Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by LoneStarLawn, Oct 9, 2000.

  1. LoneStarLawn

    LoneStarLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,415

    What is a good chipper for tree pruning? What range of prices should I look for?
  2. Pauls Mowing

    Pauls Mowing LawnSite Member
    Messages: 207

    Check out, and Those will give you a good insight to the chipper mfg's and a used equipment dealer. The answer to the other is how big a limb and how fast do you want it chipped is directly related to ther price. I've seen a few 4" chippers go for around $3500 and up. There is an 8" chipper here in town with hydraulic feed for $15,000, and its a late model unit.

    Hope this helps.

  3. Eric E.

    Eric E. LawnSite Member
    Messages: 31

    3 years ago I bought a 1994 Brush Bandit model 90 (9" capicity) with a 50 HP Perkins. It had aprox. 250 hours and cost $10,000. It now has 600 hours and should sell for $7500 if I sold it to a dealer. Eric

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