Review by avidgardener
August, 10 2004
Pros: Works great for 2 months.
Cons: Reliability is a big issue here.
Review by o-palhaco
January, 26 2005
Pros: Light, good engine, quiet, easy to start, transport & store
Cons: Weak clutch, poor Honda service, poor maintenance notes in manual
Review by corkybaird
March, 25 2006
Pros: A little workhorse for two years. Easy-starting, smooth running motor. Light weight.
Cons: Transmission lasted only two years of moderate to light use. Cannot be repaired.
Review by thedbdb
August, 04 2006
Pros: Powerful and useful for size, for 2 years.
Cons: Gearbox not factory-filled as claimed. Weak gearbox more or less acknowledged by Honda with FG-110.
Review by dgilvary
February, 23 2007
Pros: Light weight
Cons: Questionable durability.
Review by deertag
April, 09 2007
Pros: Dependable engine, quick start, does the job
Cons: transmission, transmission, transmission cant replace parts must replace lower unit at $126.00 for the part
Review by tclaw
July, 02 2008
Pros: Engine is quiet
Cons: Transmissions break main gear drive on a regular basis. A piece of junk!
Review by webphd
December, 20 2002
Pros: Easy to start, no gas mixing, small and light to handle. Strong national support
Cons: Will not last. Poorly designed and air filter and tines. Bad local support.
Review by mschmid729
July, 20 2006
Pros: Good for short time, be aware of what parts are available after purchase.
Cons: Parts are expensive, gears are brass, wear down easily.
Review by mfreton
August, 25 2006
Pros: quiet, no premix to put in it, ran strong,good on gas
Cons: weak gear box, expensive
Review by barkley470
October, 09 2006
Pros: It came with the wheel kit that was extra on Mantis.
Cons: Did not hold up and does not work well unless the soil is loose.
Review by thxsparrow
July, 27 2008
Pros: lightweight, starts easily, easy to use and control
Cons: $50 every year to replace tine shaft with worm wheel ($120 for full transmission)
Review by workingguy
July, 10 2007
Pros: Plenty of Power, Starts Easy, Works Hard
Cons: Not as Durable as Hoped, Impractical and Costly to Repair
Review by cheswest
October, 14 2003
Pros: Light, quiet, clean.
Cons: Bounced on hardpack, even with "digging tines." Snagged on grass roots and straw. Multiple stalls.
Review by donmartin
November, 25 2003
Pros: Grinds up stuff real fast.
Cons: A little too wide for intricate patterns.
Review by jt325i
May, 21 2004
Pros: Honda engine, easy to start, quiet, well made, multiple attachments available.
Cons: Cumbersome to move around especially without wheels, some assembly required.
Review by marycam1
February, 05 2005
Pros: Great tiller for the money.
Cons: Don't use it on an entire lawn!
Review by john1956
November, 23 2005
Pros: Quick start, easily handling, low maintenance.
Review by jhb3823
April, 28 2007
Pros: DOES A BETTER JOB THAN THE OLD SHOVEL WAY .
Cons: THE DIGGING TINES ARE AN ACCESSORY WHEN THEY CAN EASILY BE MADE AN OPTION.
Review by jgarlough
September, 27 2000
Pros: light; easy to start; easy to carry; reliable; economical; easy to STORE; easy to clean; good engineering.
Review by vikiwaynedon
December, 06 2000
Pros: Especially for women
Cons: Ground has to be fairly soft