Whats the gas mix for a Mantis tiller?

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  1. FarmboyBill

    FarmboyBill Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I bought mine used at a sale I go to. It has 50 to 1 on the gas cap. How would that measure for a gal of gas, AND, what kind and wgt of oil do I use??
     
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  2. FreightTrain

    FreightTrain Well-Known Member

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    i would just use the new 1-mix oil thats good for all ratios
     

  3. Marcia in MT

    Marcia in MT Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Use 2-cycle engine oil, not something that's for a car engine. The little bottles will tell you how much of the bottle to mix with the appropriate amount of gas to get the right ratio.

    We have used the 1-mix oil too, and the Mantis is running just fine.

    (4-stroke engines can use regular oil, as it's not mixed with the gas.)
     
  4. Paquebot

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    50:1 is the ratio and it's 6 tablespoons per gallon.

    Martin
     
  5. FarmboyBill

    FarmboyBill Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Tanks P thats what I needed
     
  6. Paquebot

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    That's the quantity that comes in the bottles from Mantis. One can't see how much is in there so you can't use an empty as example. I measured one last night to come up with that 6 tablespoon reply.

    Martin