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In this section of Lawn Tractor Buyers Guide we include more lawn tractor reviews and look at all kinds of lawn tractor attachments and accessories.  We  explore the myriad different ways you can put you machine to good use in your yard or garden.

We provide detailed reviews some of the more popular and useful  items and even provide a store for you to browse in and buy your lawn and gardening essentials.

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Let us know what you think about any products we review or refer to. Tell us if you agree or disagree with what others have said.

You can get even more involved by leaving a reader’s review of any lawn tractor, riding mower or zero turn machine that you own or have used regularly.

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Craftsman 21 HP 46″ Automatic Lawn Tractor

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Here we take a look at the Craftsman 21 hp 46″ Automatic Lawn Tractor. This lawn tractor from Craftsman combines power, comfort, and durability into a package that stands out in the crowded mid-range lawn tractor ranks. Features at a Glance 21 HP, 540cc displacement engine Gold Series OHV engine with spin-on oil filter and […]

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Reconditioned and Like-New Cheap Lawn Tractors

Special Deals
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Check out this great selection of reconditioned and ‘like-new’ lawn tractors and riding mowers. Like-new? Reconditioned? So why are these models so cheap? They are offered by our affiliate partners Sears-Outlet. If a model is near new, it means it’s never been sold but may have been a floor or a demo model. A reconditioned […]

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The dump cart: is this the best lawn tractor attachment you’ll ever invest in?

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A dump cart or utility cart is likely to be one of the most useful – and most used – lawn tractor attachments (or ATV attachments) you ever buy. You can use a dump cart for hauling all sorts of things around your property, garden related and otherwise. And if you choose carefully, you should […]

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Lawn Tractor Buyers Guide Gift Guide

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I’ve gathered some selections here that might make ideal gifts for your family, friends or (if you drop the right hints) maybe even for you. Amazon.com Next, are are some of my choices from Amazon. As you know, you’ll get good value, ease of ordering, in some cases free delivery and pretty hot customer service […]

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Berg John Deere Automatic Freewheel Pedal Go-Kart 03.73.22

John Deere Toys and Tractors
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This Berg John Deere Automatic Freewheel Pedal Go-Kart 03.73.22John Deere Berg go-kart really does take pole position in the pedal go-kart arena. Part of the Berg classic range, it is styled for speed with its aerodynamic shape and front spoiler, yet at the same times, its all terrain tires and swing axle let it go […]

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Agri-Fab 45-0320 42-Inch Tow Lawn Sweeper

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US-made tow behind lawn sweeper by Agri-fab The Agri-Fab 45-0320 42-Inch Tow Lawn Sweeper is perfect lawn tractor attachment for autumn clear-ups or for year round removal of clippings, leaves, loosened weeds and other debris. Hitch it up to your lawn tractor, riding lawn mower or ATV (hitch pin included) and you can make light […]

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MoJack MJ-EZ 300-Pound Lift For Tractors And Zero Turn Lawn Mowers

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You need a specialized lawn tractor lift for maintaining your lawn tractor and the MoJack MJ-EZ 300-Pound Lift For Tractors And Zero Turn Lawn Mowers is the lift that you need. The problem There’s no doubt about it, you really do need to lift your lawn tractor off the ground when it comes to carrying […]

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Craftsman 26 hp 52 inch Zero Turn Mower – ZTS7000

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Review of the Craftsman 26 hp 52″ Riding Mower (Not CA Compliant) The Craftsman 26 hp 52 inch Zero Turn Riding Mower is available now from Sears on a special offer – save more than $800. Lawn care will no longer be a chore, but a pleasure when a Craftsman 52” Briggs and Stratton 26 […]

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John Deere X300 Series Product Recall

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A fault had been identified with the cooling fan in some John Deere X300 Series models. This has resulted in John Deere conducting a voluntary recall of the affected lawn tractors in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The affected models are John Deere X300, X300R and X304 Select Series™ Lawn Tractors […]

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Craftsman 19.5 hp 42 inch Automatic Lawn Tractor

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This Craftsman 19.5 42 inch automatic lawn tractor is a moderately-priced and attractive looking mid range lawn tractor that provides good value for money and convenient features to make it easy to mowing your mid-sized yard. If you are not in the market for something pricier, like one of the D100 John Deere riding lawn […]

