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will this unit shred moldy hay? i know some of the larger chipper/shredders will not and clog. If i bought one and it did not do the job could it be
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will this unit shred moldy hay? i know some of the larger chipper/shredders will not and clog. If i bought one and it did not do the job could it be
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Powerhorse Chipper/Shredder - 208cc Powerhorse OHV Engine, 3in. Capacity

Item# 16620
This Powerhorse chipper/shredder is a great way to quickly turn yard waste into ground cover for gardens or trees. The highly effective cutting mechanism uses 2 hardened chipping knives, 10 hammers and 10 shredding blades. Dual feed use the drop-in shredding hopper for brush and leaves and the dedicated chipper chute for sticks and branches. Not for sale in California. Vacuum No, Displacement cc 208, Application Chipper/shredder, Shredder Yes, Engine Type OHV 4-stroke, Rear Wheel Size in. 10, Dimensions L x W x H in. 36 7/32 x 28 11/32 x 55 15/16, HP 7, Fuel Capacity gal. 0.95, Material Type Steel, Tire Size in. 10, Max. RPM 3,600, Chipper Yes, Max. Cutting Thickness in. 3, Engine Powerhorse. Durable 208cc gas engine with low-oil shutdown for additional engine protection 10in. pneumatic tires roll well over mixed terrain Easily to maneuver with a well-balanced low center of gravity and built-in handle Portable design is easy to load onto a transport vehicle or roll to the work area Dual feed unit with drop-in shredding hopper and chipper chute Highly effective cutting mechanism handles branches up to 3in. in diameter Cutting mechanism uses 2 hardened chipping knives, 10 hammers and 10 shredding blades Heavy flywheel creates the inertia needed to power through all kinds of wood Low discharge chute lets you add mulch directly beneath trees Belt drive for smooth operation and extra engine protection Easy to access dip stick makes checking oil easy
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Questions & Answers for Powerhorse Chipper/Shredder - 208cc Powerhorse OHV Engine, 3in. Capacity

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will this unit shred moldy hay? i know some of the larger chipper/shredders will not and clog. If i bought one and it did not do the job could it be

returned?
thanks
asked 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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grampsw
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Powerhorse Expert
This Powerhorse Chipper/Shredder is not recommended for this application. If used for shredding moldy hay it would void manufacture warranty.
answered 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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PowerhorseExpert
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Would this chipper handle sawmill slabs?

My husband has a portable sawmill and I'm looking for a chipper to chip slabs from his milling. Would this chipper handle slabs, say, 1x4 or up?
asked 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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sawillsquaw
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Powerhorse Expert
As this chipper will only handle up to 3" diameter branches it would not be able to take the 4" slab. You would either need to cut them down to a smaller width or get a chipper that would handle larger pieces.
answered 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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PowerhorseExpert6
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answer 2
No, too large for blades to handle, Must trim down to at least 3". They do have larger chipper/shredders
answered 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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Rayray78211
 - San Antonio, Texas
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how fine is the shredded output for leaves or branches?

I was wondering how fine is the output when shredding:
a) leaves
b) plant stems, garden waste, like corn cobs
c) twigs/branches
asked 1 year ago
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ASRogers
 - Maryland
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Powerhorse Expert
This will come out of a 1.5 inch hole. It does not specify how finely this will be chipped it would depend on the wood. The hole is about the size of a 50 cent piece.
answered 1 year ago
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answer 2
The shredder part actually makes too small of pieces to use for mulch unless you blend it with wood chips from the chipper. If you want to use the shredded output for compost that should do you well.
answered 6 months ago
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BobInConcord
 - Concord, NC
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answer 3
Id have to take a picture, but Id say its nice for plant beds. Its not super fine, but not chunky at all. Its very consistent with anything you throw in it. Of course smaller material, you may have finer mulch
answered 2 months, 4 weeks ago
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thewoodsman
 - SC
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WILL THIS SHREAD NEWSPAPER

asked 2 years, 1 month ago
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zulo
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Powerhorse Expert
Attempting to shred newspaper will clog the unit. The shredder is not to be used for this.
answered 2 years ago
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PowerhorseExpert
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answer 2
I would not try. Its not meant for soft material and could clog it or wrap around the blades
answered 2 months, 4 weeks ago
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thewoodsman
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Will the Powerhouse chipper/shredder handle cardboard with out clogging?

asked 1 year, 8 months ago
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Anonymous
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answer 1
Powerhorse Expert
The Powerhorse Chipper/Shredder is not designed for cardboard.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
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PowerhorseExpert12
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answer 2
I wouldnt put card board in it. Remember the teeth on this are not meant for soft material and could clog the feeder or chute
answered 2 months, 4 weeks ago
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thewoodsman
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is the engine clutch driven?

Also what make engine and are parts available for engine repair?
asked 1 year, 2 months ago
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Anonymous
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Powerhorse Expert
The engine on this chipper/shredder is not clutch-driven. The engine is manufactured specifically for Powerhorse by Liquid Combustion Technologies(LCT). Replacement parts are available through our parts department. Call 1-866-443-2576 for pricing and availability.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
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PowerhorseExpert29
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answer 2
I dont think its clutch driven. You turn it on, rev it up and off it goes. I think it drive runs when you start the engine. It does have a belt (although have not looked at it)
answered 2 months, 4 weeks ago
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thewoodsman
 - SC
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who and/or where is the engine made; parts etc.

asked 1 year ago
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Anonymous
 - Houston, Texas
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answer 1
Powerhorse Expert
Powerhorse engines are built to our high standards at our manufacturing facility in China. Parts are available through Powerhorse @ 866-443-2576.
answered 1 year ago
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PowerhorseExpert
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answer 2
It's manufactured in China.
answered 5 months, 2 weeks ago
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ElvisID
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Could this machine produce sawdust from pine board edgings from a portable sawmill. Are other screen sizes available for purchase?

asked 1 year ago
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bhjones9
 - New Hampshire
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Powerhorse Expert
There is only 1 screen size available (1") and it cannot produce sawdust.
answered 1 year ago
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PowerhorseExpert29
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What is the screen size of the output?

asked 2 years ago
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WIElkhorn
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Powerhorse Expert
The Powerhorse Chipper/Shredder has a 1 inch screen on the discharge.
answered 2 years ago
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PowerhorseExpert29
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answer 2
about 1" holes, I did clog it once when shredding a 3" branch that had some really stringy stuff under the bark.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
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Javd
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Is this product CARB legal to ship to a CA address?

asked 2 years, 4 months ago
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Rixhouse
 - San Jose,CA
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Powerhorse Expert
At this time, the Powerhorse Chipper/Shredder is not CARB compliant and may not be shipped to California.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
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PowerhorseExpert29
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