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Operation - Craftsman 138. 99078 Operator's Manual

9 amp electric blower.
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WARNING:
product to make you careless. Remember that
a careless fraction of a second is sufficient to
inflict serious injury.
WARNING:
Always wear eye protection with
side shields marked to comply with ANSI Z87.1,
along with hearing protection. Failure to do so
could result in objects being thrown into your
eyes and other possible serious injuries.
WARNING:
or accessories not recommended by the
manufacturer of this product. The use of
attachments or accessories not recommended
can result in serious personal injury.
WARNING:
use only.
Before each use, inspect the entire product for
damaged, missing, or loose parts such as screws,
nuts, bolts, caps, etc. Tighten securely all fasteners and
caps and do not operate this product until all missing or
damaged parts are replaced. Call 1-888-266-7096 for
assistance in obtaining replacement parts.
APPLICATIONS
You may use this product for the purposes listed below:
■ Clearing hard surfaces such as driveways and
walkways
■ Keeping decks and driveways free from leaves
and pine needles
STARTING/STOPPING THE BLOWER See Figure 3
page ii.
NOTICE:
Always secure extension cord to unit by using cord
retainer. Failure to use cord retainer may result in
damage to the unit and/or extension cord.

OPERATION

Do not allow familiarity with this
Do not use any attachments
Blower is intended for household
■ Attach
the
cord to the plug on the rear of the blower.
NOTE: Use only an approved outdoor extension
cord as described previously in this manual.
■ Form a loop with the extension cord.
■ Insert the loop portion of the extension cord up
through the opening on the rear of the blower
housing and place over the cord retainer.
■ Slowly pull loop against cord retainer until the slack
is removed.
■ To start the blower, place the on/off switch in the
ON position.
■ To stop the blower, place the on/off switch in the
OFF position.
OPERATING THE BLOWER See Figure 5.
■ To keep from scattering debris, blow around the
outer edges of a debris pile. Never blow directly
into the center of a pile.
■ To reduce sound levels, limit the number of pieces
of equipment used at any one time.
■ Use rakes and brooms to loosen debris before
blowing. In dusty conditions, slightly dampen
surfaces when water is available.
■ Conserve water by using power blowers instead
of hoses for many lawn and garden applications,
including areas such as gutters, screens, patios,
grills, porches, and gardens.
■ Watch out for children, pets, open windows, or
freshly washed cars, and blow debris safely away.
■ Hold the blower with the handle in your right hand.
(Proper operating position is shown in figure 5.)
■ Operate power equipment at reasonable hours
only — not early in the morning or late at night
when people might be disturbed. Comply with the
times listed in local ordinances.
■ Operate blower at the lowest possible throttle
speed to do the job.
■ After using blowers or other equipment, CLEAN
UP! Dispose of debris properly.
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