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Tow Behind Broadcast Spreader by Precision Products

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Find out why so many users rate this 130-pound tow behind broadcast spreader with rain cover as best in class If you need a quality tow behind broadcast spreader for salt, seed, fertilizer or other granular material, the Precision Products TBS6000RDOS 6-Series 130-Pound Tow Behind Broadcast Spreader with Rain Cover is likely to fit the […]

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John Deere Gator Toy by Peg Perego

John Deere Toys and Tractors
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The battery powered ride-on John Deere Gator Toy for Kids This fantastic Peg Perego Usa John Deere Gator Hpx is a battery powered replica of John Deere’s famous Gator vehicle. Made by the supreme Italian toy stylists Peg Perego, this will keep your kids happy for hours whilst making them look decidedly cool too. Features […]

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Best Lawn Tractors of 2011

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Looking for some pointers on the best lawn tractor 2012? Click here for our updated review of the best lawn tractors and riding mowers on the market in 2012. The folks at Mowersdirect.com (MD) have come up with their recommendations for the best lawn tractors 2011. I think that those guys are worth listening to, […]

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Spring Lawn Care – tips to make the gardening year a whole lot easier

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It is almost invariably true in all areas of life that effective preparation (you might even say, getting your ducks in a row) is the key to getting good results. As it is in life, then so it is in gardening and, especially, in lawn care. Get your lawn off to a good start in […]

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Craftsman 17.5 hp 42 inch ‘Shift-On-The-Go’ Lawn Tractor

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Craftsman 17.5-42 'shift on the go' lawn tractor

The budget Craftsman 17.5Hp 42 inch ‘Shift on the Go’ lawn tractor. Cuts up to 2 acres and may cost less than $1,000. Read the Lawn Tractor Buyers Guide review here…

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Get this right or you’re in danger of wasting thousands on your lawn tractor

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If you’ve just bought a lawn tractor or you’re thinking of buying one then (unless you’re going to get a Weed Eater, or possible a reconditioned model) your outlay will be in the thousands of dollars (pounds, euros etc). You’d therefore better make sure you’ve got an adequate place to store your new machine or […]

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Craftsman 42 inch 20 hp riding lawn tractor reviewed

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The Craftsman 42 inch, 20 hp gas powered riding lawn tractor is a mid-range riding lawn mower that is suitable for areas of around 2 acres and accepts a number of useful accessories. Powered by a Briggs & Stratton 20 hp OHV engine, this Craftsman lawn tractor weighs 520 lbs and features a frame made […]

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Lawn Tractor User Reviews

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This is where I’d like to get some really valuable input from our readers. Probably some of the best information we can publish on lawn tractors comes from the people who use them week in week out in their own yards, on their own properties or professionally. I think that after prolonged use of a […]

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Weed Eater Lawn Mowers – The Weed Eater One

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Weed Eater lawn mowers - Weed Eater One

Is this the world’s cheapest and most compact riding lawn mower? Weed Eater WE-ONE 26-Inch 190cc Briggs & Stratton 875 Series Gas Powered Riding Lawn Mower With Electric Start Weed Eater lawn mowers are generally aimed at specific markets. The Weed Eater One is a prime example. Weed Eater describes it as: “… the first […]

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Lawn Tractor Maintenance – follow these 7 vital steps for an easy start to Spring

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A spot of lawn tractor maintenance for Spring is essential if you want to have a problem free start to the lawn care season. My advice is to start this early. Once the sun starts warming the soil and the hours of daylight increase, those little grass roots and rhizomes literally burst out of hibernation […]

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Craftsman Rear Engine 28 inch 12.5 hp Riding Lawn Mower

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The Craftsman Rear Engine 28 inch 12.5 hp Riding Lawn Mower is priced in the mid-range of comparable units but is well built, almost like a commercial model. Ideal for mowing smaller spaces, it easily maneuvers through garden gates and around obstacles like trees and planters. Attach the grass catcher ( model no. 24982) to […]

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Craftsman Lawn Tractor Overview

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Sears’ has offered its Craftsman brand of tools since the late 1920s and in many ways the Craftsman name has become part of the fabric of American life, a fact that was recongised when, in a Harris Poll , Craftsman was rated by consumers as with the highest scores for ‘brand expectations’ and ‘trust’. At […]

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