When should I replace tiller tines?

When should I replace tiller tines?

When the “blunt” edge width measures 1/4″ to 3/8″, a new set is probably required. If the tines become so worn that they are pointed, the tiller will not perform acceptably–you’ll be aerating instead of tilling! For the most part, tines need to be replaced as a set (or kit)–not individually.

Do they still make Troy-Bilt tillers?

Yes! The same rototiller that made Troy-Bilt famous is still available for sale! Here are a few features that made this tiller one of the most popular tillers ever made. Even today the only item that has really changed is they upgraded the engine from the old Tecumseh flathead design to a Briggs & Stratton OHV.

Should I sharpen my tiller tines?

Rototiller blades often require sharpening after a season of breaking up clods and striking against rocks. Sharpen the tiller tine blades at the start of each garden season to keep the tiller working efficiently. The tines are rather thick and do not require as sharp an edge as pruning blades or shovel edges.

What are bolo tines?

The standard tines that come with most machines are Bolo tines. These are used for deep tilling with little clogging. On the other hand, Pick and Chisel tines are slightly curved and used for hard or rocky soil. Yet, these tines can easily clog in vegetation.

Do tiller tines need to be sharpened?

Rotary tillers break through a variety of soils to create a workable area for gardens and flowerbeds. After repeated use, the tines, or blades, dull and wear down. No matter what type or brand of tiller you own, these blades will need to be sharpened or replaced to keep your machine working properly.

Is front or rear tine tiller better?

Front tine tillers allow for closer tilling around obstacles and in small spaces. They generally cost less than a rear tine tiller of similar size and power. Rear tine tillers are good for larger, open garden areas. Their tines are in the rear, the engine in front.

Should rototiller blades be sharpened?

Where can I find Troy Bilt Tiller tines?

Browse a wide selection of tines that will accompany all your Troy-Bilt Garden Tillers and cultivators. Find any tine, tine assembly or tine kit by browsing our list of products or quickly search by part number. Troy-Bilt has the tiller tines you need for your outdoor power equipment.

Is there a lifetime warranty on Troy Bilt tillers?

The transmissions on every Troy-Bilt rear-tine tiller are so rugged and reliable that they come with a limited lifetime warranty. That means anything found to be defective in craftmanship is replaced – for life. We built our first tillers back in 1937.

What kind of transmission does a Troy Bilt Tiller use?

Break New Ground. 1 Cast-Iron Transmission. Our tillers use a patented, cast-iron encased transmission with bronze gear drive that provides extra strength and durability. 2 Bolo ® Tines. 3 Just One Hand ® Operation.

Where can I buy replacement Troy Bilt Bolo tines?

Replacement bolo tines are sold individually or in complete sets through our Online Parts Store. Please refer to the chart below when ordering. MODEL LH Tine Part #