Craftsman 31cc* 2-Cycle Straight Shaft WeedWacker™ Gas TrimmerItem# 07179440000 | Model# 41BD766C799
Specifications & Dimensions
|Dimensions and Weight:|
|Item Weight (lbs.):||12|
|Shaft Length (in.):||57|
|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|
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 Universal 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 a Universal 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
Powder Springs, GA
POWERFUL UNIT =FAILURES: -ALWAYS HARD TO START THEN TO KEEP RUNNING -STILL WORKED FOR A YEAR & HALF THOUGH -THE GEARS IN THE LINE-HEAD STRIPPED IN THE FIRST YEAR WITH ONLY LIGHT USE... REPAIRED FREE... -WOULD NOT START A FEW MONTHS LATER WHEN SENT FOR REPAIR THEY QUOTED ME TWICE THE WHAT I PAID IF I WANTED TO REPAIR IT SAYING IT WAS RAN WITHOUT ENOUGH OIL. BULLWHIP! THEY TUNE THESE WAY TOO LEAN ***EMISSION LAWS (CALIFORNIA) REQUIRE THEM TO TUNE THESE WAY TOO LEAN & YOU CAN'T ADJUST THE CARBURETOR WITHOUT LOSING WARRANTY +BE READY TO CHANGE FUEL LINES
I purchased this weed eater because I prchased a pole saw attachment and needed a 2 cycle motor to run the pole saw. My 4 cycle weed eater is te motor of choice for power but it can't run upside down with causing damage to the motor.
This is a Ryobi 725r with Sears modifications, failed out of the box, would start but not run, died when I pulled the trigger...but, I'm a small engine mechanic, adjusted the carb needle valves, you need a special or homemade tool, search online, now it screams on full throttle. This is the same, exactly like my 14 yr old Ryobi 725r that runs great, starts 1st pull and I also have an 18yr Ryobi 790r that still runs, both with very heavy usage....Bought this one as new but it was a return/refurbished on sale $125 + $50 ext 3yr maintenance plan $189.42 w/tax, I KNEW IT was a return, me and salesman smelled gas in the tank at the store, some assembly was already done, HOWEVER, Last one left, only 3 left in Tx, due to epa...no more 31cc powerful trimmers will be manufactured. Nothing on this I cannot fix, IMPORTANT...USE 32:1 gas mix, 4oz to 1-Gal. Not 40:1, 3.2oz per Gal as Sears, instructions says, more epa regs, fyi...the "Incredi-pull plastic glued on cover on the pull rope handle fell off after 2nd usage, ha ha craftsman, use better glue, oh well, got my big engine trimmer and can run other attachments, tiller, edger, blower, pruner, brush cutter, will use exclusively and heavily until 3yrs is up.
King George, VA
Used this weedwacker for one season (2013)...started having starting problems before the grass cutting season was over. Has not started at all this cutting season (2014)....a piece of JUNK...I am about ready to let Sears go FOREVER.
Every time I pick this thing up I think to myself, "Man, I'm glad I bought this one." It starts easily usually on the 1st or 2nd pull. Even after sitting 6 months over the winter it started right up 2 years in a row. I'm glad I went with the larger engine over one of the smaller ones as it has plenty of power and I'm not sure a 25cc would work as well. The straight shaft and bump feed head are what I grew up using so this one is no different. I am not someone who is gentle on their tools and this thing hasn't seemed to mind so far. I haven't tried any of the other attachments but I'm glad that the option is there.
Broken Arrow, OK
Picked this up on sale...it's probably good for one heavy season, but will likely be replaced with a more substantial weedeater. I have not had the best of luck with the last 2 Craftsman weedeaters, although they have been the cheapest straight shafts they offer. I will spend a bit more on something that will last longer next time I buy.
Use thicker string, works well. Only downside...not much on the spool if working on an area against brick or fencing so had to stop and add additional string.
Fort Wayne, IN
I bought one and used it 3 times and it locked up on me after only 2 weeks. I returned it and had to order another replacement. this one lasted only about 4 times before doing the same thing, but because it was just outside the return policy I had to send it in for repairs. they told me that the repair costs are more than double what I paid and I told them that I did not want another one and they are suppose to be replacing it with the next model up. Let's see if they come through with that!
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