Rated 4.4 out of 5 by 15
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by woodguy No more back pain
After log splitting my back was always killing me. I adapted the Ariens cradle to my 20 year old MTD log splitter and used it as a base to extended the cradle so that after logs were split they would stay on the table and I did not have to bend over to pick them off of the ground. If more splitting was required I can simply slide the log back to the ariens cradle after the first split and run it through again. Also, I can use my front end loader on my tractor and lift them up on the cradle. They sit there ready for splitting. I can split all day now with no more back pain.
April 1, 2013
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Adam My 34-Ton came with one, so I didn't need this accessory.
If your 34-ton serial number is 11,000 and higher, the newer model comes with the log cradle already, so no need to purchase this one.
September 11, 2013
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Bomba Junk
Too narrow, too flimsy bent first time I used it. Not impressed.
September 15, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Ed29 Cradle kit
The cradle kit is well made and strong. It works well most of the time but occasionally logs fall off because the cradle is a little too small for larger diameter logs. It also allows logs to fall off toward the front which allows them to fall onto the fenders and possibly the hydraulic fluid filter. It should be about 6 inches longer (front to back) and should extend another inch or two on both sides of the splitting beam so bigger diameter logs don't roll off when split. Overall it helps to prevent extra bending down.
October 16, 2010
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by goatlip log splitter cradle kit
fits perfect and makes work much easier in the horizontal position
October 21, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Flint Necessary
I am a little surprised that the cradle does not come included with the log splitter, as it is in my opinion necessary for the safe and efficient operation of the splitter. However, ordering it from HD online was easy and the shipping time was half that what was given to us at time of ordering. Very fast shipping. Easy to install, fits great, makes the difference when you are pushing large rounds through the splitter all afternoon.
November 15, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Bill Fits Huskey Log Splitter
The Ariens log cradle will fit any log splitter with I beam construction. It works well for catching the two halfs of a split log so they do not fall to the ground. It does not work as a place to hold half the log while you split the other half again. For that you need to get the log splitter table. It is strong and very well made.
May 15, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Eric Good features. Well built.
The log cradle makes operating the Ariens log splitter easier and more efficient. The cradle came with all the hardware. 5 minute installation. Ariens should include this with the original equipment, but it's not too expensive and an easy component to add yourself.
February 12, 2013