From Mighty Mac, the Woodsman Heavy Duty Chipper Shredder. A very high quality powerhouse of a machine.
The benefits of shredding leaves is well known, rich compost is quickly made, whilst piles of leaves and twigs are reduced to around 1/8th of their original volume. Alternatively, the shredded leaves can be used to mulch your garden, adding organic-rich nutrients to the soil and also helping to retain moisture during dry spells.
Woodsman Mighty Mac shredders have the ability to chip wood up to 2.5 inches (65mm) in diameter. So, not only drastically reducing a pile of branches in size, but also producing wood chippings to spread on your boarders to help suppress weeds and retain moisture. Woodsman Mighty Mac shredders have been produced since 1960, and have built up an enviable reputation for their reliability and functionality and so consequently are market leaders of quality petrol shredders.
There are three models to choose from, all powered by reliable Briggs & Stratton inductrial engines, driving heavy duty multi-stage impellors or hammers, depending on the model. About I/C engines: Industrial commercial heavy-duty engines, with such benefits as OHV cast iron cylinder liner, pumped oil feed system, and heavy duty air filter.
Specification for Woodsman 6 model:
* Quiet 6.5hp Briggs & Stratton I/C engine
* Large 10inch solid tyres
* Heavy gauge steel fabrication
* 65mm (2.5") chipping capability
* Use upright or lay flat to rake leaves into
* 3 stage shredding impellor
* Built in handles for easy manoeuvrability
* Supplied with collection bag
Quotes from the BBC Gardeners' World Magazine for November 2009:
* Beast of a machine
* Clever drop down hopper
* Devours 30mm branches
* Suits larger garden