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Craftsman 1/2 HP Chain Drive Garage Door Opener with 2 Remotes
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Craftsman 1/2 HP Chain Drive Garage Door Opener with 2 Remotes

Item# 00953930000P | Model# 53930 | Added on July 26, 2010 | Seller: Sears.com
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1/2 hp Chain Drive Garage Door Opener Opens by Remote, Inside and from Car
Enjoy a great end to every day by installing the Craftsman Garage Door Opener with Anti-Burglary Coding today. The 1/2 HP motor lifts your garage doors gently and doesn't close until it's sure you've arrived safely inside. You don't have to rush in because advanced sensors will reverse the closing doors if they detect your car's motion. Once you're in, the PosiLock system will make sure the garage doors are closed tight behind you.
You receive two remotes with this 1/2 hp Chain Drive Garage Door Opener. Keep one for yourself and give another to a family member or friend if you have a double garage. If it happens that you lose your remote, you can open from inside the house. Another option is to have a homelink visor installed so you can open it from inside your car. For your safety, it uses top anti-burglary technology that sends a new code every time you use it. This prevents thieves from interfering or activating it when you're not home.Free shipping! Orders $59 or more including this Craftsman Garage Door OpenerLook for 'ship free' to find qualifying products. Applies to mailiable products sold by Sears and Kmart. Excludes Marketplace and delivery items. Additional exclusions apply. Please see offer details on qualifying product pages. Applies to items Sold by Sears AND Kmart. This promotion is not eligible with international orders. FREE ... read more
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by Jarhead2
January 23rd, 2009
1st Time Installer

Our old Craftsmen that was in our home for the 7 1/2 years that we have lived here (and well aged prior to our home purchase) died about a month ago. Being unemployed I was concerned with spending too much and settled for the 953930. I have never installed a garage door opener and was concerned with installing the unit alone. Much to my delight the unit was easy to install and took about 3 hours. The instructions are very clear and easy to follow. I caution anyone to NOT test the unit until it is completly installed. I "test " ran the unit prior to installing the door stop sensors and attaching the door. It was a mistake and created an additional hour of work to adjust the chain to the correct position. If your replacing your unit and have an existing rail, I suggest that you go ahead and repalce everything... after all you did pay for it and your rail could have some un noticed wear. It really is not much more work and the unit operates much quieter. I believe it was a great value for the money. If you are a Craftsman club member you can receive additional discounts when offerd saving an additional $10, just ask a Slaes Associate about joining, it is free.

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by MikeInDallas
April 18th, 2009
Not as good as past models.

In 2006, replaced a 1980 model Craftsman opener that was already up when we bought the house. Not bad: 26 years of service. New opener worked great. Replaced the controller card because of an electrical surge ($96). April 2009 - less than 3 years service - the chain-drive gear snapped off the gear-train axle. On examination this shaft narrows to less than 1/4-inch (!) at the bearing. I could replace it but now (including the controller board) we're well into the original price. Not pleased. Note that the 4-year warranty is on the MOTOR. The motor still works fine. The rest of the opener - not as good as an equivalent Craftsman model from 26 years ago.

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xiu

great door opener

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This one is very easy to install. My old one is broken. It took two people about 3 hours to finish the job. Then we decide the buy another one to replace the 2nd door. The 2nd time only took less than 2 hours.

9 days ago via sears.com
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GAMHO

Door opener motor

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This motor is great I used since twenty years ago

22 days ago via sears.com | The reviewer indicated they are affiliated with this product
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Jimmy-James

awesome opener

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Easy to install. Works great. folks have a long driveway and mom can open the door from almost a block away and drive right in.

22 days ago via sears.com
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thrilledcustomer

I would recommend this garage door opener

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We purchased this opener to replace another Craftsman garage door opener that was twenty-one years old. We have always purchased Craftsman products because of there lasting quality. We hope our new opener will continue to do us well.

