Sun Joe Chipper Joe 1.5 in. 14-Amp Electric Wood Chipper/Shredder-CJ601E - The Home Depot

Sun Joe

Model # CJ601E

Internet # 203308440

Chipper Joe 1.5 in. 14-Amp Electric Wood Chipper/Shredder

Sun Joe Chipper Joe 1.5 in. 14-Amp Electric Wood Chipper/Shredder

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$168.99 / each


Model # CJ601E

Internet # 203308440

Chipper Joe Plus CJ601E makes quick work out of brush, leaves and branches. Turn your yard rubbish into garden mulch doing your part to reduce, reuse and recycle. The CJ601E can handle sticks and wood limbs up to 1.5 in. in diameter. The minimized wood chips make a great mulch for around trees and flower beds. Its lightweight design makes the Chipper Joe Plus easy to move around the yard. A key feature of the unit is a safety hopper lock that prevents the motor from operating when opened. The chippers powerful 14 -Amp motor runs at speeds up to 4,300/min making your cleanup chores fast.

  • Best use 1.5 in. branches and twigs ideal for garden mulch
  • Maximum cutting diameter 1.5 in.
  • Easy portability: 6 in. wheels
  • Compact design
  • Safety hooper locking knob prevents the motor from operating when opened
  • Weight: 26.23 lbs.
  • ETL approved
  • Full 2-year warranty
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Assembled Depth (in.)  17 in  Assembled Height (in.)  36.75 in 
Assembled Width (in.)  20 in  Maximum extension cord length (ft.)  100 
Product Depth (in.)  20  Product Height (in.)  36.75 
Product Width (in.)  26.23 
Amperage (amps)  14  Bag/maximum load capacity (bushels) 
Chipper blade material  Steel  Chipper capacity (in.)  1.50 
Commercial  No  Cord lock  No 
Engine torque (ft.-lb.)  Feed capacity (in.)  1.50 
Housing Material  Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)  Power Type  Electric 
Product Weight (lb.)  17 lb  Reconditioned  No 
Required extension cord rating  14 gauge  Returnable  30-Day 
Self-Feeding  No  Start Type  Electric 
Wheels  Yes 
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications and Listings  CSA Listed  Manufacturer Warranty  2 Years 


Rated 4.0 out of 5 by 136 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great product for yard clean up. Surprisingly quiet. November 14, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Thumbs up for Chipper Joe We had a landscaper quote the clean up and haul away behind our garage at $350. The Chipper Joe was under $200 and did the job behind our garage as well as the branches and leaves from our trimmed bushes and the branches and leaves that were removed hanging on our roof. The only time Chipper Joe clogged up is when I put too many leaves in it and even that was easy to open and unclog. Branches, leaves, weeds, vines and small trees are no problem for this product. No more yard waste bags and stickers. If you are a do-it-yourself person and want to save money, this is the greatest thing since sliced bread. July 21, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by great little unit at a great price I was realistic and did not expect an industrial chipper at this price point. That said this little thing works like a charm. Easy to use and makes quick work of a pile of limbs. It has only jammed on me one time when I tried to chip a limb with too many side twigs. BUT it cleared in a snap and I was back in business. It does not do well with the really tiny twigs, but they are easy to pick out if you plan to use the chips for decorative cover. And if you just plan to bag them for disposal, sure makes it easy. This was definitely a smart purchase. July 31, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Effective light duty chipper for Harry Homeowner A couple of weeks ago my wife and I went crazy in our back yard. We spent the entire weekend pruning, trimming and thinning our entire landscape. Wound up with a four foot high pile of trimmings that covered over half the yard. Wasn't about to manually cut that stuff up so it could be bagged and hauled out. So I went on line looking for a light duty chipper and settled on this one. It gets mixed reviews, but they all do. During two 2 hour sessions I turned that huge pile of cuttings into two bags of chips. No jams or overloads. By the end of each session the motor housing was quite warm but not too hot to touch with a bare hand. Don't try to rush things. Feed it one or two branches at a time. Don't push. Let them feed at their own pace and guide them in. I chipped branches up to an inch thick and four feet long. The only problem I have is that there is no effective way to attach a catch bag to the output chute. I solved that by sitting it on top of a 32 gallon trash can lined with a lawn and leaf bag, with a couple of 12 inch pavers in the bottom (under the bag) to give it some stability. It sits there on an angle with the chute aimed right into the bag (see photos). I doubt that either the manufacturer or Home Depot would endorse that. But it worked well and was quite stable. There's a crab apple tree back there in desperate need of a good pruning. I've been putting it off because I just don't want deal with the cuttings. I'm going after that tree next weekend. If I don't come back to amend this review you can assume it also handled that stuff as well. August 21, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by A great deal for the money. It took about 1/2 to put together, and it works great. I was trimming hedges for 2 solid 8hr days. After the blades went dull, I took the blades out and turned them over, and chipped more. I bought a 6in grinder and just sharpened the blades again, this little chipper is well worth the money. Here's my advise for anyone learning as I just did, shred the branches the same or next day that you do your trimming. Older and dried out branches will dull the blade, but the fresh green branches will go down like a cube of butter on a hot skillet. This is not a professional chipper, but it is great for the weekend warriors. March 29, 2014
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