CH5653 5 Inch Chipper

With the reliable ECHO Bear Cat CH5653 Chipper, taking care of tree limbs and prunings is quick and simple. Tree services and landscaping companies use the CH5653 chipper for jobsite cleanup, power line clearing and easement cleaning. With the road towable hitch, the CH5653 has “go anywhere” usability.

The CH5653 Chipper is built with a banded belt drive that ensures equal transfer of power from the engine to the chipper blade, increasing the disc speed allowing the operator to chip more material at a faster pace. The CH5653 Wood Chipper is also equipped with a 653cc V Twin Commercial Grade Subaru Engine that provides smooth, reliable torque throughout the rpm range and low fuel consumption.

The CH5653 model is designed with a range of features and options that include a flip up jack stand that ensures machine balance during machine operation, highway towable mobility, allowing this chipper to be transported to a number of worksites easily, and a rotating discharge chute, letting the operator choose the direction of the discharge materials. Also, a European compliant version is available.

Chipper Capacity (in) 5
L x W x H (in) 73 x 52 x 87
Weight (lbs) 950
Chipper Disc (in) 20 x 1.25/140 turns at 2000
Feed Opening (in) 5.5 x 7
Chipper Blades 4 reversible chipper blades
Feed System Gravity
Hopper (in) 27 x 28
Chipper Disc Weight (lbs) 140
Discharge Chute Standard
Fuel Type Gas
Displacement 653cc (22hp)
Drive Belt Double Banded
Start Type Electric Start
Make Subaru
Fuel Capacity 9 Gallons
Towable Yes
Wheel Base (in) 44
Blade Kit Gas trachometer
Blade Kit 72493-00 Gas Tachometer

How difficult is it to perform maintenance on the machine?

Proper maintenance is vital. Routine maintenance, including chipper blades, will normally take only 10 minutes.

How long will the chipper blades last?

Depending on the type of wood, age and cleanliness, chipper blades will work well for between five and ten hours. Dry, dirty wood will dull the blades faster. Hydraulic feed machines will have longer blade life.

What are the chippers designed for?

The ECHO Bear Cat chipper is designed to effectively reduce the volume of wood, branches, and other organic material. The typical application for this product group is anywhere from light to commercial to municipalities, and rental.

What type of chippers is available?

ECHO Bear Cat makes chippers with gravity or hydraulic feed, powered by an engine package or a tractor PTO. A hydraulic feed machine has a hydraulic driven feed roller to efficiently feed branches to the chipper disc.

When should I buy a hydraulic feed machine?

If time or efficiency is an issue, a hydraulic feed chipper allows you to be more productive.

When should I buy a manual feed machine?

If you have an infrequent need for a chipper and time is not a factor, a manual feed machine will fit your needs well.

When should I rent instead of buying a chipper?

Rent the machine if you have a very limited or unique job.

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