Instruction Manual J€:RAFTSMA#°J PRUNER A'I-rACHMENT Model No. C944.514610 • Safety • Assembly • Operation • Maintenance • Parts List WARNING: Read and follow all Safety Instructions before Sears Canada, Inc., Toronto, 545001437 1/17/05 Rules and Operating first use of this product. Ontario M5B 2B8...
Maintenance Service & Adjustments Storage Parts List Center Section Parts and Ordering Back Cover ON CRAFTSMAN ® PRUNER Sears Canada, Inc., will repair or as a result of parts that become worn during normal use. with applicable provincial do NOT allow limitations on how long an may not apply to you.
Because apruner isahigh-speed wood-cutting tool, special safety precau- tions m ust beobserved toreduce the risk ofaccidents. Careless orimproper use ofthis tool can cause serious or even f atal injury. PLAN AHEAD • Read this manual carefully until you completely understand and can follow all safety rules, precautions, and oper- ating instructions before attempting to use the unit.
• Avoid d angerous situations. Donot use inpresence offlammable liquids orgases toavoid c reating afire or explosion and/or causing damage to unit. • Avoid d angerous environments. not u se inunventilated areas o r where d ust orexplosive vapors can build up.
• Use only r ecommended CraftsmanCR_ parts a nd accessories. • Be sure chain s tops m oving when engine idles ( see CARBURETOR JUSTMENT section ofpowerhead manual). • Keep o thers away when m aking car- buretor adjustments. • Never start the unit with the clutch housing removed.
• Never let t hemoving chain c ontact any object atthe tipofthe guide b ar. • Keep t he working area f ree from ob- structions such asother trees, branches, rocks, stumps, etc. E limi- nate oravoid a ny obstruction that your c hain c ould h itwhile y ou are cutting.
flames from water heaters, electric motors orswitches, furnaces, etc. • Store a ttachment soblade cannot ac- cidentally cause injury. • Store a ttachment indoors, out o freach ofchildren. Ifsituations occur which a re not c ov- ered inthis manual, use care and good j udgment.
SHOULDER STRAP ASSEMBLY WARNING: Proper shoulder strap and handle adjustments are re- quired before use. The shoulder strap clamp must be installed as shown above the assist handle on the upper shaft (powerhead end of unit). NOTE: The lower shoulder strap clamp has two spacer tabs attached.
KNOW Y OUR P RUNER ATTACHMENT READ THiS iNSTRUCTiON MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR PRUNER A]q-ACHMENq_ Compare the illustrations with your attachment to familiarize yourself with the location of the various controls and adjustments. for future reference. Shaft PRUNER The PRUNER is designed for removal...
CraftsmantR:. chain saw bar oil. If Craftsman bar oil is not available, may use a good grade SAE 30 oil until you are able to obtain Craftsman brand. The oil output is automatically metered during operation. • Never use waste oil for bar and chain lubrication.
• Watch out for branches immediately behind the branch being pruned. If the chain hits the rear branch, dam- age to the unit may occur. • Be alert for springback. Watch out for branches that are bent or under pressure. Avoid being struck by the branch or the pruner when the ten- sion in the wood fibers is released.
1=Use the screwdriver end ofthe chain a djustment tool ( bar tool) t o move c hain a round guide b ar t o ensure kinks d onot e xist. The chain s hould rotate f reely. Chain Adjustment Tool Guide 2= Loosen bar clamp nut until it is finger tight against the bar clamp.
,_LWARNING: Always stop unit and disconnect spark plug wire (or disconnect powerhead from power source) before performing mainte- nance, service, or adjustments except for carburetor adjustments. CHAIN SHARPENING Chain sharpening is a complicated task that requires special tools. We recom- mended you refer chain sharpening to a professional chain sharpener.
all.WARNING: Perform the follow- ing steps after each use: • Allow attachment to cool before storing or transporting. • Store attachment with all guards in place. Position attachment so that any sharp object cannot accidentally cause injury. • Store the attachment in a dry, well ventilated area out of the reach of...