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      Craftsman  24HP 48” Hydrostatic Transmission Turn Tight® Garden Tractor - Non CA

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      Reg Price: $3049.99
      Savings: $408.05
      $2641.94

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      Reg Price: $3049.99
      Savings: $408.05
      $2641.94

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      Specifications & Dimensions

      Dimensions:
      Item Weight (lbs.): 564
      Overall Item Dimensions: 72.75 x 49.5 x 46
      Wheelbase (in.): 48
      Cutting Deck & Blade:
      Blade Material: Steel
      Blade Type: 3 and 1
      Blade Width (in.): 2
      Cutting Deck Material: Steel
      Cutting Deck Nose Roller: No
      Cutting Height Adjustment Type: Hand Lever
      Cutting Height Maximum (in.): 4
      Cutting Height Minimum (in.): 1
      Cutting Width (In.): 48
      Deckwash System: Yes
      Number of Cutting Blades: 3
      Controls and Features:
      Blade Engagement Type: Electric
      Blade Lift: Manual
      Cruise Control: Yes
      Product Overview:
      Commercial/Residential: Commercial/Residential
      General Warranty: 2 Year
      Terrain Type: Flat, Hilly
      Chassis:
      Frame Material: Steel
      Frame Type: Stamped steel
      Front Axle Material: Cast iron
      Drive System:
      Maximum Forward Speed (mph): 5.5
      Maximum Reverse Speed (mph): 2.9
      Mow in Reverse: Yes
      Number of Forward Speeds: Infinite
      Number of Reverse Speeds: Infinite
      Transmission Type: Hydrostatic Automatic
      Turning Radius (in.): 6
      Turn Tight: Yes
      Motor-Engine:
      Cooling System Type: Air Cooled
      Engine Brand: Briggs & Stratton(r)
      Engine Cycles: 4-cycle
      Engine Displacement (cc): 724
      Horsepower: 24
      Number of Cylinders: 2
      Wheels & Tires:
      Front Tire Size: 16" x 6.5" - 8"
      Rear Tire Size: 22" x 9.5" - 12"
      Accessory or Attachment:
      3 Bin Bagger Part Number: #24916
      Accepts Bagger: Yes
      Hauling Equipment: Heavy Hauling, Light Hauling
      Ground-Engaging Attach.: Yes
      Mulch Kit Part Number: #24148
      Snow Blade or Thrower Capable: Snow thrower, Snow blade
      Fuel System:
      Fuel Capacity (gal.): 3.0
      Fuel Gauge Location: On Tank
      Fuel Type: Gasoline
      Gauge Accessory:
      Gauges: Yes
      Convenience Features:
      Power Steering: None
      Speed Control: Fender Control
      Certifications:
      CARB Compliant: Not Compliant with Cali. Air Resource Board
      Location: All other
      Seat:
      Arm Rests: Yes

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      Craftsman 48 in. Turn Tight® Hydrostatic Garden Tractor Does It All

      The Craftsman 48 in. 24 HP hydrostatic transmission garden tractor does everything but wash the dishes. Don't be fooled by the small package; this is a powerful, commercial-quality garden tractor. The hauling capability is impressive, as is the list of useful attachments available. This mower will tackle any yard terrain from hilly to flat with ease. The automatic transmission gives you all the power you want, right when you want it, and from the comfort of your tractor seat.

      This Craftsman 48 in. Turn Tight® hydrostatic garden tractor is a heavy-duty garden tool. This tractor has a keyless start and a powerful 4-cycle, 724cc Briggs & Stratton™ engine. The astounding turning radius is a mere 6 in. for superior ease of maneuverability. This garden tractor also accepts snow throwing or snow blade attachments, as well as heavy hauling capabilities for attachments like the bagger, tiller and aerator for total lawn care. Once you have made short work of your lawn and garden chores, the handy deck wash system makes cleanup just as easy.

      • Craftsman 48 in. 24 HP hydrostatic transmission garden tractor is made from steel for superior durability
      • This garden tractor offers a 6 in. turning radius that will be the envy of your neighbors
      • Large tractor tires take good care of the turf and assist in tackling tough terrain
      • Heavy hauling capabilities, infinite gears in forward or reverse and 24 HP make this a powerful hydrostatic transmission
      • Simply hook up your garden hose to the deck wash system and clean out grass and debris from the tractor
      • Many accessory kits are available to make light work of all chores from tilling, aerating and bagging to snow removal and heavy hauling

      Added on December 13, 2013

       

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      10 Reviews Write a review
      8 Reviewers (80.0%) would recommend this to a friend.
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      Praise14 found this helpful
      YardmanCLT
      Apr 26 , 2014
      Great Tractor
      I've had the tractor now going on 3 weeks. I purchased from a local store (Pineville) and the guys there were great. Very helpful. After doing what seems like hours of research, I feel really good I have purchased this tractor. Very strong, comfortable and easy to use. I like the keyless feature, that was easy to setup, and the hydrostatic transmission is easy to use as well. I have close to 3/4 of an acre to cut and it can be done in the same amount of time it took with the zero turn I had before.
      Criticism86 found this helpful
      lolamaebock
      Mar 21 , 2014
      customer service bad in my opinion
      Purchased march 15th, picked it up march 19th, blades will not engage! Called and the earliest they can come is April 9th..Thats unacceptable!! I noticed a lot of craftsman have gotten bad reviews...probably just going to return it for a different name brand...
       

