Craftsman reel walk-behind lawn mowers are reliable and dependable machines. Craftsman reel lawn mowers include the features you need to cut the grass cleanly. When your Craftsman reel walk-behind lawn mower isn't cutting as it should, find the replacement parts you need to fix the mower at Sears PartsDirect.
Safety guidelines to follow when using your Craftsman reel walk-behind mower
Read the owner's manual and familiarize yourself with all operations and safety guidelines before using the reel mower.
Inspect the lawn mower before use. Tighten any loose fasteners and replace any worn or broken parts before use.
Carefully inspect your lawn and remove any foreign objects before mowing.
Wear boots or work shoes to protect your feet from injury while mowing.
Never place hands or feet near the reel when mowing.
Adjusting the reel blade position on your Craftsman reel walk-behind mower
Adjustments are made from the rear of the mower. Each end of the cutting bar can be adjusted separately to tighten or loosen the blade reel.
To loosen the blade reel, the cutter bar must be moved further from the cutting blade reel. Loosen both back screws equally by turning them counter clockwise. Tighten both front screws equally but turning them clockwise.
To tighten the cutting reel blade, the cutter bar must be moved closer to the cutting reel. Loosen both front screws equally by turning them counter clockwise. Tighten both back screws equally by turning the clockwise.