TB280 ES TriAction® 21" Front Wheel Self-Propelled Mower

3-in-1 Capability: Side Discharge / Mulch / Rear Bag Lawn Mower


Troy-Bilt's TB280 ES self-propelled lawn mower offers push button electric start - no pull starting required!  Equipped with a dependable 190cc* Briggs & Stratton® engine, the TB280 features the TriAction® cutting system, a rake bumper to lift grass upright, a specially designed blade for a finer mulch and a symmetrical deck for superior grass flow, eliminating clumping.  

Signature Features

  • Push Button Electric Start
  • TriAction™ Cutting System
  • ReadyStart™ Choke System
  • Briggs & Stratton® Starting Promise

Additional Features

  • Electric start - no pull start required!
  • 3-in-1, side discharge, mulch or rear bag
  • Front wheel self-propelled drive system eliminates pushing
  • Standard 1.9-bushel grass catcher (included)
  • 6-position dual-lever deck height adjustment
  • 3-position height adjust handle
  • Deck wash
  • 190cc* Briggs & Stratton® engine
  • 2-year limited warranty

*As rated by engine manufacturer


Briggs & Stratton® 725ex series
Starting System 
Push button electric start w/ ReadyStart
18oz SAE30 (included)
Fuel Capacity 
21" TriAction cutting system w/integrated premium deck wash
8" front, 8" rear
Discharge Type 
3-in-1 - side discharge, mulch or rear bag
Grassbag Capacity 
1.9 bushel (included)
Drive System 
Front wheel self-propelled
Speed Control 
Single lever w/true variable speed
Handle Style 
3-position height adjust
Deck Height Adjustment 
6-position dual-lever deck height adjustment
Cutting Height Range 
6 settings from 1.75" - 3.75"
Shipping Dimensions 
36.7"(L) x 24"(W) x 17.75"(H)
Shipping Weight 
2-year limited

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The TB280 ES qualifies for financing! Call 800-828-5500 for financing details and to apply. Click here for details


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† *as rated by engine manufacturer

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