Know Your Chipper Shredder
Read this operator's manual and safety rules before operating your Chipper Shredder.
Compare the illustrations below with your equipment to familiarize yourself with the location
of various controls and adjustments. Save this manual for future reference.
The operation of any Chipper Shredder can result in foreign objects being thrown into the
eyes, which can result in severe eye damage. Always wear safety glasses, provided with
FORESIGHT IS BETTER
the Chipper Shredder, while operating this equipment or while performing any adjustments
THAN NO SIGHT
or repairs on it.
The spring latch is located on the top of the hopper. It is
used to secure the chipper chute in a raised position for
storage or for transporting.
Use the handle when transporting the chipper
Branches up to 3" in diameter may be fed into the
chipper chute for chipping.
Craftsman Chipper Shredders conform to the safety standard of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
(See Figure 6)
Meets ANSI safety standards
Spark Plug Wire
Oil Fill /
shredder with the chipper chute in the raised
position. Release the spring latch to lower the
chipper chute into the operating position
before starting the engine.
The lock rod is located on the chipper chute support. It
is used to release or lock the chipper chute in a lowered
position for operation.
Never operate the chipper