Sure does look original. That chipper Is lucky to have you.So glad I bought a sprare anvil. Just pulled the old one out and holy crap. Based on the paint, wear and size this may be the 1993 original one it came with. Never going to get good chips with this no matter how sharp the knives are. Which they are, I just flpped them and I have a new set.
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Lol, yep Tree Stuff special.Sure does look original. That chipper Is lucky to have you.
Hey .... I know that little purple whistle!
It is sitting under my desk at the moment, lol. I don't know how anyone screwed up that badly and didn't think "Hey maybe I should check the anvil after I change the knives."If you needed a spare anvil in case of an "emergency," I'm afraid you would ultimately need more than an anvil .... lol. Do you have a desk? might make a fair paper weight.
That's good practice. Something I've always like to do but I can't get my partner to do it with his machine.I remembered to save some sweeper limbs to run after the bigger logs and that did a nice job of keeping the area right behind the feed wheels clear for the next startup.
How do I get in touch with Mike Ross?I own a 1590xp traded in my 9oxp which I used for pruning and smaller jobs great chipper zero problems. I upgraded to a bandit 200 for better feed rate, lift cylinder capacity etc. it was last one of tier 3 has 97hp cat. I haven't owned a 12" chipper for about 10 years now but it's a great chipper 200 doesn't have a winch which is a must on a chipper if you can only have one. Id try to stick with at least a 12" chipper you get a smaller one you'll wished you bought a bigger one. There is a lot of shady dealears out there so be careful what you buy. If your set on a bandit you can call Mike Ross at bandit they do an excellent job refurbishing used trade ins and they back them 100%. I bought a used 254xp and it was as new and gave me zero issues for the five years I'd Owend it I sold it to a buddy in 2013 and he hasn't had a issue yet not bad for a 16 year old used chipper. Also most of them are are pre emission. Good luck finding a chipper.