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Model #TB146 EC

Store SKU #1003561547

12 in. 29cc 4-Cycle Gas Cultivator with JumpStart Capabilities

  • Ideal for maintaining vegetable gardens and planting beds
  • Compact design is easy to transport and store
  • Features adjustable tilling widths from 6 in. to 12 in.
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$29900

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Product Overview

Establishing your planting bed or weeding your vegetable garden is a breeze with the Troy-Bilt 4-cycle 12 in. gas cultivator. 6 high-performance steel tines make easy work of preparing established beds, maintaining summer gardens and turning under vegetation in the fall. The durable gear-driven transmission allows you to easily create finely-textured, well-aerated seedbeds up to 5 in. D and up to 12 in. W. The lightweight and compact design means this cultivator is convenient to transport and easy to store. The TB146 EC's six premium, forward rotating tines loosen and cultivate soil, getting you ready to plant the garden of your dreams. The 4-cycle garden cultivator features adjustable tilling widths from 6 in. to 12 in., as well as a tilling depth of up to 5 in. JumpStart sold separately.
  • California residents
  • Troy-Bilt 12 in. gas cultivator is perfect for small vegetable, flower and herb gardens
  • 4-cycle 29 cc engine eliminates need to mix gas and oil and the gear-driven transmission is durable
  • Take the effort out of starting with JumpStart power start technology, attach JumpStart and start with the push of a button, choose from a corded or cordless adaptor or a drill bit compatible adaptor (sold separately)
  • SpringAssist starting technology dramatically reduces pulling effort by up to 55%
  • 4 forward-rotating tines allow you to prepare established beds, maintain gardens and turn under vegetation
  • 6 forward rotating 8 in. steel tines turn soil 5 in. D to create finely textured, well-aerated seedbeds
  • Adjustable 6 in. to 12 in. cultivating width is ideal for prepping established planting beds or weeding around existing plants
  • Lightweight and compact design is easy to transport and store, with the help of a integrated grab bar
  • 2-year limited warranty
  • Some assembly required

Info & Guides

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Specifications

Dimensions

Assembled Depth (in.)
32.81 in
Assembled Height (in.)
18.5 in
Assembled Width (in.)
18 in
Product Depth (in.)
32.81 in
Product Height (in.)
18.5 in
Product Width (in.)
18 in
Tine length (in.)
8
Wheel Diameter (in.)
5 in
Wheel Width (in.)
1.5 in

Details

Adjustable Forward Speed
No
Adjustable Handle
No
Assembly Required
Yes
CA (CARB) Compliant
CARB Compliant
Commercial
No
Commercial/Residential
Residential
Condition
New
Engine Cycles
4 Cycle
Engine Displacement (cc)
29
Engine Make
OEM Branded
Engine Type
4 Cycle
Features
Assembly Required
Foldable handle
Yes
Fuel Tank Capacity (gallons)
.1
Maximum Till Depth (in.)
5
Maximum Till Width (in.)
12
Number of Tines
6 Tines
Number of tines
6
Oil Capacity (oz.)
3
Power Type
Gas
Product Weight (lb.)
38.2 lb
Recommended Oil Type
10W-30
Reconditioned
No
Returnable
30-Day
Reverse
No
Start Type
Recoil Start

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
No Certifications or Listings
Manufacturer Warranty
2-Year Limited Warranty

Questions & Answers

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What type of oil does this use

Asked by Barb August 2, 2020
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Answer

Hello Barb. You will want to use an SAE30 oil weight. Thank you for your question.

Can I buy the electric start part? It has the connection on the top of the tiller

Asked by Margie May 5, 2020
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Answer

Hello, Margie. The engine on the TB146EC is compatible with our JumpStart electric start system. Thank you for your question.

there is a red lever on thr side that you can move I don't know which way it needs to go to start

Asked by michael May 3, 2020
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All the way to the left to start then move it back to the right to run

Is the engine starting problem been fixed or redesigned?

Asked by Marla April 30, 2020
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Very hard to start, the motor turns as it is running

Is there a dethatcher accessary?

Asked by John April 29, 2020
1
Answer

Hello, John. The TB146 EC does not have a dethatcher attachment available. Thank you for your question.

Want to read manual on line. where can I find it.

Asked by FAL April 27, 2020
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Answer

Hello, FAL. I have linked a download the TB146EC manual below. Thank you for your question. http://manuals.mtdproducts.com/manuals/769-07453a.pdf

Is there an on-line service manual for the Troy-Bilt 12 in. 29cc 4-cycle gas cultivator.

Asked by Mac April 27, 2020
1
Answer

Yes there is. But there is a manual with the tiller.

Does this have variable speed

Asked by Jim April 16, 2020
2
Answers

yes

How many rpm's @ the tines???

Asked by Mike February 29, 2020
1
Answer

Hello, Mike. The TB 146 EC does not have any kind of a rpm rating for the tines. I can tell you that the engine runs at around 3500 rpm. Thank you for your question.

need help on cranking moter, runs for a second and s\tops

Asked by chuck September 1, 2019
1
Answer

Hi Chuck. We recommend giving us a call at 1(800) 828-5500 to speak with a technician who can walk you through the troubleshooting process. Thanks!

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Customer Reviews

  • 79 Customer Reviews
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1 pull to start! Performs as expected. As long as you remember this is Not a roto tiller you will...
1 pull to start! Performs as expected. As long as you remember this is Not a roto tiller you will love it.
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Not at all what I expected. Not powerful enough to...
Not at all what I expected. Not powerful enough to break ground unless it is clean soft soil
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Response from Troy-BiltSeptember 10, 2020
Hello HomeDepotCustomer. We're sorry to hear you haven't been satisfied with your Troy-Bilt equipment. We do take our customers' opinions very seriously and the feedback we receive helps us build better products. If you’d like to discuss your experience with us, you can give us a call at 1(800) 828-5500 and mention your case number 05936750 so we can help. Thank you very much.
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do not buy unless you are working with really loose...
do not buy unless you are working with really loose soil. will not break up hard packed soil
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Response from Troy-BiltJuly 15, 2020
We’re very sorry to hear that you’ve had trouble with your Troy-Bilt equipment. We spend countless hours testing our Cultivator's to ensure we deliver you a reliable product, so we appreciate you letting us know about this problem. We’d like the opportunity to discuss this further with you. Please give us a call at 1(800) 828-5500 at your earliest convenience and mention your case number 05773391 so we can make this right. Thank you!
This cultivator is better than I expected I believe it...
This cultivator is better than I expected I believe it will out perform the mantis tillers
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Is very good, l finish my proyect ....
Is very good, l finish my proyect .
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This is my second one. I had the first one...
This is my second one. I had the first one for eight years m, I wore it out.
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For its size it does a fine job, starts easy...
For its size it does a fine job, starts easy and has enough power. This lightweight tiller is exactly what we were looking for.
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The tines were too small for my vegetable garden. Larger...
The tines were too small for my vegetable garden. Larger tines and a heavier and larger machine would be better for my garden needs.
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Response from Troy-BiltJune 11, 2020
Hello Rcubed. We're sorry to hear you haven't been satisfied with your Troy-Bilt equipment. We do take our customers' opinions very seriously and the feedback we receive helps us build better products. If you’d like to discuss your experience with us, you can give us a call at 1(800) 828-5500 and mention your case number 05674919 so we can help. Thank you very much.
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