Craftsman 247.797852 Owner's Manual page 9

5 horsepower 3 cutting stage mulching and bagging chipper-shredder
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e Pull rope with a rapid, continuous, full arm stroke,
Keep a firm grip on start handle
Let rope rewind
slowly
Do not let starter handle snap back against
starter
e Repeat preceding
two instructions
until engine
fires
When engine starts, move choke lever on
engine halfway between CHOKE and RUN
NOTE: If engine does not fire after three attempts,
move choke lever halfway between CHOKE and RUN
position and try again See figure 9
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Throttle Control
FIGURE 9o
e Move throttle control to IDLE position for a few min-
utes warm-up
Move choke lever to RUN position
as engine warms up
NOTE: In order to idle smoothly, a new engine may
require 3 to 5 minutes running above slow idle speed
Idle speed has been adjusted to be correct after this
break-in period_
TO STOPENGINE
o Move throttle control lever to STOP position See
figure 9
e Disconnect
spark plug wire and move away from
spark plug to prevent
accidental
starting
while
equipment is unattended
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,)
The chipper-shredder
is designed
for three different
methods of operation
e Leaves and small branches up to 1/2" diameter can
be fed into the hopper assembly when it is in the
raised position
See figure 10 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
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 DIAMETER.
PER-
SONAL
INJURY OR DAMAGE
TO THE
MACHINE COULD RESULT.
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No Larger
Than 1/2"
Hopper
Assembly
FIGURE 10.
e Leaves and small twigs can be raked into the hop-
per assembly when the hopper assembly
is low-
ered to the ground
See figure 11 Small branches
up to 1/2" diameter
can also be fed into the hop-
per assembly in this position See figure 12
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
ATTACHING
THE
BAG
WHEN
CHANGING
CONTAINERS
OR WHEN
REMOVING
THE SHREDDED
MATERI-
AL.
WEAR
SAFETY
GLASSES
AND
GLOVES
WHENEVER
USING
YOUR
CHIPPER-SHREDDER.
FIGURE 11r
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