Updated 27 Sep 2013

Bosch

AXT Rapid 2200

Snapshot: The Bosch AXT Rapid 2200 garden shredder uses a blade-cutting system. How well does it shred branches?

AXT Rapid 2200
Consumer score
SCORE
Price guide

$499

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Test results

Overall score
76
Dry branch
?/10
Fresh branch
?/10
Leafy material
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Very good at shredding dry branches.
  • Good at shredding fresh branches.
  • Excellent at shredding leafy material.
  • Easy to use.
  • Light weight.
  • Has plunger.

But

  • Noisy.

How we test

We tested the shredders on freshly-cut branches (up to 2cm diameter), dry or semi-dry branches (2-4cm diameter) and leafy green cuttings. We also assessed ease of feeding, tendency to block, access to the blade or roller, and manoeuvrability.

Overall score:

  • Dry branch shredding (28%)
  • Fresh branch shredding (28%)
  • Leafy material shredding (14%)
  • Ease of use (30%)

Key data

Model

Price guide
$499

Specifications

Noise (dBA)
87
Weight (kg)
12
H x W x D (cm)
95 x 47 x 50
Cutting system
Blade
Maximum branch diameter (cm)
4.0

Features

Reverse function
×
Collection bag
×
Plunger

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