|Overall Item Dimensions:||72.75 x 49.5 x 46|
|Cutting Deck & Blade:|
|Blade Type:||3 in 1|
|Blade Width (in.):||2.125|
|Cutting Deck Material:||Steel|
|Cutting Deck Nose Roller:||No|
|Cutting Deck Style:||Mulch/Rear Bag/Side Discharge|
|Cutting Height Adjustment Type:||Spring Assisted|
|Cutting Height Maximum (in.):||4|
|Cutting Height Minimum (in.):||1|
|Cutting Width (In.):||46|
|Number of Cutting Blades:||2|
|Controls and Features:|
|Blade Engagement Type:||Manual|
|Speed Control:||Fender Control|
|General Warranty:||2 Year / 5 Year Frame & Axle|
|Recommended Terrain:||All Types|
|Recommended Yard Size:||1 Acre and Above|
|Terrain Type:||Flat, Uneven, Hilly, Steep, Obstacles|
|Frame Type:||Stamped steel|
|Front Axle Material:||Cast iron|
|Handling & Operating:|
|Maximum Forward Speed (mph):||5.5|
|Maximum Reverse Speed (mph):||2.9|
|Mow in Reverse:||Yes|
|Number of Forward Speeds:||Infinite|
|Number of Reverse Speeds:||1|
|Turning Radius (in.):||6|
|Air Filter Type:||Dual|
|Cooling System Type:||Air Cooled|
|Cylinder Liner:||Cast iron|
|Engine Brand:||Briggs & Stratton(r)|
|Engine Series:||Intek Platinum|
|Engine Displacement (cc):||540|
|Number of Cylinders:||1|
|Oil Filter Type:||Full pressure|
|Overhead Valve Engine:||Yes|
|Wheels & Tires:|
|Anti-Scalp Gauge Wheels:||Yes|
|Front Tire Size:||15" X 6" - 6"|
|Rear Tire Size:||20" X 8" - 8"|
|Accessory or Attachment:|
|2 Bin Bagger Part Number:||#24903|
|3 Bin Bagger Part Number:||#24904|
|Mulch Kit Part Number:||#33746|
|Snow Blade Capable:||Yes|
|Snow Thrower Capable:||Yes|
|Snow Blade or Thrower Capable:||Snow thrower, Snow blade|
|Fuel Capacity (gal.):||2.5|
|Fuel Gauge Location:||None|
|CARB Compliant:||Not Compliant with Cali. Air Resource Board|
Ratings & Reviews
Chore Time is Play Time with Your Craftsman 46" 19HP Hydrostatic Riding Mower
With a 46" cutting width and your Craftsman 46" hydrostatic riding mower, you will have the time to enjoy your summer and have a great lawn. Your mower has a 6" turn radius with the Turn Tight® system, giving your lawn the perfect curve around your planters, trees and your children's play sets! Your lawn will look like a million bucks while you cruise on a padded set sipping your coffee.
Your Craftsman 46" 19 HP hydrostatic riding mower gives you the power to have a perfect lawn in great time. Your hydrostatic automatic transmission's cutting deck can take on 46" of grass in a single pass with adjustments for 1" minimum cutting height to 4" max with spring-assisted adjustment. With a max speed of 5.5 mph, your mower cuts down high grass, giving you more time to enjoy the pleasures of summer.
- Your Craftsman 46 in. hydrostatic riding mower cuts with precision on the first pass
- Mower features cup holder, padded adjustable seat and cruise control
- Sturdy steel frame holds up for years of reliable use with standard maintenance
- Features easy-to-use hydrostatic automatic transmission
- The Turn Tight® technology gives you a 6 in. turning radius for precise edges
Added on January 08, 2014
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Most Helpful Reviews
This mower was purchased as a gift for my mother in law. She was extremely happy. Looking forward to doing yard work again. I would have liked the side pieces, that attach to hood, to be sturdier though.
I purchased this Craftsman mower expecting it to be good and I was right. It is a very good mower. It cuts perfectly and it does it fast. My previous mower could not cut the grass short because it would bog down a bit. This mower does it and doesn't break a sweat! I also purchased the mulching attachment. I have had this on my other Craftsman mowers but this one makes mulching even thick leaves a breeze! I mulched a neighbors leaves that had accumulated for a month and it took care of them easily. This is the first Automatic transmission I have had and I love it! I did have to learn that I could not mow in reverse. At first that was a negative for me but now it is not a problem. From some other reviews I was worried it would have a lot of excessive vibration, but gladly it is not a problem. I have a rather "bumpy" lawn and I did not need any more vibrations! I want to mention the delivery men. I was extremely impressed with them. When I opened my garage door they had it all ready. They took 10-15 minutes pointing out pretty much everything I needed to know about the mower. I asked about the mulching attachment and they had already installed the blades and cover. Awesome! This more than made up for the 2-day delay in receiving the mower! If you are considering this mower I say go for it! I am very happy with mine. It is well worth it.
Husqvarna makes this mower for Sears. They may want to reconsider the single cylinder 19 hp engine as it can't handle the load of the 46" deck. The 1/2 inch mower belt flops even as tight as it will adjust and that vibrates the whole machine, a 5/8 inch belt may solve this problem. The first thing I did was heat the mower lift handle and bend it down so it did not catch on my clothing on getting on and off the machine. Fair rating was fair I think.
Fort Wayne, IN
It seems to mow well even at full speed. I like the turn radius and the fact that you can mow in reverse. A downside for me would be that it seems to use a lot of fuel, but this is the first riding mower I have owned.
Grand Rapids, MI
We have been running this unit all summer with never a problem. The only thing I think is missing from this model that was on my old one is their is no easy to read/ see gas gage on it. The variable speed transmission is Great!
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