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Craftsman ProSeries 39790 223cc 28" Wide Cut Rear Wheel Drive Lawn Mower with Striper Kit

Item# 07139790000P | Model# 39790 | Added on January 25, 2016 | Seller: Sears.com
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An Excellent Cut for Serious Lawn Enthusiasts
Cut your mowing time down with the Craftsman Pro Series 39790 223cc 28" wide cut rear wheel drive lawn mower w/ striper kit. With My Stride™ pace control system, the mower matches your pace for smooth lanes. The Briggs & Stratton® Professional Series engine provides a 60% longer life and comes with a 40% larger air filter. The Smooth Start™ Plus starting system effortlessly starts the mower.

  • Cuts down on cutting time with twin blades and a staggered deck
  • Features a powerful 223cc OHV Briggs & Stratton 9.50 gross torque ft. lbs. engine
  • My Stride Pace Control system matches your walking pace for better cutting performance
  • Smooth Start™ Plus technology makes starting effortless
  • 28" deck lets you cover more ground in fewer trips
  • Oil drain tube lets you easily and quickly drain oil
  • Comes with 8" x 2.5" ball bearing front wheels and 10" x 3.5" ball bearing rear wheels
  • Quick adjustable handle height adjusts to 2 different height positions as well as fold 90° and 180° for easy storage options
  • Striper kit included for a professional looking lawn
  • Stop Blade feature has a blade brake clutch feature that lets you clear obstacles without shutting down the mower completely
This product comes with:
Owner's Manual (1)Product Warranty
California Residents: Proposition 65 Warning
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By MAXDAD76
April 16th, 2016
ENTER THE BEAST

This lawn mower does everything it promises. The 28” deck eats up lawn almost too fast. The 228cc engine is biggest in its class and does not bog down even in tall wet grass. It will go wherever you tell it to and will cut whatever you put in front of it. It takes up 75% less space than a rider plus you get manly satisfaction of actually appearing to push the thing around. I am totally satisfied with this mower in all categories. An unexpected perk is the 2 – 14” blades mulch very well so there is no need to ever bag or side discharge and because you are dealing with smaller blades they don’t suck up every stick and rock in the lawn and turn it into a projectile for your kids to dodge. I can’t wait until next weekend.

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By Jasonmn
October 21st, 2016
Poor Design

Overall, plenty of power but poorly designed. Only option is to use the mypace with no option to manually push or pull. Not able to back the mower up because the black debris flap gets sucked into the blade. The deck is slanted while the associated parts are straight - not sure who thought this was a good idea. The front end has about a foot with no cutting ability which makes it awkward when moving around my yard. I did not like this mower and returned it after one mow.

27 found this review helpful
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Sears_Purchaser
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Do not buy

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It died after one day of use...

15 days ago
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Sears_Purchaser
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Never purchase anything from Sears

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Worst buying experience ever and this request for a review proves it. I was a Craftsman owner since I can remember. Never again. I cancelled my order due to Sears inability to resolve my issue(s). Multiple representatives lied regarding delivery date and/or store pickup. Three representatives mislead me regarding the bagger being included. Bad customer service all around. I was disconnected multiple times (at least 4) when trying to transfer me to a "supervisor". To make matters worse, it took 13 days and 4 customer service interactions to get my money back. BEWARE!

15 days ago
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Damage Upon Delivery But Sears Made Right

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After opening the crate/box, realized the included oil package had leaked all over the accessory package and bottom of the machine, but no damage to the mower. Called Sears and they offered me a 5% discount to not return. That was fair, since I could clean up the mess and print a new Owner's Manual from the online PDF. I had my own 30W oil. Ran the mower around the yard and seems to run well. Still too cold and miserable in New England for grass to grow!

April 15th via sears.com
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Skullyjones
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Best mower I have ever owned

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Bought this mower 1 year ago and used it the entire season. Just pulled it out of winter storage, added fresh gas and it started on the first pull. Great power and performance. Yes it is a tank as others have said. Love the oil change feature, however the spray nozzle to clean under the deck is useless. I pull the cover off of the belt assembly and use the blower to get it clean. If the grass is wet, I put the hose on it when cool, let it dry and spray a little DW40. BTW the socket required to remove the blades is 15/16. Could not find that in the instruction book.

March 5th via sears.com
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brownbear38
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Best Mower Available

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We have a large yard (15,000 sq feet or 1/3 acre) and mowing with a standard deck was miserable. This mower has decreased time by about half and allowed us to keep the bermuda shorter than we could before. The My Stride, one touch deck height adjustment, and mulching capabilities are amazing.

March 4th via sears.com
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