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Steve Bullman

Woodchipper accident in Australia

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12 minutes ago, Billhook said:

So in that scenario I assume that the safety cut out bar at the mouth pf the hopper would not have time to work,  or should it be able to stop the feed rollers in a split second.?

The rollers will stop instantaneously when the safety is operated and in the UK, the standards mean they stay stopped until reset. In the case in that clip, by the time you arrived at the in feed, there is a good chance that you wouldn't be in a fit state to help yourself. 

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That was a video produced by an american Bandit dealer but I’m surprised how many people think it is fake, all Bandit chippers have a rope shear fitted as std.

What is a rope shear and how does it work and was it not on that chipper on vid?

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That must be horrendous for the family. Especially when it comes to the funeral, knowing that there's not a body in the coffin but a bag of shredded meat.


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