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Craftsman  21'' 159cc OHV Craftsman Engine, My Stride Rear Drive Self-Propelled Lawn Mower

  Item#  07137591000 | Model#  12ABD32J799

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 Rating 4.5 | 7 Reviews | Write a review
Reg Price: $479.99
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Specifications & Dimensions

Dimensions and Capacity:
Cutting Width (In.): 21
Fuel Capacity (gal.): .229
Overall Dimensions: 39x24x17.75
Product Overview:
Item Weight (lbs.): 91
Mulch Ready: Yes
Included with Item:
Package Contents: Lawn Mower
Adjustable Handle: Yes
Handle Material: Resin and steel
Handles Fold For Easy Storage: Yes
Number of Handle Height Positions: 3-position
Blade Stop Feature: No
Number of Cutting Positions: 6
Engine Brand: Craftsman
Engine Cycles: 4-cycle
Engine Displacement (cc): 159
Speed Control: My Stride™ Pace Control System
Starter Type: Pull Start
Wheels & Tires:
Front Tire Size: 8
Front Wheel Type: Fixed Forward
Rear Tire Size: 11
Cutting Deck Material: Steel
Cutting Height Adjustment Type: Single Lever
Cutting Height Range: 1.25 - 3.75
Disposal by Bagging: Yes - included
Disposal by Rear Discharge: Yes - installed
Disposal by Side Discharge: Yes - installed
Deck Features:
Deck Cleanout: Yes
Location: 50 State


Ratings & Reviews



Product Description

Craftsman 21 in. Rear Drive Self-Propelled Lawn Mower Matches You Stride for Stride

The Craftsman 21 in. OHV engine lawn mower provides a comfortable experience by matching your natural stride, using the My Stride Pace Control System. As well as getting the perfect mowing speed, you also enjoy durable and long-lasting parts from the trusted Craftsman brand. The mower runs cooler and cleaner than competitors with an overhead valve system, too. In addition, the mower adjusts quickly and accurately with its single-lever deck height adjustment feature; there are six positions in total for the mower that start fast with auto choke.

The Craftsman 21 in. rear drive self-propelled lawn mower handles a range of terrain, too. When you're on uneven or bumpy land, the lawn mower's 11 in. high rear wheels easily handle the challenge. For hills, the 159cc engine provides the power easily to meet the challenge. You can even personalize the mower's height by simply pulling the 3-position handle, helping prevent you from straining your arms while you cut the grass. Speaking of grass, it will be cut cleanly and look amazing thanks to the built-in high-performance 21 in. Precision Plus cutting system. This quality lawn mower also comes with a two-year warranty.

  • Craftsman 21 in. OHV engine with 159 cc provides strong, reliable power for moving over hills and other terrain
  • Bumpy and uneven surfaces are a breeze to mow over with the 11 in. high rear wheels
  • My Stride Pace Control System provides the perfect speed every time, moving at your natural stride for a comfortable experience
  • Adjust deck height with single lever for added comfort; there are six positions
  • Engine runs cool and clean, starting fast with auto choke
  • High-performance 21 in. Precision Plus cutting system provides clean cuts
  • 1.9 bushel Dust Blocker bag
  • All adjustments are fast and accurate
  • CARB compliant
  • Durable and long-lasting Craftsman parts, with two-year warranty included

Added on December 22, 2013


Overall, others give this:

7 Reviews Write a review
7 Reviewers (100.0%) would recommend this to a friend.
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Charlton, MA

Jul 12 , 2014
Nice smooth, quiet, powerful. Even in tall wet grass.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Jun 17 , 2014
Easy to start and maneuver

I purchased this lawn mower last week to replace an inexpensive 5 yr. old (non self-propelled) mower. I'm impressed with how easy it was to pull-start, especially compared with my old mower which had a 160cc Honda engine. No need to fuss with any choke control either. Engine noise was comparable to the Honda and not an issue. Removing and replacing the bag is easy, and it empties out quickly. I have roughly 1/2 acre of lawn to cut, with many obstacles and rocks in the way. I was concerned that the mower would not be as maneuverable as my old mower, but that turned out not to be the case... it just takes a bit getting used to. You can pull the mower backwards without too much effort, but pushing it forward does really require that you engage the drive. It powers up hills perfectly and evenly without slipping, and navigates rough terrain well. Gas consumption appears to be better than the Honda engine with similar displacement. No fatigue with operating any of the controls. Overall, I'm very pleased thus far. This mower is an excellent value if it proves to be reliable over the coming years. Time will tell.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Jun 14 , 2014
Great mower

Well I have to say that in my entire life I have never bought a new mow and this one is amazing, the pull start is easy and it start so quick, the stride is great because it can go faster or slower depending on where I am and how fast I go. AMAZING MOWER!!!

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Atlanta, GA

Jun 2 , 2014
Does everything a lawn mower should.

This mower has started on the first pull every time. The My Stride self propelled system works great. The grass bag is easy to remove and dump. Seems to have plenty of power. The hose attached to clean underside work well. There are no downsides as I can see. Mowed the lawn three times now and have yet to refill the gas tank. Seems economical and fairly quite a gas mower. The grass almost cuts itself now.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Clearfield, PA

Jun 1 , 2014

I'm 61 years old and needed the help of a self propelled mower. I put it together with out a hitch. It started right up and I mowed my over grown lawn which I had spot seeded 2 weeks earlier.The mower did all the work and at times I used just my one arm to steer. I found it easy to maneuver and turn around at the end of each run when I didn't need the my stride feature. My other self propelled mowers I've owned seemed to drag the drive wheels when turning around where as this mower didn't. It really does move at your own pace. Plenty of power too.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Fayetteville, NC

May 13 , 2014
So Far So Good

I purchased this mower to replace a craftsman mower that I owned for over ten years. So far the only problem I had was some serious blowback from the first one I purchased. The sales associate said that it was probably caused by the plastic warping causing the grass catcher not to seal properly. Fortunately I had purchased a warranty and had the mower less than three days. I took it back, they ordered me a new one, and so far I'm very happy with the mower. This mower was easy to put together, operates as promised, grass catcher easy to empty, the speed is just right, cutting our large backyard (about a quarter of an acre) was no problem. So far I'm very satisfied with my mower.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Emmaus, PA

Mar 23 , 2014
Seems like a great mower

I am 55 years old and owned a lot of mowers, this seems to be one of the coolest I have ever owned. First, I shopped all around for a month then decided the MyStride was the main reason to buy this mower and I was right. Took it out of the box, added oil and gas, started on the first easy pull. Started it 5 or 6 move times and everyone in the family had fun walking (not pushing it) around the yard! I would give it 5 stars but one of the hubcaps fell off almost immediately, I was able to secure it correctly to the wheel, but that should not have happened.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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