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Craftsman  175cc OHV Briggs & Stratton Quiet Power Technology Engine, 22'' Front Drive Self-Propelled Lawn Mower

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Reg Price: $419.99
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Specifications & Dimensions

Dimensions and Capacity:
Cutting Width (In.): 22
Fuel Capacity (gal.): .3
Overall Dimensions: 39x36.25x20.69
Product Overview:
Item Weight (lbs.): 97
Mulch Ready: Yes
Included with Item:
Package Contents: Lawn Mower
Handles:
Adjustable Handle: Yes
Handle Material: Steel and Plastic
Handles Fold For Easy Storage: Yes
Number of Handle Height Positions: 3-position
Blade:
Blade Stop Feature: No
Number of Cutting Positions: 9
Motor-Engine:
Engine Brand: Briggs & Stratton(r)
Engine Cycles: 4-cycle
Engine Lubrication System: Splash
Engine Displacement (cc): 175
Speed Control: Varible
Starter Type: Pull Start
Wheels & Tires:
Drive Control: Front wheel drive
Front Tire Size: 8
Front Wheel Type: Fixed Forward
Rear Tire Size: 8
Cut:
Cutting Deck Material: Steel
Cutting Height Adjustment Type: 4 Individual
Cutting Height Range: 1.25 x 3.5
Disposal:
Disposal by Bagging: Yes - included
Disposal by Rear Discharge: Yes - included
Disposal by Side Discharge: Yes - installed
Deck Features:
Deck Cleanout: Yes
Certifications:
Location: 50 State

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Craftsman 22 in. Quiet Power Front Drive Lawn Mower Makes Lawn Care Simple and Stress Free

The Craftsman 22 in. 175cc front drive self-propelled lawn mower is a hard-working mower with a high level of versatility. Whether you have a small yard with a short grass variety or a large yard with multiple grass varieties, this mower makes it easy to get the job done, even after a long day of work. Thanks to the Quiet Power Technology, you have the flexibility to mow earlier in the morning or later at night while having a conversation or keeping an eye on your children.

The Craftsman 22 in. quiet power front drive lawn mower boasts nine cutting positions ranging from 1.25 in. to 3.5 in., and four individual cutting height adjustments. The front wheel drive with variable speed lets the mower do the toughest part of the job for you. The EZ bag access, high performance deck, EZ walk, dust blocker grass bag, and EZ deck wash make clipping removal, clean up, mulching, and discharging straightforward tasks.

  • 7.25 ft./lb. of gross torque for increased cutting power
  • Front wheel drive with variable speed
  • 22 in. 3-in-1 high-performance deck for exceptional bagging, mulching and discharging
  • EZ bag access for simple clipping removal
  • EZ walk has a single trigger to decrease fatigue
  • EZ deck wash for quick cleanup
  • 2.3-bu dust blocker grass bag to keep debris and dirt away during mowing
  • Pull start
  • Installed side discharge
  • 12 in. front tires
  • Three-position handles that fold in for compact storage
  • Weighs 97 lbs.

Added on January 15, 2014

 

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29 Reviewers (73.0%) would recommend this to a friend.
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Praise11 found this helpful
Nateisw
Apr 24 , 2014
Good Mower so far
Since this is a new Mower and there aren't many reviews yet, I figured I'd take the time to write a real review on it for people thinking about purchasing. Bought this mower last week and have only mowed my yard once with it so far. I will update this review if the mower gives me any reliability/durability issues. These are my initial impressions: PROS 1. Easy to assemble out of the box. 2. Comes with an extra blade, which I didn't expect. 3. Is about half as loud as my old mower, which had a Honda engine. 4. After adding oil and fuel, mower started up on the very first pull! Never had that happen before! no need to prime or mess with a choke either. Have cold started it a few times and always starts on the first pull and pull is easier than I am used to. 5. Good power for a 175cc engine. 6. Mulcher cuts nicely and mulches the grass into very fine particles. 7. B&S engine says MADE IN USA if that's important to you. CONS 1. Deck is stamped sheet metal and seems a bit flimsy. Wish they used a slightly thicker gauge sheet metal, even though it would add weight. OR...I would have been willing to pay extra for a cast alloy deck if it were available. 2. Lots of plastic parts. Experience has shown me that plastic parts will sometimes outlast metal, but it remains to be seen how durable all the plastic on this mower is. 3. Deck washer hook-up only works okay and you still need to tip up the deck and shoot it out from below if you want to get the bottom of the deck really clean. 4. Handle is pretty uncomfortable. I will probably wrap it with some padding, but Craftsman should have designed it a little thicker for comfort or added some foam padding. 5. Paint quality seems good on top of deck, but bottom of deck is only about half sprayed. I will probably spray the bottom myself to keep the rust away a little longer. All in all, for price I got this mower for (on sale), it seems like a great value and so far seems like the best mower I've ever owned (my 5th mower so far and the first Craftsman mower) My Dad's Toro Super Recycler is better, but also costs twice as much, so it doesn't seem like a fair comparison. So far I like it a lot better than my old mower that it's replacing, which was a Husqvarna 7021p with a Honda engine, and it only cost me about $40 more than the Husqvarna did.
Criticism14 found this helpful
PhxGrass
Mar 23 , 2014
Quiet Motor but....
Bought after looking at ALL of the options out there available. Liked the idea of a quieter engine. Was excited to try it out this morning. Ran quieter like advertised. And has power to cut through my winter rye. Front drive was nice. My issues are the following. Was pretty hard to pull the starter. Several times it didnt even budge. Grass catcher does not hold a lot. Seems to be at the wrong angle and all of the grass bunches up at the bottom of the door. Had to scoop a hand full each time. Front wheels did not disengage after letting go of the drive handle. Had to drag is in reverse. Going to try it again next weekend. If things dont get any better, going to take it back and try again.... Still a Craftsman fan though.....
 
