Best Wood Chipper Reviews.
For large yards, a homeowner electric wood chipper can save a lot of time and effort.
Modern chipper shredders offer a reduction ratio of 16:1 (on branches 2-4 inches) or shred handfuls of leaves in seconds.
Below is our list of the best wood chipper shredders – We rated them based on price, performance, and buyer reviews.
Wood chipper prices range, $699 – $1599.
Best Wood Chipper Reviews
Great Circle USA chipper shredder is a heavy-duty, professional-grade machine.
Designed with a 212cc gas engine w/ gasoline capacity of 0.7 gallons — enough to shred for hours!
Power: 7 horsepower
Speed: 2500 RPM
Very easy to start (confirmed by buyers) and includes auto-feed system for continuous usage.
As a 3-in-1 chipper it offers multiple shred options.
1.) Top hopper – for 1/2″ volume chipping
2.) Side chute – for 3″ branches
3.) Back opening – for leaf loading
Great Circle USA wood chipper offers top safety features including automatic shut-off if low on oil.
Buyers say it is super easy to assemble and comes w/ discharge bag (for less mess).
Lots of positive reviews and affordable price tag!
The SuperHandy Wood Chipper is an affordable, 3-in-1 unit.
It’s a favorite wood chipper for homeowners wanting a lightweight, heavy duty model that can continuously shred branches or leaves.
Weight: 130 pounds
Torque: 8.1 ft./lb.
Powerful and efficient, the SuperHandy wood chipper is easy to start and offers powerful recoil of 7 horsepower.
Homeowners love the 15:1 reduction ratio!
It is also designed for safety:
low-oil automatic shutoff, high steel hopper, easy start
Very good buyer reviews w/ affordable price!
The Earthquake Tazz K33 chipper shedder has a powerful 301cc engine.
Designed with two blades, giving it 13.28 pounds of torque — it quickly shreds bundles of leaves or branches of 3″ thick.
Weight: 140 pounds
Branches: 3-inches in diameter
Being on wheels, it’s easy to tote around the yard.
Tazz K33 features a 34-inch high steel hopper (nearly 3 ft.) making it a little safer than models.
Also includes a mulching bag for easy clean up.
Medium price w/ lots of positive reviews and top safety features.
The Landworks Super Heavy Duty is a 3-in-1 chipper shredder.
It features a 7 HP 208cc 4-stroke gas powered engine — easily chops through 3-inch branches.
Speed: 3600 RPM
Torque: 8.1 ft./lb.
Made for durability, it comes with a large top hopper and has chipping/shredding reduction ratio of 15:1.
Landworks chipper includes a powerful grinding chamber w/ 5 Y-Hammers and 2 Knives.
Compared to others, it’s relatively lightweight — weighs only 130 pounds (fully assembled).
So far very good buyer reviews.
The Champion CX350 chipper is expensive, but good for continuous chipping/shredding.
It comes w/ a 338cc engine and holds 1.6 gallons of fuel.
Torque: 16.3 ft./lb.
Buyers say it is very easy to start (rare for a heavy duty chipper).
Also one of the best wood chipper models for continuous usage – quickly slices 3″ thick branches.
Unlike other chippers, it includes a shredder chute — aim debris to a specific area or attach a bushel bag (which is included) for collection.
Buyers confirm the Champion CX350 is easy to assemble and fast shredding/chipping.
It is gotten good buyer ratings online.
The Earthquake Tazz 30520 Heavy Duty (K32) comes w/ 212cc Viper engine.
It easily shreds 3-inch thick branches in a continuous feed (and is unlikely to clog).
Earthquake Tazz wood chipper is a smaller version of the Tazz K33 — not as fast, but still very durable and high-performance.
For easy clean-up you can attach the debris bag (included).
Positive is the price – It is more affordable and lighter weight (121 pounds).
The Earthquake Chipper features a 205cc engine.
It is equipped w/ 2 tri-hammers and 2 J-shredder hammers — generates a finer shred and is less likely to clog.
Engine: 205cc 4-Cycle Briggs & Stratton
Branches: 3-inches thick
You can feed it leaf bundles or branches up to 3″ thick.
Weighing only 97 pounds, it is a compact wood chipper that is super easy to assemble and put into storage.
Includes 2-bushel bags for clean-up.
Buyers love that it is easier maintenance + very affordable.
The Patriot gas chipper is high-powered, but very expensive.
It comes w/ Briggs engine providing 10 HP — it shreds 3-inch branches into dime size chips.
With a powerful gas engine, the Patriot chipper is a continuous feed machine. Perfect for short cuts or multiple hour projects.
Also includes a jumbo bag for easy cleanup.
Very expensive, but lots of happy buyer reviews.
The NorTrac PTO is the best PTO wood chipper, capable of slicing through 5.5″ branches.
Hardened-steel, vertical hopper is elevated and angled for ease + safety.
Capacity: 5.5 inch branches
Hopper includes a 6.5″ knife and operates at 20 horsepower w/ 540 max RPM – for extended durations, connect w/ a portable generator.
As a PTO chipper you’ll need a Category 1 tractor to move it around — the NorTrac PTO weighs 350 pounds, but easily attaches using a 3-point hitch.
Buyers confirm even though it’s heavy (350 pounds), it’s surprisingly easy to assemble.
If you have piles of branches, this is the best PTO chipper available.
The Patriot Chipper comes with 14-amp electric motor which plugs into an outlet.
It is very easy to turn-on (by flipping a switch).
The grinding chamber is equipped with two metal knives and six steel hammers.
It can handle continuous feed for hours — shreds mountains of leaves or 2.5-inch branches.
Patriot chipper is also lightweight, only 95 pounds.
Buyers love it’s easy to start + being electric, can operate it indoors.
Expensive, but very good online reviews.
Notable – DEK 15 HP 420cc Commercial Chipper
The Stanley DEK shredder is the most powerful on my list.
It features a commercial 420cc engine that rips through 3-4″ branches with ease.
Engine: 15 HP 420cc Commercial Engine
Branches: 3-4 inches (diameter)
Buyers confirm that it certainly handles 3-inch branches well, but has some difficulty if 4-inch diameter branches aren’t straight.
Designed w/ a solid steel-frame, the Stanley DEK weighs 270 pounds — little heavy, but buyers say it easily hitches to an ATV or vehicle.
It comes mostly pre-assembled making it very easy set up.
Lots of positive reviews, but the DEK is expensive.