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  • never used a mac but the 2 other brands i have used were a waste of time especially if it was mostley leafy material, a bit better if it was thicker branches i found it mutch quicker to take it to the bonfire or bag it up you also have to spend time clearing the chipping up from the bottom of the machine 

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      As David mentions above i have had similar experiences with a similar chipper .

      Good points were the B & S engine was extremely reliable but the chipping / shredding process was far too time consuming to make the machine viable to use professionally , I recently gave mine away . 

      However the mighty mac looks to be a more efficient design than the one i had .  I would ask the seller for a demonstration , it will probably work fine on a few selected sticks and pile of leaves but try and determine if it will work efficiently enough to get through a big pile of waste and if its practical to fit in your vehicle .


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    I'd say hire one 

    At that kind of money it's probably blunt underpowered and when new not impressive 

    they are slow snd noisy if access is an issue removing waste Id go electric 

    I bought a ryobi 2500 watt shredder 15 yrs ago to shred 2yr wood on a magnolia and take through a terrace house 

    it's the only job I use it on and it works well but is a silent cog type shredder 

    for a hobbyist with time available they ok but don't expect any great results it's quicker to ton bag snd load your van 

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