Model LST12

Internet #204170338

196 cc 15-Ton 6.5 HP Gas Powered Log Splitter with Dual Hitch System

This item has been discontinued.
The Home Depot no longer carries this specific product.

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Chop enough wood for the winter in single weekend with the Sportsman Series Towable Log splitter. Hardwood trees like oaks, hickory, chestnut and ash are no match for the hydraulic jack with 15-Ton of splitting power. Easily split logs up to 21 in. long for the fireplace, wood burning stove, and outdoor fire pit. Ideal for folks with large wooded properties, this Log Splitter can even go off- road. A low center of gravity and all terrain tires make it stable on rough trails. Two tandem hitches, (one in the front and one in the back) let you tow the log splitter and a trailer at the same time. The adjustable tongue can extend up to 18 in. so it will easily fit under your ATV’s extended rack.

  • Comfort Lever allows log splitter to be raised or lowered, you can choose to lay your logs at either a height of 26.5 in. or 20.5 in.
  • Unique splitting wedge splits logs faster, even hardwoods like oak, hickory, chestnut and ash
  • Low center of gravity and all terrain tires make the log splitter stable for off-road hauling
  • Telescoping tongue extends up to 18 in. with four adjustable settings
  • Tandem hitches, one in the front and one in the back let you tow the log splitter and trailer at the same time
  • 15-Ton of hydraulic power splits logs up to 21 in. long
  • 6.5 HP, 3,600 rpm, 196 cc engine with recoil start
  • Max splitting force: 15-Ton
  • Unleaded gasoline with 0.95 gal. (3.6 liters) fuel tank
  • Engine oil capacity: 20.25 oz. (0.6 liter) SAE 10W-30 oil
  • Hydraulic oil capacity: 3.38 quarts (3.2 Liter) AW all weather ISO 32
  • Wedge height 5 in. Unique splitting wedge splits logs faster
  • Maximum log length: 21 in.
  • Some assembly required
  • Make quick work of downed trees and easily split enough wood for winter in less time
  • Assembly required, see Instruction manual for Step by Step Installation

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Is this discontinued?

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Is this discontinued or will it be back in stock at some point?
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This item is discontinued. Thank you.
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November 8, 2015
I think it's still made but HD does not carry the item any more HD is known for not updating their web site
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Rated 3.5 out of 5 by 28 reviewers.
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by My 2 cents worth Bought this online when they had a big slash on the price. ONLY $600 dollars. As others have said the directions are not very clear at all. There were so many missing nuts, bolts and washers (48) total. I called and they quickly sent out the parts. Mine started on the 1st pull and runs good. It uses very little gas. I will replace some of the hoses as they are they are cheap. Also as others have said the auto retract for the ram quit working. It is pretty easy to move around. July 16, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great splitter Assembly was smooth, fired right up on one pull, been splitting ever since. My husband is grateful as he no longer has to sling an axe. December 10, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great log splitter. Had to cut down a huge Ash with Ash bore and as you can see the log splitter is handling even these logs. August 23, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Good splitter for the price Was assembled for free by HD so that was great however, one of the oil fittings started to leak after about an hour of operation and the piston doesn't return automatically when I push the lever back. I have to hold it the whole time to return the piston to it's starting position which causes me to have to waste a lot of time when I could be getting the next piece ready to split. I called the mfg. service line and the tech told me he didn't know how to fix that! The splitter has plenty of power and did not bog down even when I split some really stringy/knotty wood. I will probably fix the leak myself and try to figure out how to adjust the return valve so it works properly. January 5, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Great value! You get what you paid, but this is definitely a great value. The instructions that come with the splitter are sort of confusing. I downloaded the ones available on the home depot website which were much clearer. After assembling the splitter, I could not start it up right away. I couldn't really figure it out what was wrong. Had to read through the manual to find out what the problem was, and I found out that there was not enough oil in the engine. Note, the engine has a sensor, and if there's not enough oil in there, IT WILL NOT START!! I think that might have been the issue for some reviewers that couldn't start the splitter. After solving the issue, everything else was a piece of cake. Great splitter for a great price!! December 17, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by This splitter has awesome features if it would stay working! I brought it home, assembled it as per instructions, started the engine and ran the hydraulic lever to move the ram forward, back and in neutral. Shut it off. Tried to start it the next day and it would not start. Called the maintenance line for it, but they never called me back. I figured out the problem (the lever needs to be in forward to start, or it did then) after four days. The next day I went out and split wood for 4 hours when the ram slowed down and then stuck in the all the way forward position. I called them again, three weeks ago, and they cannot figure out what is wrong with it. I WANT IT TO WORK! I paid $900 for this splitter which I would not have done if I did NOT NEED it. October 15, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by 196 cc 15-Ton 6.5 HP Gas Powered Log Splitter with Dual Hitch System I bought it online and it was on sale for $599.00, it was $300 of the listed price. In my opinion it is not worth the regular price of $899 but a good deal at $599. As others have stated make sure you download the manual form the Home Depot site as the one that comes with is only good for the recycle bin. First thing I always do it match the part list with the parts that were included with the product. I was really surprised that so many nuts, washers and bolts were missing. I think there were over 25 of them missing in the shipment. I called and they were great on the phone and took care of it but then it was about 10 days to get the parts. I told them that their quality control leads a lot to be desired. It works fine and I was splitting big logs with no problems. Although the auto return is intermittent and sometimes will click off without fully retracting. The unit is easy enough to move around to where you need to put it. I took about 6 pulls to start it the first time but fired up after that with no more then 2 pulls. March 11, 2015
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by You get what you pay for The bolts were turned around and bent. The gas switch sticker was backwards. On the positive side it does have more power than I expected. It split larger logs than I thought it would. My ship dates kept being changed. I finally got to talk to them and they were very nice. I am glad I ordered early because it was a Christmas gift.. December 27, 2014
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