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Cutting Equipment - Husqvarna 525RS Operator's Manual

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H1157511-73,525RS,GBCN.fm Page 10 Wednesday, August 26, 2015 4:03 PM
GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

Cutting equipment

This section describes how to choose and maintain your
cutting equipment in order to:
Reduce the risk of blade thrust.
Obtain maximum cutting performance.
Extend the life of cutting equipment.
IMPORTANT!
Only use cutting attachments with the guards we
recommend! See the chapter on Technical data.
Refer to the instructions for the cutting attachment to
check the correct way to load the cord and the correct
cord diameter.
Keep the teeth of the blade correctly sharpened! Follow
our recommendations. Also refer to the instructions on
the blade packaging.
WARNING! Always stop the engine
!
before doing any work on the cutting
attachment. This continues to rotate even
after the throttle has been released.
Ensure that the cutting attachment has
stopped completely and disconnect the
spark plug cap before you start to work
on it.
WARNING! Using an incorrect cutting
!
attachment or an incorrectly sharpened
blade increases the risk of blade thrust.
Cutting equipment
Grass blades and grass knifes are intended for cutting
coarse grass.
A trimmer head is intended for trimming grass.
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General rules
Only use cutting attachments with the guards we
recommend! See the chapter on Technical data.
Keep the teeth of the blade correctly sharpened! Follow
our instructions and use the recommended file gauge. An
incorrectly sharpened or damaged blade increases the
risk of accidents.
Check the cutting attachment for damage or cracks. A
damaged cutting attachment should always be replaced.
Sharpening grass knifes and grass
blades
See the cutting attachment packaging for correct
sharpening instructions. Sharpen blades and knifes
using a single-cut flat file.
Sharpen all edges equally to maintain the balance of
the blade.
WARNING! Always discard a blade that is
!
bent, twisted, cracked, broken or
damaged in any other way. Never attempt
to straighten a twisted blade so that it
can be reused. Only use original blades
of the specified type.

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