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"Merry Mac Walk-Behind Chipper/Vacuum - 249cc Briggs & Stratton Powerbuilt Engine, Model# VCB1100M"

Item# 170552
"Merry Mac Walk-Behind Chipper/Vacuum makes fall clean up easier by eliminating raking, piling, hauling and bagging leaves and other lawn debris. Chipping blade handles branches as thick as 2 7/8in. Inside, hammerless two-stage cutting action reduces debris to 1/8 its original size. Tough, low-dust bag has a dual-zipper opening to enable dumping without taking the bag off of the machine. Wheel Type Semipneumatic, Walk or Pull Walk, Max. Cutting Capacity - Round in. dia. 2 7/8, Overall Dimensions L x W x H in. 67 x 25 1/2 x 43, Tire Size 8 x 1 3/4 front, 10 1/2 x 3 1/2 rear, Engine Displacement cc 249, Air Velocity MPH 160, Approx Capacity cu.ft. 5, Bagger Volume bushels 4, Housing Material Cast iron sleeve, Air Volume CFM 1,600, Chipper Yes, Engine Briggs & Stratton, Engine Type OHV, Product Type Vacuum, Working Width in. 26. Powered by a Briggs & Stratton 249cc Powerbuilt OHV engine with 11 ft.-lbs. Gross Torque, cast iron sleeve and solid state ignition Self-propelled for effortless vacuuming 3 forward speeds plus reverse Top-loading bag allows maximum debris collection 25in. vacuum width Heavy-gauge steel housing Recoil start Leaves and debris are reduced by up to 8 to 1 6 vacuum height settings"
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Questions & Answers for "Merry Mac Walk-Behind Chipper/Vacuum - 249cc Briggs & Stratton Powerbuilt Engine, Model# VCB1100M"

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Can the chipper/vacuum clean up small rocks on the lawn from the snow plow / snow thrower?

asked 5 years, 2 months ago
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Anonymous
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You should not use this to vacuum up rocks, rock will damage the blades.
answered 5 years, 2 months ago
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ProductExpert9
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It has the power to do so, but why ruin the impeller? The unit is not designed for rocks or gravel.
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
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Zoli
 - Chicago, IL
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Is there a specific height to cut the grass before using the leaf vac?

asked 5 years, 10 months ago
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Anonymous
on "Merry Mac Walk-Behind Chipper/Vacuum - 249cc Briggs & Stratton Powerbuilt Engine, Model# VCB1100M"
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The vac feature of this machine will work the best when the grass is cut as short as possible before use.
answered 5 years, 10 months ago
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ProductExpert13
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Are there 6 height adjustments for the snout?

asked 5 years, 10 months ago
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Skip4654
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There are 6 settings on the unit for the vacuum height.
answered 5 years, 10 months ago
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ProductExpert12
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How does the unit handle pine needles and cones?

asked 5 years, 9 months ago
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Tailwind
 - Jackson, MS
on "Merry Mac Walk-Behind Chipper/Vacuum - 249cc Briggs & Stratton Powerbuilt Engine, Model# VCB1100M"
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The chipper vacuum has enough torque and power to pick up pine needles and cones with ease.
answered 5 years, 9 months ago
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ProductExpert10
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do you have replacement bag for the Merry Mac chipper vac

zipper broke on ours
asked 5 years, 7 months ago
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Anonymous
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Yes, the item # is MC8050189. Please call our parts department @ 1-800-222-5381 for pricing and availability.
answered 5 years, 7 months ago
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ProductExpert19
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Where is this product made?

asked 5 years, 6 months ago
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Obiejuan
 - Brown City. Michigan
on "Merry Mac Walk-Behind Chipper/Vacuum - 249cc Briggs & Stratton Powerbuilt Engine, Model# VCB1100M"
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This chipper/vacuum is made by Mackissic Inc. - United States.
answered 5 years, 6 months ago
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ProductExpert7
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Will this Merry Mac pick up the debris from my live oak trees? They drop thousands of acorns.

asked 5 years, 6 months ago
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kidrocktx
 - Texas
on "Merry Mac Walk-Behind Chipper/Vacuum - 249cc Briggs & Stratton Powerbuilt Engine, Model# VCB1100M"
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Yes, this Merry Mac chipper/vacuum is intended for your application and will have no problem picking up acorns from your oak tree.
answered 5 years, 6 months ago
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ProductExpert11
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What is the diameter of the suction hose?

asked 5 years, 4 months ago
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trombonejim
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This Chipper/Vacuum has a suction hose with a six inch diameter.
answered 5 years, 4 months ago
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ProductExpert5
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Is there a screen or other attachment to produce a finer mulch?

asked 5 years, 3 months ago
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mulcher
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An 8 to 1 ration screen is available through Northern Tool + Equipment's Parts Team. They can be contacted by calling 800-222-5381 and selecting option #3.
answered 5 years, 3 months ago
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ProductExpert27
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Can I get the vac bag only and how much etc.

asked 3 years, 10 months ago
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larrygt
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The vac bag is available through our customer service department. Phone number is 800-222-5381.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
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ProductExpert26
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