Motosega - MANUALE DI ISTRUZIONI ATTENZIONE: prima di utilizzare la macchina, leggere attentamente il presente libretto. Chain-saw - OPERATOR’S MANUAL WARNING: read thoroughly the instruction booklet before using this machine. Scie à chaîne - MANUEL D’UTILISATION ATTENTION: lire attentivement le manuel avant d'utiliser cette machine.
INTRODUCTION Dear Customer, thank you for choosing one of our products. We hope that you will be completely satisfied with this machine and that it fully meets your expectations. This manual has been compiled in order to provide you with all the information you need to get acquainted with the machine and use it safely and effi- ciently.
IDENTIFICATION OF MAIN COMPONENTS 1. IDENTIFICATION OF MAIN COMPONENTS MAIN COMPONENTS 1. Power unit 2. Spiked bumper 3. Front hand guard 4. Front handgrip 5. Rear handgrip 6. Chain catcher 7. Bar 8. Chain 9. Bar cover 10. Identification plate 15 13 CONTROLS AND REFUELLING P 45(x) - P 46(x)
SAFETY REQUIREMENTS 3. SAFETY REQUIREMENTS A) TRAINING – add fuel before starting the engine. Never remove the fuel tank cap or add fuel while 1) Read the instructions carefully. Become the engine is running or when the engine is acquainted with the controls and the proper use hot;...
9) Before putting the machine away, check you 6) Do not strain the machine too much and do have removed wrenches or tools used for main- not use a small chain-saw for heavy-duty saw- tenance. ing. If you use the right machine, you will reduce...
MACHINE ASSEMBLY 4. MACHINE ASSEMBLY – Turn the chain tension adjuster screw (4) to IMPORTANT The machine is supplied with adjust the chain tension (Fig. 5). Models P the bar and chain dismantled and the oil and fuel 44(x) and P 48(x) have another tension tanks empty.
PREPARING TO WORK 5. PREPARING TO WORK CHECKING THE MACHINE possible to use a mineral lubricating oil for engines (class FA or FB), where in this case the Before starting work please: mixture must be 4%, i.e. 1 part oil and 25 parts petrol.
PREPARING TO WORK / HOW TO START - USE – STOP THE ENGINE WARNING! IMPORTANT Periodically clean the petrol Immediately clean and fuel mixture containers to remove any even- traces of fuel which may have dripped on the tual deposits. machine or the ground and do not start the engine until the petrol fumes have dissipated.
HOW TO START - USE – STOP THE ENGINE USE OF THE ENGINE (Fig. 14) WARNING! If the machine is not held firmly, the force of the engine could cause the The chain speed is regulated by the throttle trig- user to lose his balance or direct the bar ger (1) on the rear handgrip (2).
USING THE MACHINE • Delimbing (Fig. 16) • Bucking (Fig. 18) WARNING! WARNING! Make sure there is nothing Be careful of where the or nobody in the area where the branches will branches are lying on the ground, the risk of fall.
MAINTENANCE AND STORAGE 8. MAINTENANCE AND STORAGE Correct maintenance is essential to maintain the CHAIN SPROCKET (Fig. 22) original efficiency and safety of the machine over time. Regularly check the condition of the sprocket and replace it when wear exceeds 0.5 mm. WARNING! During maintenance oper- Do not mount a new chain with a worn sprocket...
MAINTENANCE AND STORAGE (1a) and then fit these assembled parts on the SHARPENING THE CHAIN machine. WARNING! To ensure that the chain- saw works safely and efficiently, it is essential that the cutting components are well-sharp- CHECKING THE SPARK PLUG (Fig. 24) ened.
MAINTENANCE AND STORAGE Chain maintenance table WARNING! The specifications of the chain and the bar homologated for this machine are shown in the “EC Conformity Statement” provided. Do not use other types of chains or bars for safety reasons. The table gives the sharpening data for different types of chains, but this does not mean you can use different chains from the homologated one.
MAINTENANCE AND STORAGE / TROUBLESHOOTING a halt, so that it uses up all the fuel that is left • Restarting work in the carburettor. – Wait for the engine to cool down and remove When you wish to start using the machine again: the spark plug.