PREPARATION • Wear safety glasses provided with your unit while operat- ing the chipper-shredder to prevent injury from any mate- rial which may be ejected out of the openings. • Wear proper apparel. Avoid wearing loose fitting clothing.
"Storage" sections of this Owner's Manual. ONEYEAR LIMITED WARRANTYON CRAFTSMANGAS CHIPPER-SHREDDER For one year from the date of purchase, when this Craftsman Chipper-Shredder tuned up according to the instructions material and workmanship. If this Craftsman Chipper-Shredder days from the date of purchase.
(cupped side of washers go against chute deflec- tor). ATTACHING THE CATCHER BAG Your chipper-shredder is equipped with a catcher bag to catch the shredded material. • To attach bag, place bag opening over the chute deflector so it completely covers chute opening.
KNOW YOUR CHIPPER-SHREDDER READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING Compare the illustrations with your chipper-shredder and adjustments. Save this manual for future reference. Chipper Chute Lever Control FIGURE 3. Sears chipper-shredders conform to the safety standards of the American National Standards Institute.
Service and Adjustments section. For best per- (MAXI- formance, it is important to keep the shredding blade ASSEMBLY. and the chipper blades sharp. If the composition of BE FED the material being discharged changes (becomes CHUTE. DO NOT stringy, etc.) or if the rate at which the material is dis-...
• Fill engine with oil as follows. Remove oil fill dip- stick. See figure 7. With chipper-shredder use a funnel to fill engine with oil to FULL mark on dipstick. Capacity is approximately careful not to overfill.
• Attach spark plug wire and rubber boot to spark plug if necessary. See figure 8. • Place the throttle control lever in FAST position. See figure 9. • Move choke lever to CHOKE position. • Grasp starter handle (see figure 9) and pull rope out slowly until engine reaches start of compres- sion cycle (rope will pull slightly...
Schedule page. CHIPPER-SHREDDER LUBRICATION Lubricate the pivot points on the chute deflector and chipper chute once a season using a light oil. ENGINE ENGINE OIL Only use high quality detergent oil rated with API ser- vice classification SG. Select the oil's viscosity grade according to your expected operating temperature.
AS HOT WATER SPACE HEATERS, FURNACES, CLOTHES DRYERS, STOVES, ETC. NOTE: A yearly check-up by your local Sears Service Center is a good way to make certain your chipper- shredder will provide maximum next season. CHIPPER-SHREDDER • Clean the chipper-shredder thoroughly.
• Remove the chipper chute by removing three hex nuts and washers. A 1/2" wrench is required. See figure 13. NOTE: When reassembling, the cupped washer goes on the bottom of the chipper chute with the cupped side against the chute. • Rotate the impeller locate one of the chipper chute opening.
• Lower the hopper assembly. Block up the housing. See figure 15. • Remove the six hex lock nuts and lock washers from the housing weld bolts using a 1/2" wrench. Separate the chipper-shredder • Remove the back-up plate. NOTE: When reassembling, make certain the open- ing on the back-up plate is toward the bottom of the unit.
Move throttle control to IDLE position. does not idle, repeat third step. • Test the engine by using the chipper-shredder. engine tends to stall or die out, it usually indicates that the mixture is slightly lean and it may be nec- essary to open (r--_) the needle valve slightly to provide a richer mixture.
Each chipper-shredder has its own model number. Each engine has its own model number. The model number for your chipper-shredder found on a label attached to the frame. The model number for the engine will be found on the blower housing of the engine.
SEARS CRAFTSMAN 5 H.P. CHIPPER-SHREDDER MODEL NOS. 247.799891 Repair Parts 247.799892...
SEARS CRAFTSMAN 5 H.P. CHIPPER-SHREDDER Repair Parts PART Blade 742-0571 710-0818 Hex Patch Bolt 3/8-24 x 2" Lg. (Gr. 8) (247.799891) Hex Patch Bolt 3/8-24 x 710-1254 2.25" Lg. (247.799892) 714-0114 Sq. Key 1/4 x 2.0" Lg. (247.799891) L-Wash. 3/8" I.D.H.D.