18 h.p Vanguard engine. (Aluminum Cylinder with Cast Iron Sleeve, electric start, 4 1/2in. chipping capability, 14in. flywheel, 1 chipping knife, 48 free swinging hammers, 2in. coupler, safety chains and fenders, rotor speed 222 rpm, highway towable. Shredder opening is 19 and 3/4" x 18 and 3/4" at top, narrows down to 6 and 3/4" to 14" at the throat. Chipper opening is 8" x 11" and narrows down to 4 and 1/2" x 4 and 1/2" at the throat. Overall dimensions: 76in. length, 58in. width, in. height, weight 740lb
Manufacturer recently (June '06) updated the Briggs and Stratton engine from a 16 HP to an 18 HP.
Manufacturer supplies a two year engine warranty, 90 day commercial warranty, and five year consumer warranty. Warranties for Power Equipment normally refer to repair at a local Authorized Service Center, not replacement.
Customer Reviews for Merry Mac Chipper Shredder 18hp Vanguard Engine Chips 4.5in Logs Highway Towable Trailer
Chips logs up to 4 1/2" in diameter, shreds branches 1 1/2" thick! 4.80 x 8.00 highway towable tires with trailer, stand and coupler included. 18 h.p. Vanguard engine; electric start; heavy duty clutch; 222 rpm rotor speed. Extra-large capacity hopper with blowback shield. 14" flywheel has chipping knife and 48 free-swinging hammers to make short work of the hardest jobs. Bar screen included. Two-year engine warranty. Weight 740 lb. Motor freight delivery.