Craftsman WeedWacker™ Gas Trimmer 25cc* 2-Cycle Curved ShaftItem# 07171137000 | Model# 71137
Specifications & Dimensions
|Dimensions and Weight:|
|Item Weight (lbs.):||10.5|
|Shaft Length (in.):||52|
|Accepts Blade Accessory:||No|
|Trimmer Type:||Line trimmers, gas|
|Adjustable Trimming Head:||Adjustable head|
|Cutting Swath (in.):||17|
|Assembly Required:||Assembly Required|
|Spool or Line Part Number:||#85848|
|Bulk Line Part Number:||#85904/#85621/#85614|
|Spark Plug Part Number:||RDJ8J|
|Speed Start Capable:||No|
|Color/Finish:||Gray, Powder coated steel frame|
|Fuel Type:||Gas/oil mix|
|Fuel Tank Capacity (qt.):||0.31|
|Line Diameter:||.095 in.|
|Line Exit Type:||Dual|
|General Warranty:||2 Year Consumer/10-Year Shaft|
Ratings & Reviews
Get Going with the Easy-to-Start Craftsman 25cc Gas Trimmer.
The Craftsman Weedwacker Gas Trimmer 2 Cycle Curved starts up with ease and gets moving quick, helping you to get all those summer chores done without wasting the season. Craftsman's Incredi-Pull™ system was designed to bring you the kind of quick start and fast firing that will keep you moving weekend after weekend. The built-in bump trimmer head lets you to meter out fresh line with ease, while the adjustable handle and guard allow you to get the custom fit you'll want for hours of fatigue-free work. When it comes to warm weather, there's no sense spending all day maintaining and adjusting your tools, get the flexible on-the-go design that you need to make short work of the biggest chores.
Lightweight and easy to carry, the Craftsman 25cc Gas Trimmer takes down weeds and overgrowth on a variety of terrains, while its curved shaft adds balance to the tool that makes it easy maneuver and a pleasure to use. And with dual lines, you'll get more cut with each pass, getting even the biggest lots looking neat in less time
- Built to last with a 10 year shaft and 2 year full warranty, the Craftsman Weedwacker Gas Trimmer 2 Cycle Curved brings the reliability and ease of use you can depend on home and get more out your spring, summer and fall
- 25cc* 2-cycle engine is durable and lightweight (requires mixing gas and oil 40:1)
- Incredi-Pull™ starting system reduces the starting effort with a slow, smooth pull
- Curved shaft is easy to handle and well balanced for the average user
- Dual line bump cutting head easily advances trimmer line
- Adjustable handle boasts a comfortable, ergonomic design
- 2-year full warranty
- 10-year limited shaft warranty
*As rated by engine manufacturer
Added on November 04, 2011
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Most Helpful Reviews
excellent item for the price, easy to start and is perfect size if you are not 6 foot 2" or taller, it is ideal for shorter people not having to bend over to get the job done, mine has been very dependable and it beats the older models i have had before. I would not recomend this for a very tall person but for me the length and wt is ideal, i give this cutter a 5 star rating..
I literally bought this trimmer an hour ago, Now i'm just waiting for the engine to cool off so I can return it.
It's a process to get it started following the directions. - prime bulb 10x then place choke to setting 1 and pull 4x.. then move to choke setting 2 and pull 3x... then choke 3 and allow engine to run for 30 sec.. etc.etc.etc. (I'm not kidding!! It actually lists ALL of these steps to get it started.) Once started (huff,huff) the engine wouldn't rev to full power without manipulating the choke and once it was actually placed IN the grass to trim... it bogged down excessively!
The trimmer shaft is way too short (I'm 5'11") and you have to uncomfortably bend over for it to touch the ground. - If you're 4'9" it would be a perfect fit though.
I bought this unit to replace my old Craftsman trimmer I had for over 8 years. The head gasket was blown and it leaked oil/gas and became very difficult to start. This NEWLY purchased unit is a JOKE compared to all my prior Craftsman products, as I said, Shame on Craftsman for putting their name on this one. I would definetly NOT recommend this to a friend.
In hind sight..... I only paid $74 for it at Sears and was hoping that the Brand Name alone wouldn't let me down.
Ultimately - "You Get What You Pay For"
I finally needed to get another weed wacker and this one was priced really good on sale. With the curved head it works really well and is easy on the back. I am 6ft tall and most others I am bending over way too much and your back is killing you until you are done. I prefer the bump feature instead of the manual feed line. Plus the bump feed has two sets of line coming out for very nice cutting power. Definitely a thumbs up on this one!
had to replace my old craftsman weedwacker this season. Not to happy with the starting of this unit. I does do it's job just hard for me to start. My older machine started a lot easier. I does have enough power to get the job done.
Gets the job done and can't complain because it is a very low cost product. I did not give it 5 stars because if I had to do it over again I probably would spend a little more and step up to the next model. I am average height 5'10" and the handle is a little short so I would probably go with the straight shaft. Also, although it gets the job done, does have a little less umph than the one I replaced. Perfect for light duty and a very good price, easy to start.
I wasn't satisfied with the weedwacker because it would not feed new line properly. I had to stop weed eating several times to rewind the line. Very frustrating. I finally took off the line reel from the new weedwacker and installed the line reel from my old weedeater in order to finish weed eating my yard. The weedwacker started easily and it ran smoothly. The only problem was the line feed.
Crown Point, IN
I enjoy this trimmer, I can handle it with one hand if needed and it trims around my one acre yard with little effort. It starts fast, runs well and is great for along the fence trim.
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