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Replace Flails on your Yardbeast 2050 & 2090 Chipper Shredder.

Updated: Jul 25, 2023

So it's that time you need to replace the flails on your chipper. This tutorial works for the Yardbeast 2050 & 2090 wood chipper shredder models. We have compiled below a quick service guide that will help you make this job as smooth as possible. Time to complete: approx 10-15 mins (on each pin).

Step 1.

Make sure to gather the right set of tools. Above is a picture of the tools we will utilize for this change.

Tools utilized to change chipper hammers on a gas powered chipper

Tools to use:

1- Hammer

1- Flathead Screwdriver

1- Piece of round metal (3/8" or less)

1- Pliers

2- 9/16" hex wrench

Removing the pins to take away the leaf shredder parts

Step 2.

Pull out the safety cotter pin located behind the belt guard. Make sure to take out the one on the left (facing the unit).

always refer to the leaf shredder manual of your Yardbeast to follow best practices for common maintenance chores

Step 3.

Pull out the L-pin towards you. This will free up the flat screen inside the unit before removal.

periodic maintenance such as replacing shredding hammer is necessary when doing lots of wood chipping

Step 4.

Open the front cover of the chipper by loosening all 3/8" hex bolts (8 sets total). Then, pull the front cover towards you to remove the cover and the flat screen altogether.

Even the best wood chipper shredder like the Yardbeast 2090 needs maintenance on their shredding rotor and chipping feed chute

Step 5.

Loosen the screws on the side chute and remove them.


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