If it was that hard to start, it was a lemon.Belfrybat said:My problem is I could never get the durn thing started. I would work for over 30 minutes, and get so exhausted I would give up. One time I actually bruised my hand on the pull rope handle--that sucker was HARD to pull! Perhaps I received a lemon, I'm not sure, but unless
Folks, don't take this the wrong way, but....MaKettle said:Got a Mantis 3 years ago, but due to one thing and another, it sat around until the 1 year warranty was up. It does work well once started, but is a an absolutely difficult bear to start.