General working instructions
This section takes up the basic safety
precautions for working with the brush cutter
If you encounter a situation where you are
uncertain how to proceed you should ask an
expert. Contact your dealer or your service
Avoid all usage which you consider to be beyond
Before starting you must understand the
difference between forestry clearing, brush
cutting and grass trimming.
Basic safety precautions
1. Observe your surroundings:
• To ensure that people, animals or other things cannot affect
your control of the machine.
• To ensure that the above mentioned do not come into
contact with the cutting equipment or objects that can be
thrown by the cutting equipment.
• NOTE! Never use a machine without the possibility of
calling for help in the event of an accident.
2. Avoid usage in
conditions. For example,
thick fog, heavy rain,
strong winds or extreme
cold, etc. To work in bad
weather conditions is
tiring and can create
dangerous situations, for
example, slippery surfaces.
3. Make sure you can walk
and stand safely. Look out
for any obstacles with
(roots, stones, branches,
pits, ditches, etc.). Take
great care when working
on sloping ground.
4. The engine should be switched off before moving. When
moving over longer distances and transporting the transport
guard should be used.
5. Never put the machine down with the engine running
unless you have good sight of it.
Adjusting the harness and brush cutter
When working with the brush cutter the
harness should always be worn. If this is
not done, you cannot control the brush
cutter safely and this can result in injury to
yourself or someone else. Never use a
harness with a defective quick release
On the front is an easily
accessible, quick release
• Pull out the red strap.
• The hip strap and one
shoulder strap will be
automatically released at
the same time and the
harness and the engine
unit will slide to the
Use this if the engine should
catch fire or in any other
emergency situation when
you quickly need to take off
the harness and machine.
Equal load on
A well matched saw and
harness make work much
easier. Adjust the harness to
give the best working stance.
Adjust the side straps so that
the weight is equally divided
across the shoulders.