Cub Cadet RT65 (18") 187cc Honda Dual Rotating Rear Tine Tiller

Cub Cadet RT65 (18") 187cc Honda Dual Rotating Rear Tine Tiller
Model: RT65
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Product Description
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Stirring
Stirring
Yes
Breaking
Breaking
Hard SoilHard Soil
Engine
Tines
Rear Tine Tillers
Tine Rotation
Counter Rotation
Width / Depth
18 / 6.5
Features
Features
  • Premium Honda 187cc GC 4-Cycle OHC Engine
  • Provides torque needed to cultivate the most compact soil
  • 6.9 lb-ft gross torque
  • 190 rpm rotational speed
  • Self-Propelled Drive System
  • One forward speed and one reverse speed
  • Dual Rotating Tines
  • Functions as a forward rotating cultivator
  • Functions as a counter rotating deep soil tiller
  • 13-Inch Tine Diameter
  • Self-sharpening, heat-treated tines
  • Delivers superior ground breaking & seedbed prep in any soil
  • Wider 18-Inch Working Width Rear Tine Design
  • Wider width gives you more tilling area with each pass
  • Cover more ground so you get your work done faster
  • Heavy-Duty Front Counterweight
  • Increases weight on the wheels and improves balance
  • Provides safer operation
  • 16-Inch Pneumatic Ag Tread Tires
  • Heavy treads provide better grip in cultivated and muddy soil
Specifications
Engine
Engine Brand
Honda GC
Starting System
Recoil Start
Engine Cycle
4-Cycle
CC
187 CCs
Fuel Tank Size
0.5 Gallons
Engine Cylinders
1 Cylinder
Oil Filter
No
Torque
6.9 Lbs
Tines
Tine Position
Rear
Tine Direction
Dual Rotation
Tine Diameter
13 Inches
Depth Adjustments
6 Postions
Tine RPM
190
Tilling Width Min
18 Inches
Tilling Width Max
18 Inches
Tilling Depth Min
6.5 Inches
Tilling Depth Max
6.5 Inches
Drive
Transmission
Chain / Manual
Forward Speeds
1 Forward
Reverse Speeds
1 Reverse
Accessories
Side Shield
Yes
Wheels
Front Tire Size
16 Inch
Overview
Made in USA
Yes
Weight
220 Pounds
Consumer Warranty
3 Years
UPC
043033540341
Stirring
Stirring
Yes
Breaking
Breaking
Hard SoilHard Soil
Engine
Tines
Rear Tine Tillers
Tine Rotation
Counter Rotation
Width / Depth
18 / 6.5
Features
Features
  • Premium Honda 187cc GC 4-Cycle OHC Engine
  • Provides torque needed to cultivate the most compact soil
  • 6.9 lb-ft gross torque
  • 190 rpm rotational speed
  • Self-Propelled Drive System
  • One forward speed and one reverse speed
  • Dual Rotating Tines
  • Functions as a forward rotating cultivator
  • Functions as a counter rotating deep soil tiller
  • 13-Inch Tine Diameter
  • Self-sharpening, heat-treated tines
  • Delivers superior ground breaking & seedbed prep in any soil
  • Wider 18-Inch Working Width Rear Tine Design
  • Wider width gives you more tilling area with each pass
  • Cover more ground so you get your work done faster
  • Heavy-Duty Front Counterweight
  • Increases weight on the wheels and improves balance
  • Provides safer operation
  • 16-Inch Pneumatic Ag Tread Tires
  • Heavy treads provide better grip in cultivated and muddy soil
Specifications
Engine
Engine Brand
Honda GC
Starting System
Recoil Start
Engine Cycle
4-Cycle
CC
187 CCs
Fuel Tank Size
0.5 Gallons
Engine Cylinders
1 Cylinder
Oil Filter
No
Torque
6.9 Lbs
Tines
Tine Position
Rear
Tine Direction
Dual Rotation
Tine Diameter
13 Inches
Depth Adjustments
6 Postions
Tine RPM
190
Tilling Width Min
18 Inches
Tilling Width Max
18 Inches
Tilling Depth Min
6.5 Inches
Tilling Depth Max
6.5 Inches
Drive
Transmission
Chain / Manual
Forward Speeds
1 Forward
Reverse Speeds
1 Reverse
Accessories
Side Shield
Yes
Wheels
Front Tire Size
16 Inch
Overview
Made in USA
Yes
Weight
220 Pounds
Consumer Warranty
3 Years
UPC
043033540341
Product Specs
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Specifications
Engine
Engine Brand
Honda GC
Starting System
Recoil Start
Engine Cycle
4-Cycle
CC
187 CCs
Fuel Tank Size
0.5 Gallons
Engine Cylinders
1 Cylinder
Oil Filter
No
Torque
6.9 Lbs
Tines
Tine Position
Rear
Tine Direction
Dual Rotation
Tine Diameter
13 Inches
Depth Adjustments
6 Postions
Tine RPM
190
Tilling Width Min
18 Inches
Tilling Width Max
18 Inches
Tilling Depth Min
6.5 Inches
Tilling Depth Max
6.5 Inches
Drive
Transmission
Chain / Manual
Forward Speeds
1 Forward
Reverse Speeds
1 Reverse
Accessories
Side Shield
Yes
Wheels
Front Tire Size
16 Inch
Overview
Made in USA
Yes
Weight
220 Pounds
Consumer Warranty
3 Years
UPC
043033540341
Reviews
(36)
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Cub Cadet RT65 Reviews & Ratings
68% of Reviewers Recommend This Product
Product Q&A
(6)
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When Breaking hard new ground your supposed to run the tines in reverse while you run the tiller forward. Does the blades and tines run just backwards and/or forwards or is there a setting to run half the tines one way and the rest the opposite simultaniously?
Tim Tuttle 
from Tennessee 
May 11, 2015
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Answer
Tim,

