Yard Machines 5 1/2 HP Briggs & Stratton Gas-Powered Chipper Shredder Review

Yard Machines 24A-452G700 205cc Briggs & Stratton 800 Series Gas-Powered Chipper Shredder Review

The Yard Machines 5 1/2-horsepower gas chipper shredder (model #24A-452G700) comes equipped with a powerful Briggs and Stratton engine which allows it to accept branches up to 2-inch in diameter.  In addition to the standard intake chute, the Yard Machines chipper shredder features a unique rake in hopper for leaves and yard debris.  You simply rake  in the material and shred away.  This gas chipper can reduce your leaves and branches up to a 10:1 reduction ratio.

Suited for home or professional users, this gas chipper has a steel blade and large wheels for easy transport.  Another great feature of this Yard Machines chipper is that it includes a 2.5-bushel bag to hold your mulch so you can easily spread it around your garden or flower beds.  Unlike most chipper shredders for sale today that have short warranties, this unit comes standard with a 2 year warranty.

Our Rating: ★★★☆☆ 

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Patriot Products CSV-2515 1.5 HP Electric Chipper Shredder Review

Patriot Products CSV-2515 1.5 HP Electric Wood and Leaf Chipper Shredder review
When it comes to electric chipper shredders, the Patriot CSV-2515 is in a class of its own. Unlike most electric units on the market today, the Patriot chipper shredder can handle branches up to 2.5 inches in diameter and the large intake chute makes shredding leaves and other yard debris quick and easy.

With this electric chipper shredder, you get the power of a gas chipper shredder without having to deal with buying gas, exhaust fumes, engines that won’t start and require maintenance. Just plug it into any 110 volt outlet and flip the switch to turn it on and start working. No harmful fumes means you can not only use it outdoors, but also in your shed, garage or barn. The large diameter wheels and weight of under 100lbs makes it easy to move around your property where you need it most. Make quick work of branches and leaves when you convert them to nutrient-rich mulch which you can use in your yard, garden or compost pile. This machine comes standard with a full 2-year warranty, a collection bag, and safety goggles. Read More »

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Flowtron LE-800 Leaf-Eater Electric Leaf Shredder Review

Flowtron Leaf-Eater Mulcher

The Flowtron LE-800 Leaf-Eater Electric Leaf Shredder allows you to shred up to eight bags of leaves down into a single bag . This leaf shredder efficiently recycles yard waste into nutrient-rich mulch filled which can then be disposed of or converted into compost.  No need to worry about expensive gas and maintenance with traditional gas shredders, the Flowtron LE-800 runs off standard household electrical lines.

With the  Flowtron leaf mulcher, all you need to do is shred then spread
You can convert your yard into a beautiful landscape, and avoid all the sweat and hard work than normally comes along with it.  Reduce wet or dry waste such as leaves and grass without even breaking a sweat thanks in part to its extra large funnel which is 21 inches in diameter. The nutrient-rich mulch or compost that results from this process can then be reused directly in your flowers beds and  gardens. This tool makes creating a scenic yard a simple two step process, just shred and spread. This efficient two step process allows for fast cleanup and minimum waste. Simply feed the material into the hopper and let the leaf shredder do the work for you. Read More »

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WORX Leaf Mulcher Electric Shredder Review (model: WG430)

WORX Electric Leaf Mulcher Shredder Review

The WORX Leaf Mulcher is a lean, green leaf mulching machine that can help you easily turn huge piles of leaves into mulch for your flowerbed or garden.

Featuring a unique Flex-a-Line mulching system that uses normal to heavy duty string trimmer line instead of  dangerous metal blades, you can shred safely and never have to worry about sharpening or replacing worn-out blades.

