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Toro TimeMaster (30") 223cc Personal Pace® Self-Propelled Lawn Mower

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Model: 21199
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4.8 out of 54.8 out of 54.8 out of 54.8 out of 54.8 out of 5
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Grade
Mid Grade Lawn Mowers
Style
Wide Area Walk Lawn Mowers
Surface Area
Medium Home
Medium
Terrain
Flat Terrain
Flat
Width
30

Cutting Inches
Engine


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Briggs & Stratton 10.00 Ft-Lb Gross Torque 4-Cycle OHV Engine
NEW 223cc displacement for maximum power and torque
ReadyStart® starting system - no priming or choking required

30-Inch, 2-Blade Mowing Deck
Dual-Force™ cutting system cuts grass into a super fine mulch
Reduce mowing time by up to 40%
Large 2.5 bushel capacity grass bag

Personal Pace® Self-Propel Drive System
Automatically adjusts the mower’s pace to your walking speed

Blade Brake Stop System
Convenient safety feature stops the blade, but not the engine
Step away from the mower without having to restart the engine

2 Point Height-of-Cut Adjustment
Adjust the deck height at 2 points instead of at all 4 wheels

Quick-Stow Lever
Allows easy compact storage & convenient handle height adjustment

Deck Washout Port
Attach a hose to mower deck to easily clean under side of deck


Engine
Engine Brand
Briggs & Stratton
Starting System
Recoil Start
Engine Cycle
4-Cycle
CC
223 CCs
Fuel Tank Size
0.3 Gallons
Engine Cylinders
1 Cylinder
Consumer Engine Warranty
3 Years
Deck
Cutting Options
3-in-1 (Side-Discharge/Bag/Mulch)
Deck Material
Steel
Deck Construction
Stamped
Blades
2 Blades
Deck Positions
7 Positions
Cutting Width
30 Inches
Cutting Height
1.25-4.25 Inches
Drive
Speeds
Variable
Drive Wheels
Rear Wheels
Drive System
Self-Propelled
Accessories
Rear Bagger
Included
Engine Guard
No
Hour Meter
No
Mulcher Kit
Included
Headlights
No
Wheels
Front Tire Size
8 Inch
Rear Tire Size
10 Inch
Tire Type
Plastic Wheels
Overview
Made in USA
Yes
Weight
144 Pounds
Product Length
65 Inches
Product Width
33 Inches
Product Height
45 Inches
Consumer Warranty
3 Years
UPC
021038211992
Model
21199
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Toro 21199 Reviews & Ratings
Overall Rating
Features
5/5
Quality
5/5
Performance
5/5
Value
5/5
Overall
4.8 out of 54.8 out of 54.8 out of 54.8 out of 54.8 out of 5
Pros
Easy To Store (9)
Easy To Use (9)
I'd Buy It Again (8)
Fast (7)
Features (5)
Cons
Heavy (5)
small gas tank & must re... (1)
No cons whatsoever. (1)
Fuel tank size marginal (1)
Expensive (1)
100% of respondents would recommend this product to a friend
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Jose, the Lawn Mower Expert
Mower Expert

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Total Reviews
90 Reviews
Total Helpful Votes
13718 Helpful Votes
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The Toro TimeMaster 21199 comes with new features this year and is still a solid choice for homeowners looking to get the job done in a short amount of time. The 30" deck significantly reduces your mowing time when you have a lot of ground to cover.

