Keep your DR Chipper or Chipper/Shredder in top condition with regular maintenance. Here’s how you can do a quick engine tune-up right at home, keeping your engine running like a champ all season long: Have another maintenance question? Ask it in the comments section!
Whether you replace your chipper knife every season or once every few years, it is a maintenance task that every chipper owner will need to become familiar with eventually. Learn more about chipper blades here, and why yours wears down the way it does. When it does need replacing, here’s how you can do it… Read More
Wood chipper belts — indeed, belts on almost any machine — need to be replaced now and again. DR Chipper and Chipper/Shredder belts are designed to be durable and long-lasting, but nothing can last forever. When your belt does need a change, here’s how to do it safely and easily right at home: Have another… Read More
The heart and soul of your DR Chipper is its big ol’ flywheel with attached chipper blade. This is what actually gets the job done — and done right! — when you’re getting rid of all your brush piles, cleaning up after a storm, or clearing away invasive trees. So, it’s important to know about… Read More
Ever wonder what people think the first time they use a DR machine? Is it powerful enough? Is it easy to use? If you live near a DR factory store or dealer, you could go try one out for yourself. If not, check out what these first-time DR Chipper and Chipper/Shredder users thought about the… Read More
Welcome to high tick season! Ticks are nasty little buggers that can be really harmful to you and your pets. They live in wooded areas and brushy fields, often catching rides on rodents, deer, and other animals. If you or one of your pets gets bitten by a tick, you risk getting any one of… Read More
After you’ve chipped up a big pile of brush or cleaned up those fallen limbs and branches after a storm, your first thought is probably “Great! This project is done and it’s time for a cold beer.” Your second thought should be, “Now what am I going to do with all these nice wood chips?”… Read More
We recently heard from a very happy DR Chipper owner in the far-off land of Black Creek, Wisconsin (far-off from us here in Vermont, that is). Michael Garvey uses his 16.5 DR Rapid-Feed Chipper to clean up parts of the 40-acre Garvey Farm and turn them into useable farmland. He says, “The Chipper is really… Read More
When we talk about wood chippers, we focus a lot on what they get rid of — thick branches, storm damage, nasty brush piles, and on and on and on — but not so much on what they give us in return. And they give us something incredibly valuable — wood chips! When you put… Read More
Our friend Dan bought his DR Chipper to clean up one huge brush pile, thinking he wouldn’t need it again once the pile was taken care of. See his wood chipper review video to see what he thinks of his DR Chipper now that the pile is gone!