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Help with Garden Shredder please!!

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Im after one for my dad - got a budget of around £150. Been looking into it and the more i look the more confused i get. My dilema is - one with a reverse button is upto £200 - without ranges from … Read More
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9y, 2m agoPosted 9 years, 2 months ago
Im after one for my dad - got a budget of around £150.

Been looking into it and the more i look the more confused i get. My dilema is - one with a reverse button is upto £200 - without ranges from £100 - £150.

Been looking at Ryobi Esr-2240 £100 and Ryobi Rsh-2455 £160. The latter has the reverse.

Also been looking at Bosch models - Bosch Axt Rapid 2200 £130 and Bosch Axt 2000 Hp £200 which has the reverse button.

Basically can anyone recommend a model? - and advice on whether the reverse button is needed?? How easy is it to clear blockages without etc.

Any help hugely appreciated!
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9y, 2m agoPosted 9 years, 2 months ago
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#1
I bought one from Wickes (Impact Shredder 2400W) for ~ £50 delivered (after 20% discount). Hasnt got a reverse button but the branch dia is 6cm which is more than adequate to shred garden waste (no trunks). Most shredders come with a plastic pole to push through the block if necessary. :)
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Yes get one with a reverse if you can, they get blocked often and he'd be mucking around for ages without a reverse.

I used a green (diy range) Bosch, can't remember what model but shredded up to about 35mm quite easily.
#3
been looking myself but most of the stuff sold in the national hardware chains are rubbish stuff from bosch, B&D, ryobi, challenge which jam, despite some having a reverse and you cant open them up
if you spent a little more Alko ones are supposedly good (there are a couple of other makes that are good also but cant remeber the names)....decent home use ones are about £230-260

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