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Rapid Shredder. Ideal for green garden waste. Powerful 2000W Bosch 'powerdrive' motor. 3.5cm cutting capacity. Full-width hopper and plunge feeder for fast throughput. Double-sided hardened 'Swiss blade'.

Rapid Shredder. Ideal for green garden waste. Powerful 2000W Bosch 'powerdrive' motor. 3.5cm cutting capacity. Full-width hopper and plunge feeder for fast throughput. Double-sided hardened 'Swiss blade'.
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6 of 7(86%)reviewers would recommend this product.
Customer Reviews for Bosch AXT Rapid 2000W 80kg/hr Electric Garden Shredder 230V
Review 1 for Bosch AXT Rapid 2000W 80kg/hr Electric Garden Shredder 230V
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Better than expected..........
20 Jun 2014
By Nuggs
, Birmingham
"Very efficient and speedy- Used up to maximum 35mm diam. Just seemed to swallow everything. Fed everything in carefully. No problems."
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An excellent shredder
11 Feb 2010
By davidqc
, North Wales
"I agree with Weedy1. In summary, easy to use, easy to clear blockages (infrequent), light to carry. Performance defies it's size. Wonderful for muching up brambles. I have shreded branches up to about 50mm when the blade is new. Great laser cut blades, but they have almost trebled in price since May 2008 (Screwfix still the cheapest) when I bought the shredder. Should get about 20-30 hours from each blade, which are reversible (i.e. 2 blades in one). Every home should have one! (I kid you not)."
3 of 3 people found this review helpful.
Review 3 for Bosch AXT Rapid 2000W 80kg/hr Electric Garden Shredder 230V
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Shred of Evidence
9 Jul 2008
By Weedy1
, Lanarkshire
"Chose this model, after "Which?" and other reviews; Screwfix best price by a significant margin. Assembly proved straightforward. The shredder is easy to move about and well-balanced, despite its height. The ON/Off switch needs a good twist; casual use sometimes fails to start the motor. The hopper and front panel combined can be removed for de-clogging the blade, but the locking screw takes lots of turning! Safety seems good - it would be hard to put fingers far into the chute. In action, the Bosch is fairly noisy, especially when shredding branches; these can also whip about, making them initially difficult/scary to hold, but confidence soon builds. Slim sticks, tough stems (eg nettles), leafy plants, cardboard and rolled-up newspaper are all dealt with efficiently, but it takes experiment and practice to learn the best speed for feeding stuff in, how much to insert at one go and how much pressure to use, as this affects the quality and usefulness of the output (we use an old plastic paint bucket for collection, as there is no receptacle with the machine). The plunge feeder is effective, if used carefully - it is possible to overfeed and slow/jam the shredder, especially with soft green material. The cut-out sometimes operates, but the motor can otherwise slow dramatically and risks burnout. We'll need to see how it performs over time, but first impressions are good."
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Review 4 for Bosch AXT Rapid 2000W 80kg/hr Electric Garden Shredder 230V
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V pleased so far
8 Feb 2013
By tdbsnr
, Northants
"Very easy & quick to assemble, light & easy to move around, Demolishes materials as fast as I can feed, wide hopper, sharp blade pulls branches in. (I don't bother shredding soft material, just put it straight into the compost bin.) It has enabled me to get jobs done in less than half the time it took with my horribly unreliable & heavy Ryobi shredder.
As I have only used it twice, I can't comment on long-term performance or reliability, but it has been excellent so far.
Three small crits: no cable storage, and the cable is a bit short; and no stowage for the plunge feeder - I trimmed mine to fit in the handle.
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Chips away
18 Oct 2012
By screwfixing1
, Evesham
"All round good machine this. Works well if you take your time with loading the material. blocked it a few times but this was my inpatience rather than a faulty machine. Misses a collection bucket/container but a compost sack worked well for me. Good value and works well."
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not for serious shredding
30 May 2013
By roofgardener
, county down
"worked well on soft material but such waste can be placed on the ground and gone over with a rotary mower much quicker. i bought this item with confidence because spare blades were shown in the catalogue but are sadly now unavailable. the blades do not cope well with very woody waste."
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Bosch Shredder
8 Apr 2010
By Gnome
, Buckinghamshire
"This shredder is not as powerful as descibed, and often jams when shredding only hedge clippings. It is quite loud and will only tolerate larger branches if they are fed into it at snail's pace. As it only has a small mouth it is hard to shred a lot of material. It is probably better to hire a larger petrol driven chipper."
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