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Got a new attachment last night

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Brent_Baumer
Paid too much for this (shipping was a killer) but just had to have it. The seller didn't send the drive or idlers for some reason so I had to use what I had laying around. Works pretty well as is but concerned about the RPM since it looks like they came with a larger drive pulley than what I had on hand. Used it to shred a bunch of old elm bark. Makes pretty good mulch. Just need to find a larger supply of bark. Love to have the chipper/shredder that is on ebay now but it is out of my price range. Brent [img]http://www.simpletractors.com/club2/uploaded/Brent_Baumer/shredder.jpg[/img]

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Kent
Brent, Looks like it's in good shape though. This is an attachment that I could use, but like you, have been unwilling to pay the "market price" since I don't need it that bad... Does that one have the chipper also, or is it just a shredder? I can't see the chute for the chipper, but it might be the angle of the photo.

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Brent_Baumer
This is just a shredder, no chipper. Paid $150 for it, the bad news is shipping was $95. Marty, I leave the chains on all year due to the huge hill in the back. With turf tires I play sit and spin when pulling the trail mower. I visited Alaska about 10 years ago, just saw the Inside Passage pretty much. Juneau, Skagway, Haines and Glacier Bay. No tractors in tow on that trip. Maybe someday. Dave - supposed to have gotten the manuals in this deal too, but they didn't show up. Waiting on a reply from the seller. Brent

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Originally posted by Brent_Baumer
Paid $150 for it, the bad news is shipping was $95.
Spending money only hurts once. Enjoyment of the purchase will happen over and over. Between the yellow and green, it looks like some kind of JD rig.

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Current bid US $510.00 Starting bid US $200.00 Quantity 1 # of bids 11 Bid history Time left Auction has ended. [url]http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2324244702&category=42228&rd=1[/url] [img]http://ebay0.ipixmedia.com/abc/M28/_EBAY_9f1339c16e8faaed2714e4cca3aeaf7f/i-1.JPG[/img]

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thedaddycat
That one has the chipper, too. That may be part of the high price. I bought a brand new 10 hp MTD chipper/shreader several years ago, paid about $600 for it I think. That Mac cost almost as much, and has no engine either.....

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I was watching eBay on this one too, when it jumped over $350 I started to wonder if I was in, when I saw it for $510, I was out. I went to Home Depot and priced chippers and they were $399 and $450. I would be curious to know how these would compare to the mighty. This was an item that if it was in the $300 range, I could use it in my yard. Over that, I'd better find another solution.

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Terry9
I agree Brent, but i wind up using mine every spring. Here's some pics of the idler/engage setup if you already don't have any. Dave I'd be interested in a copy of the manual, can you scan the pages? Thanks,Terry [img]http://www.simpletractors.com/club2/attach/terry9/chipper1s.JPG[/img] [img]http://www.simpletractors.com/club2/attach/terry9/chipper2s.JPG[/img]

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Brent_Baumer
Thanks guys. Did get a 4 page manual of sorts. Here is the most informative page. Brent [img]http://www.simpletractors.com/club2/uploaded/Brent_Baumer/s1.jpg[/img]

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