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To Stop Engine; How To Use Your Chipper-Shredder - Craftsman 247.795861 Owner's Manual

8 horsepower 3 cutting stage mulching and bagging
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TO STOPENGINE
• Move engine shut-off switch to OFF position
See
figure 6
• Disconnect
spark plug wire and move away from
spark plug to prevent
accidental
starting
while
equipment is unattended.
e Close fuel shut-off valve when equipment is not in
use to prevent fuel leakage.
Hopper
Assembly
No Larger Than
1/2" Diameter
Recommended)
(Maximum)
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HOWTO USEYOURCHIPPER-SHREDDER
Do not attempt to shred or chip any material other
than vegetation found in a normal yard (i..e, branches,
leaves, twigs, etc.)
WARNING:
THE CHIPPER-SHREDDER
DISCHARGES
MATERIALS
WITH CON-
SIDERABLE
VELOCITY,
KEEP
AWAY
FROM THE AREA AROUND THE CHUTE
DEFLECTOR,
ALWAYS
STOP
THE
ENGINE AND DISCONNECT
THE SPARK
PLUG
WIRE
WHEN
REMOVING
OR
A'I-rACHING THE BAG WHEN CHANGING
CONTAINERS
OR WHEN REMOVING THE
SHREDDED
MATERIAL.
WEAR SAFETY
GLASSES
AND GLOVES
WHENEVER
USING YOUR CHIPPER-SHREDDER.
The chipper-shredder
is designed for three different
methods of operation.
e Leaves and small branches
up to 1/2" diameter
(recommended)
or 1" diameter (maximum) can be
fed into the hopper' assembly
when it is in the
raised position. See figure 7 If it becomes neces-
sary to push material
into the chipper-shredder,
use a small diameter stick--NOT
YOUR HANDS.
The stick should be small enough that it will be
ground up if gets into the impeller assembly
WARNING:
DO NOT PUT MATERIAL
LARGER THAN 1/2" IN DIAMETER (REC-
OMMENDED)
or 1" DIAMETER
(MAXI-
MUM) INTO THE HOPPER
ASSEMBLY.
MATERIAL
UP TO A MAXIMUM OF 3" IN
DIAMETER
MATERIAL
MAY BE FED
INTO THE CHIPPER
CHUTE.
DO NOT
ATTEMPT
TO SHRED
OR CHIP
ANY
MATERIAL
LARGER THAN 3" IN DIAME-
TERo PERSONAL
INJURY OR DAMAGE
1"OTHE MACHINE COULD RESULT.
FIGURE 7.
® Leaves and small twigs can be raked into the hop-
per assembly
when the hopper assembly
is low-
ered to the ground. See figure 8 Small branches
up to 1/2" diameter
(recommended)
or 1" diam-
eter (maximum)
can also be fed into the hopper
assembly in this position
See figure 9
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FIGURE 8.
No Larger Than
1/2" Diameter
(Recommended)
Or 1" Diameter
(Maximum)
FIGURE 9.

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