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Merry Mac Chipper/Shredder - 249cc Briggs & Stratton OHV Engine, 2 7/8in. Capacity, Model# LSC1100M

Item# 170565
Powerful Briggs & Stratton OHV engine and other great features in this chipper/shredder make quick work of branches, brush, leaves and yard debris. Accepts branches up to 2 7/8in. thick, chipping them into thumbnail-size pieces for use as mulch or decorative landscape accents. Bagger Volume bushels 2 1/2, Chipper Yes, Displacement cc 249, Material Type Steel, Engine Briggs & Stratton, Application Chipper/shredder, Max. Cutting Thickness in. 2 7/8, Shredder Yes, Walk or Pull Pull, Engine Type OHV. 11 ft.-lbs. Gross Torque 1in. solid steel direct power drive Heavy steel impeller with five serrated fins for 81 reduction Sturdy leg folds back for ground-level leaf feed Flexible safety guard Large semi-pneumatic tires for easy mobility Steel chipper tube and steel chute Stores upright and takes less space than a push mower
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Questions & Answers for Merry Mac Chipper/Shredder - 249cc Briggs & Stratton OHV Engine, 2 7/8in. Capacity, Model# LSC1100M

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Merry Mac chipper/shredder

We have about 5 acres we would like to clear of brush and stumps.Would this be useful to us?Thank you.
asked 3 months, 4 weeks ago
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Sotlife
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This chipper/spreader can do most of the job for you however it is not designed for stumps since it can only accept branches which are no more than 2 7/8ths inches thick. This is a chipper/shredder so you have to feed the brush and branches into the chute.
answered 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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Get the 4 wheel unit and tow behind the garden/lawn tractor. No good for stumps. Fine for limbs and brush. Not the greatest for leaves. 5 acres will be giving you quite the workout, I have 3 acres and it kicks my butt after a few hours. There is always tomorrow for the next sector.
answered 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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CatDaddy
 - East Texas
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can i buy just a replacement bag for this shredder

asked 5 months, 1 week ago
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ronaldjf
 - nv
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For the replacement bag you would need to contact our parts department at 800-222-5381 option 3.
answered 5 months, 1 week ago
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Can an electric starter be added to LSC1100?

I bought this shredder and I love it. Unfortunately I discovered that I don't have the strength to start it myself. Need to know if an electric starter can be added so I'm free to use when I want to use it. Thanks..
asked 6 months ago
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DeLois
 - North Carolina
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At Northern Tool we do not sell a electric start option for this chipper/shredder.
answered 6 months ago
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Is there a way to tow this unit? Accessory similar to one for stump grinder...

asked 7 months ago
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Crowltb
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This chipper shredder is designed to hand pull around the yard. The manufacture does not have an option for a hitch to tow it.
answered 7 months ago
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Can the Merry Mac LSC1100M Chipper/Shredder be hooked up to a tractor or UTV and towed?  I have hilly terrain to clear and would rather not have to pull it up and down the hill if I don't have to.

asked 1 year, 1 month ago
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Brian6427
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This unit is not designed to be towed.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
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Blade Sharpening

I would like to know the recommendations for sharpening the blade.
asked 1 year, 8 months ago
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APSmith
 - Charlotte, NC
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On this Chipper/Shredder the knives are removable for resharpening, by following the directions in the owners manual. It is recommended by the manufacturer that the knives be resharpened by a professional. Replacement knives are available through Northern Tool Parts 1-800-222-5381.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
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ProductExpert13
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can this machine chop as little as 5mm chips?

asked 2 years, 10 months ago
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mohamad
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The Merry Mac Chipper/Shredder has a large screen and would shred material down to only about 1/2"(13mm) at the smallest. Northern Tool does sell a Merry Mac Chipper/Shredder that would have an optional 1/4"(6mm) bar screen for smaller chips. Contact our replacement parts department at 1-800-222-5381 for availability and pricing on optional screens. See link below.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
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ProductExpert29
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Can I move this machine by hand?

I do not have an ATV or tractor - can this unit be moved by hand? If so, with what degree of difficulty? (Rate the difficulty: 0 = no difficulty for one person, 5 = impossible for one person).
asked 3 years, 5 months ago
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ICAProf
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The Merry Mac Chipper/Shredder is designed to be moved by hand. I would rate it a 2 on a scale of 0-5. While it is somewhat heavy(160lbs), it does have large pneumatic tires that support most the weight. Most people should have little trouble moving the unit about.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
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ProductExpert29
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Yes, it can be pulled by hand. I would estimate the effort to be equivalent to about twice as hard as pulling an average push mower - or stacking one mower on top of the other and pulling both at the same time. Unless I was moving it a long distance (more than 100 yds) I would probably elect to pull it by hand as opposed to taking the time to get my tractor out and hook it up.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
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windmillguy
 - California
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What is the horsepower ?

asked 3 years, 3 months ago
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Apsmith01
 - Charlotte, NC
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The Briggs & Stratton engine is rated at 249 cc, which is historically a 10 HP rating.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
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ProductExpert10
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What are the dimensions?

Height, width, depth
asked 3 years, 4 months ago
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muskrat
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The dimension are; 50"L X 30"W X 27"H
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
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