Craftsman WeedWacker™ Gas Trimmer 25cc* 2-Cycle Straight ShaftItem# 07171119000 | Model# 71119
Specifications & Dimensions
|Dimensions and Weight:|
|Item Weight (lbs.):||11|
|Accepts Blade Accessory:||Yes|
|Extra Spool Included:||Yes|
|Trimmer Type:||Line trimmers, gas|
|Adjustable Trimming Head:||Adjustable head|
|Cutting Swath (in.):||14|
|Assembly Required:||Assembly Required|
|Spool or Line Part Number:||#85908|
|Bulk Line Part Number:||#85636|
|Spark Plug Part Number:||Champion RDJ7J|
|Job Size:||Small, Medium|
|Speed Start Capable:||No|
|Color/Finish:||Red, Powder coated steel frame|
|Fuel Type:||Gas/oil mix|
|Fuel Tank Capacity (qt.):||0.31|
|Line Feed Type:||Hassle Free|
|Line Exit Type:||Dual|
|General Warranty:||2-Year limited Consumer/10-Year Shaft|
Ratings & Reviews
Get Going With Versatile Weed Wacking Power
Lightweight and always ready to go with the Incredi-Pull™ system, the Craftsman 25cc Straight Shaft Weedwacker™ will take down stands of tall grass and weeds, slicing quickly and easily through dense growth. With the included Hassel Free™ head, it works silently, reducing both wind and cutting resistance while lasting many times longer than normal string trimmer line.
With an interchangeable shaft, this weed whacker not only services your lawn, but it adapts with seven separate attachments to help you take care of multiple spring, summer and fall chores. Swap to the pole saw to take care of dead branches, the edger head for neat trimming around sidewalks, the brush cutter to clear land or the cultivator to turn your yard into garden space. With many options to choose from, it's easy to get the job done.
Backed by a 10 year limited shaft and 2 year full warranty, Craftsman built this versatile weed trimmer to take care of your yard or small farm for many season to come. Clear out those old machines and get the kind of tool that will not only save you space, but help you get more out of every season.
- 25cc* 2-cycle engine — Durable and lightweight (requires mixing gas and oil 40:1)
- Incredi-Pull™ starting system — Recoil design engineered to reduce the starting effort with a slow, smooth pull
- Straight shaft — Extended reach and more comfortable for taller users
- Universal yard tool attachment system capable (Edger, Cultivator, Blower, Brush-cutter, Hedge Trimmer, Pole Saw, Curve Shaft with Bump Head, Straight Shaft with Hassle Free Head). Adds versatility and saves time
- Hassle Free™ cutting feed — Easy to load with XQ shaped .110 in. line
- Easy 3-step starting — Flip, prime and pull
- Adjustable contour handle — Ergonomic design allows for more comfort and control
- Deluxe guard — Advanced debris protection
- 2 year limited warranty
- 10 year limited shaft warranty
- *As rated by engine manufacturer
Added on November 04, 2011
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Most Helpful Reviews
I found this weedeater for sale online...thought that being Craftsman it would be a good brand. Wrong. When it arrived, I assembled it, finally got it started, and the head barely turned even at full throttle. Took it back apart, boxed it up and took it to my local dealer. I told the manager what had happened and he says that in order to get them to start easily you must follow the instructions exactly. He didn't even hear what I was saying! I told him that even though it was hard to start that wasn't the problem. The problem was that the head wouldn't spin. He then proceeds to try to sell me this "easy start" product. What can he not understand??? FINALLY he said that he couldn't replace it because it was an online purchase, but he could give me a gift card for that amount. So.....stupidly, I took the gift card and gave it back to him for the exact same model that he had in the store. I bring THAT one home...(it started a little easier) weed eated for about an hour and all of a sudden it stops. Tried to start it back up and the pull rope won't budge. SO.....I box that one back up, take it to another dealer that is about 40 miles away because I don't want to deal with the first idiot again. They tell me that I probably mixed the fuel wrong and may have locked up the piston and if so, it is not covered by the warranty. It is being sent to the repair shop to determine the cause of the problem. They should know something in 10 to 15 business days. Meanwhile, I have no weed eater but I DO have weeds that are growing quickly. Although I bought this weed eater for personal use around the house, I do own a landscape company. I have blowers, chainsaws, hedge trimmers, etc. All of these are 2 cycle. I DO KNOW HOW TO MIX FUEL FOR THESE ENGINES!!! I have a feeling that I am getting ready to get screwed. What little bit of time that I was able to use this weed eater I was not impressed at all. It is very weak and it took two or three times longer to cut what I used to cut with a little cheap Boleans that lasted for 7 years. I DO NOT recommend this product!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Bought it, brought it home, followed the directions, put the fuel Sears said I should buy in it, DIDNT START, EVER. Don't buy. I should have read the reviews. Only my fault. Returned it for a refund. I will NEVER be back at Sears again. This isn't the first time Craftsman has turned out to be ****. I learned my lesson now.
First item I bought, had to return back to store. Will not idle. Throttle will not engage. Had to exchange it for another one. Maybe just defective when manufactured. No problem in returning or exchanging. Second item worked. Bought this item due to a 2 year full warranty and 10 year shaft warranty. Have only used it once and seems to be working fine. Idle and throttle seems to be holding on. Only complaint is engine is noisy with high vibration on the shaft. For the price, value is fair,.
I will never ever buy another crapsman product again just poor made garbage!!!!!!!!! $139 flushed down the drain!!! Customer service s*****
Junction City, KS
easy to use , except for the line changing . like that you can buy other attachments for it , I will buy the edger attachment next .
I purchased one of these a few years ago at ************. After a single season of work (maybe 4 or 5 individual 1-2 hr sessions) the motor started to run slow and frequently die. I returned the first one to **** within the in store return time and they gave me a brand new one. Now this one is having the exact same problems. Ran great for a few months of work and then started to die out again. Now I don't have the grace of the in store return policy and when I called to get certified maintenance on it the guy a Sears told me that they wouldn't even bother looking at it because they don't warranty it and if I wanted them to fix it the price would start at $99.00 which is approximately the same price that I could buy a new one for. I am really disappointed in this product and the service associate with it. I have wasted hours and hours on this dysfunctional product line. I can't tell you how insulted I am. This is my first Craftsman power tool purchase and my last.
Deerfield Beach, FL
First start after 6 pulls. Good amount of power, minimal vibration, easy to use. I have the craftsman universal edger attachment as well. Works well, however the motor got bogged down when edging an area that hasn't been edged in a long time.
I like everything about this weedwaker especially the straight shaft.
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