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Craftsman C3 19.2 Volt Cordless Line Trimmer
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Craftsman C3 19.2 Volt Cordless Line Trimmer

Item# 07174381000P | Model# CR2000 | Added on June 11, 2010 | Seller:
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C3 19.2 Volt Cordless Line Trimmer Has Sleek Power
Well balanced and light weight, the Craftsman C3 19.2 volt cordless line trimmer has the power and endurance to handle your landscaping, and it won't wear you out as you do it. The trimmer weighs only 6.2 pounds, and its sleek, balanced design makes it feel like it weighs even less. The shaft telescopes to adjust to the height that's comfortable for you. Go ahead and wear gloves if you want, but the handle is molded for comfort and protection. The shaft switches from trimmer to edger in seconds. Its slim lines can squeeze into tight spaces, while its 12" cutting area makes short work of it.
The C3 19.2 volt cordless line trimmer operates on either Ni-Cd or lithium-ion batteries. The Ni-Cd battery and charger are included. As part of Craftsman's C3 line, the trimmer has dozens of accessories, sold separately, available.

  • No gas, no hassles, no blisters - the Craftsman C3 19.2 volt cordless line trimmer makes your edging and trimming no big deal
  • Simply rotate the shaft to switch from trimming to edging in seconds
  • Auto line feed head
  • No tools needed to replace the line
  • Adjustable shaft fits user height
  • Safety lock
  • Overmold handle for comfort
  • Works on C3 platform with over 30 additional tools sold separately
  • Includes 1-hour charge
  • Includes 19.2V Ni-Cd battery and charger
  • Also works with lithium-ion batteries, sold separately
  • Weight: 6.2 lbs.
  • Some assembly required
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by Trunks28
March 17th, 2013
Great little trimmer

I just finished using this trimmer for the first time on my yard and it did the trick. Reflecting on some of the previous reviews; My yard is about 1/4 acre, and I wouldn't suggest anyone with a bigger yard to purchase this trimmer. The battery was almost dead by the time I finished my yard and that is without edging the sidewalks and driveway. Luckily I have a second battery so that is not a problem for me. I had no issue with a lack of power from this trimmer to start out with. As the battery starts to die, a lack of power is noticeable. But that goes for any battery powered device. Advancing the trimmer line. I was confused at how it did this just from the description of the trimmer. You just release the trigger and wait for it to stop and it advances the line 1/4" per stop. Now if you let the line get too short before you try to advance the line, the line wont have enough weight from the centrifugal force to advance. And just remember it advances only 1/4" at a time.

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by cmcruiser
June 7th, 2012
A truly terrible investment

I bought this trimmer halfway through summer of 2011. Used it once a week for that summer. Battery life was so-so. Could get the whole yard on 2 batteries. Put it in garage for the winter months. Bring it out this summer, get 2 uses out of it and it stops working. No clicking, no humming, just dead. Take in to local hometown Sears as it is still under warranty and they send it off for repair. Item is returned unrepaired. After several phone calls and 3 hours of being on hold, the bottom line was that I could either drive 120 miles to the nearest corporate Sears store and exchange it for a new one or they could give me a $50 gift card. The warranty wasn't worth the paper it was written on. Sears officially lost a customer on this one. Hands down the worst customer service I've ever experienced. I guess I'll use the gift card to buy some wrenches or something else relatively difficult to break, since Craftsman warranty coverage is terrible.

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Dead after the first winter


Vey disappointed that after the first winter it would not work. I expected more from Craftsman. I called the Craftsman hotline and they were no help.

26 days ago via mobile
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Did not work very well for me.


I have a big yard and the string was too light and even with two battery's I could not trim my entire yard. Would probably be ok for a small yard.

March 2nd via
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Great Accompaniment to my collection of C3 19.2 cordless tools.


This is great for small jobs and lawns. Not recommended for big lawns unless you have multiple batteries. The great thing is no messing with gas or mixing fuel. It is also lighter than gas trimmers my 10 year old son used it just fine. He liked it and did a decent job. It will die pretty quickly with thick grass so I would not recommend this for a big job. Overall you can not beat the convenience and if you use other C3 19.2 volt tools.

December 31st, 2014 via
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Good for small jobs


The battery doesn't last very long. Depends on the load put on it, tall grass vs short. Great for a tiny yard (which I have) not so good for an average sized yard, unless you purchase additional batteries. Good for about 3/4 of the battery charge, as it gets weak you loose cutting ability. So once you notice the trimmer is not trimming so well, it's time to change batteries or call it quits while it charges.

Over all a fairly nice unit. Awkward to get used to. Has a shorter length to it, so if you are tall, pass on this one. The head does turn to use as a edger, which is nice. Not too heavy. I just find it too awkward to use, too short for me.

I would only recommend this unit to someone with a condo sized yard, about 10 minutes of work, light load.

I would strongly recommend cordless, now that's sweet! No gas is the way to go.

October 31st, 2014 via
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Not worth the price.


Unless your planning on buying 3 or 4 batteries you will spend most of your time waiting for the charger. I spend about 20 minutes trimming and 2 hours charging.