The 21199 is powered by an easy to start Briggs & Stratton overhead valve engine but has a new, bigger 223cc engine which provides more torque to handle the twin blades. The Dual-Force cutting system turns grass into a super-fine... more
Jose Recommends This Model
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Mack M
Brandon, MS
Most Helpful Positive Review
REVIEWED
MAR.
20
2017
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Easy To Crank And Cuts Through Tall Grass
I was in need of some kind of powerful mower but didn't want or have the need for a zero turn and a walk behind is as large as a riding mower. I found the Timemaster and decided to purchase it. I had let my yard get a way from me and put the TM to the test the first time out of the box. It never bogged, unless it hit an ant hill, and went right through the thickest grass. The self propelled is very easy to use, much easier that I thought it would be. My 11 year old son was able to pull... more
Pros: Durable, Exceeded Expectations, High Quality, Easy To Store
Mack Recommends This Toro Mower
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John P
King of Prussia, PA
Purchased from Mowers Direct
Purchased 3/11/17
Most Helpful Critical Review
REVIEWED
APR.
25
2017
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Good Mower
Solid mower and cuts well even in the high spring grass here in Pennsylvania. Plenty of power in 223 cc.engine. Kind of disappointed with hose attachment clean out, it doesn't even come close to cleaning deck. Still have to scrape after each mowing by hand after each weekly mowing. Also, I purchased earlier in season and paid $999. One month and 2 weeks later the price dropped $50 and I called to see if they would extend me the same courtesy credit. Came back with a firm No. Needless to say... more
Pros: Easy To Use, Easy To Store, Light Weight
Cons: Expensive, Dealing with Mowers Direct
John Recommends This Toro Mower
Jose, the Lawn Mower Expert
Product Expert
John,
Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I do apologize for any issues you experienced calling back after 6 weeks to get a lowered sale price. Unfortunately these sales are only applicable to mowers purchased within the time frame that the sale runs, as the manufacturer requires us to report each serial number in order to be able to provide the discount. If we could have given a discounted price we certainly would have. I hope that you will give us another try in the future as we believe our product knowledge and customer service is well worth the time. I thank you again for your business and hope to hear from you again soon. Have a great day.
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Michael T.
Rushville, OH
Purchased from Mowers Direct
Purchased 3/29/17
REVIEWED
APR.
20
2017
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Best Cut I've Ever Had!
I'm absolutely pumped about my new Toro Timemaster. I wanted a mower that would save me a little time mowing my yard. My yard is too small for a rider but too big for a 21" mower, so the Toro Timemaster was a perfect match for my situation. It knocked off 20min of my mow time. Every two passes with my Timemaster was equivalent to 3 passes with my old 21" mower.

What also impressed me about this mower, other than the time it saved, was how well it cuts. It leaves a crisp flat top... more
Pros: Easy To Use, High Quality, Features, Easy To Store
Cons: Heavy
Michael Recommends This Toro Mower
Michael's Experience With Mowers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"My experience with mowers direct was great. I'll buy through them in the the future and recommend you do it now."
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Jose, the Lawn Mower Expert
Product Expert
Michael,
Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience shopping with us here at Mowers Direct. We always appreciate when folks leave detailed reviews about their purchases. It helps us learn more about why folks like specific units and of course it helps other people find what they are looking for! I wish you many seasons of happy mowing and thank you again for your business!
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Christopher M.
Wichita, KS
Purchased from Mowers Direct
Purchased 3/23/17
REVIEWED
APR.
14
2017
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Significantly Reduces My Workload In The Yard
Well built product with useful features. This is my first Toro mower replacing a 15 year old, 22" cut, bare bones Craftsman. I mow 1/2 an acre weekly, but cannot justify a rider. We grew up using Toro snow blowers and have been impressed with the quality of their products. I maintain and repair all my equipment myself, so I researched this product for almost two years before purchasing. After 4 uses it is solid, reliable to start, and easy to clean. I love the stowing handle to... more
Pros: Features, Fast, High Quality, I'd Buy It Again
Cons: Fuel tank size marginal
Christopher Recommends This Toro Mower
Christopher's Experience With Mowers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Mowers Direct was terrific. Only issue I had was local with communication and delivery. The mower was scheduled to deliver and showed to be on the truck, but did not arrive. No communication from them. Unit was delivered next day, with no notice from delivery service. Driver stated they were too busy and residential deliveries don't get the same priority. 161 pound box showed up with a slight protruding dent through the side. Mower seems ok. Look it over carefully before accepting as Mowers Direct instructs."
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Ted D
Palm Harbor, FL
Purchased from Mowers Direct
Purchased 4/6/17
REVIEWED
APR.
28
2017
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Initial Review
This is my initial review. So far the mower has been a breeze to operate and the performance is excellent. The start up is not a "one" time pull, its actually two or maybe three. Not a deal breaker, since the mower is such a beast. Thank you for a great value.
Pros: Easy To Use, Easy To Store, I'd Buy It Again, Fast
Ted Recommends This Toro Mower
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Charles S
Warren, MI
Purchased from Mowers Direct
Purchased 4/5/17
REVIEWED
APR.
26
2017
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Lawn Mower
Very easy to start. Very powerful. Does a beautiful job mulching. If you need a large, powerful walk behind lawn mower, this Toro is fantastic.

