Craftsman Craftsman12 amp Electric Leaf Blower/VacItem# 07174899000 | Model# 24031
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|Bag Kit Included:||Yes|
|Item Weight (lbs.):||9.24|
|Package Contents:||Blower, Vac Tubes, Bag, Blower Tube, Owner's Manual|
|Power Type:||110V Electric|
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|Assembly Required:||Fully Assembled|
|Cord Length (ft.):||6|
|Cord Type:||16 gauge|
|Extension Cord Lock:||Yes|
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|General Warranty:||2 year full|
|Noise Level on High Speed (db):||54.4|
|Power and Performance:|
|Air Volume (cfm):||380|
|Max Air Speed (mph):||235|
|Number of Speeds:||2|
Ratings & Reviews
Blow Away Yard Debris in Minutes With Craftsman's Electric Blower and Vacuum
Built for easy handling, this Craftsman Electric Blower features an anti-vibration handle for a firm grip and reduced user fatigue. It also comes with a vacuum kit and conveniently doubles as a mulcher to help your yard look its best this season. From blowing leaves into a pile to getting rid of them for good, this electric blower meets all of your yard clearing needs. For your convenience, the blower and mulcher tubes can be installed without additional tools.
Available in an attractive red shade, this Electric Blower and Vacuum has great visual appeal. It comes with a cord retainer to secure the extension cord while you operate the machine so you can avoid getting tangled in the yard. Fully assembled, this electric blower is designed for optimum user satisfaction.
- This 120V Craftsman Electric Blower delivers air at 235/150 MPH.
- Reduction-mulching ratio: 14:1
- Motor: 120V, AC only, 60Hz, 12 amp
- Air volume: 380 CFM
- Has a collection bag capacity of 1.2 bushel units so you can cover more ground before stopping.
- Anti-vibration, soft touch handle offers optimum control.
- Comes with an extension cord lock to keep cord neat and untangled.
- Fully assembled.
- Weighing 9.24 lbs., this handheld electric blower offers great portability
- Two year full warranty from Craftsman
Added on January 22, 2011
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Most Helpful Reviews
Green Bay, WI
I got this item on sale. This item works good, has good blowing, but you have to be careful what you are sucking. We have lots of acorns in our yard, so we are unable to use the vac feature.... needless to say, I cannot comment on that. The blowing works good, just use a low speed if you are trying to blow it in a small area.
I love the blower. We built on to our home and this is the perfect size for the carport and back porch. Well worth the money.
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New Britain, CT
I bought this one today to replace model 358 798340 which finally died after about 15 years. No curve in the blower tube makes it harder to get the leafs moving and the bottom half vacuum tube is shaped like a bell at the and causes the leaves to bottle neck where the tube narrows. Also the bag should open at the bottom making it easier to empty into leaf bags. Vac tube should be the same diameter top to bottom. Save your money and get something better. Found my old model online in California, used and will probably buy it.
I have been thru 3 different brands of electric blowers- they all claimed to be "quieter" or "50% more quieter" than most. Every one of them had this undeniable high-pitch tone that hurt my ears. I was about to give up on electric blowers, thinking I'd have to go to gas and maybe a professional like Echo to get painless leaf removal. I'm glad I gave this Craftsman a try - the decibel rating was what caught my attention. It's lightweight, the handle is super comfortable, and literally I can blow my entire driveway, sidewalk, and front entrance on the low setting. On low, it's powerful enough to move leaves and sticks (even after a rain), yet gentle enough not to strip all the mulch off my garden flower area. And the sound is great - no pain to my ears. I would say on low it's even less sound than my house vacuum. I just wanted a blower, and had no need for the bagging feature (I like to steer all the leaves under my garden area for good mulch breakdown). I'm very, very happy with this Craftsman - they did a good job.
I bought this because of the craftsman name ans was hoping that it was a good quality item like craftsman tools use to be. I was pleasantly surprised that for the price it did have plenty of blowing power. I have not used the vacuum attachment yet but I think it should be fine since it does have a metal impeller.
Briarcliff Manor, NY
It's lightweight and easy to use. Both the blower and the vacuum worked fine, although the blower was not as powerful as I wanted (it worked well in open areas, but not as well on ground coverings) and the vacuum didn't reduce the volume of the leaves as much as I expected. I have only used it twice, so I can't say about its durability. For now, it is decent for the price (I got it on sale).
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