Craftsman 31cc* 2-Cycle Straight Shaft WeedWacker™ Gas TrimmerItem# 07179440000 | Model# 79440
Specifications & Dimensions
|Accepts Blade Accessory:||No|
|Extra Spool Included:||No|
|Trimmer Type:||Line trimmers, gas|
|Cutting Swath (in.):||17|
|Assembly Required:||Assembly Required|
|Spool or Line Part Number:||#85848|
|Bulk Line Part Number:||#85904/#85621/#85614/#85910|
|Spark Plug Part Number:||85790|
|Job Size:||Small, Medium|
|Speed Start Capable:||No|
|Color/Finish:||Red, Powder coated steel frame|
|Fuel Type:||Gas/oil mix|
|Fuel Tank Capacity (qt.):||0.41|
|Starting System:||Traditional 7 Step|
|Line Diameter:||.095 in.|
|Line Feed Type:||Bump|
|Line Exit Type:||Dual|
|General Warranty:||2-Year Consumer/10-Year Shaft|
|CARB Compliant:||CARB Compliant|
|Dimensions and Weight:|
|Item Weight (lbs.):||12|
|Shaft Length (in.):||57|
Ratings & Reviews
The Craftsman Gas Weedwacker & Trimmer Makes Yard Work a Pleasure
Sears makes yard work a breeze with the Craftsman 31cc* 2 Cycle Straight Shaft WeedWacker Gas Trimmer.This trimmer is 8-in-1 yard tool attachment capable, giving you everything you need and then some to help you get through yard work quickly and more efficiently. It can be used as an edger, blower, pole saw, cultivator, and more.
With the Incredi-Pull starting system, the Craftsman Gas WeedWacker & Trimmer starts like a dream without the effort required to start up most other trimmers. Actually, everything about this trimmer has been designed to make things easier for you, right down to the adjustable, easy-grip handle that has been ergonomically designed with your comfort in mind. It also features a deluxe guard that provides you with advanced protection from debris. Craftsman has left no stone unturned in the design of this WeedWacker.
- The Craftsman 31cc 2 Cycle Straight Shaft Weedwacker & Trimmer has been designed with comfort in mind, making this one of the easiest and most versatile tools you'll ever work with
- Incredi-Pull starting system ensures a quick and easy start with just one smooth and slow pull
- The straight shaft offers and extended reach that's comfortable for all heights
- Adjustable handle has been ergonomically designed for your maximum comfort
- Capable of being an 8-in-1 yard tool (edger, blower, pole saw, cultivator, hedge trimmer, etc.)
- Extra debris protection thanks to a deluxe guard
- Includes a 2-year full warranty and a 10-year limited shaft warranty to protect your investment
*As rated by the engine manufacturer
Added on November 08, 2011
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Most Helpful Reviews
New Hartford, NY
I have had several Craftsman weedwackers and they all quit working after two years or so. This replacement weedwacker, after all discounts, was around $80, so it was a good replacement option for about the same price as a repair to my two year old model. After reading the directions that came in the box, it started up on the second pull. This particular model has a removable attachment head so other attachments can be used with it.
I just took this weedeater for a 3rd time to get repaired in a little more than a year. Like other comments here, I've had nothing but problems with this product. 1.) It is difficult to start 2.) Loses power when you squeeze the trigger to full throttle 3.) When you switch attachments you will be lucky if it turns back on. I can only hope a manager can do something when this thing fails again. Though it's still under warranty it's becoming too much of pain and I would buy something else if You are considering this item.
So far I am pleased with this multi use trimmer. The power on it is amazing! Sounds like a turbo jet when at full throttle. This is my second one as to the first one died out after three months with an afternoon of extreme heavy use. I did receive a brand new one and bought the extended warranty for 3 years. The only attachment I have bought so far is the hedge trimmer and absolutely love it. It buzzes through everything!!!
After reading ALL the reviews, I was concerned if this weedwacker would adequately replace my 32cc Craftsman Bushwacker. Like other reviews say, small engine repair shops will laugh at you...not worth repairing. These are throw-away machines! I wanted the best possible quality, but could not afford a Stihl or Echo. This weedwacker was $113 on sale. I took a chance. So here's what I know so far... *It was easy to unpack and assemble. *It started on the 4th pull, and every time since. Just follow the directions printed on the weedwacker!! If you're having trouble, then you're probably not reading. *It idles like any other weedwacker I've owned. It's not a Cadillac, it's a 2-stroke. If you're not happy, then I suggest a simple adjustment. Look it up on YouTube. Needlenose to the carb. *If you don't run it with pre-mixed fuel, you're crazy!!! Buy some! Works great!! And no corrosive ethanol!! No smoke, high horsepower! *I use it with an EZ load string system to run it with heavier string. If you purchase that, use instructions for CURVED shaft installation. 1-2-3. *My gas cap leaked!! Until I realized that I could tighten it further. Torque it down....it's fine!!! When you think it is tight, go further!! *It does not bog down. If it does, then look on YouTube for an easy fix!! Did a huge job right out of the box, and I'm thrilled. Already paid for itself twice-over. Listen, all I have to say is, if you want more than this guy has to offer, then spend 3x more on a Stihl or Echo. I love this machine, and I only spent $113. (Plus tax). Good luck!
Ellicott City, MD
Item is lacking power for a 31cc engine, it cuts off when you increase the throttle and it was hard to start.
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