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Craftsman 79240 Gas Trimmer Compatible Edger Attachment

Item# 07179240000P | Model# 79240 | Added on July 26, 2010 |
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Best of Both Worlds Turn your attachment-capable Craftsman trimmer into an edger with the Craftsman 79240 gas trimmer compatible edger attachment. This edger is a must-have for cleaning up the borders between your lawn and gardens, driveways, pathways and other areas in your yard that would benefit from a clean, neat, defined edge. This attachment has a 3.75" guide wheel that helps you edge with precision. This handy add-on for your gas trimmer adjusts to several depths and cuts a 2.5" wide swath.

  • Attach this edger to your compatible gas-powered trimmer and create sharp, clean edges between your lawn and adjacent gardens, patios or driveways
  • Cut swath of 2.5" lets you trim up edges nice and neat with little fuss
  • A 3.75" guide wheel helps you to edge neatly and accurately
  • The debris-blocking shield helps to keep flying debris from getting on you or your clothing
WARNING: California Residents - Proposition 65
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By chas19
May 23rd, 2016
The best purchase this year.I took the time to read the guide and make adj.

I took about 35 minutes to adjust the cutting blade at the depth I wanted,only three try's to get it to the depth I wanted.It was so easy to swap the shaft.It's a breeze to make a perfect edge.I love it.

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By jeffreytxstate
September 15th, 2016
Cannot get the unit attached to new craftsman trimmer

I'm having an issue attaching the unit to my craftsman gas trimmer. When i remove the string trimmer part the connections do not match the edger attachment. Model 79447. Both are left with male connections.

5 found this review helpful
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Not user friendly


Weed eater does a better Job at edging, this thing will work you to death.

June 26th via
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Edger attachment


Why do I keep getting an email that this item is available now but when I click on it it says shipping unavailable store pickup unavailable? I would really like to purchase this item

June 17th via mobile
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Didn't last as long as I expected.


I purchased this as an attachment to replace a Ryobi edger attachment I had used for over 5 years. This craftsman version lasted only one season. The metal around one of the three holes for the mounting screws broke meaning only two of the three screws can be used. It vibrates too badly to use any more.

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Cris Sears
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January 20th


This is the 3rd time I have replaced the edger attachment, and this one works real seems to allow much more debris to be sent backward onto me as the rubber flap is not catching it all. This one fits well on to the Gas trimmer and they work well, overall, together.

December 25th via bv
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