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Most Recent Questions
Recent Question:
How long will the plastic gear last,yearly? Also, I did not see this part listed in replacement parts list.
Recent Question:
Will this work for picking up grass burrs (sand spurs) after mowing?
Recent Question:
Will this lawn sweeper pick up lawn clippings?
Questions with Most Recent Answers
Question:
How long will the plastic gear last,yearly? Also, I did not see this part listed in replacement parts list.
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Will this work for picking up grass burrs (sand spurs) after mowing?
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Will this lawn sweeper pick up lawn clippings?

Customer Questions & Answers for
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. Application Vacuum, Housing Material Cast iron sleeve, 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, Chipper Yes, Engine Briggs & Stratton, Air Volume CFM 1,600, Engine Type OHV, Walk or Pull Walk, Wheel Type Semipneumatic, 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

Question

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

asked 3 years, 3 months ago
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Anonymous
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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 2 years, 6 months ago
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Zoli
 - Chicago, IL
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You should not use this to vacuum up rocks, rock will damage the blades.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
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Is there a specific height to cut the grass before using the leaf vac?

asked 3 years, 11 months ago
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Anonymous
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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 3 years, 11 months ago
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ProductExpert13
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Are there 6 height adjustments for the snout?

asked 3 years, 11 months ago
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Skip4654
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There are 6 settings on the unit for the vacuum height.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
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How does the unit handle pine needles and cones?

asked 3 years, 10 months ago
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Tailwind
 - Jackson, MS
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The chipper vacuum has enough torque and power to pick up pine needles and cones with ease.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
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What is the engine horsepower rating?

asked 3 years, 10 months ago
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Rowley
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Because most engines are no longer rated by their manufacturers in horsepower, we do not have an exact horsepower rating on this engine, however the approximate horsepower that this engine will produce is 8 hp.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
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ProductExpert13
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do you have replacement bag for the Merry Mac chipper vac

zipper broke on ours
asked 3 years, 8 months ago
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Yes, the item # is MC8050189. Please call our parts department @ 1-800-222-5381 for pricing and availability.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
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Where is this product made?

asked 3 years, 8 months ago
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Obiejuan
 - Brown City. Michigan
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This chipper/vacuum is made by Mackissic Inc. - United States.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
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Will this Merry Mac pick up the debris from my live oak trees? They drop thousands of acorns.

asked 3 years, 7 months ago
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kidrocktx
 - Texas
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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 3 years, 7 months ago
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What is the diameter of the suction hose?

asked 3 years, 5 months ago
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trombonejim
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This Chipper/Vacuum has a suction hose with a six inch diameter.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
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Is there a screen or other attachment to produce a finer mulch?

asked 3 years, 4 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 3 years, 4 months ago
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