Using counter (reverse) rotating tines is the most aggressive approach and is best when breaking new ground. This tiller is "Dual Rotating". At anyone time the tines are all rotating in the same direction either all forward or all counter (reverse). Dual rotating allows you to select either forward or counter rotating tine directions.
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Can you get this tiller with an electric start?
B Rutherford 
from Louisiana 
March 12, 2014
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Answer
The Cub Cadet RT65 tiller is not available with an electric start if you want the Honda engine. The RT65 only comes with an electric start with the Cub Cadet 208cc engine: RT65E
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Hi - I'm building a fence around my garden and am interested in the width of the Cub Cadet RT65 and Husqvarna DRT900/DRT900H so I know how wide I need to make the gate. Don't want to build a fence and find I can't get the tiller into the garden!
Roger 
from Colorado 
September 02, 2013
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Answer
Roger,

We are looking at a max width of about 23" when the RT65 is fully assembled, and the DRT900/900H are the same size with a max width of about 20.5".

If you have any further questions, always feel free to contact me directly at 800-710-7499 Ext. 133.

I'm always happy to help!
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Hello, Are there other attachments that can be used with this tiller? Perhaps a hiller/furrower? Thank you!
Katie 
from Vermont 
February 11, 2013
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Answer
Katie - sorry, but Cub Cadet no longer offers a hiller/furrower for their rear tine tillers. They did, but they dropped it from their offering a year or two ago.
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What size wheels does the cub cadet rt65 tiller have
Wendell Kratz 
from Arkansas 
February 08, 2013
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Answer
Wendell - the Cub Cadet RT65 series tillers have a 16-inch pneumatic ag tread tire.
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looking at the Cub Cadet RT45 and RT65 RT 65 has a honda engine who makes the RT 45 engine ? Are the tilers identicall except the engines?
Jim Ace Rental 
from Minnesota 
February 05, 2013
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Answer
Jim,

The RT45 uses a Cub Cadet engine. Cub Cadet build their own engines.

The 45 has counter rotating tines, 13x5 tires, 12 inch tines and five depth adjustments up to 6 inches.

The RT65 has dual rotating tines-all forward or all counter(backward)-, 16 inch tires, 13 inch tines and six depth adjustments up to 6.5 inches.
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