Review by paulsepinion
September, 06 2012
Pros: The red color is nice and it has wheels.
Cons: Jams easily, parts are expensive, starting cold is sometimes an issue.
Review by evan629
February, 16 2008
Pros: great machine, heavy duty, well built, great all around tool
Cons: heavy, hard to find parts( ebay has alot of parts that are new)
Review by avatar93
January, 05 2008
Pros: Makes nice wood chip mulch for the garden
Cons: Clogs WAY too easily and does not like hardwood
Review by schmongoz
February, 02 2007
Pros: powerful engine, excellent for chipping straight branches and shredding loose leaves
Cons: Impossible to shred anything larger than 5 inches in any dimension.
Review by sedona1
October, 16 2006
Pros: easy start,good power,hooks behind the riding mower
Review by ttheimer
June, 14 2005
Pros: Solidly built and a compact, efficient footprint
Cons: Parts no longer available.
Review by libracusp
February, 11 2005
Pros: Powerful. Well worth the money despite the jamming problem.
Cons: Impeller jams frequently with wood chip(s).
Review by yankee_jihad
September, 03 2004
Pros: Was good product before MTD bought Troy-Bilt
Cons: Corporate management decision screws the customers.
Review by drameden
August, 29 2004
Pros: Solid workhorse
Cons: No support (parts) for pre 2003 models.
Review by tangent2
August, 11 2004
Pros: Has a hitch to pull behind a garden tractor.
Cons: Don't run out of gas while shredding. Disassembly required to clear.
Review by green_machine
June, 10 2004
Pros: Sturdy, relatively quiet, starts easily, 10HP Intek engine makes short work of chipping tree limbs
Cons: Shredder section is only suited for dry leaves and the smallest items of yard waste
Review by jpsplace-sc
November, 08 2001
Pros: Watch OUT Gardenway the mfr has gone into bankruptcy
Review by missgussie
March, 07 2001
Pros: Takes on the tough jobs
Cons: Use carefully
Review by dknisely
November, 10 2000
Pros: Powerful, Small Footprint, Good Branch Feed
Cons: Poor Discharge Design, Shredder Hopper Can Jam
Review by rshe
June, 20 2000
Pros: Strong motor, built to last
Cons: very noisy (but all chippers are)
Review by calwaone
May, 06 2000
Pros: Does what it promises in efficient, speedy manner
Cons: Where are the safety features?
Review by LWarchol
April, 01 2000
Pros: Great clean up tool
Cons: Dangerous Be careful
Review by golferinfr
December, 31 1999
Pros: Does all the work for you.
Cons: just normal wear and tear.