Sun Joe LJ10M 10-Ton Hydraulic Log Splitter

Sun Joe LJ10M log splitter is ideal for medium-sized jobs as it can handle logs up to eight inches wide.

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You have two speeds to choose from with an attached cradle to catch the pieces. It is made of steel and provides a two-year warranty that covers the entire product.

No power supply needed with the Sun Joe hydraulic log splitter as it is a manual splitter. You do have a high or low-pressure option with the dual levers depending on what type of wood you are splitting.

Pros
  • Cuts log up to 8 inches wide
  • Contains a hydraulic ram
  • Two speeds
  • Made from steel
  • Provides a cradle for cut pieces
  • Two-year warranty
Cons
  • The hydraulic ram doesn’t reach further than 18 inches

Verdict

The Sun Joe cannot split the entire log if it is longer than 18 inches, so your rounds have to be precise. If your rounds are more than the maximum, you will need to make them shorter by hand first.

Sun Joe LJ10M Log Splitter FAQs

Does it require strength to use?

No, seniors and even those who struggle with back issues and even smaller sized women are easily able to operate it. The only logs that will require brute force are those that are hard and green. People of all ages, strengths, and sizes can use it. Young and old alike.

Can I split logs that are greater than 8 inches in diameter?

Yes, many users have reported that it easily splits logs that are 12 to 14 inches in circumference or more.

How do I reset the ram after I’ve split a log?

This is very easy by simply twisting a valve knob. The piston will then retract and it can be used again.

Does it come with a warranty?

Yes, it has a 2-year warranty for residential use.

How frequently must I change out the hydraulic fluid?

Rarely, never before 10 cords of the wood split.

Can the Sun Joe Log Splitter split woods that are harder like Oak?

Yes, but avoid knotty rounds as these won’t be able to split easily. Also, it may not work well for Pecan wood.