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near the guide bar, it is possible that the chain brake
does not have time to stop the saw chain before it
hits you.
WARNING: Only you and the correct
working technique can prevent kickbacks.
To start the product
To prepare to start with a cold engine
WARNING: The chain brake must be
engaged when the product is started to
decrease the risk of injury.
1. Move the front hand guard forward to engage the
chain brake. (Fig. 40)
2. Move the start/stop switch to position 1.
3. Pull the choke control (A) out to set it in choke
position.
4. Push the air purge bulb (B) approximately 6 times or
until fuel starts to fill the bulb. It is not necessary to
fill the air purge bulb fully. (Fig. 41)
To start the product on page 15 for
5. Continue to
more instructions.
To prepare start with a warm engine
WARNING: The chain brake must be
engaged when the product is started to
decrease the risk of injury.
1. Move the front hand guard forward to engage the
chain brake. (Fig. 40)
2. Move the start/stop switch to position 1.
3. Push the air purge bulb approximately 6 times or
until fuel starts to fill the bulb. It is not necessary to
fill the air purge bulb fully. (Fig. 42)
To start the product on page 15 for
4. Continue to
more instructions.
To start the product
WARNING: You must keep your feet in a
stable position when you start the product.
WARNING: If the saw chain rotates at idle
speed, speak to your servicing dealer and
do not use the product.
1. Put the product on the ground.
2. Put your left hand on the front handle.
3. Put your right foot into the footgrip on the rear
handle.
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4. Pull the starter rope handle slowly with your right
hand until you feel resistance.
WARNING: Do not twist the starter rope
around your hand.
5. Pull the starter rope handle quickly and with force.
(Fig. 43)
CAUTION: Do not pull the starter rope to
full extension and do not let go of the
starter rope handle. This can cause
damage to the product.
a) If you start your product with a cold engine, pull
the starter rope handle until the engine fires.
Note: You can identify when the engine fires
through a "puff" sound.
b) Disengage the choke.
6. Pull the starter rope handle until the engine starts.
7. For start with a cold engine, quickly disengage the
throttle trigger lockout to set the product to idle
speed. (Fig. 44)
8. Move the front hand guard rearward to disengage
the chain brake. (Fig. 22)
9. Use the product.
To stop the product
Push the start/stop switch to position 0 to stop the
engine. (Fig. 26)
Pull stroke and push stroke
You can cut through wood with the product in 2 different
positions.
To cut on the pull stroke is when you cut with the
bottom of the guide bar. The saw chain pulls through
the tree when you cut. In this position you have
better control of the product and the position of the
kickback zone.
(Fig. 45)
To cut on the push stroke is when you cut with the
top of the guide bar. The saw chain pushes the
product in the direction of the operator.
(Fig. 46)
WARNING: If the saw chain is caught in
the trunk, the product can be pushed at
you. Hold the product tightly and make
sure that the kickback zone of the guide
bar does not touch the tree and causes a
kickback.
(Fig. 47)
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