Tree chippers

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by Marek, Jul 16, 2008.

  1. Marek

    Marek LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,388

    What kind of prices have you guys been seing on 12" chippers ? Have watched e bay and havent seen many. A new 150 Bandit with the 65 hp Cat is 26k . Wanted to spend less than 20.
  2. Dean of Green

    Dean of Green LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 254

    Have you considered checking with a rental store to buy their used one. These places usually have a set number of hours to put on equipment and then they like to sell and buy a new one.
  3. crab

    crab LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 633

    buy the Deere engine the cat doesn't come close ,i know!.that cat is actually a Perkins, ran them for years in Vermeer, no comparison.i would also suggest the 250 you wont believe the difference.

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