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Craftsman  420cc 42” Step Through Frame Riding Mower – Non CA

  Item#  07120370000 | Model#  13A277XS099
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Reg Price: $1249.99
Savings: $250.00
$999.99
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Specifications & Dimensions

Dimensions:
Overall Item Dimensions: -
Wheelbase (in.): 31
Cutting Deck & Blade:
Anti-Scalp Gauge Wheels: No
Blade Material: Steel
Blade Type: Bag, Mulch, Side Discharge
Blade Width (in.): 19
Cutting Deck Material: Steel
Cutting Deck Nose Roller: No
Cutting Height Adjustment Type: Hand Lever
Cutting Height Maximum (in.): 4
Cutting Height Minimum (in.): 1.5
Cutting Positions: 5
Cutting Width (In.): 42
Deckwash System: No
Discharge Location: Side
Number of Cutting Blades: 2
Controls and Features:
Blade Engagement Type: Manual
Blade Lift: Manual
Cruise Control: Yes
Product Overview:
Color/Finish: Gray
Commercial/Residential: Residential
General Warranty: 2 Year Unit / 5 Year Frame / 10 Year Front Axle
Terrain Type: Flat, Uneven, Hilly, Steep, Obstacles
Chassis:
Frame Material: Steel
Frame Type: Fully welded
Front Axle Material: Steel
Number of Wheels: 4
Step Thru Frame: Yes
Drive System:
Maximum Forward Speed (mph): 5.5
Maximum Reverse Speed (mph): 2.3
Mow in Reverse: No
Number of Forward Speeds: 7
Steering Wheel Type: Standard
Transmission Type: Shift on the Go Manual
Turning Radius (in.): 18
Turn Tight: No
Motor-Engine:
Air Filter Type: Dual
Cooling System Type: Air Cooled
Cylinder Liner: Cast iron
Electronic Ignition: Yes
Engine Brand: Craftsman
Engine Cycles: 4-cycle
Engine Lubrication System: Full pressure
Engine Displacement (cc): 420
Number of Cylinders: 1
Oil Filter Type: Spin On
Overhead Valve Engine: Yes
Wheels & Tires:
Front Tire Size: 15" x 6"
Rear Tire Size: 20" x 8
Accessory or Attachment:
2 Bin Bagger Part Number: #24019
Accepts Bagger: Yes
Ground-Engaging Attach.: No
Hauling Equipment: Light Hauling
Mulch Kit Part Number: #33748
Snow Blade or Thrower Capable: None
Fuel System:
Fuel Capacity (gal.): 1.5
Fuel Gauge Location: None
Fuel Type: Gasoline
Convenience:
Power Steering: None
Gauge Accessory:
Gauges: N/A
Convenience Features:
Cup Holder: Yes
Headlights: Yes
Speed Control: Steering Column Control
Certifications:
CARB Compliant: Not Compliant with Cali. Air Resource Board
Location: All other
Seat:
Adjustable Seat: Yes
Arm Rests: No
Seat Size: Low Back

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Great Lawns Count on the Craftsman 420cc 42 in. Step-Through Frame Riding Mower

Your lawn will be the envy of the neighborhood with your Craftsman 420cc step-through frame riding mower. You can be sure that your new mower is sturdy with the solid steel front axle and strong step-through frame design. The 42 in. adjustable cutting deck features twin steel blades, giving your lawn a precise clean cut just like lawn care professionals.

Whether your lawn is small or the size of a football field, your Craftsman 420cc 42 in. step -through frame riding mower delivers the perfect cut every time. You have the power of the shift-on-the-go 7-speed transmission, giving you the right gear when you need it. With a top speed of 5.5 mph, your lawn care time is short and sweet so you can relax and play this summer.

