Powermate 18 in. 196cc 4-Cycle Rear-Tine Counter Rotating Gas Powered Tiller - California Only-P-RTT-196MD - The Home Depot


Model # P-RTT-196MD

Internet # 202333060

Store SKU # 708481

18 in. 196cc 4-Cycle Rear-Tine Counter Rotating Gas Powered Tiller - California Only

Powermate 18 in. 196cc 4-Cycle Rear-Tine Counter Rotating Gas Powered Tiller - California Only

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$629.00 / each


Model # P-RTT-196MD

Internet # 202333060

Store SKU # 708481

The Powermate 18 in. 196cc Rear Counter Rotating Gas Powered 4-Cycle Tiller combines a wide tiller and gas power to create a tool that gets through tough garden jobs quickly and effectively. The tiller has eight 11 in. tines that dig into the earth to remove weeds and cultivate fresh soil. The tiller features heavy duty, pneumatic tires to stabilize the unit over rough terrain. A side shield comes with the tiller to help protect the unit's powerful and efficient 4-stroke engine and the handles fold down for convenient and compact storage.

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  • Assembled dimensions: 21.7 in. W x 44.5 in. D x 19.3 in. H
  • Rear-tine design for tough garden projects
  • Counter-rotating tines help to complete the job quickly and effectively
  • Eight 11 in. tines dig into the earth ridding it of weeds and upturning fresh soil
  • 18 in. tilling width allows the tiller to cover a large amount of space in 1 pass
  • 6 in. tilling depth digs deep into the earth
  • 13 in. pneumatic, heavy duty tires stabilize the tiller over rough terrain
  • Foldable pistol-grip handles for compact winter storage
  • Manual recoil start makes the tiller lighter and easier to manipulate
  • Side shield helps protect the engine, 4-stroke OHV engine provides power and efficiency
  • Gasoline powered engine allows for tilling a large area in a short amount of time
  • Arrives fully assembled except for a few parts for compact transportation after purchase
  • Tiller comes completely assembled accept for a few parts to help make it compact for transportation after purchase
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Assembled Depth (in.)  44.5 in  Assembled Height (in.)  19.3 in 
Assembled Width (in.)  21.7 in  Handle Length (in.)  36.5 
Product Depth (in.)  44.5  Product Height (in.)  19.3 
Product Width (in.)  21.7  Tine length (in.)  11 
Adjustable Forward Speed  Yes  Adjustable Handle  No 
Assembly Required  Yes  CA (CARB) Compliant  CARB Compliant 
Commercial  No  Engine Displacement (cc)  196 
Engine Make  OEM Branded  Engine Type  4 Cycle 
Foldable handle  Yes  Fuel tank capacity (gallons)  .92 
Maximum Till Depth (in.)  Maximum Till Width (in.)  18 
Number of tines  Product Weight (lb.)  174 lb 
Reconditioned  No  Returnable  30-Day 
Reverse  Yes  Start Type  Switch 
Tine Material  Metal  Tine Position  Rear 
Translucent fuel tank  No 
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications and Listings  EPA Approved  Manufacturer Warranty  2 year limited 


Rated 2.5 out of 5 by 4 reviewers.
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by You get what you pay for Three words... "Some Assembly Required".. Didn't know you could get something that size in a box that small. Pretty fast delivery though, That aside, I do believe it's the best bargan for what it is. Lots of power, easy to start, Positive Traction, so it won't piviot easy, Counter Rotating Tines, so Watch your feet, even though you do have guards, you have to lift it to turn and the tines run when the wheels turn, no other option. Tines are sharpened and will dig through almost anything, except concrete, but it will try. Did I mention it does have a reverse, useful for hidden blocks... April 30, 2011
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Find another option I too brought it home, set it up, no problems there, but then went to use it and she just squealed so after about an hour of adjusting things I got it running ok. After having it 9 days during its second use I went to squeeze the lever to engage the machine and the bar connecting the lever and the throttle broke, I wasn't very thrilled and simply took the whole thing back to Home Depot and started over. I used the second machine a total of 4 times over a year, the machine sat in the sun approx. 14-21 days and the paint is all but gone, this happened to the first machine as well and I only had that outside 9 days total. This year I went through the fluids, fired it up and tilled about 80% of a 1/4 acre garden before it happened again, the metal piece connecting the lever broke AGAIN! I'm about to go down the path of disappointment I'm sure as I don't even want to deal with this machine anymore. Any suggestions on a replacement are greatly appreciated. June 9, 2012
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by if it would only work When I got the tiller I got it all put together and running and the tire fell completely off the rim that it was on. I had to take it to someone to have it fixed. after that I came home to till the garden again and it began to squeal very loud and upon further inspection the tiller was missing a bolt on the engine which had in turn shredded the belt. May 30, 2011
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