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Earthquake MC43 (6"/10") 43cc 2-Cycle Forward Rotating Mini Cultivator

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Stirring
Stirring
Yes
Breaking
Breaking
NoNo
Engine
Viper Engine
Tines
Front Tine Tillers
Tine Rotation
Forward Rotation
Width / Depth
10" / 4"


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43cc Viper 2-Cycle Engine
Loosen and mix soil, blend fertilizer, and eliminate weed growth
250 rpm tine rotation speed

6-Inch Or 10-Inch Tilling Width
Ideal for homeowners who want to prepare smaller areas
Easily maneuver through the rows without damaging your plants
Aerate and de-weed your garden at the same time

Shallow, Deep or Somewhere In-Between
Adjustable cultivating depth with wheels & drag stake

Lightweight For Easy Maneuvering And Transport
Favorite of those with small vegetable, flower or herb gardens
Carrying bar make loading & unloading easy


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Engine
Engine Brand
Viper
Starting System
Recoil Start
Engine Cycle
2-Cycle
CC
43 CCs
Fuel Tank Size
0.28 Gallons
Engine Cylinders
1 Cylinder
Oil Filter
No
Fuel Mix
50:1
Tines
Tine Position
Front
Tine Direction
Forward Rotation
Tine Diameter
8 Inches
Depth Adjustments
3 Postions
Tine RPM
250
Tilling Width Min
6 Inches
Tilling Width Max
10 Inches
Tilling Depth Min
2 Inches
Tilling Depth Max
4 Inches
Drive
Transmission
Gear
Forward Speeds
1 Forward
Accessories
Side Shield
No
Wheels
Front Tire Size
7 Inch
Overview
Made in USA
No
Weight
33 Pounds
Dimensions
23
Consumer Warranty
1 Year
UPC
012642432224
Model
MC43
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  4 Questions
Q: I NEED PARTS FOR MC 43 E
by RICHARD CORBIN from New York on May 17, 2011

A: Richard - we do not handle any repair or replacement parts. I would suggest you contact Earthquake tech support at (800) 345-6007. They can direct you to a local dealer in your area, or can make arrangements to get you the parts you need.
by Robert, Product Expert
Q: I need a new manual. where can I get one
by Russell Cramer from Nebraska on May 08, 2011

A: Russell - you can contact Earthquake toll free at (800) 345-6007. They can send one out to you.
by Robert, Product Expert
Q: Can I add an edger attachment to this model?
by Corinna Bauer from Iowa on May 04, 2011

A: Corinna - yes, there is an edger attachment for the MC43 and MC43E models. It is item number EK43. We sell it on our web site for $59.99. If you click on the "accessories" tab on the web page for this model, you can view and order the edger kit.
by Robert, Product Expert
Q: We can't find our manual. What is the ratio for mixing gas and oil for the Earthquake MC43 mini-cultivator?
by T.J. White from Indiana on May 02, 2011

A: 50:1 would be the ratio you need for this mini tiller.

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Earthquake MC43 Reviews & Ratings
Overall Rating
Features
4/5
Quality
4/5
Performance
4/5
Value
4/5
Overall
4.4 out of 54.4 out of 54.4 out of 54.4 out of 54.4 out of 5
Pros
Price (20)
Easy To Use (14)
Exceeded Expectations (12)
I'd Buy It Again (10)
Light Weight (9)
Cons
Unreliable (7)
Low Quality (7)
Durability (5)
Difficult To Use (3)
Customer Service (1)
79% of respondents would recommend this product to a friend
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Tillers Direct Recommended

The Earthquake MC43 2-cycle gas cultivator is ideal for working in smaller gardens and areas where space is limited.

The Earthquake MC43 gas cultivator is a garden superstar when it comes to weeding, working in fertilizer or mixing soil. Its small size and lightweight design allow it to easily maneuver through the rows of your garden without damaging your plants.

The Earthquake MC43 cultivator features a high performance 43cc Viper 2-cycle engine that delivers the right amount of... more
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From The Manufacturer
Mc43 Mini-cultivator
Pound for pound, the MC43 is the most powerful and versatile tool in the garden.

Our 43cc two cycle Viper engine is packs plenty of power to cultivate, aerate, weed, and amend garden soils, or turn compost heaps with ease.

The engine-forward design of the tiller keeps the tines down in the soil, and prevents the cultivator from bouncing. That way, you can work closer to your plants and that means less hand weeding.

