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Old 11-20-2010, 05:12 PM
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Default Home built Wood Chipper?

Anyone ever build one or have come accross good plans?

I'd like to build a real beefy one that could gobble up a 12 to 14" tree.

I do have a 30hp john deere, so it could be a 3 point design. Or i could buy a little diesel for it.

Any ideas guys?
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Old 11-20-2010, 06:30 PM
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plans & build of a small one:

http://www.bedair.org/Projects/chipper1.html
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Old 11-20-2010, 10:16 PM
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plans & build of a small one:

http://www.bedair.org/Projects/chipper1.html

oh man! That pretty trick!
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Old 11-21-2010, 11:02 AM
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I have a Wallenstien chipper that is pto driven and take min of 35 hp according to the mfg. It will eat 6in trees eaisly and has a hyd input drive . I think 1 that would do 24in trees would require a LOT of hp.
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Old 11-21-2010, 09:31 PM
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They have a really big one at the logging equipment dealership.It's about the size you are looking for.I would hate to see the price tag on that baby thoughSometimes you see used ones from the tree triimming companies come up at auction that might be the cheapest route to getting one.I think they will gobble up a pretty good sized tree.
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Old 11-21-2010, 09:34 PM
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A quick check on the internet showed one 12 inch commercial chipper requiring an 85 horse engine. You might want to start shopping for a larger engine or thinking about something smaller to match the 14 hp engine you have
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