Chipper/Shredder recommendation?

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by BigDave, May 4, 2003.

  1. BigDave

    BigDave LawnSite Member
    Messages: 148

    Hi all, looking for a chipper/shredder recommendation. Looking to chip branches 3-4", for it to last a long time, and to spend no more than $1000.

    Home Depot has an MTD 10 hp Tekumpsa for around $650, and a local dealer has what he calls more of a commercial unit, which I believe is a Bear Cat - it's vertically oriented (which I really like for the smaller footprint), but it's got just a 6.5 hp Briggs.

    Any thoughts are appreciated.
  2. MacKissic has their equipment in a lot of rental shops. It seems to be well built small equipment. Don't know price ranges but here is the site.

    BTW, I have used Mac tillers and the stump grinder but not their chippers.
  3. CBB

    CBB LawnSite Member
    from MS/LA
    Messages: 147

    Mackissic is a great chipper/shredder. Very durable and well worth it. Alot of gov't agencies use them as well as rentals around here. You can't go wrong with the Mighty Mac stuff.

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