Honda FG205 Mini Tiller

  • Product Details

    Any dedicated gardener or allotment holder will know that soil cultivation is a tiring job, especially when compaction has left the ground dense and difficult to work. Under such circumstances it certainly helps to have a machine like Honda’s superb FG205 mini-tiller around, offering a quick and nigh on effortless way of loosening, turning and aerating soil in the flowerbeds and vegetable patches of small to medium-sized gardens and allotment plots.

    The design of the FG205 is an enhanced version of the smaller FG201, with the same engine and frame but an upgraded specification to help tackle heavier workloads. This is most obviously evident in the FG205’s array of four four-toothed rotary digging tines for a working width/depth of 45cm/26cm. These specialised cutters, along with a reduced tool speed of 135rpm, mean that the FG205 is optimised for challenging soil cultivation work in dense soil, but the inclusion of protective side discs to deflect debris and protect nearby plants means that it can also be used with complete confidence to till between narrowly spaced rows of crops.

    The FG205’s hardworking 49cc GXV50 four-stroke petrol engine, meanwhile, benefits from the years of engineering experience which have earned Honda its status as an industry leader. Designed with overhead valve technology for enhanced performance and efficiency, this quiet, clean running engine also features an automatic mechanical de-compression system to help ensure hassle-free starting. The FG205 is therefore just as reliable and easy to use as it is potent, with worm gear drive transmission delivering consistently high torque performance.

    A sturdy but lightweight design with a low centre of gravity makes the FG205 pleasingly easy to handle, while the height adjustable handlebar offers unimpeded access to all controls and folds away to save space during storage and transportation. Transportation is further facilitated by the inclusion of smooth running rear wheels and a centralised carry handle as standard, making it much simpler to get the FG205 from your car to your allotment with the bare minimum of fuss. Homeowners may also want to note that the FG205 can be used with an optional lawn de-thatcher accessory, offering a handy way or removing build ups of thatch and moss from your grass and increasing the versatility of this already outstanding bit of kit.

    Make sure you know which rotavator, tiller or cultivator is best for your garden and read our free article before you make your purchase. Alternatively, check out our blog for the latest info and updates from the gardening world.

  • Tech Info

    Technical Specifications

    Engine/motor: Honda GXV50 OHV 49cc
    Power source: Unleaded petrol  
    Starting system: Recoil    
    Transmission: Worm gear  
    Gears:   Single    
    Tine configuration: Mid-tine    
    Working width: 45cm    
    Working depth: 26cm    
    Handlebars: Adjustable  
    Weight:   21kg    
    Warranty:   5-year domestic  
    Weight 32 kg
    Dimensions 66 × 52 × 66 cm
  • Brand
    About Honda
    A legendary brand know across the globe and synonymous with quality, the Honda marque traces its origins back to founder Soichiro Honda who marketed his own self-styled piston designs before World War II. From this beginning the Honda Motor Company was born in 1948 with the Honda Cub motorcycle following soon after. Today, the company is the single largest manufacturer of internal combustion engines in the world and it is this pedigree that goes into the development of Honda garden machinery.

    Probably best known amongst gardening professionals for their large range of garden tillers and cultivators, Honda also produce some very fine petrol rotary lawn mowers, in particular their core range of domestic machines, known as the HRX models, that have rewritten modern lawn mower design. Not content with producing some of the best lawn mowers available, Honda have also turned the powered hand-tool sector upside-down by replacing traditional 2-stroke fuelled power units with the cleaner, quieter 4-stroke engines that the company is famous for. Never content with the present, Honda are certain to carry on developing their garden machinery products to stay at the cutting edge of design and performance.
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