Does this draw 7amps without a working load (spinning free) or is 7amps the cutoff current (like the blades stop suddenly when hitting a rock)?
The motor isn’t the largest, but the price is right and the reviews are solid. It’s currently $97 at the two major home improvement stores:
In for one.
Sorry for the late response. Per the vendor:
The motor is rated to 7 amps. The cutoff current is significantly higher.
Put this to work earlier today – this tiller packs a good punch! The sloped area of my folks’ yard is like about as much rocks and clay as it is soil, and this was able to break it up for easy shoveling.
They’ll get the rest of the steps done before this weekend is over.