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The Husqvarna ft900 (12"/24"/26") 205cc forward rotating front tine tiller has been discontinued and is not available for purchase at this time.

Husqvarna FT900 (12"/24"/26") 205cc Forward Rotating Front Tine Tiller

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Stirring
Stirring
Yes
Breaking
Breaking
Soft Soil OnlySoft Soil
Engine
Briggs and Stratton Engine
Tines
Front Tine Tillers
Tine Rotation
Forward Rotation
Width / Depth
26" / 6.5"


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Briggs and Stratton 205cc 4-Cycle Overhead Valve Engine
9 lb-ft gross torque
118 rpm max tine rotation speed
Provides torque needed to cultivate the most compact soil

26" Working Width
6.5" working depth
6 depth adjustments
Ideal for homeowners who want to prepare flower beds and gardens

Manual Chain Drive Transmission
One gear forward and one reverse
Improves maneuverability and control

Easy Adjust Drag Bar
For balance in different working conditions

Handle Design May Differ Slightly From Image Shown


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Engine
Engine Brand
Briggs & Stratton
Starting System
Recoil Start
Engine Cycle
4-Cycle
CC
205 CCs
Fuel Tank Size
0.75 Gallons
Engine Cylinders
1 Cylinder
Oil Filter
No
Torque
9 Lbs
Tines
Tine Position
Front
Tine Direction
Forward Rotation
Tine Diameter
10 Inches
Depth Adjustments
6 Postions
Tine RPM
118
Tilling Width Min
12 Inches
Tilling Width Max
26 Inches
Tilling Depth Min
4 Inches
Tilling Depth Max
6.5 Inches
Drive
Transmission
Chain / Manual
Forward Speeds
1 Forward
Reverse Speeds
1 Reverse
Accessories
Side Shield
No
Wheels
Front Tire Size
8 Inch
Overview
Made in USA
Yes
Weight
100 Pounds
Dimensions
32L x 26W x 46H
Consumer Warranty
2 Years
UPC
085388330543
Model
960 83 00-06
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  1 Question
Q: Is the reverse gear on this FT900 tiller belt driven or chain driven?
by John Liptak from Illinois on February 08, 2013

A: John,

The transmission is chain driven. The chain is internal and isn't depicted on parts diagrams so it can be confusing.

Manual Chain Drive Transmission
ĽOne gear forward and one reverse
ĽImproves maneuverability and control


by Robert, Product Expert

Husqvarna 960 83 00-06 Reviews & Ratings
Overall Rating
Features
4/5
Quality
4/5
Performance
4/5
Value
4/5
Overall
4.1 out of 54.1 out of 54.1 out of 54.1 out of 54.1 out of 5
Pros
Price (3)
Quiet (2)
Exceeded Expectations (2)
Easy To Use (1)
I'd Buy It Again (1)
Cons
Heavy (1)
Bad Instructions (1)
Unreliable (1)
None That I Have (1)
75% of respondents would recommend this product to a friend
31 Reviews  Sort by 
 
