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Craftsman  42'' 19HP Riding Mower

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Craftsman 42 in. Riding Lawn Mower Tackles the Field or Tight Spots

The Craftsman 42 in. 19 HP riding mower blows the competition away. With its Briggs & Stratton™ engine, this mower combines both quality and performance. Other riding mowers can be bulky and difficult to maneuver, but this mower can turn in the tightest of spaces, ensuring your entire lawn is manicured to perfection. This mower has the speed to get the job done quickly and the power to manage tougher terrain. The heavy-duty steel frame and cast iron axle is guaranteed for life, so this mower will be there for you when you need it.

This top-notch Craftsman 42 in. riding lawn mower has several notable features, like the powerful 19 HP, 540cc engine and manual transmission for the ultimate control. With all that power and the 6 in. turning radius, this mower is a pleasure to operate. Go ahead and tackle that field; the 2.5-gallon gas tank will see you through the job. The wide cutting area, at 42 in., will ensure the task is a quick one. With the mulcher or bag sold separately, you have even more options for caring for your lawn.

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Specifications & Dimensions

Dimensions:
Overall Item Dimensions: 72.75 x 45 x 46
Wheelbase (in.): 48
Cutting Deck & Blade:
Blade Material: Steel
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 Positions: 6
Cutting Width (In.): 42
Deckwash System: Yes
Number of Cutting Blades: 2
Controls and Features:
Blade Engagement Type: Manual
Blade Lift: Manual
Speed Control: Fender Control
Product Overview:
Commercial/Residential: Residential
General Warranty: 2 Year / 5 Year Frame & Axle
Recommended Terrain: Hilly
Recommended Yard Size: 1 Acre and Above
Terrain Type: Hilly
Chassis:
Frame Material: Steel
Frame Type: Stamped steel
Front Axle Material: Cast iron
Handling & Operating:
Cruise Control: No
Hour Meter: No
Drive System:
Maximum Forward Speed (mph): 5.5
Maximum Reverse Speed (mph): 2.9
Mow in Reverse: Yes
Number of Forward Speeds: 6
Number of Reverse Speeds: 1
Turning Radius (in.): 6
Turn Tight: Yes
Motor-Engine:
Air Filter Type: Dual
Cooling System Type: Air Cooled
Cylinder Liner: Cast iron
Electronic Ignition: No
Engine Brand: Briggs & Stratton(r)
Engine Cycles: 4-cycle
Engine Series: Intek Platinum
Engine Displacement (cc): 540
Horsepower: 19
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: #24891
3 Bin Bagger Part Number: #24892
Accepts Bagger: Yes
Ground-Engaging Attach.: No
Hauling Equipment: No
Mulch Kit Part Number: #33742
Snow Blade or Thrower Capable: None
Fuel System:
Fuel Capacity (gal.): 2.5
Fuel Gauge Location: None
Fuel Type: Gasoline
Convenience:
Adjustable Seat: Yes
Cup Holder: Yes
Headlights: Yes
Gauge Accessory:
Gauges: No
Convenience Features:
Power Steering: None
Certifications:
CARB Compliant: Not Compliant with Cali. Air Resource Board
Location: All other
Seat:
Arm Rests: No

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Craftsman 42 in. Riding Lawn Mower Tackles the Field or Tight Spots

The Craftsman 42 in. 19 HP riding mower blows the competition away. With its Briggs & Stratton™ engine, this mower combines both quality and performance. Other riding mowers can be bulky and difficult to maneuver, but this mower can turn in the tightest of spaces, ensuring your entire lawn is manicured to perfection. This mower has the speed to get the job done quickly and the power to manage tougher terrain. The heavy-duty steel frame and cast iron axle is guaranteed for life, so this mower will be there for you when you need it.

