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Craftsman  22HP 42” Turn Tight® Fast Riding Mower – 49 States

  Item#  07120390000 | Model#  20390
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Reg Price: $1999.99
Savings: $290.00
$1709.99
Reg Price: $1999.99
Savings: $290.00
$1709.99
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Specifications & Dimensions

Dimensions:
Overall Item Dimensions: 72.75 x 45 x 46
Wheelbase (in.): 48
Cutting Deck & Blade:
Blade Material: Steel
Blade Type: 3 in 1
Blade Width (in.): 2.125
Cutting Deck Material: Steel
Cutting Deck Nose Roller: No
Cutting Deck Style: Mulch/Rear Bag/Side Discharge
Cutting Height Adjustment Type: Spring Assisted
Cutting Height Maximum (in.): 4
Cutting Height Minimum (in.): 1
Cutting Positions: 6
Cutting Width (In.): 42
Deckwash System: Yes
Number of Cutting Blades: 2
Controls and Features:
Blade Engagement Type: Manual
Blade Lift: Manual
Speed Control: Foot pedal
Product Overview:
Commercial/Residential: Residential
General Warranty: 2 Year / 5 Year Frame & Axle
Recommended Terrain: All Types
Recommended Yard Size: 1 Acre and Above
Terrain Type: Flat, Uneven, Hilly, Steep, Obstacles
Chassis:
Frame Material: Steel
Frame Type: Stamped steel
Front Axle Material: Cast iron
Handling & Operating:
Cruise Control: Yes
Hour Meter: Yes
Drive System:
Maximum Forward Speed (mph): 7.5
Maximum Reverse Speed (mph): 2.9
Mow in Reverse: Yes
Number of Forward Speeds: Infinite
Number of Reverse Speeds: 1
Turning Radius (in.): 6
Turn Tight: Yes
Motor-Engine:
Air Filter Type: Dual
Cooling System Type: Air Cooled
Cylinder Liner: Cast iron
Electronic Ignition: No
Engine Brand: Briggs & Stratton(r)
Engine Cycles: 4-cycle
Engine Series: Intek Platinum
Engine Displacement (cc): 724
Horsepower: 22
Number of Cylinders: 2
Oil Filter Type: Full pressure
Overhead Valve Engine: Yes
Wheels & Tires:
Anti-Scalp Gauge Wheels: Yes
Front Tire Size: 15" X 6" - 6"
Rear Tire Size: 20" X 8" - 8"
Accessory or Attachment:
2 Bin Bagger Part Number: #24891
3 Bin Bagger Part Number: #24892
Accepts Bagger: Yes
Ground-Engaging Attach.: No
Hauling Equipment: Heavy Hauling, Light Hauling
Mulch Kit Part Number: #33742
Snow Blade or Thrower Capable: Snow thrower, Snow blade
Fuel System:
Fuel Capacity (gal.): 3.0
Fuel Gauge Location: On Tank
Fuel Type: Gasoline
Convenience:
Adjustable Seat: Yes
Cup Holder: Yes
Headlights: Yes
Gauge Accessory:
Gauges: Yes
Convenience Features:
Power Steering: None
Certifications:
CARB Compliant: Not Compliant with Cali. Air Resource Board
Location: All other
Seat:
Arm Rests: No

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Craftsman 42 in. Turn Tight® Fast Riding Mower A Machine For All Seasons

Whether you're wading through the weeds after the spring rains or clearing the driveway after a winter storm, the Craftsman 42 in. 22 HP Turn Tight® fast riding lawn mower has the power to make quick work of the job. It also has the finesse to make tidy work—with a 6 in. turning radius, this machine will squeeze around trees and fences where many riding lawn mowers just don't fit. The generous 42 in. blade means fewer laps around the yard. An adjustable deck can raise up to four inches off the ground, letting it chew through heavy growth. Its top speed of 7.5 mph, plus its automatic transmission, makes it a dream to operate on rolling expanses or up or down hills.

The Craftsman 42 in. Turn Tight® fast riding mower has a 4-cycle Briggs & Stratton™ engine that runs on gasoline only - no messing with oil mixing. Its frame and front axle are built of stamped steel and cast iron that are durable enough to last and sturdy enough to handle attachments ranging from a lawn roller in the summer to a snow blower or thrower in the winter.

  • This Craftsman 42 in. 22 HP Turn Tight® fast riding lawn mower has the speed and the power to make quick work of the lawn, even if it's several acres
  • The Briggs & Stratton™ engine can go up to 7.5 mph
  • The 4-cycle engines runs on gasoline
  • The 42 in. mowing deck adjusts to 10 positions
  • The frame is stamped steel and the front axle is cast-iron
  • An automatic transmission ends awkward shifting
  • Snow blade or blower attachments are sold separately
  • The frame and front axle are backed by a five-year warranty
  • A two-year warranty covers the rest of the mower

Added on January 10, 2014

 

