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Weed Eater One 960220007 (26") 190cc Rear Engine Riding Mower

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1.5 out of 51.5 out of 51.5 out of 51.5 out of 51.5 out of 5
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Grade
Entry Level Lawn Mowers
Style
Rear-Engine Riding Lawn Mowers
Surface Area
Medium Home
Medium
Terrain
Flat Terrain
Flat
Width
26

Cutting Inches
Engine
Briggs and Stratton Engine
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190cc Briggs 875 Series Engine
Easy key start; up to 3.8 MPH forward, 1 MPH reverse

3 Speed Transmission
Friction disk drive shifts smoothly

26" Single Blade Deck
Smooth cuts pass after pass
Durable stamped steel deck & front axle

30" To 40" Turning Radius
Easily mow around obstables

Step Through With High Back Seat
Easy to get on & off; support & comfort while mowing

Half Gallon Fuel Tank
Spend more time mowing, less time filling up
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Model
  Model Number:7227473
 UPC:085388585202
 ManufacturerWeed Eater
Engine
 Engine BrandBriggs & Stratton
 Starting System12-Volt Key Start
 HP/CC190 cc
 Fuel Tank Size.5 Gallon
 Cycles4-Cycle
 Cylinders1 Cylinder
Drive
 SystemFriction Disc
 Speeds3 Speeds
 Drive WheelsRear Wheels
 Maximum Speed3.8 Mph
 Maximum Reverse Speed1 Mph
Wheels
 Front AxleStamped Steel
 Front Tire Size10 Inch
 Rear Tire Size13 x 5
 Tire TypePneumatic Wheels
Deck
 Material13-Gauge
 ConstructionStamped
 Blades1 Blade
 Positions5 Positions
 Cutting Height1.5-4 Inches
 Deck Lift SystemManual
Accessories
 Seat TypeHigh Back
Overview
 Weight212 Lbs. (96.16 kilograms)
 Dimensions58.75L x 31.4W x 39.5H
(149.23 x 79.76 x 100.33 cm)
 Consumer Warranty2 Years
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Overall Rating
Features
1/5
Quality
1/5
Performance
2/5
Value
1/5
Overall
1.5 out of 51.5 out of 51.5 out of 51.5 out of 51.5 out of 5
Pros
Price (4)
Easy To Store (3)
No Pros To This Piece Of... (1)
Easy To Use (1)
Reliable (1)
Cons
Low Quality (6)
Unreliable (6)
Durability (6)
Difficult To Use (2)
Expensive (1)
12% of respondents would recommend this product to a friend
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Richard B.
So St Paul, MN
Most Helpful Positive Review
REVIEWED
JUN.
01
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Good Mower!
This is not a mower for big yards, I have a small yard, and it works great. I have had it for almost 5 years. No problems, I change the oil and run it weekly. I do two yards each 50x100, and it just works fine.
Pros: Price, Durable, I'd Buy It Again, Just Right For Small Yards
Richard Recommends This Weed Eater Mower
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Ronald S.
Sherwood, AR
Total Helpful Votes
12 Helpful Votes
Most Helpful Critical Review
REVIEWED
APR.
04
2015
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Problems
First year no problems, from then on nothing but! Steering went out, transmission (or so the repair shop says) needs to be replaced, more than I paid for it new. Can't really find anyone to work on them.

Looked for replacement parts to try and fix it myself, no transmission replacement part listed. This product isn't worth very much to put it nicely. I would NOT buy ANY weedeater product in the future based on the difficulty of trying to get this one repaired.
Ronald Does Not Recommend This Mower
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Charles Curry
Rapid City, SD
REVIEWED
JUN.
17
2015
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Disposable Lawnmower
Made the mistake of buying the junk. Steering wheel broke right away. I fixed that and it worked alright for 2 years. Except when the tires would spin on the rim and rip off the valve stem. Reverse never did work. Now The mower deck can't be raised or the back end of it rides up over the skid plate and won't come down. I am ready to haul it to the scrap heap.
Charles Does Not Recommend This Mower
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S.c.d.
Burkburnett, TX
REVIEWED
MAY.
04
2015
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Don't Waste Your Money
This has to be the worst lawn tractor on the market, the tires will not last past a year, and the 10-400-4 size is almost impossible to find, most replacement wheel are either 7/8th of an inch or 1 inch in diameter, the wheels on this albatross are 3/4 of and inch so forget about getting new wheels. The steering is like trying to turn a locomotive on soft ground if you really want a work out, go to a gym. So don't waste you money.
S.c.d. Does Not Recommend This Mower
Manufacturer Response
Brand Rep
S.c.d.,
The wheels should last far longer than a year under normal usage.

