/ converting 3pt splitter to pull behind #1
You can throttle back the relief valve..I believe most pumps or valves have them in them. Doing this makes pushing power less though.thanks, I'll have to look and see what size cylinder I currently have. I see most of the pumps put up 3,000 psi but the log splitter valves I was looking at are only rated for 2,000. am I missing something with this?
also I see most put up the same pressure just different GPM. does this just change the cycle time or are there other benefits of the higher GPM?
last on the tank size does the tank size need to be roughly equal to the GPM of the pump? such as a 15gpm pump needs a 15 gallon tank?
Thank you for those pictures, I really like how that was done and that is exactly what I would like to end up with. any chance you have any other pictures? I see you put a pressure gauge on there, what pressure do you have the relief set at? also do you ever use a 4 way splitter on it or is there not enough force?I converted my Northern Tool 3pt to a stand alone splitter. It was good as a 3pt unit but I did not like having my tractor tied up running the splitter. The conversion allowed me to add a large out feed table and a log lifter. I used a Honda GX270 engine with MTE 16 gpm two stage pump, Prince hydraulic valves, and Harbor Freight air receivers repurposed a hydraulic tanks. Fun project.View attachment 711059View attachment 711060