WEN 6.5-Ton Electric Log Splitter

Last updated date: September 9, 2019

DWYM Score
9.0

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We looked at the top 1 Log Splitters and dug through the reviews from 18 of the most popular review sites including BestReviews, Drill Press View, Best Reviews Guide, Relevant Rankings, Closeup Check, Wiki EZ Vid, Strawpoll, Best Consumer Reviews, Wise Pick, Comparaboo, Forest Cutter, Tool For Home, Dreamley, Good and Evo, A Guide Pro, Best 10 Best, Log Splitter Picks and more. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Log Splitter you should buy.

Overall Take

The electric-powered WEN 6.5-Ton Electric Log Splitter eliminates the fumes you get with a gas-powered model. Since it's not as powerful as other splitters, it makes a better choice for those who have access to lighter, smaller woods that they can use to make firewood. The built-in handle and wheels make it easy to maneuver around. In our analysis of 153 expert reviews, the WEN WEN 6.5-Ton Electric Log Splitter placed 3rd when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

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Expert Summarized Score
8.8
18 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
9.1
413 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
Rugged construction. Can be used with or without 34 inch stand that comes with it.
- BestReviews
The extra horsepower that the WEN 56207 has, translates into more tons of pressure and this is what really counts when you’re using a log splitter. When it comes tough robust engineering, the WEN 56207 is a winner. It’s going to perform well for many years.
- Chainsaw Journal
It features pull handles, wheels, and a relatively light hundred-pound frame that will make it about as easy as possible to move around when you need to.
- Drill Press View
It does come with a stand so you can elevate the machine so you don’t have to work on the ground.
- Relevant Rankings
This log splitter comes with an optional stand that can be used if required for ease of operation. It has a pull handle that is placed at the end to make sure that you can pull it for transportation purposes.
- Closeup Check
Its built-in log cradle smoothly guides your wood for the most even splitting action possible.
- Wiki EZ Vid
It also comes with built in handles and wheels, which makes it supremely easy to move around the yard even on uneven surfaces. The machine is also very easy to operate even when wearing gloves.
- Best Consumer Reviews
Adjustable, ram-limiting ring for shorter cycle times and greater efficiency.
- Wise Pick
A smart 34 inches stand has given with the machine. So you can use it while splitting. You can also change the working position here. So it will defiantly increase your comfort level and ensure better productivity.
- Forest Cutter
Electric means you can use it indoors with no emissions.
- Tool For Home
It is easily maneuvered in and out of buildings for storage.
- Dreamley
Relatively lighter and more compact compared to similar products.
- Good and Evo
This is a very powerful electric type splitter with a 15A motor that will give you 13000 pounds of log cutting power.
- A Guide Pro
Fortunately, it does have a pull handle, which makes this product fairly easy to pull.
- Best 10 Best
It comes with 34.inch mounting stand, but you have the option to dismount it as well.
- Log Splitter Picks
What experts didn't like
Awkward to try to use without two hands. Not suitable for extremely heavy duty task.
- BestReviews
Unfortunately, this tool is going to struggle with harder woods.
- Drill Press View
It has a long cycle time of 20 seconds.
- Relevant Rankings
Low splitting force makes it unsuitable for splitting large logs.
- Wise Pick
Inappropriate for professional purpose.
- Forest Cutter
20 second cycle time a little longer than other models.
- Tool For Home
Isn’t as powerful as more expensive options.
- Good and Evo
Needs some assembly.
- A Guide Pro
You may have to roll the logs to split them.
- Best 10 Best
Extremely heavy to transport it with hands
- Log Splitter Picks

From The Manufacturer

Remember when you had 13,000 pounds of log-cracking pressure all in the palm of your hands? Quickly transform logs into firewood with the WEN 6.5-Ton Electric Log-Splitter with Stand. This unit features a powerful 15-amp 2.5 horsepower motor to make easy work of logs up to 10 inches in diameter and 20.5 inches in length. Install the included stand to elevate the cradle 34 inches off of the floor or assemble the wheels directly to the body of the log splitter for a low-profile design that sits directly on the ground. Forget the hassles and expenses that come with gasoline-powered alternatives. An electric log splitter means you will never have to worry about cold starts or clogged carburetors again. With a 20-second cycle time, a 14.75-inch cylinder stroke, a 16-square-inch push plate, and a 5-inch wedge, you’ll be able to take on even the hardest of woods. Two-handed operation maximizes user safety while the fume-free design eliminates carbon monoxide and other toxic emissions. Easily transport your splitter from the shed to the forest with the onboard pull handle and the two never-flat 5.5-inch wheels. And, because it’s a WEN product, your log splitter comes backed by a two-year warranty, a nationwide network of skilled service technicians and a friendly customer help line. Remember when you had enough firewood to keep your family warm all winter? Remember WEN.

Overall Product Rankings

1. Boss Industrial Electric Log Splitter
Overall Score: 9.4
Expert Reviews: 21
2. Champion 7-Ton Compact Gas Log Splitter
Overall Score: 9.1
Expert Reviews: 27
3. WEN 6.5-Ton Electric Log Splitter
Overall Score: 9.0
Expert Reviews: 18
5. YARDMAX 5-Ton Electric Log Splitter
Overall Score: 8.9
Expert Reviews: 11
8. Performance Built T20 Kinetic Log Splitter
Overall Score: 8.5
Expert Reviews: 1
9. Sun Joe Logger Joe 10-Ton Hydraulic Log Splitter
Overall Score: 8.5
Expert Reviews: 22
10. PowerSmart Electric Log Splitter
Overall Score: 8.2
Expert Reviews: 8

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