Park the machine on a smooth, level surface.
Raise the deck to the transport position.
Lower the deck onto a set of equal height blocks
under the rear corners of the deck. Place an-
other set of blocks under the front of the deck so
that the deck top is pitched forward 1/8".
NOTE: The front and rear of the deck are at different
Measure the height of the blade cutting edge
above the ground. Remove pin B and set the
height of cut lever E to that height
Loosen nuts on bolts G. Move bolts in slot to
remove slack in chain. Tighten nuts on bolts G.
The height of cut is set by moving height of cut pin B
to the hole designated for the height of cut desired.
To change the height of cut:
Lift the deck to the highest position.
Move pin B to the selected hole.
Lower the deck until the lift lever is stopped by
Height of cut may vary due to the amount of
tread on the tires, tire diameter or inflation pres-
The deck rollers are adjustable up and down to
provide improved deck flotation and scalping protec-
tion at various heights of cut. They are not intended
to ride continuously on the ground. Adjust no closer
than 3/8" (10mm) to the ground.
1-1/2" - 2-1/2"
Height of cut ranges for roller adjustment