August 15th, 2014 via
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light reliable and hard working!


I have some health issues and needed a cordless light weight whacker for around our farm-- this has proved to be perfect!! Lightweight, powerful and reliable BUY it!

August 12th, 2014 via
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Good trimmer just time it right


Works fine I just trim my back yard and by then the battery is depleted. Then hook it up to the charger while I mow the yard. The battery is fully charged after mowing, then trim the front.

August 4th, 2014 via
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Piece of junk


I purchased this on 11-23-2012 and disliked it right from the beginning. To clumsy to use, heavy and lacks power. Should have returned it at that time.

Since I live in upstate NY near the Adirondacks the summers are very short so the trimming season is maybe 3 to 4 months and now not even two years old the battery no longer holds a charge strong enough to trim even a small patch of weeds along my driveway. The battery is warrantied for one year because they know it won't last two years! Do yourself a favor, stay away from Sears battery powered trimmers, just junk. I am now back to my 20 year old corded Toro trimmer still dealing with the cord, but it works!!!

Even the preview on this site sucks, you can only see part of your review, Sears sucks!

June 23rd, 2014 via
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Used for 3 months.. then died


Unfortunately, the craftsman name doesn't seem to live up to the hype of being a product which you can count on to last. Like the headline states, it was use for a short period.. maybe 7-8 times then never started again, conveniently just after the warranty expired.

May 24th, 2014 via
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I'm Impressed


My wife and I recently purchased our first home, on about 1/4 acre lot. I needed a mower and trimmer so I purchased the Craftsman C3 trimmer and blower combo to go along with my Lawnboy mower. I got out last week and used this for the first time. It's not nearly as powerful as a 2 cycle Stihl but I was expecting that, and I honestly don't need anything that powerful. The trimmer did a fantastic job weedeating around the house and sidewalk. The battery lasted me about 30 minutes, enough to trim everything and utilize the blower for a few minutes. Next time I'll plan better, trim first so I can put the battery on the charger while I mow and then I can use the blower last. I will have to see how the autofeed line works as once or twice I ran out of line and had to stop trimming to pull more line.

Overall, I'm really impressed with the trimmer and blower combo. I'll be purchasing more products on the C3 line.

May 1st, 2014 via
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weed trimmer


for being cordless this trimmer works very good. Not to heavy for me.

December 15th, 2013 via
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This trimmer is light to pick up and it so to run


The trimmer will cut grass for a long time because my wife love to use it

December 5th, 2013 via
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Chris Cink

I would buy again


Excellent trimmer. Light weight and easy for my girlfriend to use. Its a great step up from the old corded model I have. Uses the same C3 batteries as my tools

October 6th, 2013
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li cordless trimmer


good design twice as much power as nicad version works well

September 22nd, 2013 via
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It works. Bah-Humbug!


I was hoping it would not work so I could take it back and keep using my noisy, blue-smoke belching gas-powered weed whackers. I was raised with chainsaws, noisy leaf blowers and snow machines without mufflers. I love the smell of raw gas. But my wife doesn?t. And she says the neighbors don?t (they should mind their own business). So without asking my permission she bought me one of these Sears Craftsman whackers and told me to use it from now on. She said it would be quieter (yes it is ? I don?t need ear plugs). She said it was good for the environment ? and wouldn?t leave dirty carbon footprints (although I always took my shoes off before walking on the carpet). She said the neighbors would stop giving her the evil eye after I whacked the lawn after the 7am service on Sunday mornings. (Why aren?t they in church?)

Well, it does work as advertised, pretty much as good as any of the ones in my collection of gas whackers. The battery (I only got one) lasts about 20 minutes which is plenty more than enough for the lot around our trailer. The autofeeding string took some getting used to ? no need to bang, bang, bang it on the driveway to get more string.

I feel like a sissy using it, but when my little honey-bunch says ?use it? I know better than to argue with her.

I only gave it four stars because I miss the smell of gasoline.

September 16th, 2013 via
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OK but ...


Works ok but make sure you have extra batteries. I do not have much to trim and usually takes both batteries to accomplish task. Great if cordless better for you.

September 12th, 2013 via
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depending on work/lawn size, I suggest to have at least 3 batteries handy for continuous work.

August 16th, 2013 via
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Basic cordless trimmer


I was looking for a lightweight trimmer and found this on clearance in the fall so started using it in the spring. It has served the purpose since I can carry it out in my super large yard and trim the grass along my landscape blocks and driveway. The battery lasts less than 20 minutes but does charge in about an hour so this is not made for extended trim times unless you get an extra battery or two, but I like the no bump line feed.

August 15th, 2013 via
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Save your money


Ragged edger, meager trimmer with one small diameter string, battery power doesnt approach gasoine engine.

August 14th, 2013 via
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Should have been recalled


Exchanged first one for this one, and as the first, it has quit working. Dead, no click or noise when trigger is pushed. Battery works in other tools. Sales person said they had been nothing but trouble when I returned the first one. Sears should have recalled these. They are junk!

August 10th, 2013 via
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