Craftsman 21'' 159cc OHV Craftsman Engine, My Stride Rear Drive Self-Propelled Lawn MowerItem# 07137590000 | Model# 12ABC32J799
|Dimensions and Capacity:|
|Cutting Width (In.):||21|
|Fuel Capacity (gal.):||.229|
|Item Weight (lbs.):||91|
|Included with Item:|
|Package Contents:||Lawn Mower|
|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 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:||8|
|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|
Ratings & Reviews
Craftsman 21 in. Self Propelled Lawn Mower Is the Ultimate in Comfort
There's no more straining to push or sprinting to keep up with the Craftsman 21 in. 159cc self-propelled lawn mower. The My Stride pace control system matches your steps and your speed, adjusting perfectly to your preference. Its self-propulsion and rear-wheel drive add ease, while the three-position handle adapts to your height.
The Craftsman 21 in. self-propelled lawn mower is about performance as well. With a 159cc engine and a 21 in. cutting width, the mower quickly tames your yard. It has 6 cutting positions, ranging from a "needs a trim" 1.25 in. to a "we let this go too long" 3.75 in. You can choose what to do with your trimmings, too. The mower is mulch-ready and will discharge from the rear or side. It comes with a Dust Block bag with a 1.5-bushel capacity.
- The Craftsman 21 in. 159cc self-propelled lawn mower matches you step for step, literally, with a My Stride control system that adjusts to your pace
- Mower has a 21 in. cutting width in a deck that adjusts to six positions with the press of a single lever
- 4-cycle engine is 159cc
- Cutting range is 1.25 in. to 3.75 in.
- The handle, made of resin and steel, adjusts as well
- Handle folds for easy storage
- The mower is mulch-ready
- Comes with a Dust Blocker bag holds 1.5 bushels
- Mower also has rear or side discharge for clippings
- California Air Resources Board compliant
- Two-year warranty
Added on December 21, 2013
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Most Helpful Reviews
Baton Rouge, LA
This is the hardest lawn mower to put together and get to run that I can imagine. I tried for a day by myself, then two neighbors came over to help (one is an engineer), we still couldn't get it to run. I then returned the machine to sears, where a helpful employee showed me the tricks that were involved.
Mower was ready in about 10 min out of the box. Started on the first pull. The bag is great and the my stride system is great. Really haven't found any negatives yet. Mower had great power
Warner Robins, GA
Don't have to push hard ,machine was go any where I want, of course with space allowed I wish I was buy this one a long time ago.
My previous craftsman mower was 16 years old. One of the issues for the old mower was the clips that held the handle to the mower broke and new one's wouldn't keep that darn handle attached. I was thrilled to see a different design for the handle attachment on this mower (wish it was on all the new models). I also liked the one lever to change the height, it made changing the height quick and easy. I have thick grass and it spit it out fairly well, it only clogged when it was wet. Dry grass shot right out. I didn't use the grass catcher way to small for my size property. I ended up returning it as I was told the rear wheel drive would be great for hilly property but that is NOT the case. I couldn't get it to climb at all and there isn't enough weigh in the rear of the mower to keep it down so as I went up the hill I ended up pushing the handle bar upward thus raising the rear wheels. The wheel tread design has changed from my previous mower and can't grip with the cheap plastic tires with a poor tread design. I slipped at one point and it came back at me which was when I decided it had to go back. I think the hill also killed it as the rear wheel wasn't spinning consistently as it should have. The sears salesman agreed that the drive wasn't pulling as much as it should. I am going with a craftsman awd mower. Hopefully it works on the hills. My old mower was a front wheel drive and no one believes that was better but it truly was because it had great tread design and the front wheels really gripped the ground and pulled the mower up the hills and continued to grip regardless if the rear wheels came off the ground. I may try to swap the tires from the old mower to the new one. I hope Craftsman improves the tread design as all the mowers have the same pattern. If you have a flat lawn then this is a very nice mower with decent power. Steer clear if you have hills.
My wife has arthritis in her hands and has trouble grasping handles for long periods of time. With the my stride system she is able to just to exert force on the handle and it moves. (Rather then bars and levers on other models). The my stride system works great and after one mow the BS engine always started in 1-2 pulls. I was worried that the engine was not big enough for the unit but it did a fine job of mulching even in thick grass. The unit climbed the side of a ditch like a billy goat. The wash out port worked well. Was considering the Toro recycler at ********** which costs more. All in all I could not be more pleased.
I have always owned push mowers. This is my first self propelled mower. I used it on my 1/3rd of an acre yard today and what a treat. Assembled it put in gas and oil ...started first pull and each time I stopped to empty the bag that was full to the brim it started first pull. It has plenty of power on the hills and the my stride is sweet. I would definitely recommend this mower. So nice not having to push that old mower as the bag gets fuller up those hills anymore.
This is by far the best walk behind mower I have ever owned. So effortless feel like should be doing something besides just walking. Controls a little touchy at first, but quickly adapted. Great price....great mower.
Unlike my previous Craftsman mower that would never start and Sears finally accepted the fact that it was a lemon, this lawn mower is GREAT so far. The Stride works just like Toro's is is wonderful.
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