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I been looking at the WoodMaxx TM86H PTO Chipper and would like to know if anyone has one and how it work with the John Deere 1025

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sorry cannot help w/ question, but :wgtt:
 

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I been looking at the WoodMaxx TM86H PTO Chipper and would like to know if anyone has one and how it work with the John Deere 1025

Frank
I was looking at those also , but after much deliberation , I decided to go with a stand alone chipper from Lowes . It is electric start (literally ,it has a 120 volt starter) 15 hp. chipper/shredder . It works great and saves the wear on my tractor . Just my .02 .:cool:
 

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Welcome to GTT cser05. :thumbup1gif:
6" chipper is pretty big for a 1025R(?) tractor.
What's your location?
 
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I don't have the WoodMaxx or know how big it chips. If it's up to 6" then I can't help you there either. I can tell you about what chips 4½" off of the PTO. I have the DR chipper that chips up to and including 4½" and it does a great job. The 1026 I have does great with it. When it comes to knots in the wood it will bog down just a little and then chip right through it. I have chipped some 3" to 4" oak that was left laying for 5 years and it cut it no problem. I run my tractor at about 3000 to 3200 rpm which is about 540 at the rear PTO. Yes it is putting hours on your tractor but it takes up less room and it's not another engine I have to worry about for the amount of times I use it. And for me anything over 4½" is firewood. Anything less is just in the way. Sorry I can't be of more help.
 
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I don't have experience with that model chipper or your model tractor. :unknown:
I do, however, have their WM-8H wood chipper that I power with my 3320. I can share a comment about support of the WoodMaxx brand. I had a pump bearing fail so I called them up, troubleshot the issue with them, they shipped a replacement to me immediately, I swapped it out, packaged the dead one up and shipped it back, all in a very short time frame. They were very helpful on the phone, easy to reach when I needed them, and were quick with resolving the issue. For that reason, I rate them pretty high in my book.

I had considered a number of chippers, and decided that I didn't want yet another motor to maintain. Also, having the added capacity of the model I have (8") attached to my tractor really does make property clean up nice, all at the mere pull of a PTO switch.

If it's worth anything, I have had a great experience working with my wood chipper. I had a 20'+ skinny pine that died on my property and because it didn't have any large branches on it I ran that through the chipper, whole, just 'cause I could. Amazing machine, that little bugger. The small little wood chips it creates are great to have around the property as well. I have created very nice walking paths using the chipped material in addition to using them in flower beds.

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TM-86H chipper

I been looking at the WoodMaxx TM86H PTO Chipper and would like to know if anyone has one and how it work with the John Deere 1025

Frank
Also been looking at it , but just cant pull the trigger and buy. I have a 2305 and it seems like the best match. Cant find anything comparable for the price. and it is specially designed for lower PTO Hp as they say. Have you talked with anyone at Woodmaxx ?
 

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That WoodMaxx Chipper looks to be an incredible value and built like a tank! Might have to put it on the list as I know my pops wants to buy one of those big box store junkers, so perhaps I can interest him in a 50/50 split for my 1026R! Hmmmmm.... Will have to see how good of a salesman I am :)
 

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Bought WoodMaxx TM-86H Hydraulic Chipper

I got the TM86H chipper from WoodMaxx in Jan of 2014. I've used it on my 2320 tractor. You can chip 4" wood with no problems. You can adjust the HYD feed to match the size wood your chipping. The people at WoodMaxx are easy to deal with. There customer service is great. I have 3 acres that I'm cleaning up and this chipper works well. For $2649.00 I think it's a good buy. I have since traded my 2320 for a 2032R. I wanted a little bigger tractor working in the woods. The TH-86H works good on this tractor too. The chipper weighs 595lbs so you will want some front weight on tractor.
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Picture of my TM-86H chipper and 2032R tractor.
I think we will need to see a video of it in action. That thing looks bad a$$!


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I think we will need to see a video of it in action. That thing looks bad a$$!


