Troy-Bilt Self Propelled Lawn Mower

The Troy-Bilt 12AVB29Q711 TB260 21-Inch Self Propelled Gas-Powered Lawn Mower is equipped with the powerful 160cc Honda GCV160 Engine and high rear wheels for optimum performance. This mower features the Troy-Bilt’s exclusive state of the art TriAction Cutting System, which gives you the cleanest,most even cut in a single mower pass.

Apart from this, it also has the ARCS or Automatic Return Choke System, which allows easy starting without priming required. With this mower model, you can mulch, bag, and side-discharge. Its 21-inch deck and 11 inches rear wheels allow ease of maneuvering, cutting height is adjusted easily by using the 6-position lever, and speed control is set with easy-squeeze grip.

Clean up is a breeze with the integrated wash port that connects to your garden hose, allowing you to spray the grass clippings out from the deck’s underside.

Product Features

  • Troy-Bilt 12AVB29Q711 TB260160cc Honda GCV160 Engine. This powerful engine provides ultimate pull no matter what the terrain condition is. So, you can mow uphill and downhill without much effort. It also withstand tall grass and even the occasional twigs and small branches.
  • Tri-Action Cutting System. Allows you to mulch, bag, or side discharge grass clippings.
  • Variable Speed. To give you optimum control, the mower offers variable speed, letting you choose the most perfect speed for you.
  • 21-inch Cutting Deck. For ease of maneuver, the mower is designed with a compact 21-inch cutting deck. Add to it the 11-inch wheels at the rear and you’re out and about, effortlessly.
  • Auto-Return Choke System. This engine feature prevents engine over-choking, which definitely help enhance easy startup.
  • Front Rake Guard. To give you that clean, even cut, the mower is fitted with the front rake guard,which lifts the grass upright before cutting.
  • 6 Cutting Heights. This mower offers 6 cutting heights,allowing you to choose the perfect grass height for any season.
  • CARB Compliant. The Troy-Bilt 12AVB29Q711 TB260 lawn mower meets the California Air Resource Board Standard, which means it is a cleaner, greener choice compared to other lawn mowers.
  • 2 Year Warranty. This particular lawn mower model is backed with a limited warranty for 2 years.


  • equipped with the very powerful 160cc Honda GCV160 engine
  • speed is variable, allowing you to choose how fast or slow you want to mow
  • allows bagging,mulching and side-discharging
  • provides easy startup
  • cuts cleaner and more evenly
  • offers 6 grass cutting heights
  • compact size
  • lightweight
  • easy to maneuver
  • CARB-compliant


  • is only covered with limited warranty,which means it does not cover the parts, and the service is limited

What Customers Say

The Troy-Bilt 12AVB29Q711 TB260 21-Inch Self Propelled Gas-Powered Lawn Mower offers utmost power, thanks to its 160cc Honda GCV160 Engine.The engine, according to most users, makes this mower a workhorse. It does virtually anything you want it to do: Mow, mulch or bag. It cuts even the tallest and thickest of grass.  You can even throw in some twigs and you will not hear it complain. Additionally, the engine features the ARCS or Automatic Return Choke System, which provides an instant motor start up, no choking needed, hence you will not encounter problems related to over-choking.

troy-bilt 21 push lawn mowerThe speed is variable, allowing you to choose easily by using the squeeze grip handle. Moreover, the 6 cutting heights make it more versatile; not to mention that it cuts grass neater and more evenly, thanks to its Front Rake Guard that combs grass upright for a neat cut every time.

The cutting deck is small, but it is probably the perfect size for most lawn-keepers, especially if you have a lot of trees, bushes, and plant beds around.The size of the deck, and the rear wheels make it easier to maneuver, even if you do not use the self-propelling feature.

There are some hitches, though. Some users say that the body feels a little flimsy, but most find it ok. Another issue for some is the grass that clings to the deck’s underside, which can be easily solved by using the integrated wash port, which accommodates a standard-sized hose for easy clean up of accumulated grass in the deck’s underside.

All in all, in terms of quality and functionality, the Troy-Bilt 12AVB29Q711 TB260 21-Inch Self Propelled Gas-Powered Lawn Mower is a great mower. It runs and cuts well. It is a bonus that it is CARB-compliant, too, which means that it has fewer emissions compared to other Non-CARB lawn mowers. This mower will absolutely help any homeowner keep their lawns neat and well-manicured.


While this lawn mower model has a $399 price, the Troy-Bilt 12AVB29Q711 TB260 21-Inch Self Propelled Gas-Powered Lawn Mower is available on for a lower price of $319, that’s 20% off the original price. In addition, it is available for the free shipping deal, making it such a great bargain.