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Earthquake MC440 40 cc 4-Cycle Cultivator
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Earthquake

MC440 40 cc 4-Cycle Cultivator

$26438 /each

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Product Overview

For weeding, working in fertilizer or aerating soil, you won't beat this Earthquake cultivator. Its small size and light weight not only make it easy to transport, but it also increases maneuverability through garden rows without damaging your plants. The high-performance 40cc Viper engine delivers the right amount of power to work through all different types of pre-tilled soil, with the clean and quiet performance of a 4-cycle engine.

  • Stand-up starting - start and stop comfortably from behind the handlebars without having to bend over
  • Convenient handlebar design and configuration means improved maneuverability, better digging and minimal bouncing
  • Variable speed control, provides the versatility to till in a wide range of soil conditions and the flexibility to cultivate slowly around delicate plants
  • Adjustable wheels lift and lock out of the way for unobstructed cultivating and they lower for easy transport
  • Superior air filter design keeps engine-damaging dirt out of the engine and in the garden
  • Optional dethatcher and edger accessories available
  • Reversible tines for cultivating and aggressive digging
  • Durable solid bronze gear drive for smooth operation and long transmission life

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Customer Questions & Answers

What type of gas is best?

I don't see anything that mentions the preferred fuel. Is ethanol-free better for this engine?
Asked by: pelewo
regular unleaded
Answered by: honeywhip
Date published: 2016-09-01

Reversible tines?

One of the features listed under product overview is "reversible tines for cultivating or aggressive digging" . I know this may sound crazy, but I have researched many tillers/cultivators recently to consider which one I should buy. What is the feature of the tines that already come on the tiller if it is not to cultivate or dig into the dirt? Why do they need to be reversed?
Asked by: cookingjoe1
I reversed the tines on mine and could not tell much difference. I was only able to run mine for a total of about 4 hours. I went to use it again and the motor is locked up. It was running fine last time i used it.
Answered by: FarmerInOK
Date published: 2016-06-26

Dethatcher Attachment

Does the Earthquake DK43 Dethatcher Attachment Kit work on MC440 40CC Cultivator?
Asked by: poolwhirl
Yes, it does. Thank you!
Answered by: Ardisam, Inc.
Date published: 2016-03-31
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MC440 40 cc 4-Cycle Cultivator is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 19.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Earthquake 4 cycle I have a 15 by 30 Garden I love the four cycle earthquake it is everything that I expected of it and more! it is easy to control... I would recommend this highly
Date published: 2017-03-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful! We bought this to cultivate our garden between rows. Chews up the weeds like it needs to. Now we only have to hand-weed in the rows of vegetables. First year in a while that the garden didn't look like a weed patch with vegetables scattered about. This is not a tiller, but a cultivator. It grinds up already tilled dirt to keep down the weeds. Wish we had bought this years ago. Highly recommend this product.
Date published: 2016-07-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Extremely pleased with my MC440 Earthquake cultivator! Very powerful, and lightweight, and it is very easy starting. I am able to start this with ease, usually on the first or second pull. I like that it does not require 2 cycle mixed gas... it runs on regular gasoline. This thing does a great job, even in the harder dirt, and around trees and so on. I am really very pleased with my purchase!
Date published: 2014-05-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The perfect tool for an old lady! I'm a 60 year old lady and I love this tiller! I put it together, easy! I start it up, easy each time! If you need a tiller that will do the job yet is easy to handle this is the one you want. My flower beds really needed some work and I also am preparing my front yard for sod. All by myself! I started with just a shovel and rake but decided to invest in this tiller. Now I'm almost done. Really worth the money! Great investment!
Date published: 2016-05-10
Rated 1 out of 5 by from two day use and broken i used for a few days and was quite happy with ease of use. after a few weeks on none use, i resumed and found the pull rope frozen. im going to attempt to return.
Date published: 2016-09-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very happy with purchase! The cultivator is very easy to assemble, and use! We did make a mistake when assembling and the pull rope was wrapped around the bar but it was an easy fix.
Date published: 2016-06-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I've had good luck with this so far Easy to assemble, had no problems starting. Really nice to have a small motor without having to mix oil with fuel. Have approx 25 hrs run time now.
Date published: 2016-05-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good little tiller. This cultivator did exactly what we wanted it to do, which was dig up the flower beds that are too big to do by shovel, but too small to use the full size roto-tiller. I really like the 4 cycle engine, because there is no mixing of gas and oil. It is light weight and easy to move from one space to another with just one hand. I haven't been able to use it yet because my husband has laid claim to it, so it is out of my reach until the new wears off for him, but no matter. The beds are ready for fall planting and I didn't have to lift a finger to get it done. LOL. The only reason I gave it only a good rating on the features, was because I thought it had a fold down handle for storage, but I compared so many cultivators before I chose this one, I may have gotten mixed up on that feature. But it really is not a big deal and definitely not a deal breaker. Over all, I am very, very happy with this machine.
Date published: 2014-10-08
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