This top-notch Craftsman 42 in. riding lawn mower has several notable features, like the powerful 19 HP, 540cc engine and manual transmission for the ultimate control. With all that power and the 6 in. turning radius, this mower is a pleasure to operate. Go ahead and tackle that field; the 2.5-gallon gas tank will see you through the job. The wide cutting area, at 42 in., will ensure the task is a quick one. With the mulcher or bag sold separately, you have even more options for caring for your lawn.

  • Craftsman 42 in. 19 HP riding mower has the power you need to get the job done right
  • Manual transmission ensures you control the gears for the ultimate in power
  • Briggs & Stratton™ quality 540cc engine has all the muscle you need for those tricky spots
  • The wide 42 in. deck speedily cuts more square feet
  • Large gas tank holds 2.5 gallons, letting you spend more time out in the yard and less time refilling the tank
  • Steel frame and cast iron axel ensure this quality machine will be there for you when you need it
  • Nimble 6 in. turning radius makes getting in and out of tight spots a breeze

Added on January 10, 2014

 

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wiley79
Jun 18 , 2014
Good little mower
Bought this mower for my 2 acre lawn with rolling hills. The 19hp engine is a bit loud when in a bind. It cuts well but does have frame flex. If you are looking for a manicured lawn, this mower isn't for you. But if your looking to throw some grass and have the neighbors wondering what you just started up this is for you. Its not the fancy city boy mower. This mower is simple, easy to work on, and a bit jumpy when letting out on the clutch, "it will pull a wheelie" if you let out on it quick. For a country boy who has owned many of the top brands out there this mower fits the budget. The ************* is why I jumped onto the buy. Overall a good mower, a bit loud when lugged, a stout 19hp engine that is stronger than the 22hp I had before, uses a bit more fuel than other mowers, cuts well, and very easy to steer.
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Revolation
Jun 20 , 2014
Do Not Buy!!!!!!!!!!
This unit has a design flaw in the gear selector linkage. After 3 hours use, the linkage broke and I had to go and buy parts to repair so I could finish cutting my grass. This was half way into the second cutting of my grass. It took me all day to do a 2 hour job and also cost me extra money to make a temporary repair that lasted just long enough for me to finish cutting my grass and then broke again.
 

FRosty46

Saint Charles, MO

Jul 15 , 2014
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Craftsman 42" Garden Tractor 917.20380

Had not been able to cut my grass for over three weeks due to old (12 years)Craftsman LTD1000 having lost compression and not starting. After wasting money on a carb and gaskets and many hours I bought this product. I mowed our acre yard quickly even with the six inch high growth. Was not bagging but still amazed at the power and speed of this low cost tractor. Did not bog down once and didn't seem to break a sweat even in the high 90 degree heat. The clutch action is abrupt but I learned to deal with the short engagement section of the travel and it became much easier and smoother.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Revolation

Hoschton, GA

Jun 20 , 2014
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Do Not Buy!!!!!!!!!!

This unit has a design flaw in the gear selector linkage. After 3 hours use, the linkage broke and I had to go and buy parts to repair so I could finish cutting my grass. This was half way into the second cutting of my grass. It took me all day to do a 2 hour job and also cost me extra money to make a temporary repair that lasted just long enough for me to finish cutting my grass and then broke again.


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wiley79

Louisa, KY

Jun 18 , 2014
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Good little mower

Bought this mower for my 2 acre lawn with rolling hills. The 19hp engine is a bit loud when in a bind. It cuts well but does have frame flex. If you are looking for a manicured lawn, this mower isn't for you. But if your looking to throw some grass and have the neighbors wondering what you just started up this is for you. Its not the fancy city boy mower. This mower is simple, easy to work on, and a bit jumpy when letting out on the clutch, "it will pull a wheelie" if you let out on it quick. For a country boy who has owned many of the top brands out there this mower fits the budget. The ************* is why I jumped onto the buy. Overall a good mower, a bit loud when lugged, a stout 19hp engine that is stronger than the 22hp I had before, uses a bit more fuel than other mowers, cuts well, and very easy to steer.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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