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I have done a lot of work with it last fall. The hydraulic feed is really the way to go. It works so smooth just set the feed rate to the size wood your chipping and let it go. The biggest log I have run through the chipper is 5" I'm not sure what the max size would be with the 2032R tractor. The inlet is big enough so you don't have to do much trimming of branches. The fact that it is on my 3 point hitch makes it so easy to move it around in the woods. I won't be using it again any time soon because there is just too much snow in the woods. I will take some pictures when I'm working it again in the spring.
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Picture of my TM-86H chipper and 2032R tractor.
Really like that WoodMaxx made this iMatch compatible - seems as if they really put a lot of thought into the design... Wallenstein whaaaa? :) I better grab one of these before WoodMaxx finds out they have a superior machine and most likely dethroned Wallenstein and raise the price!

Very much interested in further feedback, video, pictures, etc.
 
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I do, however, have their WM-8H wood chipper that I power with my 3320.
I got the TM86H chipper from WoodMaxx in Jan of 2014. I've used it on my 2320 tractor...I have since traded my 2320 for a 2032R.
Can you guys, or anyone else for that matter, comment on how you chose the model that you purchased? Was it strictly tractor size, or other features? I have a 2032r and am maintaining 3.5 fully wooded acres. I am trying to decide which of the two models would work best for me. I called WoodMaxx and they suggested the WM-8H, which they indicated that the 2032r was big enough to run. I like that they both hydraulic feed. I like the capacity of the WM-8H, but wonder if the 2032r has enough umph to really utilize it. I like how the TM-86H folds for compact storage. I'm torn between the flat feed and partial gravity feed.

So, in summary, I'm wishy washy. I'm looking forward to feedback from anyone that made this decision.
 

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I read up about several chippers but decided on the WoodMaxx because of the heavy flywheel, the PTO HP required, and the hydraulic material feeder. Having used the WM-8H now for two seasons, the hydraulic feed is SO worth it. Feed in some branches, they get started, return to the pile and start picking more branches while it is chipping, turn back feed more material. It makes it painless and... dare I say it... fun!

As far as feed, my chute is flat at the bottom but large enough that I can feed in rather bushy branches, if that makes sense. The flat feed is also great when I decide to stuff in that occasional large branch because I want the chips more than I need firewood. LOL. I can stand way back at the end of the branch supporting the weight as it feeds in. If the chute was angled up for partial gravity feed, I don't know if I would be able to feed such long material into the chipper. As for storage, I put mine in a big a$$ garage so I don't need it to fold up. If space is a big factor in your decision making, maybe the folding unit would be worth it.

Our engine and rear PTO HP are almost the same, 3320 vs 2032R. Based on that alone ('cause I've never used a 2032R) I'd say you should enjoy it as much as I have.
 

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Can you guys, or anyone else for that matter, comment on how you chose the model that you purchased? Was it strictly tractor size, or other features? I have a 2032r and am maintaining 3.5 fully wooded acres. I am trying to decide which of the two models would work best for me. I called WoodMaxx and they suggested the WM-8H, which they indicated that the 2032r was big enough to run. I like that they both hydraulic feed. I like the capacity of the WM-8H, but wonder if the 2032r has enough umph to really utilize it. I like how the TM-86H folds for compact storage. I'm torn between the flat feed and partial gravity feed.

So, in summary, I'm wishy washy. I'm looking forward to feedback from anyone that made this decision.
At the time I bought the TM-86H I owned a 2320 with 18 pto hp. WoodMaxx said this chipper would work good on that tractor. I also wanted HYD feed for ease of operation. If I had owned the 2032R at the time I may have gone with the WM-8H not sure. The TM-86H did work well on the 2320 as I stated before. I also think it's a good fit for the 2032R. The larger tires on the 2032R make moving the chipper around in the woods easier. Also more hp on the pto helps too. I don't chip much more then 4" wood but I think you could with this tractor. I think you would be happy with either chipper.
Ralph F:good2:
 
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