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Chipper Shredder for Walker

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by mcambrose, Oct 9, 2002.

  1. mcambrose

    mcambrose LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 511

    Just received a reply back from Walker indicating they are going to soon offer a chipper/shredder to put on front of walker in place of deck. Supposed to take up to 3" limbs. They are still looking at it. It was supposedly built in Belgium.
  2. walker-talker

    walker-talker LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Midwest
    Posts: 4,771

    Umm...that sounds interesting. What will they think of next?

  3. jeffyr

    jeffyr LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 876

  4. mowngrow

    mowngrow LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 275

    was at my local dealer today and he showed me a new attachment for walker also---parking lot vac/w/filterbag for the hopper for around 3800.00looks real interesting in the pic
  5. Ryan Lightning

    Ryan Lightning LawnSite Senior Member
    from CA
    Posts: 554

    Is it really worth the time to chip and shread stuff, unless your a home owner and want the mulch?
  6. Rodney Johns

    Rodney Johns LawnSite Member
    Posts: 121

    They are also working on a high lift dump of there own from what I have heard. This may work in combination with that chipper so you can grind clippings and dump them directly into a large dump truck. Cool concept if it works.
  7. mcambrose

    mcambrose LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 511

  8. mcambrose

    mcambrose LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 511

    Does anyone have new information of the chipper/shredder for a Walker mower?
  9. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,201

    Bet you could buy a used Vermeer chipper for less than this thing will cost!
  10. cantoo

    cantoo LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,910

    Man, I'm good even back then I was a smartazz.
    This is my res[onse to Stone building a Toro chipper out of his wbh. Haha before and after pictures..

    LawnSite Silver Member Join Date: Dec 1999
    Location: Ontario, Canada
    Posts: 2,423

    Stone, I suggest you take some before and after pics so the surgeon will know how to put you back together after.
    I think I would buy a chipper vac before I would try this. We have a 12' mower for doing our apple orchard prunings, it is pulled with a 45 hp Kubota, has 3/4' thick double blades on it and it still scares the **** out of me to run it over branches. We also have plexiglass schield to protect the driver, it's been broke twice now.
    I think this one is one for the scrubs.
    I know it seems like a good idea but you will need to mount some good guards to keep the slivers from flying out and maiming you.

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