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Tazz K32 (3") 212cc Chipper / Shredder With Viper Engine

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Model: 18493
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Grade
Entry Level Chippers
Style
Chipper/Shredder
Branch
3"

Diameter
Engine


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From The Makers Of Earthquake

Power 212cc Viper Engine
8.00 ft/lbs of torque easily get through 3" diameter branches
Standard 5-year warranty on engine and machine

Compact, Portable Design
Ideal height for easy transport and operation
Handle bar is angled to put center of gravity directly above the wheels for extra stability

Strong, Durable Components
Rugged steel hopper allows for efficient feeding of leaves and twigs
Tough enough to withstand the banging of larger limbs when using

Two Tri- & J-Hammers
J-hammers cut material down to size
Tri-hammers pulverize it into mulch
Allows for reduction of material 20:1 ratio

Largest-In-Class Rotor
Produces 20% more suction than comparable models
2.5" x 14" grinding chamber & 16.75" x 13.25" hopper

Easy To Use Debris Bag
Bottom-Out™ zipper for easy dumping of material
Dock-and-Lock™ bag connector allows for easy connection to unit

Low Hopper Height For Easy Loading
Top of hopper only 34" from ground
Provides easier loading of leaves & other garden debris into shredder hopper


Engine
Engine Brand
Viper
Starting System
Recoil Start
Engine Cycle
4-Cycle
CC
212 CCs
Fuel Tank Size
0.74 Gallons
Engine Cylinders
1 Cylinder
Oil Filter
No
Torque
8 Lbs
Consumer Engine Warranty
5 Years
Feed Chute
Wood Diameter
3 Inches
Feed Type
Gravity
Number of Blades
2 Blades
Replaceable Blades
Yes
Discharge Chute
Bag
Included
Towing
Towable
Yes
D.O.T. Lights
No
Fenders
No
Wheels
Rear Tire Size
11 Inch
Tire Type
Plastic Wheels
Overview
Assembly Required
Yes
Weight
121 Pounds
Product Length
25.4 Inches
Product Width
29.9 Inches
Product Height
51.9 Inches
Consumer Warranty
5 Years
UPC
012642003233
Model
18493
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  1 Question
Q: Hi Bob, There are 4 Tazz models. Though they have different engine makers/cc's, there isn't much difference between them if you look at the power (torque) or cutting (number of hammers/knives).
Is there any real difference between them that I'm not getting? Thanks.

by Michael from California on July 05, 2016

A:

Model 22752 - K33 is the only Tazz model that may be shipped to California. The chipper/shredders are the same. Only the engine make and size differ.

K33 California
by Dale, Product Expert
Tazz 18493 Reviews & Ratings
Overall Rating
Features
5/5
Quality
5/5
Performance
5/5
Value
5/5
Overall
4.7 out of 54.7 out of 54.7 out of 54.7 out of 54.7 out of 5
Pros
Price (33)
Easy To Use (28)
I'd Buy It Again (28)
Exceeded Expectations (22)
High Quality (18)
Cons
None (14)
Packaging (9)
Heavy (6)
Bad Instructions (4)
Low Quality (3)
95% of respondents would recommend this product to a friend
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Dale, the Chipper Expert
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Product Expert
Total Reviews
26 Reviews
Total Helpful Votes
1033 Helpful Votes
Power Equipment Direct Recommended

The Tazz K32 chipper shredder offers surprisingly effective performance in a compact package. The 25-1/2" x 30" inch footprint will take up minimal space in your garage or storage shed.

The Tazz K32 is powered by an easy-starting and powerful Viper® 212cc engine, which gives this unit enough power to chip branches up to 3” in diameter. The rugged steel hopper stands at only 34” high, so yard waste can be dropped in with minimal effort while larger branches can be fed into the... more
Dale Recommends This Model
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Anmarie B.
Mckinney, TX
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 10/9/16
Most Helpful Positive Review
REVIEWED
NOV.
03
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Love The Tazz
Great piece of machinery. Well designed, well crafted, and easy assembly. Only complaint is the vacuum as the leaves got stuck in the pipe often. As for the chipper though - fantastic. We must have run the Tazz for at least 10 hours the first couple of days and not a problem.

It made awesome mulch for the garden! The mulch got better with the second run though but you do need to feed it slowly through the hopper or it gets clogged. Regardless though, we are very happy with it. Fed... more
Pros: I'd Buy It Again, Exceeded Expectations, Easy To Use, Reliable
Anmarie Recommends This Tazz Product
Anmarie's Experience With Power Equipment Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"It was clear when we ordered the Tazz it was on back order, but we still got it ahead of schedule."
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Oden P
Phoenixville, PA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 6/3/17
Most Helpful Critical Review
REVIEWED
JUN.
25
2017
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Arrived Damaged And Missing Part
The item arrived slightly damaged and missing the rear stud plate for the hopper.
Cons: Packaging, Bad Instructions, Low Quality, missing parts
Dale, the Chipper Expert
Product Expert
Oden,
I sincerely apologize for the issues you've been experiencing with your unit. Please give us a call and we will get the correct parts ordered for you ASAP. Thank you very much for your business.
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Ed K
Plaistow, NH
REVIEWED
MAY.
16
2017
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Very Nice Machine
Does what it's supposed to, and well. Huuge for nowadays! The Viper engine has more than enough power to just suck in (3") sticks into the chipper. It runs smooth and starts easily hot or cold. The chipper is very efficient as long as the stick is straight enough to feed. Haven't tried the shredder with just leaves - shredding small springy branches with leaves is a bit difficult - they're hard to feed. The bagger is well designed and very convenient. It will let very fine dust... more
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Pros: Easy To Use, Exceeded Expectations, High Quality, Easy To Store
Cons: Bad Instructions
Ed Recommends This Tazz Product
Ed's Experience With Power Equipment Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Fast service and FedEx delivered an undamaged, heavy package."
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10
John S.
Suwanee, GA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 5/24/16
REVIEWED
JUL.
12
2016
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Fed Ex Bends Axle On Delivery
I heard some noise out front while in my home office. I was expecting the delivery from your company via Fed Ex. The doorbell was not rung and by the time I got outside I observed the Fed Ex man putting the Tazz partially back in its box. He quickly left and I was confused as to why he didn't ring the doorbell. I thought nothing of it until I assembled the machine and the axle was extremely bent.

