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Operation; Controls; Engine - Craftsman 247.795950 Owner's Manual

5 horsepower 3 cutting stage mulching and bagging
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• To attachthe bag, placethe openingOfthe bag
overthechutedeflector s o it completely c oversthe
chuteopening.Depress the plungeron the draw-
string,andpull on the drawstring untilthe bag is
tightaround thechuteopening. R elease plunger t o
lockit intoposition. Seefigure5.
TIRES
Recommended tire pressure is 24 p.s.i.
OPERATION
KNOW YOUR CHIPPER-SHREDDER
READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING
YOUR CHIPPER-SHREDDER.
Compare the illustrations with your chipper-shredder
to familiarize yourself with the location of various controls
and adjustments.
Save this manual for future reference.
Hopper
Assembly
Fuel
Tank
Oil Fill
Chipper
Dipstick
Chute
Choke
Engine
!
Release
Bar
Chute
Switch
Bag
Handle
Throttle
Control
/
FIGURE 6.
Front of Chipper-Shredder
MEETS ANSI SAFETY STANDARDS
Sears chipper-shredders
conform to the safety standard B71.6-1982 of the American National Standards Institute.
OPERATINGCONTROLS
RELEASE BAR--Used
to release the hopper when
raising or lowering, See figure 6,
CHOKE LEVERmUsed
to enrich the fuel mixture in
the carburetor when starting a cold engine, See figure
6 and 14.
STARTER
HANDLE--Used
to manually
start the
engine. See figure 6.
ENGINE
SHUT-OFF
SWITCHmUsed
to stop the
engine. See figures 6 and 14.
FUEL SHUT-OFF
VALVE--Used
to stop the flow of
fuel into the carburetor. See figure 14.
THROTTLE
CONTROL--Permits
selection of fast or
slow engine speed. See figures 6 and 14.
BEFORE USING YOUR CHIPPER-SHREDDER,
AGAIN REFER TO THE "SAFETY
RULES" AS SHOWN ON
PAGE 2 OF THIS MANUAL. ALWAYS BE CAREFUL.
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 the safety glasses provided with the chipper-shredder
or eye
shields before chipping or shredding,
or while performing
any adjustments
or repairs. We recommend
Wide Vision Safety Mask for over spectacles
or standard
glasses available
at Sears Retail or Catalog
Stores.

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