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How To Setup Your Chipper-Shredder; Attaching The Chute Deflector; Attaching The Upper Guide Assembly; Attaching The Hopper Assembly - Craftsman 247.795861 Owner's Manual

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Spacers
Hinge)
Housing
Assembly
Hex Lock-
Nut
Hand
Chute
Deflector
FIGURE 2.
Stop
Washer
Upper
Guide
Release
Assembly
Bar
Frame
FIGURE 3.
Hopper Pivot
Door
ASSEMBLE THIS
TRUSS SCREW
AND NUT FIRST
Bar
8-3/8" Long
Flat Washer
Hex Lock Nut
Hopl:
Assembly
Jper
Guide
Assembly
pper
Leaf
Ramp
Section
Remove Truss
Screw and Nut
FIGURE 4.
, Drawstring
./
'Plunger
FIGURE 5.
HOW TOSET-UP YOURCHIPPER-SHREDCER
MAKE
CERTAIN
THE
SPARK
PLUG
WIRE IS DISCONNECTED
AND MOVED
AWAY
FROM
THE
SPARK
PLUG
BEFORE
ASSEMBLING
THE CHIPPER-
SHREDDER.
_-A'I-rACHING
THE CHUTE DEFLECTOR
e Remove the hand knobs and cupped washers from
each side of the discharge opening on the left side
of the chipper-shredder
e Remove hex lock nut, two spacers and hex bolt
from inside the hinge on top of the housing assem-
bly Do not remove one spacer from the hex bolt
e Place the chute deflector
in position on the dis-
charge opening
Insert hex bolt and spacer through
hinge on chute deflector and housing (spacer fits
inside of hinge). See figure 2.
® Place second spacer over hex bolt, inside other
part of hinge. Secure with hex lock nuL Tighten
securely.
e Secure
both sides of chute deflector
to housing
using hand knobs and cupped washers (cupped side
of washers go against chute deflector)
-<-ATTACHING
THE UPPER GUIDE ASSEMBLY
Place upper guide assembly
in position
on frame,
making certain edges of the upper guide assembly
are underneath
stop washers, and the release bar is
in the slots= See figure 3 Insert hex bolt 8-3/8" long
through upper guide assembly
and frame
Secure
with flat washer and hex lock nuL
NOTE: Make certain upper guide assembly can pivot
by pulling up on release bar and lowering upper guide
assembly If necessary, loosen hex lock nut a turn or
two
Put the upper guide assembly back into the
raised position,
"_-ATTACHING
THE HOPPER ASSEMBLY
Your chipper-shredder
has been shipped
with the
upper
leaf ramp section
attached
to the hopper
assembly
See figure 4 Attach the hopper assembly
to the upper guide assembly as follows. Be certain to
place heads of all truss machine
screws inside
of
hopper assembly_
• Remove
one truss machine
screw and nut from
each side of hopper assembly as shown in figure 4.
Push hopper
pivot door down inside
lower part
of hopper
as you place hopper assembly
(both
pieces)
inside
upper guide assembly_
Replace
truss screws and nuts just removed, using the hole
shown in figure 4, one on each side Tighten finger
tight only
e Place the six truss machine screws and nuts found
in hardware pack in the remaining holes of hopper
assembly, alternating sides of the unit and tighten-
ing finger tight only
• After assembling
all eight screws,
tighten
them
securely
<-ATTACHING
THE CATCHER
BAG
Your chipper-shredder
is equipped with a catcher bag
to catch the shredded material
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