2012 Lawn & Garden Archive
Executive Summary: John Deere uses a different approach to a tight turning radius lawn tractor than Craftsman. Where Craftsman has a 6 inch turning radius that uses radical front steering, The John Deere X304 uses 4-wheel steer (4WS) to achieve basically the same result. This big difference though
Executive Summary: Because of lack of sales this model has been discontinued. This Craftsman Zero-turn mower is so much better than the Model 25001 42 inch that there is no way to compare the two. This is a heavy-duty mower that will give you years of service. This is basically
Executive Summary: If I recently purchased a house and I wanted to buy a lawn tractor that would last as long as my mortgage I would seriously look at this tractor. This tractor is priced well for the heavy duty construction and high end features it has.
Executive Summary: Unfortunately not enough Sears Customers were interested in spending this much on a premium Craftsman tractor and this model has been discontinued. You have been asking for a Craftsman tractor that will mow slopes and hills. This is it! The CTX 9500 Craftsman Model 25006 has
2013 Update! As of March 1st I can’t find this mower for sale anywhere. Executive Summary: Do you compost all of your yard waste? Do you have a small yard and a large garden? This may be the best mower for you. This mower has an integrated bagger and is
From Craftsman: At just 6 inches, Craftsman Yard & Garden Tractors continue to set the bar with the tightest turning radius among all major brands in it’s class, beating the closest competition by 50%! The Turn Tight Technology has not changed from 2011, but Craftsman Lab testing
Executive Summary: This tractor has been replaced with the 28882. The new Craftsman has a better engine. Craftsman makes a tractor for everyone and this is the least expensive 42 in Craftsman you can buy. 42 inch side discharge deck, 17.5 hp B&S engine, manual 7 speed
Executive Summary: This Yard Tractor has been discontinued for 2013. There is not enough demand for a v-twin, gear drive lawn tractor for Craftsman to continue it. If you really wanted a gear drive lawn tractor look at the Craftsman 42 in 21 hp 6 speed Review Model 25022 But read this
Executive Summary: This was Craftsman’s largest tractor. Unfortunately it has been discontinued and will not be sold in 2013. It has a 30 hp motor and 54 inch side discharge mower. The news media that attended the Detroit Auto Show clamoured all over this new tractor. It has a great
Here are three new videos showing off the new CTX Craftsman Premium Tractor. Read more about this new Deluxe tractor here: Craftsman 54 In. 26hp Kohler Turn Tight Hydrostatic Garden Tractor Non CA 23 x 10.5 x 8 in.
Executive Summary: This is John Deere’s basic 48 inch side discharge mower. John Deere doesn’t have a “cheap” line so the quality is as good as the other brands in the $1200-$3000 price range. If you mow 1 to 2 hours a week the 100 series will last
Sorry: The RER is discontinued. Snapper has a new model for 2013 and there is no word if Craftsman will ask them to make a black one. But, Craftsman does have a great little 30 inch mower for only about $999. Go here to see it. Craftsman 420cc
Executive Summary: The John Deere 300 series has an excellent reputation for dependability and longevity. A 54 inch deck does not cut as evenly as a smaller 42 inch deck, but this deck does get good reviews for it’s size. This tractor has enough power to handle mulching.
Executive Summary: This is John Deere’s best 48 inch side discharge mower. Deere makes more expensive mowers (X500 series), but I don’t feel you need to spend the extra money to get the legendary “Deere” quality. The 300 series has an excellent reputation for dependability and longevity. It
Executive Summary: This is John Deere’s best 42 inch side discharge mower. On sale at $2599 it is also the best value John Deere X300 series. The 300 series has an excellent reputation for dependability and longevity. It has a great cutting deck. Owners give this tractor great
Garden Tractor Wallpaper? I’ll keep is short and sweet. Autoblog.com has some great pictures of the new CTX9500 and you can download them to use as wallpaper on your computer, tablet or phone. Here’s the link: Craftsman CTX9500 Garden Tractor Wallpaper Give me your email over in