Bandit 12XP Woood Chipper


Companies seeking a highly productive, compact 12-inch capacity drum-style chipper turn to the Intimidator™ 12XP. Featuring a 24-inch diameter drum with a large 13-inch by 17-inch throat opening, it easily process large brush stacks and limbs. Powerful dual feed wheels mounted in Bandit’s proven Slide Box Feed System provide direct down pressure to material entering the chipper, requiring little-to-no trim work on material before feeding it through the chipper.


13" x 17"

Chipper Opening

Measurements (Towable)

  • Length (Infeed Closed): 13’ 5”
  • Length (Infeed Open): 16’
  • Width: 6’ 8″
  • Height 8’ 1”
  • Weight: 5,500 lbs
  • Fuel Tank: 25 gal
  • Hyd.Tank: 12 gal


84.5HP-114HP Engine Options

Other Specifications

  • Capacity: 12”
  • Throat Opening: 13” x 17”
  • Drum: 24” diameter x 18-¾” wide (3/8” thick)
  • RPM: 1,530
  • Feed System: Slide box


Lift Cylinder

(Standard on the 18XP, 19XP and 21XP)

  • For exrta bite from Bandit’s Slide Box Feed System, the hydraulic lift cylinder can apply additional down pressure to crush forked limbs and big crotches.

Customise your 12XP


Available with a trackundercarriage, the Intimidator 12XP can be taken directly to the trees.

Hydralic Winch

This useful option enables the operator to pull large material to the chipper with ease.

Gas or Diesel Engine

Bandit offers a wide variety of gas and diesel engine options to choose from.


Any manufacturer can say they have the toughest equipment, but Bandit backs it up with a five year GUTS warranty on every new Bandit hand-fed chipper. The warranty covers the Bandit-fabricated components of the disc/drum assembly and the slide box feed system to give you years of worry-free operation.

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