Craftsman...The honda is a great motor, craftsman still has good warranty (2 years factory AFAIK)
Plus all the craftsman mowers usuyally come with the mulching blade and plug so u can use as mulcher or not, which I love using it as a mulcher myself.
Craftsman my brudda
(the 6 hp is PLENTY, if you look 20 years ago everything was 3-4 HP and they worked fine...dont get fooled by higher label #'s)
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