This mower is designed for the economically minded individual with small flat yards.

If you need to order replacements, I have included the part numbers below. They can be order through numerous sources online of through any authorized Weedeater service center.

Rear wheel assembly including tire: 581 42 07-01
Front wheel assembly including tire: 581 42 06-01
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Jp
REVIEWED
NOV.
28
2015
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Worst But Ever
I was looking for a ride on like a snapper but I found this one came up thru amazon.com. I had to assemble it after delivery by fedex. The steering nut had to be replaced after few cuts. It was cheap plastic. The replacement part was metal so it was better.

After few more cuts. It wouldn't start. I replaced the safety fuse and battery. It worked for few more cuts but now it doesn't start at all. Problem since day one. I would never buy anything from weed eater ever again
Jp Does Not Recommend This Mower
Manufacturer Response
Brand Rep
Jp,
I apologize about the inconvenience.

For assistance in finding a service center so your product can undergo warranty evaluation please call 1-800-849-1297. Your product is covered by a 2 year manufacturer's warranty and any defects in materials or workmanship will be repaired at no cost to you.
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Barbara B.
Rutledge, GA
Total Helpful Votes
67 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
JUN.
15
2013
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Worst Buy I Ever Made!!!!
I bought this lawn mower to cut my 1/2 acre lawn and the width was just right to drive through my gates.
My lawn is very level but when I went to turn and go in the opposite direction an awful grinding noise came from the rear end and the mower would not move forward.
Contacted the Weed Eater Corp (no website accessible customer service) told by rep I would have to take to their affiliated repair location. Only 6mos in to my 2 yr warranty.

The recommended repair location is having... more
Pros: Quiet, Price, Easy To Store
Cons: Low Quality, Difficult To Use, Unreliable, Durability, No Tech Support, Replacement Parts Unavailable
Barbara Does Not Recommend This Mower
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Mike S.
Maple Plain, MN
Total Helpful Votes
52 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
MAY.
25
2013
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
At Best, A Toy!
I made the mistake of buying this for my yard thinking it would be easy to navigate the gardens and gate-ways.
I have a slight incline to my front yard and this toy spun its wheels even at a grade of approx. 15 degree. That was the least of my concerns, however. The day I brought it home I made 3 passes across my yard and the deck bracket broke at the weld and gouged my lawn before I noticed I was dragging the deck. I took it to have it re-welded and made another attempt to cut grass. The... more
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Bob
Indianapolis, IN
Total Helpful Votes
45 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
MAY.
20
2013
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Bob F
I Bought It 2010 and It Has Been Junk the Frame Cracked the Cable Broke and the Plastic Insert Broke in the Steering Wheel and Now It Will Not Go in Gear. This Is Total Junk
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453
Calvin
Total Helpful Votes
37 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
JUN.
10
2013
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Junk
The second or third time I used it the brake cable broke. I hoisted the front end up while I waited for cable to come in. After replacing cable it smoked. The gas had drained into oil. The technician said it needed a carburetor kit. He replaced it. It did not fix it. I gave it to a good will organization as I figured that I could not look anyone in the face and sell it to him. If you have one of these, I suggest that you give it to your worst enemy or haul it to the junkyard.
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374
David
Total Helpful Votes
34 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
JUN.
22
2013
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Been Had
bought it from Amazon. The minute I saw it I knew it was trouble. $800.00 ripoff
Pros: No Pros To This Piece Of Crap
Cons: Bad Instructions, Durability, Weed Eater Should Be Ashamed For Selling This Crap, Bad
David Does Not Recommend This Mower
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342
John
Total Helpful Votes
30 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
MAY.
16
2013
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Piece Of Junk
Had whole drive system replaced before 2 years were up. Now just under 1 year after repair, the same problem has returned.
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