Perform service, repairs and lubrication according to the maintenance section. Ensure the
unit is properly lubricated as specified in the lubrication schedule and all bolts and nuts are
properly torqued. Failure to properly service, repair and maintain this Implement in good
operating condition could cause component failure and possible serious injury or even
Use caution and wear protective gloves when handling sharp objects such as blades,
knives, and other cutting edges. Be alert to worn component surfaces which have sharp
edges. Sharp surfaces can inflict severe laceration injuries if proper hand protection is not
Replace bent or broken blades with new blades. NEVER ATTEMPT TO STRAIGHTEN,
WELD, OR WELD HARDFACING ON BLADES SINCE THIS WILL LIKELY CRACK OR
OTHERWISE DAMAGE THE BLADE WITH SUBSEQUENT FAILURE AND POSSIBLE
SERIOUS INJURY FROM THROWN BLADES.
DO NOT weld or repair rotating mower components. Welds and other repairs may cause
severe vibration and/or component failure resulting in part being thrown from the mower
causing serious bodily injury. See your Authorized Dealer for proper repairs.
Alamo Industrial mowers use balanced and matched system components for blade carriers, blades,
cuttershafts, knives, knife hangers, rollers, drivetrain components, and bearings. These parts are made and
tested to Alamo Industrial specifications.
specifications. The use of "will fit" parts may reduce mower performance, void mower warranties, and present
a safety hazard. Use genuine Alamo Industrial mower parts for economy and safety.
Transporting Safety Instructions and Practices
Be particularly careful when transporting the Implement with the Tractor. Turn curves or go
up hills only at a low speed and using a gradual steering angle. Rear mounted implements
move the center of gravity to the rear and remove weight from the front wheels.
certain, by adding front ballast, that at least 20% of the tractor's weight is on the front wheels to prevent rearing
up, loss of steering control or Tractor tip-over. Slow down on rough or uneven surfaces to prevent loss of
steering control which could result in property damage or possible injury. Do not transport unless 3-Point lift
lever is fully raised and in the latched transport position. Dropping implement in transport can cause serious
damage to the tractor and/or Implement and possibly cause the operator or others to be injured or killed.
Allow sufficient clearance for the Implement to swing outward while turning. Implements
carried behind the Tractor will swing outside the tire path when making turns. Contacting a
solid object while turning will cause equipment damage and possible injury.
MACHETE 2 11/08
©2008 Alamo Group Inc.
Non-genuine "will fit" parts do not consistently meet these
SEE YOUR ALAMO DEALER
Safety Section 1-14