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Hi All

I looking into getting a shredder for general garden waste and hedging. One the problems I have is I got a VW caddy van so I can't go for anything too big!

I have been looking at the Eliet maestro city to the Stihl GH 460 so far! Any though on them at all? But I also note on her the Eliet Minor 4S come up a lot! But will that fit in my van?

I look forward to your thoughts :-)



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  • I purchased this earlier this year,awesome bit of kit8233693863?profile=RESIZE_930x

    • What model is that please Jason?

      • Cobra chip650l cuts up to 3" goes in back of van easily  about £700

        • Thanks, Janson


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          If that's your van and trailer ? Why would you waste time shredding ? A bonfire normally suffices on most jobs 

          Or just put in ton bags and take away and save time 

          I have a ryobi electric shredder for when waste has to be shredded to go through a terrace house but that's lightweight and quiet 

          petrol shredders below 4 inch seem pointless 

          please enlighten me why you would waste time in a position like your van is parked 

          hope this isn't seen as rude but I'd sooner just bag it and throw on trailer 

  • Hi I used to have something similar in size to that cobra, but I found it was  very slow, how does that compare?

    • No problem with speed I am mainly chipping branches up to 2" and it chips as quick as I can feed it 

  •  there has been several post over time on this site and most of them come to a concluison that they are not worth having  

  • We have had a Eliet major for the last 10 years or so and a big fan...

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