Craftsman 27cc* 2-Cycle Straight Shaft WeedWacker™Gas Trimmer.Item# 07171120000 | Model# 71120
Specifications & Dimensions
|Dimensions and Weight:|
|Item Weight (lbs.):||12.75|
|Shaft Length (in.):||57|
|Accepts Blade Accessory:||Yes|
|Extra Spool Included:||Yes|
|Trimmer Type:||Line trimmers, gas|
|Cutting Swath (in.):||14|
|Assembly Required:||Assembly Required|
|Spool or Line Part Number:||#85908/#85909|
|Bulk Line Part Number:||#85913/#85636|
|Spark Plug Part Number:||85790|
|Job Size:||Small, Medium, Large|
|Speed Start Capable:||Yes|
|Color/Finish:||Black, Powder coated steel frame|
|Fuel Type:||Gas/oil mix|
|Fuel Tank Capacity (qt.):||0.31|
|Starting System:||2 Step|
|Line Feed Type:||Hassle Free|
|Line Exit Type:||Dual|
|General Warranty:||2-Year Consumer/10-Year Shaft|
|CARB Compliant:||CARB Compliant|
Ratings & Reviews
Craftsman 27cc Gas Trimmer: Maintain a Lawn You’ll Want to Show Off
The Craftsman 27cc 2-Cycle Straight Shaft Weedwacker boasts an Exclusive 360-degree rotating handle for enhanced comfort and control. It's equipped with a full-crank engine desgined to reduce vibration and extend engine life.
Featuring Craftsman's Best starting system with the 2-step choke (simply prime and pull) and Incredi-Pull (pulling the rope easier to start), this unit will start up in seconds. Also featured is Speed Start technology, which eliminates the pull rope allowing for push-button starting capability using any of the 3 optional starters (sold separately). A Straight shaft design offers enhanced reach and is more comfortable for taller users. The Universal yard tool attachment system will convert the trimmer into an edger, cultivator, blower, brush cutter, hedge trimmer, pole saw and many more. An aluminum hassle-free cutting head is more durable and easy to load with XQ-shaped .110 in. or .130 in. line. A deluxe guard provides advanced debris protection.
- The Craftsman 27cc 2-Cycle Straight Shaft Weedwacker is great for small, medium and large jobs
- Easy 2-step starting - Simply prime and pull
- 27cc full-crank engine - Reduced vibration an extended engine life
- Exclusive 360 degree rotating handle - Provides superior comfort and control
- Speed Start Technology - Push-button starting with no pulling required
- Aluminum Hassle Free cutting head - Easy to load with XQ shaped .110/.130 in. line diameter
- Universal yard tool attachment system - Converts the trimmer into an edger, pole-saw, hedge trimmer, blower, cultivator, power broom and many more
- Straight shaft - Extended reach and more comfortable for taller users
- 2-year full warranty protecs your investment
- 10-year limited shaft warranty
*As rated by the engine manufacturer
Added on November 02, 2011
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Most Helpful Reviews
This weed wacker worked ok for 2 years and like every other weed wacker and leaf blower (craftsman) it last 2 years and dies. I don't have the know how to figure out the problems when they stop running and its too expensive to get someone too look at it.
I have bought several of these over the years but the craftsman seems to suit me the best. love the way you load the new string now. they seem to hold up longer than most of the other brands out there.
Saratoga Springs, NY
Hoffman Estates, IL
My Husband loves his new toy[ although it does all of his heavy weeds around our pond ] He put it together in less than 10 minutes with the help of our 10 year old grandson. He gives iy a five star rating.
North Tonawanda, NY
After burying my beloved 32cc Craftsman Weed Wacker of 13 years, it was time to go out and get a new Craftsman...boy was I wrong. I owned this "beauty" less than 24 hours before returning it. It started fine, in fact on the second pull. It was lazy to rev up based against my Craftsman leaf Blower and foregone 32cc wacker. I figured that it perhaps had an air bubble in the fuel line so I idled and revved it for 15 mins prior to its maiden voyage. I was alarmed to find the unit had a clutch that will not allow the head to rotate until suitable RPM has been achieved. No Big Deal right?...wrong. With the throttle squeezed, without a load on it the engine sounds labored. immediately upon contact with grass on edges of landscaping the clutch slips and the rotation of head stop. I completed trimming my 1/2 acre yard in twice the amount of time as had to wait for the head unit to catch up and take swipes at grass that was 6" tall. What a joke, Craftsman should be ashamed for degrading their own name. I will not look for a different brand after over 2 decades of Craftsman Brand lawn care products.
we have purchased a lot of weedwackers. This 2-cycle is awesome. The straight shaft with metal head was a selling point. The 4-cycle which was a little more had a plastic head. The single string over having to re-spool new string not only convenient, the range of the gauge of the string you can purchase allows for light to heavy duty trimming. Definitely purchase the recommend canned fuel for this. It starts and runs great. Craftsman products are quality backed with a guarantee. Very pleased with this product.
Seems to work hard to spool up and when running grass always gets wrapped around the neck which has to be removed to continue.
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