Mantis Introduces New Deluxe Tiller/Cultivator

Updated Feb 15, 2013

Mantis is introducing a newly designed version of their 2-cycle and 4-cycle powered tiller/cultivator, the Mantis Deluxe Tiller/Cultivator – a new design that maintains all of the advantages of the original Mantis Tiller with new function and convenience features that make creating and maintaining the garden and landscape even easier.

The new Mantis Deluxe Tiller is available with a FastStart 2-cycle engine (shown above) or 4-cycle Honda engine.The new Mantis Deluxe Tiller is available with a FastStart 2-cycle engine (shown above) or 4-cycle Honda engine.

The Mantis Deluxe Tiller offers a new look and style with convenience features that include height adjustable handles, soft comfort ergonomic grips, a front bumper handle for convenient transportation, and the handy kickstand comes standard. Powered by your choice of a hardworking, long lasting, Fast-Start commercial grade 2-cycle (gas/oil mix) engine or powerful 4-cycle gasoline (only) Honda engine.

Features of the new Mantis Deluxe Tiller/Cultivator:

  • Models:
    • 2-cycle 9” Tine Width – FastStart engine – starts with 75% less effort than a standard commercial-grade 2-cycle engine. The 2-cycle Deluxe weighs 25 lbs.
    • 4-cycle 9” Tine Width – Easy to start Honda® engine uses straight gasoline – no oil mixing necessary. The 4-cycle Deluxe weighs 26 lbs.
    • 4-cycle 16” Tine Width XP – Powerful 35cc Honda® engine. The 4-cycle Deluxe XP weighs a mere 34 lbs.
  • New Handle Configuration:

­            – Tubed Steel from Bumper to Handle Fold – single-piece for exceptional durability and control

­            – Front Bumper/Carry Handle – protects the engine from bumps when transporting and provides a cushion gripped front carrying handle for balance in carrying the tiller to and from the job site

­            – Soft Grip Handles – allow for a comfortable, confident grip

­            – Flush Mount Throttle & Fingertip Shut-Off – Throttle-activated centrifugal clutch means tines engage only when you squeeze the throttle, provides variable speed control and quick shut-off for greater control

­            –  Height Adjustable – Easily adjust the handle height to fit user preference

­            – Compact Design – Handles fold for transport and storage convenience

  • Virtually indestructible power train
  • Easy to use and transport
  • Kickstand comes standard
  • Uses all of the time-saving optional tiller attachments and accessories of the original Mantis Tiller/Cultivator – aerate, dethatch, plow, furrow, edge, trim hedges (2-cycle only), and more.


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