Split logs in half an hour - what would have taken half a day with an axe. Great product everyone with a log burner should buy one. Many Thanks MowDirect.

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Review by Alec / (Posted on 20/02/2015)
Good Product I have just had a wood-burner fitted and this is the best thing there is to split logs in a safe controlled manner. I just wish it came with a return stop as standard, but a brilliant tool for the job. Cheers

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Review by Mick Pagett / (Posted on 19/02/2015)
Delivered Within Two Days, Well Packaged, No Assembly Required and Very Easy to Use. Checked unit and tested just as the driver went. Tested it over 30mins.

Only two criticisms.

1/ it arrived with the hydraulic lever bent. I repaired it.

2/ Instructions tell you to check for air in the system but not how to check it correctly.

Its performance is brill'.

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Review by Steve Watkins / (Posted on 09/02/2015)
Excellent What brilliant service. Ordered in the afternoon and was delivered within 24Hrs. Tried the splitter and seems do do just as described.

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Review by Mike Gray / (Posted on 27/01/2015)
Excellent Value The cheapest on the market and works a treat.

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Review by David C / (Posted on 27/01/2015)
What A Cracking Piece Of Kit Have finally managed to use the MD4 after purchasing two weeks ago, nothing to do with the product, its been torrential rain and snow.

Delivered within two days, well packaged, no assembly required and very easy to use. Machine is heavy so don't try and lift on your own.

Managed to split in 30 minutes what would have taken 3hrs with an axe. Have recommended to everyone I know. Excellent product that will pay for itself in no time.

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Review by Colin McCort / (Posted on 18/01/2015)
Log Splitter Well built and easy to use. Very powerful. Great value for the money.

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Review by Tino / (Posted on 16/01/2015)
Log Splitter Wow. Turned up to-day. Well made, nice size and so easy to use.

Very good value for the money, and the best thing - very little rubbish left. 1st class product. MowDirect so easy to deal with.

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Review by Martyn / (Posted on 16/01/2015)
4 ton Splitter Excellent, well-built, sturdy machine that works a treat; with a company you can trust. Lovely quick delivery on top, thank you MowDirect.

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Review by Keith / (Posted on 15/01/2015)
Excellent No assembly, worked dtraight out of the box, good instructions, works brilliantly. Bought a £25 stand which fitted perfectly and raises it to perfect height.

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Review by Peter Birch / (Posted on 10/01/2015)
Great Product Bought as Christmas present for son who is over the moon with it.

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Review by Paul / (Posted on 30/12/2014)
1st Class Piece of Equipment Speedy delivery. Fully assembled. Took less than 5 minutes to unpack and start to split logs.

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Review by K Alexander / (Posted on 26/12/2014)
Brilliant Product I purchased this for my father for Christmas as he uses a axe. he found it very quick and easy to use out of the box; he was splitting logs in no time at all, and the ones he could not split before with the axe split with ease. It is much safer and easier.

Highly recommended, should have got one ages ago. Communication and delivery is first class with this company, We will be using again. Thanks MowDirect.

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Review by Mark Putland / (Posted on 26/12/2014)
Bargain This is a well made piece of kit. It is ideal for my needs, extremely efficient, and a better price than any others I've found of the same spec'.

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Review by Kenneth West / (Posted on 21/12/2014)
Good Value I have just got this as a Christmas present for my son who has had trees down, has a chainsaw and spends hours splitting logs for his wood burner.

On trying it out I am impressed. Very sturdy and looks to be really good quality. It is quiet and obviously very powerful. After splitting each log the pusher automatically slides back to its start position ready for the next log.

Using it without a stand would mean constant back bending, so I have also bought, for another £25, a very strong steel machine stand that raises the splitter to waist height essential.

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Review by Robert / (Posted on 18/12/2014)
Brilliant Excellent product, easy to use and excellent value for money, would recommend.

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Review by Kath Ascroft / (Posted on 16/12/2014)
Excellent Product Would Recommend It. Good value and strong, well built machine. Easy to use.

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Review by Matt / (Posted on 13/12/2014)
Log Splitter This is a well engineered splitter and copes easily with hardwood logs that have been dried out for a year. I would recommend this product.

The only drawback is that it is too low, so longer legs would help. I have built a small bench for mine to sit on, raising it 18 inches from the floor.

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Review by Bob Jenner / (Posted on 10/12/2014)
£249.95

MD 4-Ton Electric Horizontal Log-Splitter

  • A very high-quality domestic log-splitter designed to take the strain out of firewood prep
  • Offers high-spec features at an affordable price
  • Mains-electric motor means zero maintenance and clean, quiet power
  • Two-hand safety operation - keeps hands/arms away from the splitting-mechanism
  • Wheels for easy transport
  • Comfortable rubber hand-grip

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Delivery is FREE* if you spend over £50.00!

Orders below £50.00 are charged at £4.95.

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