Black & Decker GL546 Manual page 5

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Electrical safety
This tool is double insulated; therefore no earth wire
is required. Always check that the power supply
corresponds to the voltage on the rating plate.
Additional safety instructions for grass trimmers
The following warning symbols are found on the tool:
Wear safety glasses or goggles when operating this
tool.
The cutting line will continue to run for a few
seconds after switching the tool off. Never attempt
to force the line to come to a standstill.
360˚
Keep people and animals at least 6 m away from the
cutting area.
Do not expose the tool to rain or high humidity.
Wear stout shoes or boots to protect your feet.
x
Wear long trousers to protect your legs.
x
Before using the tool, check that your cutting path is free
x
from sticks, stones, wire and any other obstacles.
Only use the tool in the upright position, with the cutting
x
line near the ground. Never switch the tool on in any
other position.
Move slowly when using the tool. Be aware that freshly
x
cut grass is damp and slippery.
Do not work on steep slopes. Work across the face of
x
slopes, not up and down.
Never cross gravel paths or roads while the tool is running.
x
Never touch the cutting line while the tool is running.
x
Do not put the tool down until the cutting line has come
x
to a complete standstill.
Use only the appropriate type of cutting line. Never use
x
metal cutting line or fishing line.
Be careful not to touch the line trimming blade.
x
Take care to keep the mains cable away from the cutting
x
line. Always be aware of the position of the cable.
Overview
1. On/off switch
2. Handle
3. Cable restraint
4. Power inlet
5. Secondary handle
6. Adjustment button
7. Motor housing
8. Line trimming blade
9. Spool housing
10. Cutting line
11. Guard
Assembly
Warning! Before assembly, make sure that the tool is
switched off and unplugged.
Fitting the guard (fig. A)
Remove the screw (12) from the guard (11).
x
Place the guard onto the tool as shown.
x
Firmly press the guard until it snaps into place.
x
Secure the guard with the screw.
x
Warning! Never use the tool unless the guard is properly
fitted.
Connecting the tool to the mains
Connect the female plug of a suitable extension cable to
x
the power inlet (4).
Loop the cable through the cable restraint (3).
x
Insert the mains plug into a mains outlet.
x
For wired in cable units: Make sure the cable is looped
through the cable restraint prior to connecting the plug to
the mains outlet.
Warning! The extension cable must be suitable for outdoor use.
Use
Warning! Let the tool work at its own pace. Do not overload.
Setting the tool to trimming or edging mode (fig. B & C)
The tool can be used in trimming mode as shown in fig. B or in
edging mode to trim overhanging grass along lawn edges and
flower beds as shown in fig. C.
Trimming mode (fig. B)
For trimming, the trimmer head should be in the position
shown in fig. B. If it is not:
Depress the adjustment button (6).
x
Rotate the head (7), while releasing the button.
x
When the head is in position, the button will lock into
x
place.
Note: The head will only rotate in one direction.
Edging mode (fig. C)
For edging, the trimmer head should be in the position shown
in fig. C. If it is not:
Depress the adjustment button (7).
x
Rotate the head (9), while releasing the button.
x
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