22 days ago via sears.com | The reviewer indicated they are affiliated with this product
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mhdz

gooood product

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This product is excellent quality I recommend hundred percent
engine with great force to lift any gate, I used it a long time and
I have nothing to say.

23 days ago via sears.com
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jamsm

Garage door opener

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I would definitely recommend this product. I have an older craftsman opener on my other door and I am very satisfied with the improvements that we're made.

24 days ago via sears.com
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Mtrini

good deal

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the garage opener was installed by sears at a great price, worth paying for the installation. Very happy with the opener it came with two openers which is more than enough because our cars have the option of opening the garage without the remotes. Made the purchase three weeks ago and very happy so far, no problems. its quick to open and quiet.

26 days ago via sears.com
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Marcia3856

Wonderful!

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We bought the opener to replace an existing one that had been abused by our tenant. Have always had good luck with our purchase of this item and it is easy to install. Instructions are easy to follow and installation time is minimal. We would highly recommend this opener to anyone!

29 days ago via sears.com | The reviewer indicated they are affiliated with this product
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mustangpresident

Doesn't play well with old door openners

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Can't get new style door opener to work with the old style door openers I have on my garage. The remotes cannot be programmed to operate all doors

November 18th via sears.com
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rbs6563

quality product, have owned more than one

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November 12th via sears.com
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RAZZLDAZL3

1/2 HP Chain Drive Garage Door Opener

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We had one of these previously that lasted for over 30 years. We got this one to replace it, and it has been working like a charm. We got Sears to install it, and they did it in a very timely professional manner. If this one lasts as long as the last one, it will be awesome.

November 6th via sears.com
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adeline1

Door opener

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WORKS GREAT

November 4th via sears.com
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ezdoorskilleen

The Craftsman product is excellent.

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The product is a great garage door opener. We have been using them for years and their product is unmatched. We encourage all customers to stay away from the Genie product. Any Chaimberlain product is the way to go.

October 27th via sears.com
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lutesaware

Excellent Value

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Replaced a 12 year old opener, installed easily and worked just fine. The job was done in just a couple of hours.

October 22nd via sears.com
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zebrawhisperer

Trusted and steadfast garage door opener.

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October 21st via sears.com
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Bradleynailer

Garagen doot opener

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Good price - 2 remotes - 1/2 HP -- met all the criteria I was looking for

October 18th via sears.com
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dbriggs01

Garage Door

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This is probably the 4th Sears opener I have installed over the years and have had a good experience with all of them.

October 18th via sears.com
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SanibelGal

Excellent value!

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Bought this as a gift for my daughters condo. 2 remotes & wall switch. Installed quickly. Loves Sears quality.

October 10th via sears.com
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Klevgardmike51

toad klevgard

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Very good opener. Installation was a breeze

October 3rd via mobile
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machine_man

Good machine

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Bought this opener on sale to replace an older craftsman unit that had worn out. This unit is virtually the same as the old unit, but with improved lighting, electrical connections and look. I even used the old mounting brackets which made for quick easy installation.

October 2nd via sears.com
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ZUBAIR CHAUDHRY
There was only a single Garage Door Opener (Craftsman 1/2 HP CHain Drive Garage Door Opener) delivered today. The UPS delivery man threw this at the f
by ZUBAIR CHAUDHRY 
March 27th
Lance Sawyer
I agree, the website is pitiful. I finally find something I want, put it in my cart, and then it won't show my points or even let me view my cart to complete my purchase. Pretty sad. I love the products, but I'll just wait till I get to the store, if I go.
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Audie Murphy
I have a craftman Garage Door Opener 1/2 hp, and i just need to know how to adjest the opener so that it can operate correctly
by Audie Murphy 
November 20th, 2011
Barry Larson
You can view and download the manual for that garage door opener at managemylife.com/mmh/lis_pdf/OWNM/L0706250.pdf

The adjustment instructions are on pages 27-29
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November 20th, 2011
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