Good for tilling compost into your raised beds. Very little maintenance. Cuts the ground easily. Lightweight. Easy to put together. A lot of power for an electric tiller. Doesn't overheat. Tines are easy to clean. Good auto shut-off function.
Works better going backwards rather than forwards. Not a full-sized model and not the best choice for very large spaces.
Works quickly. Wheels fold up to allow for extra depth while tilling. Easy to assemble. Brand makes 4 sizes from 7.5" to 16". A powerful tiller for the price. Easy to lift and move. Small, but very sturdy and able to till a lot of space without overheating or showing signs of wear.
If you are tilling vines, you will have to stop and clean off the tines often or the tiller may bind up.
Set up is simple. You do not have to be strong to use this model. Cuts through the soil well. Leaves dirt soft and ready for planting. Moves fast with a decent amount of power. Safety shut-off bar. A well constructed machine.
Not as powerful as a gas tiller. Only a 5" tilling height. Others can go deeper.
A good product to help out a compacted lawn. Easy to handle. Weighs just over 20 pounds. Folding handle means less storage space. Sturdy. Does not feel flimsy when it is in use. Can cut through the soil well. Wheels can operate in 3 positions for depth. Good for mixing in new soil or mulch.
There is not a variable speed on this model.
Good for prepping a lawn to re-seed. Comes with a 2-year warranty. Does well maintaining an established garden area and prepping it for planting. Simple to start. Lightweight. Tills to 5". Cultivating width can be altered from 6" to 9". 8 steel tines.
This unit does not do very well when it hits rocks or tough roots.
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Corded electric tillers are best for working in loose soil; they may struggle with breaking hard, compact soil to establish a new garden. Because of this, corded electric tillers are most suitable for aerating, weeding, and mixing compost. You may be happiest with a corded electric tiller that has an adjustable width to get into tighter spaces. A lightweight tiller with folding handles will be easier to store. For safety, a shut-off bar or any other kind of dead man's switch is a necessity. A corded tiller that’s easy to assemble is a plus, but multi-position wheels are a must.
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