Roto Hoe

Roto-Hoes come with tillers mounted either in the rear or up front. A 6 h.p. Tecumseh engine powers the gear transmission with four forward speeds and one reverse. Attachments include a Cut-N-Shred shredder, a snowthrower, and a hiller-marker tool.

The Roto-Hoe Co. Department 2 Newbury, OH 44065

Herter's Belgian Model 1100 Tiller

Modeled after a Belgian tiller but manufactured in the United States is the Herter Model 1100 rear-end tiller. The transmission is worm gear driven and powered by a 6 h.p., four-cycle engine. The machine has two forward, a neutral, and two reverse speeds. As a safety precaution, it cannot be locked in reverse. The eight-position depth regulator can be adjusted while in motion, and in the traveling position, tines are raised 2 inches above the ground. No attachments are mentioned. The manufacturer is the only distributor.

Herter's, Inc.

Waseca, MN 56093 or Mitchell, SD 57301

The Simar Morgan

The Morgan is made in Switzerland by the Simar Company and distributed in the United States. It employs a heavy-duty Swill 7i/a h.p., one-cylinder, four-cycle engine to power its three forward and one reverse speeds. The unit's weight is 254 pounds. No mention is made of attachments.


Of German design, the Colt is a lightweight, rugged tiller for raised benches in greenhouses and outdoor cultivation. It comes with a 10 h.p. engine, an all-enclosed gear drive—no V-belts—and a single power-driven wheel for easy handling. The Colt and the Morgan are available from:

E, C. Geiger Rt. 63, Box 285 Harleysville, PA 19438

The Simar Morgan E. C. Geiger

The Simar Morgan E. C. Geiger

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