      C-R-A-F-T-S-M-A-N

      Cadillac, MI

      Sep 5 , 2014
      via sears.com
      Overall
      Great Tractor

      This is a great machine. It is a lot bigger than I expected. It is actually too big for my little yard I got but it does the job good.

      I would recommend this product to a friend.

      The reviewer indicated they are affiliated with this product.
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      Sep 4 , 2014
      via sears.com
      Overall
      Nice tractor, although I had some concerns after I purchased...

      In the specifications it shows Ground Engaging equipment - Yes. Then after I purchased I decided to purchase a pull behind Box Scraper and discovered all of the Ground Engaging (GE) attachment specs, including the Sleeve Hitch, indicated compatible with 23" or larger rear tire tractors only. The store associates assured me this tractor could handle the GE attachments and suggested I look at the Husqvarna website specs (same tractor, Husqvarna branding) which manufactures these Garden tractors for Sears. Sure enough, it shows 22" tires or larger compatibility with GE attachments and Sleeve Hitch. I purchased a Sears Sleeve Hitch and Agri-Fab Box Scraper and it all bolts right on and work great. This tractor has no problem pulling and pushing loose and packed soil and rocks. It also mows nicely, turning radius is very tight, not Zero-turn, but better than I expected.

      I would recommend this product to a friend.

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      RichGreensburgPA

      Greensburg, PA

      Aug 20 , 2014
      via sears.com
      Overall
      Good tractor-Great value

      Just received the mower, it came set-up ready to go, you just need to adjust the wheels on the deck. It does a good job of cutting the lawn evenly and mulches without clumping. Can't yet comment on reliability.

      I would recommend this product to a friend.

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      Aug 19 , 2014
      Overall
      very good so far

      I love it you press a button and it start up,and it very powerful,

      I would recommend this product to a friend.

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      Jim_g

      Adair, OK

      May 27 , 2014
      via sears.com
      Overall
      Great tractor

      Does a good job. Had it for 2 weeks.

      I would recommend this product to a friend.

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      BetaLambda

      Fairburn, GA

      May 26 , 2014
      via sears.com
      Overall
      Good Tractor for the Value

      We purchased this tractor after considering other prominent brands. We replaced a Scotts riding mower that eventually could not handle our lawn. This tractor cuts our 3.5 acres very well. The ride can be rough at times on our uneven and hilly yard. Overall, we are pleased with our purchase.

      I would recommend this product to a friend.

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      May 23 , 2014
      via sears.com
      Overall
      Cuts the Lawn very well

      This tractor is light in the back end, so had some trouble climbing the hills in my yard. I had to let out some of the air in the tires, so it would quit spinning out. I will definitely need to purchase some chains or bar tires for this tractor. I love the keyless start, safety features, reserve gas tank and the way my lawn looks after cutting with it. The smaller deck allows me to haul it in the bed of my Chevy Colorado (mid size pickup), with the tailgate down of course. It took some time to get used to the accelerator. All accelerating must be done with the side shifter by hand. The 2014 models do not have pedals to engage the transmission. I have not used ground engaging tools yet, but it seems to have enough power to handle them.

      I would recommend this product to a friend.

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      No-Love

      Whittaker, MI

      Apr 26 , 2014
      via sears.com
      Overall
      Pass on this tractor

      Bought the tractor and two days after delivery called to cancel the purchase. I have an 8 year old Sears tractor of similar HP and design and the new tractor is less sturdy and of poorer quality. I don't like the new keyless ignition, too complicated and would be expensive to replace. The ride is rough and very uncomfortable. The service contract for $700 seems like a waste of money but then you'd probably need service help a lot. Too bad the quality has dropped. I have had three Sears tractors in the past 35 years.


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      Apr 26 , 2014
      via sears.com
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      Great Tractor

      I've had the tractor now going on 3 weeks. I purchased from a local store (Pineville) and the guys there were great. Very helpful. After doing what seems like hours of research, I feel really good I have purchased this tractor. Very strong, comfortable and easy to use. I like the keyless feature, that was easy to setup, and the hydrostatic transmission is easy to use as well. I have close to 3/4 of an acre to cut and it can be done in the same amount of time it took with the zero turn I had before.

      I would recommend this product to a friend.

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      Mar 21 , 2014
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      customer service bad in my opinion

      Purchased march 15th, picked it up march 19th, blades will not engage! Called and the earliest they can come is April 9th..Thats unacceptable!! I noticed a lot of craftsman have gotten bad reviews...probably just going to return it for a different name brand...


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