Operator’s Manual Chipper / Shredder Models CS4210 CS4265 Model CS4210 Shown IMPORTANT: READ SAFETY RULES AND INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY Warning: This unit is equipped with an internal combustion engine and should not be used on or near any unimproved forest-covered, brush- covered or grass-covered land unless the engine’s exhaust system is equipped with a spark arrester meeting applicable local or state laws (if any).
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SECTION 1: IMPORTANT SAFE OPERATION PRACTICES WARNING: This symbol points out important safety instructions which, if not followed, could endanger the personal safety and/or property of yourself and others. Read and follow all instructions in this manual before attempting to operate this machine. Failure to comply with these instructions may result in personal injury.
Never store the machine or fuel container inside where there is an open flame, spark, or pilot light (e.g. furnace, water heater, space heater, clothes dryer, etc.) To reduce a fire hazard, keep machine free of grass, leaves, or other debris build-up. Clean up oil or fuel spillage and remove any fuel soaked debris.
SAFETY LABELS FOUND ON YOUR UNIT SECTION 2: ASSEMBLING YOUR CHIPPER SHREDDER This unit is shipped without gasoline or oil IMPORTANT: in the engine. Be certain to service engine with gasoline and oil as instructed in the Briggs & Stratton Owner/ Operator manual packed with your unit.
Attaching The Debris Collection Bag • To attach the bag, place the opening of the bag completely over the discharge chute. • Position the bag so that the wing knobs which secure the discharge chute to the impeller housing are completely covered. •...
Handle Chipper Chute Starter Handle Two Bar (Model CS4210 Only) SECTION 4: OPERATING YOUR CHIPPER SHREDDER WARNING: The operation of any chipper shredder can result in foreign objects being thrown. Always wear the safety glasses provided with this unit or eye shields before chipping or shredding and while performing any adjustments or repairs.
• Grasp the starter handle and pull the rope out slowly until resistance is felt. When it becomes slightly harder to pull the rope, slowly allow the rope to recoil. Then pull rope with a rapid, continuous, full arm stroke. Keep a firm grip on starter handle. NOTE: A “clanking”...
• Use the tamper to assist in feeding branches into the chipper chute. • Apply intermittent pressure (force, in short pulses) while feeding larger (2- 3-inch diameter) branches into the chipper chute, to avoid bogging or stalling the engine. Never feed branches with a diameter IMPORTANT: greater than three (3) inches into the chipper chute.
Discharge Chute: Lubricate the pivot points on the chute deflector with light oil once a season. Engine: Refer to the Briggs & Stratton Owner/Operator manual packed with your unit for lubrication instructions. Maintenance Engine Refer to the Maintenance section of the Briggs & Stratton Owner/Operator manual packed with your unit.
Chipper Blade Support Brace Hex Bolts & Saddle Washers Figure 9 NOTE: Use a 3/16” hex key (Allen) wrench on the outside of the blade and a 1/2” box (or socket) wrench on the inside of the impeller. See Figure 9. Hold the Allen wrench stationary and rotate the box (or socket) wrench to loosen the nut.
Storing Your Chipper Shredder • Clean the equipment thoroughly. • Wipe equipment with an oiled rag to prevent rust. • Refer to engine manual for correct engine storage instructions • Store unit in a clean, dry area. Do not store next to corrosive materials such as fertilizer.
MANUFACTURER’S LIMITED WARRANTY FOR: The limited warranty set forth below is given by Troy-Bilt LLC with respect to new merchandise purchased and used in the United States, its possessions and territories. “Troy-Bilt” warrants this product against defects in material and workmanship for a period of two (2) years commencing...