Looking for the best log splitter available? Doing firewood commercially? Look no further.

The 4490 is the top-of-the range, most powerful 4-way log splitter available. Split any type of wood - tough macrocarpa, gnarly pine or stringy blue-gum - into 4 pieces each stroke. Favoured by commercial firewood companies for its power, speed and strength, the 4490 will earn you the best return on investment of any log splitter.

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Safety is the purchaser's responsibility. As standard this machine is not designed for workplace use, as it features a single operator lever.

If you're looking to use this machine for business use, please also purchase our Dual Handle Control System here.

  • Product Code: 4490
  • Splitting Force: 32 Tons Approx.
  • Cycle Time: 7 seconds per split / 14 seconds total cycle
  • Pump: 2 Stage, 16 Gallons per Minute
  • Stroke Length: 24" / 600mm
  • Ram Size: 4½"
  • Knife Height: 2-way 240mm, 4-way 305mm, Heat treated steel
  • Engine: 9.5HP Honda GX270
  • Wheels: 4.80-12 Highway grade
  • Overall Width: 1120mm
  • Overall Length: 2850mm
  • Overall Height: 1110mm
  • Weight: 370kg
  • 12 Months from purchase date
  • Excludes transport, travel and freight
  • Warranty is void if machine is modified
  • Engine warranty covered by engine manufacturer

Item is Freight Free to your nearest Mainfreight Depot.

We can freight anywhere in NZ - usually for small additional cost. Please ask for a quote.

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
B.H. Commercial Firewood Merchant

Absolutely amazing machines. We could not survive without our two 4490's

That machine goes through absolutely everything

That machine goes through absolutely everything. You should see the enormous pile of wood! It is an amazing machine!


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