Category Archives: Machinery

Fitting a stand to “The Handy” 6-tonne log splitter

I was given this log splitter as a present some time back, but until last weekend have had no need to split logs so hadn’t used it. Pedants will point out that it won’t split six tonne logs, and real … Continue reading

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And here’s how you’re supposed to do it

I’ve had my Yanmar 1510D tractor for some time now, but I’m getting to the point where I actually need to know what I’m supposed to be doing when servicing it. Yanmar’s European operation was exceptionally unkeen to help out, … Continue reading

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YM1510D battery addendum

Once the old battery was removed and cleaned off, this useful part of the label became visible: The replacement battery I purchased claims to be 48Ah and has a CCA figure of 430, so looks to be a more than … Continue reading

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Yanmar YM1510D tractor battery replacement

I have a Yanmar 1510D compact tractor, brought into the UK as a grey import. It’s a great little thing. Does lots of stuff that anything larger would just be too big for. The battery is giving up the ghost … Continue reading

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