And, Mowers Direct is an amazingly good company to buy it from! I had my Toro in 2 1/2 days from the time I ordered it until I was cutting grass. I cannot say enough good about Mowers Direct.
Pros: Easy To Store, Fast, High Quality, Exceeded Expectations
Cons: No cons whatsoever.
Charles Recommends This Toro Mower
Charles's Experience With Mowers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Absolutely the best online company I've ever dealt with! I had my lawnmower in two and a half days from the time I ordered the machine until the time I was cutting with it. A very pleasant surprise. I will purchase from them again."
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Philip D
Owensboro, KY
Purchased from Mowers Direct
Purchased 4/1/17
REVIEWED
APR.
25
2017
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Nearly Cut My Mowing Time In Half
At 69 years of age, I wanted a walk behind that I could manage. All standard mowers took 2 1/2 hours to mow my oversize lawn of 1/2 acre. The 30" Timesaver did what I needed and allows me to get my mowing done in 1 1/4 hours. It is heavier and cannot be easily manhandled in tight areas, but the trade-off is minimal. Rear wheel drive is different for me but the lawn looks much better with a wide cut.
Pros: I'd Buy It Again, Easy To Store, Fast, Quiet
Cons: small gas tank & must remain level
Philip Recommends This Toro Mower
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George K
Cincinnati, OH
Purchased from Mowers Direct
Purchased 4/3/17
REVIEWED
APR.
24
2017
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Mower And Great Service
Shipment was really fast. Very simple to assemble. Mower starts on 1st pull each time. Cuts grass well. I am very pleased with this purchase.
Pros: Easy To Use, I'd Buy It Again, Easy To Store, Features
Cons: Heavy
George Recommends This Toro Mower
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Morgan T
Thatcher, UT
Purchased from Mowers Direct
Purchased 3/16/17
REVIEWED
APR.
24
2017
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Time Saver
I have only mowed with the TimeMaster twice so far. My lawn is 1/3 of an acre and I can mow the whole thing on the same tank of gas and in under 1 hour. I really like the personal pace self-propelled feature. The lawn mower is on the heavy side but being self-propelled it is a non-issue. Since I have only used it twice I cannot speak to its durability. The engine doesn't bog down/slow down as much as my older mower did when going over long patches of grass. I am able to keep mowing while... more
Pros: Easy To Use, I'd Buy It Again, Features, Fast
Morgan Recommends This Toro Mower
Morgan's Experience With Mowers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Easy process purchasing through Mowers Direct. It took several weeks to arrive but I paid with an electronic check in order to get the discount so it was well worth it. I haven't had to contact Mowers Direct since I made my purchase so I can't speak to their continuing customer service after the purchase."
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Jose, the Lawn Mower Expert
Product Expert
Morgan,
Thanks for the detailed review! I apologize for the delay, however paying by check has some inherent delays to avoid any fraudulent activity. If you'd like to see more about this, you can read more right here: Paying By Check I sincerely thank you for your business and I hope you will contact us again when you are in need of more equipment - we are here to help folks just like you! Thanks again and happy mowing.
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Jesus S
Boerne, TX
Purchased from Mowers Direct
Purchased 3/16/17
REVIEWED
APR.
23
2017
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
This Is The Best Product Ever
Mero bien! Pienso comprar otra!
Pros: Easy To Use, I'd Buy It Again, Easy To Store, High Quality, Fast, Exceeded Expectations, Price, Reliable
Cons: Heavy
Jesus Recommends This Toro Mower
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John W.
Greenwood, MO
Purchased from Mowers Direct
Purchased 3/20/17
REVIEWED
APR.
16
2017
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Glad I Bought One
Well I watched several youtube videos on this mower and all were on the 2016 model. Then I seen one on a 2017 model. Toro up power on it so I said what the heck and I order one. Used it today after it rained in the early morning so I mowed in late afternoon. My grass was still a little wet but it did great and I was impressed with the power.
Pros: Easy To Use, Price, Exceeded Expectations, Easy To Store, I'd Buy It Again
Cons: Heavy
John Recommends This Toro Mower
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