Hints & Tips
Thick hedges, those really wide, unkempt with trees growing in amongst them, benefit from attention at this time of the year so that the Spring growth will have plenty of light and air.
For those with larger gardens and hedges like this, cutting back the growth with a heavy-duty hedgetrimmer is a lengthy task but so is disposing of all the rubbish you are left with.
So here are a couple of new heavy duty chipper-shredders with Honda engines which can cope with substantial trimmings including green material and can also deal with tree branches.
The Dormak SH50 Heavy-Duty Petrol Chipper-Shredder has a 163 cc Honda engine producing 4.8 hp and powering a twin-blade cutting system to leave you with wood chips either ready for the compost heap or ideal for mulching plants in the borders.
The heavy-duty machines can take a huge amount of challenging work with a cast-iron cylinder sleeve and a dual air filter.
It will deal with branches up to 5 cm in diameter andhas 20 cm wheels to make moving it around easier.
It costs £1199, is delivered free within two to three working days and has a two year warranty from the manufacturer.
The Dormak SH75 Heavy-Duty Petrol Chipper-Shredder is designed for heavy duty use by professionals and amateurs alike and has a 196 cc Honda engine.
This one has a multi blade cutting system and can deal with branches up to 65 mm in diameter and has a belt transmission so that in the event of overload the belt will snap and the engine will not be damaged.
This one costs £1699, is delivered free within two to three working days and has a two year maker’s warranty.
See these pages for an extensive selection of other chipper shredders.
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