Old 01-12-2002, 03:00 PM
BISHOP BISHOP is offline
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The Mantis Tiller

I got info from the factory on the Mantis Tiller.
They want $299.00 + (S&H) for the lil' tiller & it comes with a free edger attachment. Do any of you guys use the Mantis on small areas, beds, ect.

Is it really worth the money? How have your experiences with it been?

Bishop :alien:
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Old 01-12-2002, 06:46 PM
Randy Scott Randy Scott is offline
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I have the ECHO tiller. Cost me $299 from local dealer. I didn't get the edger with it though. Works real good, didn't use it a ton this year but they work suprisingly well for being small and with the thin looking blades. They tore up our Wisconsin clay pretty good,
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Old 01-12-2002, 09:08 PM
Evan528 Evan528 is offline
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I bought one in spring! Love the lil thing! Dont expect to till hard dry clay with it but for beds and better soil it is fantastic! Definitly worth the money!
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Old 01-13-2002, 12:24 AM
gogetter gogetter is offline
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Bishop, if you do decide to get one, check on e-bay for them. I used to see them quite a bit on there, and you can usually save some decent money.
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Old 01-13-2002, 07:14 AM
Atlantic Lawn Atlantic Lawn is offline
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It's a great little tool for bedding plants,worth every penny I bought mine used for $100 look in greensheets, most used ones have very low hours.
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