  • Craftsman 420cc 42 in. step-through frame riding mower has 18 in. turning radius for precise cutting
  • Comfortable low-back seat is easy and safe to get to with step-through design frame
  • Mower has a 31 in. wheel base for safe turning and getting around garden beds
  • Adjustable cutting deck positions from 1.5 in. to 4 in. for grass just the way you want it

Added on January 12, 2014

 

Overall, others give this:

67 Reviews Write a review
42 Reviewers (63.0%) would recommend this to a friend.
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Most Helpful Reviews

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trac420
Apr 9 , 2014
I purchased this mower because I no longer can walk behind a regular mower.
All I do now is direct and ride. It is a good smooth ride and it takes care of all I need to do to my yard. I also purchased the attachment bag to collect all the cuttings and now all I have to do is fill up the trash bags and let them be picked up at the curve on trash day. I do not have to rake like before! I am now able to take care of my own yard, the way I want it, and save my energy, do not have to work as hard, and my neighbors always notice which yards are kept up. I feel good about the how the grass looks and it also enriches the all over looks of the property. Thanks to Craftsman and the products they offer to the customers. I also took advantage of buying while on a special sale.
Criticism27 found this helpful
nothappyyyyyyyy
May 5 , 2014
tractor needs work
We purchased this product for our lake house. In the first hour the deck dropped down due to a cable issue. Got that fixed and noticed the motor started to smoke. I have now mowed three times since it started and it is getting harder to start.
 

mmwill

Cincinnati, OH

Sep 10 , 2014
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Overall
Great Riding Lawn Mower!

This lawn mower appears to be a great riding lawn mower! It handles well and has adjustable blades so that we can determine how closely we want to cut our lawn. We also purchased the mulcher. That will make things so much more convenient during the fall season.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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catsewlem

Waco, TX

Sep 4 , 2014
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great

this lawnmower is awesome! my husband used it for the first time yesterday and loved it. he said it was easy to turn and it has a safety if you put it in reverse with the blades down it will die. he loved it!

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Aug 29 , 2014
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Great deal for a good tractor!

Bought this on August 1st, 2014...overall a great deal. Got a dump cart for hauling debris and shrubs from the yard, works together flawlessly. Cuts my one acre yard grass in a little over two hours, much faster than pushing the old lawn mower around. Very good deal for the money.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Turk58

Jacksonville, FL

Aug 29 , 2014
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Perfect for me

This is the first tractor I've had. Simple to operate. Starts every time. No problems so far and I've had it a couple of months. Only reason I didn't give it 5 stars is because of the length of time I've had it. Wish it had come with a mulching blade

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Buyabetterproduct

Marietta, GA

Aug 29 , 2014
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The engine just will not start!

I have owned both Craftsman tractors with both Briggs and Kohler that have given me very good service. We bought this one for our summer home and must say I really think sears should reconsider putting their name on it. The first thing was the deck, then it smoked, and now it won't start. I am not happy and will do my research before making another purchase decision and it won't be Craftsman


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benjamin-jack

Spotsylvania, VA

Aug 27 , 2014
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Overall
good buy for first riding lawn mower

It is a good mower for the price. It wasn't my first choice of riding mowers, but it does the job. The mulch kit should be a standard item, an extra cost. Very noisy and uncomfortable ride...again the price is what "sold me" on the product.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Aug 27 , 2014
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Great LITTLE ridding mower

Have had this mower for about two month now and used it to mow the lawn every week and do some light hauling around the house. Have had no problems with the mower, it cuts great. Wish it had a switch for the headlights but alas there is none so I unplugged them. With no wheels on the deck this mower will scalp your lawn, but for me only during sharp turns at high speeds (gear 4, 5, 6, and 7). Unlike some of the others I have had no problem with vibration, smoking, or dull blades, My biggest problem with this mower is its size I am 6' with long legs even with the seat as far back as it will adjust this mower is to short for me to ride without hanging my feet over the ends of the foot rests making quick stops a very interesting event. Oh I forgot, when they assembled the mower the steering wheel was off by three splines, I pooped the center cap, removed the steering wheel, repositioned it and reinstalled the nut and cap in about 15 min. Now it is centered when I am going straight. So over all for me this mower was a good buy.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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FloridaNative66

Defuniak Springs, FL

Aug 15 , 2014
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Good mower

Very good mower although blades were not sharpened at all upon receipt of mower. So far have had very good luck w/all appliances or mowers purchased @ Sears and my wife has purchased all of our appliances there.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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horrible101

Louisville, KY

Aug 14 , 2014
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disappointed

I purchased this machine in May and it will not start. Had my neighbor help get it started and it smokes like it is burning. I am not happy with this thing!


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dancerlady

Gouldsboro, PA

Aug 14 , 2014
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small riding mower a good value

Probably the best made small mower I saw when shopping for one. Easy to use, tight turns, and cuts nicely


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