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      Craftsman  420cc 42” Riding Mower – Non CA

        Item#  07120370000 | Model#  13A277XS099

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       Rating 3.5 | 78 Reviews | Write a review
      Reg Price: $1249.99
      Savings: $180.00

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      Reg Price: $1249.99
      Savings: $180.00

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      Specifications & 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
      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
      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
      Snow Blade or Thrower Capable: None
      Fuel System:
      Fuel Capacity (gal.): 1.5
      Fuel Gauge Location: None
      Fuel Type: Gasoline
      Power Steering: None
      Gauge Accessory:
      Gauges: N/A
      Convenience Features:
      Cup Holder: Yes
      Headlights: Yes
      Speed Control: Steering Column Control
      CARB Compliant: Not Compliant with Cali. Air Resource Board
      Location: All other
      Adjustable Seat: Yes
      Arm Rests: No
      Seat Size: Low Back


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      Product Description

      Great Lawns Count on the Craftsman 420cc 42 in. Riding Mower

      Your lawn will be the envy of the neighborhood with your Craftsman 420cc 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. 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:

      78 Reviews Write a review
      48 Reviewers (62.0%) would recommend this to a friend.
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      Most Helpful Reviews

      Praise23 found this helpful
      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.
      Criticism30 found this helpful
      Apr 16 , 2014
      High maintenance low cutting
      The salesperson convinced me to pay extra for the ext warranty and service, claiming the oil changes and any service was included. Turns out there is no service included. Had to use the warranty the first year. Was going to use it again when it wouldnt start the 2nd year but it was going to take 2 weeks for someone to come out. I went online and figured out how to fix it myself (problem with the rocker arms). Also the highest setting cuts too low, scalps the lawn alot. Now I am stuck with it.
      Mar 19 , 2015
      Great mower

      Going on to our second season. This mower is really nice. No problems.

      I would recommend this product to a friend.

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      Calhoun, MO

      Nov 29 , 2014
      This one is our second nice little ryder. very nice mower.

      I bought this one for the main yard. Will use it more often then the bigger one. It will go in between my decks and around the house. It starts easy has 5 deck adjustments. It has one speed but can go very fast. Makes a very good cut and leaves the grass looking good

      I would recommend this product to a friend.

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      Brandon, FL

      Nov 28 , 2014
      Its been 8 months. I totally regret this purchase...

      My mistake for buying the cheapest mower available BUT it is a Craftsman and I've had very few problems over the years(I'm 61) with their products. This unit is clutch driven. Left foot only. No brake. no gas. As you release the clutch, you go. Depress, you slow and stop. Well, most of the time. The clutch is very touchy for one thing. Another is when you're wide open, your foot barely fits below the clutch to bring it up THEN forward for a safe stop. Some of the time it does not move at all. Forward. Reverse. Nothing. Sometimes if you "rock" the mower while in gear, it will take off unexpectedly. Other times you go nowhere until you eventually find the magic gar to move. This is really a dangerous design. I've already had a Tech out to replace the belts that kept slipping and he pronounced the unit fine. Since then its become harder to get in gear. Thanks goodness for the 3 year in-home warranty but it seems this model really really needs. If I could return it today, I would.

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      Rochester, IN

      Nov 13 , 2014
      Works well

      I would recommend this product to a friend.

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      Dublin, GA

      Oct 30 , 2014
      Unsatisfactory product

      I purchased this product back in the spring and have two issues. The deck will drop without warning and team up the yard. More importantly the darn engine smokes and is really hard to start. The Sears service guy has tried to repair this thing two different times. Sears has always been known for quality but this machine is not a quality machine!

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      Maineville, OH

      Oct 25 , 2014
      Not off to a good start.

      Had to push the Tractor off of the truck it would not go into gear. Delivery driver worked on it and found the belt was off. Once he got it on it went into gear. Not sure how much faith I have that it will stay on. Ordered deck wheels to go with it that were listed on the Web Site with the tractor. They do not fit this deck and I will have to return. Having the mulching blades put on tomorrow but put the plug in it tonight and mulched the leaves and it did a faily good job with just the standard blade should do evern better with the mulching blades that I purchased with the Tractor. The tractor came completely assembled much to my surprise I thought there were things I would have to do. Very happy about that. Even installed the bagger which I also purchaed. May feel better and increase number of stars later but concerned when right off the truck it wouldn't go in gear. Time will tell but first time cutting went very well.

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      Fort Lauderdale, FL

      Oct 22 , 2014

      first time out a side panel fell off. one headlight was not working called tech told me to check the bulb if so go to sears and they will give me one

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      Graham, NC

      Oct 8 , 2014
      Very happy

      Awesome mower for the price, I've owned several riding mowers over the years and this one is by far the best.

      I would recommend this product to a friend.

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      Clinton Township, MI

      Oct 2 , 2014
      Easy Start Riding Mower

      The Craftsman 42" Step Through Frame Riding Mower adjusts and starts easy. The smaller cutting surface works great in a larger yard, but is not too wide to get around obstacles. The turning radius is excellent for the size machine. It makes quick work of a 100' x 200' yard. The only thing that I need now is the mulching kit, because I recycle my clippings.

      I would recommend this product to a friend.

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      Minot, ND

      Sep 30 , 2014
      Perfect Machine for us

      Never thought I would need a riding mower, bad hips forced this purchase and am I totally glad I have it. What took 1 1/2 hours to do, I now do in 20 min. and it fits even the tightest spots in my yard. Cuts great. What a leg and time saver!

      I would recommend this product to a friend.

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