Chipper or not?

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  1. Unicorn1

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    I'm in the process of removing some unwanted trees, at what point does a chipper make sense? I have a roll off dumpster but not a great way to pick up the branches and the front end loader just clears the wall of the dumpster. Thinking about a tree service to do it all also?

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  2. Mitch Newton

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    I've had a chipper and a big fire works better and quicker.:D
     
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    Matches work well here.
     
  4. bushpilot

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    A small chipper is a waste of time an money. A big one costs a lot of bucks.

    I have a medium one. :) Bought this one used for $1800, 16hp Briggs, 20 in wheel. It handles 2 in stuff pretty well, and makes good chips. I like the chips, they are useful in the garden. Anything larger than it can handle becomes firewood for the stove.

    I would rent a big one before buying a small one.
     
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