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Troy-Bilt 3-in-1 Self Propelled 6.5HP Gas Chipper Shredder Vacuum Review

Troy-Bilt 24A-204B766 CSV 206 24-Inch 206cc Gas-Powered 3-in-1 Self Propelled Chipper Shredder Lawn Vacuum review

Cleaning up leaves, branches and other debris in your yard has never been easier thanks to the Troy-Bilt self-propelled gas chipper shredder and vacuum (Model: 24A-204B766 CSV 206).  Featuring a unique 3-in-1 system, this gas chipper includes a vacuum nozzle to vacuum leaves and small debris from your yard, a chipper chute and a shredder.  The powerful 6.5 horsepower engine provides all the power you need so you will always be prepared for all lawn clean-up jobs – large or small.  Unlike most chipper shredders for sale, the Troy-Bilt is self-propelled making it effortless to vacuum the leaves around your property or transport the machine to your work area. Read More »

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Safety tips when using chipper shredder machines

Gloves can protect your hands when using garden chippersJust like other power tools, extreme caution must be maintained when using gas-powered and electric chipper shredder machines. The blades inside a chipper shredder can spin at over 1,000 rpm with hundreds of pounds of force. Being prepared with proper use and safety information is important to your personal safety and continued enjoyment of your chipper shredder.

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Greenworks 24052 15 Amp Electric Garden Chipper Review

Greenworks 24052 15 amp Electric Chipper Shredder review

Eco-friendly and lawn tools are not words you usually find in the same sentence.  The GreenWorks electric garden chipper is the exception to the rule.  Unlike most lawn tools, all GreenWorks products have a ZERO carbon footprint.  That means they will never release any carbon emission into the air.  Also, since it is electric no more trips to get fuel, yearly tune-ups and maintenance that come with gas-powered chippers.

Not content with just being good for the environment, the GreenWorks electric chipper features a powerful 15 amp motor capable of chipping up to 1 3/8 inch diameter branches safely and easily. Make fast work of dead sticks and small branches with this convenient electric yard chipper with a built-in collection bag to hold your chipped peices of wood for use around the home and garden.  The large 7-inch wheels mean you can take your chipper wherever you need it most. Read More »

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Eco Shredder ES1600 14 amp Electric Chipper Shredder Mulcher Review

Powermax Eco-Shredder

Eco-Shredder Electric Chipper Shredder Review

Anyone looking for a easy way to clean up the yard after trimming the bushes and raking the leaves should look no further than the Eco Shredder.  Since it is electric you don’t have to worry about messy and loud gas chippers engines that can be hard to start and require constant maintenance.   The Eco Shredder is the environmentally friendly way to help clean up your yard. Featuring a  3-way feed including a top hopper that accepts twigs, small branches and other leaves and debris and the side chute accepts branches up to 1-3/8″ in diameter.  The 7-inch wheels and compact design make it easy to move around your yard and store when not in use.  A 3-cycle shredding and mulching system guarantees consistent and uniform results every time you use it. The Eco shredder can even save you  time and money by allowing you to make your own mulch! Read More »

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Patriot Products CSV-3090B 9HP Briggs & Stratton Gas Chipper Shredder Review

Patriot Products CSV-3090B 9 HP Briggs & Stratton Gas-Powered Wood Chipper/Leaf ShredderThe Patriot Wood Chipper Leaf Shredder Model: CSV-3090B is designed for people with larger properties who need a reliable machine with more power than the typical gas chipper. Featuring a Briggs & Stratton Vanguard Commercial Power engine, this quiet and smooth engine allows this unit to quickly make mulch out of up to thick 3 inch diameter branches. Not only branches, but all manner of leaves and vegetative material can be dropped in the hopper for shredding. Unlike many gas chippers, there are no belts or pulleys to replace with Patriot’s patented direct drive system. All the power goes directly into chipping and shredding. Your Patriot will consistently make coin size chips without the need to change messy screens and covers. Read More »

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McCulloch MCS2001 14 amp Electric Chipper Shredder Review

Chipper Shredder Review of the McCulloch MCS2001 Electric Chipper Shredder

Clean up your yard waste while remaining environmentally friendly by using the McCulloch Electric Chipper Shredder Model MCS2001. This garden chipper features a three-way feed as well as an top hopper, and can effortlessly shred leaves, twigs, branches, and other various debris into mulch.

Powerful electric motor and 3 cycle  shredding system
The Mcculloch elctric chipper shredder comes complete with a 14 Amp induction motor which is capable of puting out 2.5HP.  Thanks largely to its powerful motor, it can make quick work of limbs and branches up to 1.5 inches in diameter along with leaves and brush. It features a three cycle mulching and scredding system to assure quality results on a consisten basis, even after demanding repeated use. Read More »

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