What kind of Mantis 1622 Power Tiller Tine do you need?
Mantis Tiller Tines. Mantis Patented Serpentine Tines slice through compact soil and hard clay. Till up to 10-Inch deep and 9-Inch wide. Reversible for shallow cultivating up to 3-Inch deep
What is the advantage of this Mantis 1622 Power Tiller Tine?
Replacement Tilling Tines for all Mantis Tiller Cultivators, Mantis Patented Serpentine Tines slice through compact soil and hard clay. Till up to 10-Inch deep and 9-Inch wide, Guaranteed for life against breakage.
Customer reviewsNever Break, But They Do Wear Out
I m on my third Mantis Tiller, and have been using them for nearly 20 years. I consider it my most important, and most indispensable gardening tool, but I wish the tines would last longer. Mantis lifetime warrants tines against breakage, but I have never broken one. I do, however, wear them out regularly, and over the years have spent more on replacement tines than I ve spent on tillers. This is not an exaggeration. At 75 a pop, four sets of tines equals the cost of a brand new tiller. The deterioration of the tines is so predictable that I actually keep a spare set of tines in stock at all times. Year after year, the problem is always the same. The curvature at the tip of the tines, especially the serpentine tine, is actually quite thin, and eventually abrades away making the tiller ineffective. With the curvature gone, the tines cut the soil, but can t churn it. Perhaps my soil is particularly abrasive, I don t know. I can tell you, however, that, for me, annual replacement, at minimum, is a fact of life.