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Offline Nemologger

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Blockbuster 15-20
« on: June 04, 2015, 11:11:53 pm »
Do any of you guys own a Blockbuster 15-20? Im looking for info , I might have found one. It is a 2010 with 1400 hours. What would this be worth? It also has a 10 ft conveyor with it. How much wood will it cut in an hour with good straight white oak and red oak?  Also I would like to hear the good and bad on this model. Thanks guys.
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Re: Blockbuster 15-20
« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2015, 06:45:49 am »
Know someone that had a small one. Was a good machine.
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Re: Blockbuster 15-20
« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2015, 11:59:00 am »
I own a 1992 block buster for about six or seven years . It had 3300 hrs on the clock when I got it and it wasn't working, handles 20 " diameter and is holding up surprisingly good but has some welds here and there . ;D
I am not familiar with the newer models and I am sorry for not being much of a help.
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Re: Blockbuster 15-20
« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2015, 03:43:23 pm »
From the promo videos, I'd guess a consistent cord/machine hour in good wood.
Would not want such a short conveyor, however.
Not sure which model I've watched in person, but I liked the overall design/layout, and it looked like there was some thought involved. 
Would be on the short list if I was in the market.

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Re: Blockbuster 15-20
« Reply #4 on: June 07, 2015, 05:35:51 pm »
We have a 12-14 and it is a decet unit.  If I was making my living with a firewood processor, this would not be my machine of choice, but for what we do with it, it is ok.  The design is okay, but pretty frequently it gets gummed up in one way or another.  Most of it is moddable, but its not my machine so i dont do modding, just maintainence and run it.  When everything works on it, it goes pretty good.  In my opinion, the 12-14 is too small for anyone doing it more than a hobby.
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Re: Blockbuster 15-20
« Reply #5 on: June 07, 2015, 09:16:16 pm »
I run a 1,000-1,200 face cords annually through my 14-12.  It'll be ten years old in December and has been an exceptionally good machine.  We'll process and deliver 10-15 face cords daily in our average hardwood pulp with two people.  A 15-18 built short like the 14-12 with a third strand in the live deck would suit me just fine.
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