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How to install the Electric Start battery on the FM6DD Petrol Wood Chipper

Last Updated on November 2, 2020 by forest Assembly Parts:Battery Tray – 1M5x125 Bolt – 2M5 Nut – 2Battery – 1Ignition Key – 2 If you’re reading the original FM6DD Manual; on step 5 of page 9 of the assembly instructions, attach the battery tray to the underside of the base (42) using the 4 […]

FM6DD Engine is spluttering / cutting out

Last Updated on August 17, 2020 by forest A rare case of the engine sputtering and cutting out may be due to the way in which the petrol was filled into the tank. When filling up the chipper with petrol, ensure that the funnel is completely dry and that no water is entering into the […]

Do I need to adjust the belt of the Chipper?

Last Updated on July 6, 2020 by forest Both the FM6DD and the FM4DDE utilise a direct drive for performance, this means that there are no belts or chains that you need to adjust.

Can the FM6DD handle hedge cuttings?

Last Updated on July 6, 2020 by forest The FM6DD Petrol Wood Chipper is capable of chipping any fresh wood. We’ve thoroughly tested the chipper with hawthorn and beech wood, both when fresh and seasoned. It’s capable of chipping the wood when fresh, but after three or so days the wood will begin to season, […]

How often do the Blades need replacing?

Last Updated on July 6, 2020 by forest This largely depends on the hardness of the wood you’re chipping. The harder the wood, the quicker the blades will need to be replaced. However, the chipper is equipped with twin reversible blades. The reversible blades mean that you can simply switch the blades around when the […]

How to handle Dry Green Waste with your Chipper

Last Updated on March 5, 2021 by forest Our compact chippers are built for the primary purpose of being a chipper and shredder. However, the chipper can still handle dry green waste such as laurel and conifer. The cutting blades are set at a 0.5mm gap, these can be adjusted to be very close together […]

Chipper not feeding in wood / producing sawdust

Last Updated on July 30, 2021 by forest Wood is too dried out The compact chipper series is designed primarily for chipping freshly cut wood. The FM6DD has been tested thoroughly chipping freshly cut hawthorn wood (slow-grown hardwood). We recommend that the wood is chipped no longer than three days after cutting. After this date, […]

How wide is the hopper chute?

Last Updated on April 15, 2020 by forest The entrance leading direct to the cutter is 95 mm x 95 mm. The upper section has a CE plate fitted to restrict the size of cutting to 2 x 55mm holes with a slot joining the two holes which provides an entrance for side shoots and […]

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