It appears that he threw it off the truck in order to do that much damage. So much that it... more
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Pros: Easy To Use, Exceeded Expectations, Easy To Store
Cons: Packaging, Broken On Delivery
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517
Jeff B.
Arlington, TX
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 6/27/17
REVIEWED
JUL.
19
2017
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Machine From A Great Company
Started on 2nd pull. I have run the machine for 5 hours and it has performed as promised. Great machine for the price.
Pros: Price, I'd Buy It Again, High Quality, Reliable
Cons: None
Jeff Recommends This Tazz Product
Jeff's Experience With Power Equipment Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Shipped quickly and arrived early from FedEx Ground from Chippers Direct. Amazon uses UPS...I don't recommend purchasing from Amazon."
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John K.
Norcross, GA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 6/26/17
REVIEWED
JUL.
17
2017
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Nice Product
Nice product shipped fast. Assembly was straightforward and manual was easy to follow. Bummed because an axle was bent, but I was was there when Fedex offloaded and it wasn't dropped and the box had no external damage. Only indication was broken foam packing. Seems I saw this as an issue in another review.
Pros: Price, Easy To Use, I'd Buy It Again, Easy To Store
Cons: Shipping damage
John Recommends This Tazz Product
John's Experience With Power Equipment Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"It was good."
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Daniel D.
Halfmoon, NY
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 7/16/16
REVIEWED
AUG.
10
2016
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Nice For The Price
It starts easy and has plenty of power to chip limbs.. The hopper on top looks large but in can be difficult to feed leafy branches so they must be cut down to go in to the opening at the bottom. A push stick might help but that could be hazardous.

The result is that it takes a lot longer than my Troy-Bilt. The optional tow bar was disappointment for the money but is a must when moving it around a large property. The bag is a little small but goes on and off easy. All-and-all, a fair value.
Daniel Recommends This Tazz Product
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Rush W
Louisville, TN
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 4/1/17
REVIEWED
APR.
24
2017
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Excellent Product, Excellent Value!
Just as reviewed--strong, smooth-running engine, started on first pull! Taxes the machine's capabilities when limb size approaches the 3" limit, but really chews up anything less. We're very pleased--one of those wonderful "why didn't I do this sooner?" purchases.
Pros: Price, I'd Buy It Again, Easy To Use, High Quality
Cons: Heavy
Rush Recommends This Tazz Product
Rush's Experience With Power Equipment Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Great price, and quick shipping."
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Victoria D
Elkton, MD
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 4/2/17
REVIEWED
APR.
24
2017
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Just What We Needed
Wasn't hard to put it together at all. Does an excellent job, on what we have to shred. I can make mulch in no time and not hard to use at all.
Pros: Price, I'd Buy It Again, Easy To Use, High Quality
Cons: Bigger lettering required to see instructions, can't wait to get the vacuum for it.
Victoria Recommends This Tazz Product
Victoria's Experience With Power Equipment Direct
Web Site
4/5

Service
4/5

Shipping
4/5
"Chipper Direct had lots of features and good reviews."
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David K
Alem, OH
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 3/15/17
REVIEWED
APR.
23
2017
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
What Power!
I cannot believe the power this little machine has. It has no frills but does the job easily without a hiccup. It's easy to start, runs strong and barely slows under a heavy load.

If you have any qualms about this engine just forget them, it is excellent. I really like the zipper at the bottom of the bag , makes it easy to empty. In my opinion it is a bargain. I have had more expensive machines that would not hold a candle to this. We will see how long it holds up but I have used it for 4... more
Pros: Price, Easy To Use, I'd Buy It Again, Exceeded Expectations
Cons: None
David Recommends This Tazz Product
David's Experience With Power Equipment Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Easy website to use"
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Linda R.
Peabody, MA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 9/19/16
REVIEWED
NOV.
02
2016
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Pros And Cons
Pros - Solidly built. Easily assembled. Very fine chop of leaves.

Cons - Heavy duty rubber/vinyl(?) flaps meant to be a hand guard totally impedes leaves from passing through hopper. Had to remove guard entirely to be able to load leaves more than a small handful at a time. Even without the hand-guard mentioned above, hopper has to be fed with relatively small (basketball-sized) handfuls, Without vacuum hose attachment, feeding leaves to the machine requires constant bending.

Leaf... more
Linda Recommends This Tazz Product
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