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Stopping; Operating Tips - Craftsman 247.795950 Owner's Manual

5 horsepower 3 cutting stage mulching and bagging
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TOSTOPENGINE
• Move engine shut-off switch to OFF positon.
See
figure 6 and 14.
• Disconnect
spark plug wire and move a_ay from
spark plug to prevent
accidental
startir g while
equipment is unattended. See figure 13.
• Close fuel shut-off valve when equipment s not in
use to prevent fuel leakage. See figure 14.
HOWTOUSEYOURCHIPPER-SHREDDER
Do not attempt to shred or chip any material other
than vegetation found in a normal yard (i.e., blanches,
leaves, twigs, etc.).
\
Hopper
Assembly
No Larger Than
1/2" Diameter
Recommended)
Or 1" Diameter
(Maximum)
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WARNING:
THE CHIPPER-SHREDDER
DISCHARGES
MATERIALS
WITH CON-
SIDERABLE
VELOCITY.
KEEP
AWAY
FROM THE AREA AROUND THE CHUTE
DEFLECTOR.
ALWAYS
STOI }
THE
ENGINE AND DISCONNECT
THE SPARK
PLUG
WIRE
WHEN
REMOVIHG
OR
ATTACHING THE BAG WHEN CHI,NGING
CONTAINERS OR WHEN REMOVII4G THE
SHREDDED
MATERIAL.
WEAR SAFETY
GLASSES
AND GLOVES
WHENEVER
USING YOUR CHIPPER-SHREDDER.
FIGURE 7.
Leaves
and small twigs
can be raked
into the
hopper assembly
when the hopper assembly
is
lowered to the ground. See figure 8. Small branch-
es up to 1/2" diameter
(recommended)
or 1"
diameter
(maximum)
can also be fed into the
hopper assembly in this position. See figure 9.
The chipper-shredder
is designed for three ,]ifferent
methods of operation.
• Leaves and small branches
up to 1/2" d ameter
(recommended)
or 1" diameter (maximum) can be
fed into the hopper
assembly
when
it i_; in the
raised position. See figure 7. If it become_ neces-
sary to push material
into the chipper-sl" redder,
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
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WARNING:
DO NOT PUT MATERIAL
LARGER THAN 1/2" IN DIAMETEFI (REC-
OMMENDED)
or 1" DIAMETER
(MAXI-
MUM) INTO THE HOPPER
ASSEMBLY.
MATERIAL UP TO A MAXIMUM OF 3" IN
DIAMETER
MAY
BE FED
INT3
THE
CHIPPER CHUTE. DO NOT ATTEI_IPT TO
SHRED OR CHIP ANY MATERIAL LARG-
ER THAN 3" IN DIAMETER.
PER._ONAL
INJURY OR DAMAGE TO THE MliCHINE
COULD RESULT.
FIGURE 8.
No Larger Than
1/2" Diameter
(Recommended),
Or 1" Diameter
(Maximum)
FIGURE 9.
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