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Posted by Josephine Ayre on Sep 19, 2012 in Chippers

If you use a shredder for more commercial purposes – if your job requires you to make woodchips on a daily basis or you’re a landscaper, for instance – you may find that you need a larger sized machine just to get through all of the debris that surrounds you. For this reason, you may be interested in looking at mobile shredders for sale, but how do you know if you’re making the right choice?

  • Take a moment to really assess your cutting needs. If you don’t need to use a shredder on a daily basis or you don’t need to get through a mountain-load of debris, than a mobile model really is not for you.
  • Look into the various shredders on the market, taking careful note of the different tasks that each is able to perform. Narrow this list down further to those machines that will meets your needs entirely.
  • Take a moment to assess the vehicle that you will need to tow your shredder with – does it have a tow ball; what kind of weight is it allowed to safely tow; have you towed with this vehicle before?
  • Speak with your boss or employees to determine what they think about investing in a mobile shredder. If they don’t think it’s a good idea (for whatever reason) make sure that you hear them out.

Once you have made the decision to look at mobile shredders for sale, you will find that there aren’t all that many brands and models on the market to choose between. Once you have bought a machine that meets your needs, make sure that you never put anything other than garden debris into the hopper to avoid damaging the cutting mechanism.