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Model # TJ601E

Internet # 202673432

Tiller Joe Max 9 Amp Electric Tiller and Cultivator

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$193.99 /each




Model # TJ601E

Internet # 202673432

The Tiller Joe Max TJ601E 9 Amp Electric Tiller/Cultivator holds the power found in a gas Tiller with the convenience of electric power. Its six steel angled tines enable the Tiller Joe Max to loosen the ground and make any planting or dirt removal easier than with hand tools; relieving strain on the operator by using power and reducing weight and motion by the operator. Powerful Motor and Convenient, Low-Maintenance Design behind the Tiller Joe's dependable performance is a powerful 9 Amp motor. The Tiller's corded electric design means you don't need to worry about dead batteries, running out of gas, or making the right gas-oil mix. In addition, with push-button Instant Start technology, you can trust that this Tiller will be ready to go whenever you are no frustrating, arm-wrenching pull starts required. Smart, safe, and easy to Handle, featuring a safety switch that prevents accidental start-ups, as well as a pair of oversize, ergonomic handles, the Tiller Joe is designed to keep you both safe and comfortable.

  • Easy push button safely engages tiller operation
  • Instant electric start
  • Cultivates a 18 in. 46cm wide path in 1 pass
  • 7 in. cultivating depth 6 durable steel blade tines
  • Powerful 9 Amp motor
  • No gas, oil or tune-ups
  • Folding handle enables unit to store easily and take up minimal space
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Assembled Depth (in.) 
36.5 in 
Assembled Height (in.) 
40.25 in 
Assembled Width (in.) 
18 in 
Handle Length (in.) 
Maximum extension cord length (ft.) 
Product Depth (in.) 
Product Height (in.) 
Product Width (in.) 
Tine length (in.) 
Adjustable Forward Speed 
Adjustable Handle 
Amperage (amps) 
Assembly Required 
Cord lock 
Foldable handle 
Maximum Till Depth (in.) 
Maximum Till Width (in.) 
Number of tines 
Product Weight (lb.) 
18.74 lb 
Required extension cord rating 
14 gauge 
Start Type 
Tine Material 
Tine Position 
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications and Listings 
ETL Listed 
Manufacturer Warranty 
Full 2-year 


Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 95 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Machine ! I've worked in Landscaping and on Golf courses and have used all types of equipment and so I was not expecting too much from this unit....but I was really impressed ! Easy to handle, light weight with more than enough power to handle tiling jobs in the garden. Easy to assemble. Great price. You won't be disappointed... November 15, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Good Product Bought it for my parents and they love it. It's only been a couple of months so not sure how long it's gonna work without problems. They think the wheels are a little cheap and look like toy wheels. November 18, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by five stars put together no problem. took out to yard 50ft x 10ft worked like a charm I am so impressed November 14, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Works great, and fairly lightweight. did a great job. November 14, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 One of our better purchases lately! When we opened the box we were a little leary as the wheels are plastic and the handles didn't seem like they would be very strong. There wasn't much to assembling, that was pretty easy. I enjoy the ease of it being electric, so easy to start and run. Our ground is very hard but we soaked it the night before tilling the area. This tiller just cuts right through it. When it comes to areas with heavy roots it takes a little bit for the tiller to get through it but still does not seem to be much work for this tiller. Myself and my wife both take turns using it, it is that easy to use and we are both sixty-something! This has been a great investment for us, we are really enjoy using it! April 24, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Only Wish I Purchased It Sooner! I was so careful in making this purchase. I thought what about having a gardener or landscaper come in to just rototiller what I wanted done--some 600 square feet of yard that I wanted to put new sod down. That would cost me $200. The rototiller cost me less, so I took a plunge. I thought I might be able to use it for my soon-to-be vegetable garden as well, so I thought having the equipment is better than having someone do it for me. I read all the reviews and picked the rototiller that seemed to work the best for those who used it. Boy, I was happily delighted that I did. It is a great little tool. I'm female, 65 years old and I was able to handle it. It did a beautiful job. I waited for a rain, then gave it another 2 days to dry out some. It was great! I rototilled once, then added my planting mixture and rototilled again. Some people said not to get a rototiller that had its wheels behind the tines. It wasn't a problem. Easily was able to pull it back, instead of always forward and able to get a good deep till. All I must say, don't delay in purchasing this rototiller. It was wonderful and easy to use -- only wish that I had bought it earlier for other jobs in the garden. October 15, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Small tiller has big power We wanted a smaller tiller as we have raised vegetable beds and the big tillers just don't minuver well in these smaller beds. We have used this tiller to get our rose beds, garden and canna beds all ready for Spring. It has done a great job even used it in our clay soil to till in compost. Great little worker, April 23, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Would not recommend for hard clay This was easy to assemble. Sort of heavy for a woman, especially when you have to lift it to get it into the garden area. Not as noisy as a gas tiller. My yard has hard compacted clay. The tiller did break it up but it took time and effort. Grass tends to wrap around the tines if it isn't cut down low before tilling. No higher than 5 inches.This slows the tiller down until it is cleaned. I do not regret buying this but i would not recommend it for heavy duty tilling. Works wonders after your soil is broken up, so next garden season it will plow through the soil with ease. 5 stars because it tills. Hope this helps. October 22, 2015
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