Kindling cracker

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  1. Eckie

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    Also, ask 'em about veterans discount. The stores offer it, don't know about over the net.
     
  3. Cash Larue

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    I’ve had one for years. It takes a beating. I love it. It’s an older model, but I did get it from Northern Tool.
     
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    Thanks for the heads-up Eckie . I've been thinking about buying a kindling cracker for a little while now. I just couldn't justify $129, but for $79 I ordered it this morning. Amazon also has the XL cracker on sale for $79.99.
     
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    Anyone know if the background story of this is true? It was advertised by a girl who either invented the thing or was backed up by the company and contributed to the design ? They made it slightly more expensive to help profits, I believe but for what I can’t recall.
     
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    I have the kindling cracker and really like it. With a small mallet you can make a ton of kindling easily.
     
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    I bought one last year and it’s a great tool! Nice to support a small business like that also. I don’t use much kindling but this makes the job easier and more pleasant.
     
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    I was going to make one, but the wife cautioned about having another thing you don't use sitting around.:hair:
     
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    The kindling cracker arrived today.
    After 30 minutes I have enough kindling for couple of weeks. It's definitely a safer way to make kindling. Good product, good price.
     
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    I also got my cracker today. Was it necessary? No. But I think my fingers will appreciate it.
     
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    I bought three back when they came out. Wish I had waited for the X large. The original could be bigger. Works good even though I seldom use it. I don’t seem to need much kindling.
     
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    Could you use it to split something easy to split like red maple or sassafras in there to make regular splits? Like 4" diameter limb rounds? I don't mean for kindling, talking about making a limb round into two splits. What about oak that size, even to be split into kindling? I probably have 1.5 face cords of small diameter oak limbs that size.
     
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    Yep! I use mine for that all the time.
     
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