|Overall Item Dimensions:||-|
|Cutting Deck & Blade:|
|Anti-Scalp Gauge Wheels:||Yes|
|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 Width (In.):||46|
|Number of Cutting Blades:||2|
|Number of Deck Anti-Scalp Gauge Wheels:||2|
|Controls and Features:|
|Blade Engagement Type:||Manual|
|General Warranty:||2 Year Unit / 5 Year Frame / 10 Year Front Axle|
|Terrain Type:||Flat, Uneven, Hilly, Steep, Obstacles|
|Frame Type:||Fully welded|
|Front Axle Material:||Steel|
|Number of Wheels:||4|
|Step Thru Frame:||Yes|
|Maximum Forward Speed (mph):||5.5|
|Maximum Reverse Speed (mph):||2.3|
|Mow in Reverse:||Yes|
|Steering Wheel Type:||Deluxe Padded|
|Turning Radius (in.):||18|
|Air Filter Type:||Dual|
|Cooling System Type:||Air Cooled|
|Cylinder Liner:||Cast iron|
|Engine Brand:||Briggs & Stratton(r)|
|Engine Lubrication System:||Pressurized|
|Engine Displacement (cc):||540|
|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|
|Hauling Equipment:||Heavy Hauling, Light Hauling|
|Mulch Kit Part Number:||#33060|
|Snow Blade or Thrower Capable:||None|
|Fuel Capacity (gal.):||1.5|
|Fuel Gauge Location:||None|
|Speed Control:||Foot pedal|
|CARB Compliant:||Not Compliant with Cali. Air Resource Board|
|Seat Size:||Deluxe high back|
Ratings & Reviews
Professional Lawn Care with Craftsman 46" Auto Transmission Riding Mower
Having a great looking lawn doesn't mean not having the time to enjoy warm weather when you use the Craftsman 46" 19 HP auto transmission riding mower. Constructed with 13-gauge steel your mower features twin blades with five custom positions so your lawn looks exactly how you want it to. The Briggs & Stratton™ Gold PLUS 19 HP engine has the power to tackle rough terrain and the tires are designed to keep traction while protecting the sod.
Your lawn will look like you have hired a team of professionals when you use the Craftsman 46" auto transmission riding mower. The mower makes taking care of your lawn as easy as driving a car. The 13" high back seat slides into a comfortable position making mowing the lawn a pleasure. The Craftsman mower even has a cup holder so sit back and relax your way to the best lawn on the block!
- Craftsman 46 in. 19 HP auto transmission riding mower features automatic transmission and powerful steel cutting deck
- Mower has 18 in. turning radius perfect for going around flower beds and trees
- Adjustable seat has 13 in. high back, padded steering wheel and cup holder for your comfort
- Your mower has a 2-year warranty and front axle 10-year warranty
Added on December 20, 2013
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Most Helpful Reviews
Gales Ferry, CT
Thought I would be OK with not having a foot pedal for reverse but it turned out to be a pain. Also the seat would tip forward when going down slopes or leaning forward to reach pedal. Went from a 21hp to 19 and that was very noticeable going up slopes. Returning for more hp and larger motor .
Bought the mower on 08/29 and have used it a couple times for all three lawns. Works excellent, cuts evenly and runs quiet. Had to jump start the motor first time as it was a floor model. Has started up each time since then with no problems.
When I was growing up in the 1960's, Anything with the Craftsman name on it was considered to be the very top of the product line. Well, their quality control sort of missed the mark on my mower. I backed it off my trailer and started mowing our small yard to learn how to use it before I tackled our new 2 acre yard. Well, 15 minutes into the job, the tractor stopped and would not move forward or backward. I thought that maybe it was a case of operator error. But nope. A call to the Sears repair number in the owners manual was answered with a repairman appearing in our driveway a few days later. he discovered that the transmission belt pulley had come off the transmission shaft because there were parts missing that held the pulley on the shaft. he also discovered that the bar codes showing the model number and serial number for the tractor had black lines drawn through them so they could not be read. that was a week ago. I have since received a box full on parts and now await the return of the repairman so maybe I can get the tractor out of the middle of my front yard. One would think that for $1300 I would have been able to use the mower for more than 15 minutes. $1300 is a lot to spend for a yard ornament. I would have taken it back to the store but I would have had to use a come-along to get it back on the trailer and didn't want to mess anything else up. it may be store bound after it can move under its own power again.
My 19 HP, 46" cut Craftsman tractor has been a godsend. I recently relocated to Florida and brought with me a small walk behind mower. This mower made the job of cutting my Florida grass a huge task. My Craftsman tractor has cut the job down to a quarter of what it once was. If you need a tractor for your lawn, this is one that will work well for you!
I really like the way it is easy to start, it cuts the grass even and the controls are easy to maneuver, you can raise the deck easily to adjust the length that you cut we have over 2 and 1/2 acres so not everything can be cut the same, the only thing I do not like about the mower that stopped me from giving it 5 stars it is not for short people I am 5 foot 2 and is hard for me to be able to reach the pedal you can adjust the seat but not enough for my height.
Myrtle Beach, SC
So happy we purchased this mower to replace our worn out 14 year old Craftsman. Smooth ride, several cut adjustments, great speed and love the large cutting area. We like the change to a red mower from the old green ones.
we bought a similar craftsman lawn tractor 4 years ago. so far, 2 decks have broken due to cheap metal, both in the same place. the belts break. We bought the mower based on consumer reports, but will never buy another craftsman. My husband resurrected the old Gravely, bought a used deck for it and it's still going after 30 years. Don't buy a craftsman. Price isn't everything!
Just got this tractor used it for the first time over the weekend, grass was very long since my old craftsman stopped working the new tractor plowed right through the grass what a great cut I have a half acre took no more than 40 Min . Great tractor for the price