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50 Reviewers (69.0%) would recommend this to a friend.
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EJPFire
Mar 24 , 2014
So far so good
Have this tractor about 2 months, researched heavily before buying (was also considering a Deere D130/40) am happy i went this route. I have used it to bag leaves, dethatch and cut spring grass it has performed well. The turn tight is a nice feature as i mow a residential lawn (about 3/4 acre). While other comments have taken issue with the transmission, I think its worth noting that its a tractor and "smooth" starts and stops are open to interpretation, I think it is splitting hairs in this price range. On the other hand the General Transmission new CVT transmission is much more durable than the Tuff Troque hydrostatic trans in alot of other tractors (including the Deere) . Time will always tell but so far i am pretty content with this (Husquavarna made) tractor
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D5CDIYer
Feb 28 , 2014
Nice tractor but Transmisssion is a step backwards.
Just got this new model this week, but no grass to mow yet so only driven it around the yard for 30 minutes. I like: the new style hood, smooth & quiet engine, tight turn, cruise control, seat is comfortable, nice deck lift mechanism and deck seems easy to take off / put on. But new automatic transmission is very jerky going into Forward or Reverse, often making a big clunk sound - its sure not nearly as smooth as a hystat that I am use too. The forward speed control seems very smooth once you get it going - the tractor really flies (maybe too fast at full speed). No variable speed in reverse, it is just on or off. With little or no modulation going into F or R, it's tough to inch in to tight places in the garage or hook up things. The reverse pedal is hard to use - too stiff and not easy to use (can't use your heel like Hystat pedal controls). I haven't decided whether I can live with this tranny or not - hoping it will get more controllable with use? Also the free wheeling lever out the back of unit is so thin (like a coat hanger wire) that it bends when you pull it - gives a poor perception of value, for a tractor that costs this much.
 

Rcfiddy1

Englishtown, NJ

Oct 8 , 2014
Overall
Fast it is, but not the best quality.

Picked up this mower brand new in April 2014 and as it was delivered it had problems. The hood pins and washers were gone. No big deal called for parts and 3 days later it was 100%. Starts up great, runs great, cuts awesome but deck height would need adjusting. Now it's October and after 4 months the problems started. The mower started running funny, would not hold a steady rpm, like starving for fuel. Called again for warranty and was put thru the basic questions. They send out repairman and after testing fuel system he decides it's a bad gas cap, fuel pump and filter. Also the battery is dead and won't hold a charge even tho I use a battery tender when in storage. So now I'm waiting again for parts for a brand new mower and I have to buy a new battery. Overall I would say this mower has a nice engine, quiet running but the body and plastic parts are cheap. Plastic push pins to hold on side panels


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oldch

Madras, OR

Oct 6 , 2014
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The worse mover I have ever purchased.

This is the 3rd mower that I have purchased that was made by Husky. The previous ones were from good to excellent and is why I purchased this one. The sears salesman didn't know what he was talking about. I was lead to believe it had a hyrostatic trans. This model is a T2500 limited edition which I was lead to believe it was better than the standard. Every time I use it, it becomes a chore. All the things you would assume were on is aren't. No front bumper, hour meter, and other little things. The worse is this thing they call a transmission. It won't even mow up my slopes. To mow in reverse you have to hold the lever back. The mower deck is also very poor. Don't think I will ever purchase another mower from Sears or Husky.


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Oct 6 , 2014
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T3000 Mower, so far so good

I have only had this mower for 3 weeks with a couple of minor issues. Service techs are taking care of them. Love the tight turn and the speed and mows pretty good.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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COSMO3RDROCK

Baxter, TN

Oct 3 , 2014
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Great mower

Very durable. I have a large bumpy, hiily lawn and this mower cut it with ease. My old mower a 26 hp sears with Kohler engine and 3 blades always had a problem with the deck clogging up. This 22 hp never had the same problem. ill never have a 3 blade deck again. Reverse is a little slow. Deck could of been built out of heavier gauge steel.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Oct 2 , 2014
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Great riding mower!

This is my first riding mower and I did a considerable amount of research before deciding on this model. I was concerned at first with how fast this mower moves when driving it around the yard. However, once I engaged the blades, saw how well it cut, and maneuvers (Turn Tight) I felt it performed very well. I later purchased the mulch kit b/c I have used mulch blades in the past with push mowers and prefer the results.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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DonnaTS

Wautoma, WI

Sep 23 , 2014
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Riding mower

Great mower. We like it and it does the job.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Sep 9 , 2014
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Love My Mower !

I love my new Craftsman 22 HP Riding Mower. With my new Craftsman, I cut grass in a lot less time than when I used my old Snapper. I love the way it turns tight around my trees and shrubs. My flower beds are safe now because I have more control over my mower ! This Craftsman is easy to start and is very easy to drive ! Makes mowing fun !!!!

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Sep 3 , 2014
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Riding Mower

We had a 1/2 acre lot and this really makes it easy to take care of our lawn. The 22hp motor makes climbing hills easy and the zero turn makes going around all the trees a breeze.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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raneider

Motley, MN

Sep 2 , 2014
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Excellent handling and tight turn steering

Item is all its advertisement says about tight turn capabilities. Excellent maneuverability around trees and other items in your lawn.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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thebuckles2

Villa Ridge, IL

Sep 2 , 2014
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Great mower

Minor problems at first, but works well

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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