Tines are forged, so they stand up to the rocks and roots without... more
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Tommy F.
Port Wentworth, GA
Purchased from Tillers Direct
Purchased 3/10/16
Most Helpful Positive Review
REVIEWED
APR.
02
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Earthquake Mc43 Tiller
I purchased an Earthquake Tiller model MC43 from Tiller's Direct it came in very fast took me 10 minutes to put together added gas and oil mixture pulled three times and it fired right up this is one powerful little tiller I could not stall it down works great especially for my garden beds. thanks guys I love this machine.
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Kerry S.
Denver, IN
Total Helpful Votes
11 Helpful Votes
Most Helpful Critical Review
REVIEWED
MAR.
02
2016
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Poor Quality
Bought this mini 43cc tiller from menards and as others found out they won't take it back because it has had gas put in it used this tiller under 6 times not more than a hour of run time total and it locked up so took it to they repair center menards said to take it to and they called to let me know it wouldn't be under warranty because it got hot and locked up due to poor quality oil but everything I own has run on this gas and oil I only buy high quality stihl oils in fact they double the... more
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Kerry,
I am very sorry about the trouble you had. I am very happy that you decided to call us and we were able to replace the unit for you. Please if you have any problems in the future call us at 800-345-6007. We are happy to help our customers.
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Ben M.
Westfield, IN
Purchased from Tillers Direct
Purchased 6/21/16
REVIEWED
JUL.
13
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Cultivator
Came within days of ordering, easy setup. Watched YouTube video & he said take a hammer to clear rocks that get stuck, which saved me, as it happened twice. This machine has power and can break up virgin dirt, but it does take awhile for the tines to break up hardened clay, but it can.
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Thomas M.
Notasulga, AL
Purchased from Tillers Direct
Purchased 6/28/16
REVIEWED
JUL.
20
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Out Of The Box
My tiller arrived very quickly,was very easy to put the handle together.It started quickly right out of the box.It came with the oil to mix with the gas.I have used it several times for long periods and it performs very well. I would advise wearing gloves to cut down on the vibration from turning up the soil.All and all money well spent on this machine.
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Robert
Glen Head, NY
Purchased from Tillers Direct
Purchased 6/26/16
REVIEWED
JUL.
19
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Works Great
I'm sure I pushed this little machine much harder then the designers intended and it did I great job. I think its worth the money. Assembly was easy, fuel, 3 pulls and it working.

If you have an area with a lot of roots they can get tangled between the center tines but its really not a big problem. no regrets on this purchase.
Robert Recommends This Earthquake Product
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Steven H.
Hornell, NY
Purchased from Tillers Direct
Purchased 6/25/16
REVIEWED
JUL.
19
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Works Great
Use it to go in between rows. I am disabled can not get down to pull weeds. This helps me out. Now I just run it between rows takes all the weeds out thanks steven.
Steven Recommends This Earthquake Product
Steven's Experience With Tillers Direct
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5/5

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5/5

Shipping
5/5
"WORKS GREAT FOR WEEDING"
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Terry M.
Holladay, TN
Purchased from Tillers Direct
Purchased 6/21/16
REVIEWED
JUL.
14
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Needed Quick
Couldn't find any small tillers locally in the big box stores, so I went online. Tillers Direct met the need and price expectations. Reviews showed the MC43 not starting easily but mine has not failed to start on the first or second pull yet and has done the job.
Terry Recommends This Earthquake Product
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Karen P.
Clark, WY
Purchased from Tillers Direct
Purchased 6/17/16
REVIEWED
JUL.
12
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Little Machine
The weeds were overtaking my garden. In just 2 days, I was able to take back my garden and it also was great to plant new grass!
Karen Recommends This Earthquake Product
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Kathy E.
Camden, IN
Purchased from Tillers Direct
Purchased 5/11/16
REVIEWED
JUN.
02
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
I Like It!
Our little Earthquake MC43 is a good little tiller. Perfect for what we need. I LIKE it!
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Pete R.
Marmora, NJ
Purchased from Tillers Direct
Purchased 5/9/16
REVIEWED
MAY.
31
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Fantastic Cultivator!!!
My Earthquake cultivator is a fantastic machine!!! It replaced a Sears unit that I just gave up on. Hurt my shoulder trying to start it.
The Earthquake on the other hand was easy starting (after reading the instruction booklet). I like the position of the starter rope, easy to reach. This machine is easy to handle, it did the job I wanted to do. (starting my veg. garden). I would recommend the Earthquake MC 43 to anyone interested in buying a mini cultivator.
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