Wilbur F.
Soap Lake, WA
Total Helpful Votes
14 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
MAR.
01
2013
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Ft900 Tiller Good Machine But
Bought this machine because it has the B/S engine which I thought was made in USA...Wrong..Its made in CHINA like all other entry level engines. I found this out after buying this machine. It is easy starting and runs good. The service I received from Tillers Direct was great, no complaints. Once I started using the machine several design flaws surfaced. No Throttle control on the handle, it's on the engine. Bad idea. So I spent $5.00 and bought a throttle cable and installed one. It's way... more
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Spell B.
Olcott, NY
Total Helpful Votes
10 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
APR.
29
2013
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Junk Tiller
I bought this tiller new last summer 2012. Had 10 hours on it and the transmission bearings went bad. Sent it out and it came back with bolts missing and a new transmission was installed. Just used it for two hours and the same problem happened again. Now it's off for another transmission install. This thing is junk. When the third transmission goes I get my money back. I wanted Sears to take this piece of junk back now, but they won't till it comes back three times for the same issue. They had... more
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100
Dick
Purchased from Tillers Direct
Purchased 1/23/13
REVIEWED
MAR.
28
2013
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Husgvarna Tiller
I am a produce farmer, and sell in local farmer's markets in Houston, TX. Needed a heavy duty tiller for 3 acre truck farm. Have used it now for a month, and it has performed well. I particularly like the gas line turn-off switch so as not to build up as much 'gunk' in the lines or carburetor. I do notice that the belts squeal at times. All in all I am very satisfied with the tiller.
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Stephen T.
Cottonwood, CA
Purchased from Tillers Direct
Purchased 3/19/13
REVIEWED
APR.
11
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
No Disappointments Here
Did a lot of research and window shopping before buying this tiller. Local equipment seller had it on sale for over $700 plus tax. I was a bit nervous about buying a tiller on-line due to shipping considerations should there be a problem. Decided for the price it was worth it and without a doubt it certainly was. Arrived in good time in good order. Some oil leakage on box so I took picture and noted it on receipt. Apparently some leakage from laying box on side, as no leaks in unit. Be sure... more
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Bud B.
Chico, CA
Purchased from Tillers Direct
Purchased 3/9/13
REVIEWED
MAR.
31
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Me And My Large Garden
I love it and the price is half of what most retailers charge. One problem though, two of the bolts included were supposed to be 2 3/4 inches long and they were, all six, 1 1/2 inches. I had to go to a hardware store to get the correct length bolts. The machine runs like a champ and the reverse handle works miracles when getting around 90 degree corners.
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60
Ricky
REVIEWED
MAY.
29
2013
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Husqvarna Ft900
This is by far the worst piece of equipment I have ever owned. It only had maybe 1 hour on it and transmission started leaking oil. I brought it to a Husqvarna service center and they replaced the transmission. I used it about 15 minutes and transmission started leaking again. Brought it back to service center and they got with Husqvarna and they said it can leak because it has enough oil to last a lifetime, which is impossible. Husqvarna said the only way they would fix it or give me my... more
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Christopher A.
Shohola, PA
Purchased from Tillers Direct
Purchased 4/20/13
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
Total Helpful Votes
12 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
MAY.
11
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Mr.christoher M Austin
Just to add to my first review. I also took the tiller into the back yard to make a food plot for the wild animals here. It cut the soil perfectly, like I said before I live in Pennsylvania and its one big rock. The tiller at times jumped all over. Mind you I should have never done this. Rocks the size of the tops of garbage cans came up. Now the animals have a nice green plot started. I don't recommend anyone to do this but it worked for me. The tiller is a front tine for only light duty, but... more
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83
Bud
Saratoga, CA
Purchased from Tillers Direct
Purchased 10/29/12
REVIEWED
JAN.
01
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Very Happy
The Tiller arrived as promise and had no damage. Took about one hour to open well packaged container and assemble.
I have only used it on time for about two hours.
It did an excellent job on somewhat hard soil that had been somewhat soften from earlier rain.

It was filled with oil on arrival, but the oil seemed to become foamy after shut down. I will change it for safety.
Was it filled with appropriate oil when shipped?

Very happy with it.

I will be using Direct service again.
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Ruben O.
Gaithersburg, MD
Purchased from Tillers Direct
Purchased 9/19/13
REVIEWED
OCT.
11
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Surprise Gift
We have a medium sized garden and my wife bought this for me to save energy and time. It works well for our use. We can also use it in flower gardens around our home.
Pros: Durable, Price, Exceeded Expectations, Easy To Store
Cons: None That I Have
Ruben Recommends This Husqvarna Product
Ruben Would Recommend Tillers Direct To A Friend
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Fast delivery and set up."
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40
Christopher A.
Shohola, PA
Purchased from Tillers Direct
Purchased 4/20/13
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
Total Helpful Votes
12 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
APR.
26
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Mr. Christopher M Austin
Just got my tiller 4/26/13 ordered it 4/20/13 tilled my garden that I haven't used for five years. Cut through it like no tomorrow. Also tilled a section of the yard that was never touched in more than 50 years, broke sod just fine. The reverse works like a charm. Oh yes, I live in Pike County Pennsylvania and the state is one big rock. I am very happy with my tiller.
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40
William
Purchased from Tillers Direct
Purchased 3/16/13
REVIEWED
APR.
10
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Husqvarna
Tiller came on time with no hassle, works great. The reverse is an awesome feature, helps in tight spots!
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