Published on May 26th, 2015 | by Kimberly Myers0
How to Attach the Plow to a Mantis Tiller
The plow attachment for your tiller is very useful, but you may be wondering how exactly you attach it to your tiller.
If you are, here is how to do it in just a few steps!
You will be plowing your land in no time!
What You Will Need:
- Mantis Tiller
- All Required Hardware
- 1/2 inch Wrench
- An additional person just in case!
Remove the clips for the ignition switch wire by pulling the clip away from the bar until it un-snaps
Remove the nuts, bolts and plates that attach the tiller handles to the transmission
**The handle bars will loosen up, do not let them fall to the ground!
The top bracket should be positioned to that the word top is facing up, place the bracket around he tiller shaft replacing the pieces previously removed with the new longer bolt, the new hardware and the “y” shaped bracket.
Insert the nut and bolt and tighten to hold in place, then finish tightening with the wrench.
The bracket can be positioned at the base of the “y” facing the rear or front of the tiller depending on if you would like to walk forward or backward while tilling
**ask for help if needed to hold up the handle bars
Mount the plow to the plow bar
Line up the holes of the mounting bracket with the blades and assemble using the carriage bolts and nuts provided.
Make sure all of the bolts have been tightened properly
The plow can now be attached to the tiller through the slot of the bracket and secured with the lock pin
Push the pin ring to lock in place
When not using plow remove the lock pin and slide the plow out from the upper bracket
It is very easy to install and remove your plow attachment as needed, be sure to consult your owner’s manual and the instructions that came with the plow for more detailed information.
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