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

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Reg Price: $2999.99
Savings: $300.00
$2699.99
Reg Price: $2999.99
Savings: $300.00
$2699.99
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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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11 Reviews Write a review
8 Reviewers (73.0%) would recommend this to a friend.
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Praise12 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.
Criticism84 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...
 
Oct 28 , 2014
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Craftsman Hydro Transmission is Junk

I have owned this mower for about three years and last week it lost power to move. Found that my hydro transmission was bad, The cost for the parts alone to replace it is $850 from Sears. I will junk this mower before sinking that much into a repair on it. BTW most of them use some variation of the same Tuff Torq K46 transaxle. If you buy this garbage be sure to get the extended warranty you will need it. This was supposed to be rated as a garden tractor?!? What a joke, it can't even pull it's own weight. Craftsman are cheap for what you get. But remember you get what you pay for. Once again I learned the hard way.


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

Cadillac, MI

Sep 5 , 2014
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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.

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Sep 4 , 2014
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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