Aug 19 , 2014
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Excellent!

LOVE this mower and the fact that it is a Craftsman makes it even better!

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Toolsnstuff

Artesia, NM

Aug 18 , 2014
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Easy start

Pretty good machine. Nice and quiet. Lots of power. Only ran twice, but starts second pull every time. No choke, primer bulb, or thought required. Nice bagger system keeps the dust down and easy to remove and replace. The self propelled system works great although I would prefer a rear wheel drive system.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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cbrake

Monument, CO

Aug 13 , 2014
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works great

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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velvet4rose

Americus, KS

Jul 31 , 2014
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Great Lawnmower

I am a 68 years old women and it is so easy to start and also very easy to put it into gear to mow, just pull back on the handle and it goes. I would recommend this to everyone who needs a good lawnmower.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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J.Kast

Visalia, CA

Jul 30 , 2014
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great mower

So I purchased this mower after the repair center took over a month and a half to fix my old mower. The new mower I purchased is leaps and bounds better than my old one. It never takes more thsn one pull to start it. The new mower sips gas and is a little quieter than my old one. All in all im extremely pleased with this purchase it has not failed me yet and does a wonderful job.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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byeuboy

Dubuque, IA

Jul 29 , 2014
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Good mower for the price.

Purchased about 3 months ago and have used it maybe 10 times. Right out of the box I had to reroute some of the cables. Drive cable rubbed rear wheel and release cable fell in slot where grass bag goes. No big deal but shouldn't have had to do it. Started up first pull and have never had starting problems. Love the mulching design but the blade is junk. Have to go over the grass twice because the curved blade does not cut all the grass in the path. I'll get a regular flat blade soon. FWD is great and the wheel lock up in other reviews is a built in safety feature. Just let the mower go forward a little after you release the handle and wheels will roll freely backwards. The silent technology is great and very noticeably quieter. Don't like the hose connect clean out because it does not remove 100% of the grass and the remaining wet grass starts to stink up my garage. I lift the front and use high pressure nozzle for better results. All in all an average mower with the trusted craftsman name.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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jmpantoja

Caldwell, ID

Jul 29 , 2014
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Amazing

This lawnmower is one of the best ones out there. It's got e-z walk and it's super quiet.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Randyfoodie

Spokane, WA

Jul 23 , 2014
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Lawn Mower

Excellent Lawn Mower! Had last mower from Sears for over 20 years. Excited to have a new one!

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Jul 15 , 2014
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Great mower

As advertised, this mower is super quiet. It started the first time with ease, Very user friendly and well built. You won't go wrong buying this mower


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KeymoMachine

Blue Island, IL

Jul 10 , 2014
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Plastic part troubles a great engine.

I just bought my first house, this is my first lawnmower, so I was surprised when midway through mowing my lawn for the first time I let it turn off and couldn't get it started again. I checked everything and was on the verge of bringing it back when my dad took a look at it for me and found that the stop switch wire wasn't working. The plastic part holding the throttle wires in tension had broken free. I fixed it with a $2 stainless steel bolt rather than take it to Sears where they would no doubt take weeks to replace the wire assembly with a new piece of plastic. I bought a Craftsman mower because the name is all over my Dad's tools, but I regret not buying from a local dealer something a bit better. All that said, it actually works quite well now that it does, the Briggs and Stratton quiet OHV is indeed quiet and it mulches very well.


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