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Customer Reviews for "Merry Mac Walk-Behind Chipper/Vacuum - 249cc Briggs & Stratton Powerbuilt Engine, Model# VCB1100M"

"Merry Mac Walk-Behind Chipper/Vacuum - 249cc Briggs & Stratton Powerbuilt Engine, Model# VCB1100M"

Item# 170552
"Merry Mac Walk-Behind Chipper/Vacuum makes fall clean up easier by eliminating raking, piling, hauling and bagging leaves and other lawn debris. Chipping blade handles branches as thick as 2 7/8in. Inside, hammerless two-stage cutting action reduces debris to 1/8 its original size. Tough, low-dust bag has a dual-zipper opening to enable dumping without taking the bag off of the machine. Air Velocity MPH 160, Working Width in. 26, Air Volume CFM 1,600, Engine Type OHV, Overall Dimensions L x W x H in. 67 x 25 1/2 x 43, Bagger Volume bushels 4, Engine Briggs & Stratton, Wheel Type Semipneumatic, Approx Capacity cu.ft. 5, Tire Size 8 x 1 3/4 front, 10 1/2 x 3 1/2 rear, Engine Displacement cc 249, Housing Material Cast iron sleeve, Max. Cutting Capacity - Round in. dia. 2 7/8, Product Type Vacuum, Chipper Yes, Walk or Pull Walk. Powered by a Briggs & Stratton 249cc Powerbuilt OHV engine with 11 ft.-lbs. Gross Torque, cast iron sleeve and solid state ignition Self-propelled for effortless vacuuming 3 forward speeds plus reverse Top-loading bag allows maximum debris collection 25in. vacuum width Heavy-gauge steel housing Recoil start Leaves and debris are reduced by up to 8 to 1 6 vacuum height settings"
Average Customer Rating:
4.4 out of 5
4.4
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5
(5 Reviews) 5
Open Ratings Snapshot
Rating Summary (5 reviews)
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4 of 5(80%)would recommend this product to a friend.
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Customer Reviews for "Merry Mac Walk-Behind Chipper/Vacuum - 249cc Briggs & Stratton Powerbuilt Engine, Model# VCB1100M"
Review 1 for "Merry Mac Walk-Behind Chipper/Vacuum - 249cc Briggs & Stratton Powerbuilt Engine, Model# VCB1100M"
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

Backsaver

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January 10, 2012
By
from Chicago, IL
Fantastic unit for large yards. Mine is uneven and it does a great job. For really wet leaves I've put it in neutral and pull it backwards - does a great job. This also helps prevent the the front chute from hitting the ground when it is set low. Would purchase again in without a doubt. The bag is sturdy and easily withstands pulling mulched leaves out with a flat shovel. If the leaves are really wet or you are chipping a lot, the unit does tip easily, but that's easy to feel when you are reaching the limit after a couple uses.
Describe Yourself: Home Handyman
+13points
13out of 13found this review helpful.
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Review 2 for "Merry Mac Walk-Behind Chipper/Vacuum - 249cc Briggs & Stratton Powerbuilt Engine, Model# VCB1100M"
Overall Rating:
3 / 5
3 / 5

249cc chipper vacume

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January 10, 2012
By
from Mass.
Starts easy but pull cord in difficult place to get at.
Chipper works well but would be better if there were two cutting blades instead of one. Flywheel is somewhat unbalanced and chips are too large with just one.
Engine runs well and transmition shifts good.
Vacum is efficient with leaves but not so good at picking up acorns.
Vacuming is too slow with the 24 inch head .Maybe a wider one would speed things up.
Describe Yourself: Professional
+5points
10out of 15found this review helpful.
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Review 3 for "Merry Mac Walk-Behind Chipper/Vacuum - 249cc Briggs & Stratton Powerbuilt Engine, Model# VCB1100M"
Overall Rating:
4 / 5
4 / 5

helps get the job done quickly

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March 21, 2011
By
from Raleigh, NC
Good overall set of features
Does a great job of reducing yard waste by creating mulch
Nozzle can get clogged easily if there is a large amount of leaves
Describe Yourself: Home Handyman
+10points
10out of 10found this review helpful.
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Review 4 for "Merry Mac Walk-Behind Chipper/Vacuum - 249cc Briggs & Stratton Powerbuilt Engine, Model# VCB1100M"
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

Merry Mac Vacuum

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February 15, 2010
By
from Dallas, Texas
We purchased this to vacuum our commercial property garages. This unit works extremly well. We also use it to clear our storm drains. Could not be more pleased with this product, it has saved the expense of an outside vendor therefore reducing our budget.
Describe Yourself: Professional
+10points
10out of 10found this review helpful.
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Review 5 for "Merry Mac Walk-Behind Chipper/Vacuum - 249cc Briggs & Stratton Powerbuilt Engine, Model# VCB1100M"
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

Merry Mac Walk-Behind Chipper/Vacuum

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August 11, 2008
By
from Rochester Minnesota
I was looking for a machine that would vacuum large leafs plus handle the branchs that fall in my large Not Flat yard. This machine has handled the job with ease. The leaves are reduced in size significantly and it has reduced the number of trips that I have to make to the leaf dump. It has significant power to handle wet and dry leafs plus providing a powered walk behind action concurrently. The chipper component takes branches up to 1.5 inches with ease and makes quick work of a brush pile. Finally, the machine lacks electric start but I have not had a problem in getting it started even when cold which had been an initial concern. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
Describe Yourself: Home Handyman
+17points
17out of 17found this review helpful.
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