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Straw Chopper / Mulcher

Mulching Made Easy with the MULCH MASTER Straw Chopper
Cuts Mulching time and puts mulch where you want it!

With the NORTEC straw chopper you can save up to 80% on your mulching time over mulching by hand.  You can mulch a bale of straw in as fast as 30 seconds.  The 30' flexible mulch hose can be placed easily in tight spots around decks and shrubs.
The NORTEC straw chopper fits easily onto pickup trucks or trailers.  For even greater mobility, an optional wheel kit is available.

With the NORTEC straw chopper you can achieve an even, stable layer of mulch leaving a professional look to the work area.

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NEW for 2004 - Hydraulic Drive for Skid Steer

Thirteen and Sixteen h.p. engines available
56' Long x 34" Wide x 50" High
Capacity Approx. 120 Bales Per Hour
Machine Weight Approx. 660 lbs.

Large 18" Dia. By 6" Wide Blower, with adjustable blades, makes quick work of bales at less than 60 seconds per bale.  Adjustable grate permits chopping as fine or coarse as desired.

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The plastic top is an exclusive on NORTEC choppers.  The plastic closes up the gap between the tilt-top and the bale hopper which helps eliminate any binding caused by the materials being chopped.  This feature is very important when chopping newspaper.

The tilt-top feature enables you to sharpen knives in minutes.  A spiral design assures an even power curve for uniform, continuous cutting with less horsepower.

Double V-belt drive for more efficient transmission of power and no belt slippage.  A completely enclosed oil bath gear box drives the steel blade hopper which glides on four large 2-1/2" bearings.

Our adjustable grate is smooth operating and can be adjusted with six different grate height settings to control output and cutting length

Standard Rotor with 76 knives welded to heavy replacement plates which slide easily on the heavy duty 1-1/4" hex shaft.


The bottom of the blower is easily removed for service or adjusting the replaceable blower paddles.


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