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Forest Master FM6DD Wood Chipper Review


Rating: 4.4 out of 5 (from 657 reviews)

The Forest Master FM6DD Wood Chipper is powered by a 6HP, 208cc 4-Stroke LCT Maxx Series engine for efficient performance without the need for belts. Featuring dual reversible blades for extended service life and economic benefits, this chipper is compact and portable with a foldable hopper and chute, ideal for limited storage spaces. Maintenance is made simple with easy access to the drum via input and output chutes. Backed by dedicated UK customer support, Forest Master ensures timely assistance from a local service centre.

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What users think:

The Forest Master FM6DD Wood Chipper presents a mixed bag of experiences based on user feedback. On the positive side, users generally appreciate its robust build quality and high-quality finish.

It handles smaller branches under 50mm efficiently, chipping them quickly and effectively, which is ideal for small-scale gardening tasks. Moreover, its compact design and foldable hopper contribute to its appeal by saving space and facilitating easy storage when not in use.

However, one significant limitation is its struggle with older or drier wood, often leading to frequent jams during operation. Users also find the small gate on the hopper restrictive, necessitating meticulous feeding in of smaller twigs. There are concerns about the durability of the blades, with some users noting they may not be hard enough to handle thicker wood as advertised.

Maintenance tasks, such as adding oil or cleaning the machine after jams, are cited as cumbersome due to design and access issues.

Direct quotes from owners:

Great little chipper. Its smaller than expected but starts easy and chips fast. Only good for smaller branches, under 50mm. But ideal for small gardens. I would recommend it.


I agree with independent online reviews that the blades are not made of a hard enough metal. It certainly cannot shred wood 2" thick.


Really please with this robust little chipper. Well made engine/blade assembly, and very easy to put together. Cleared my garden today no problem at all.

Price: £499.99

(at time of writing)

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