THE OPERATION OF ANY LAWNMOWER CAN RESULT IN FOREIGN OBJECTS THROWN INTO THE EYES,
WHICH CAN RESULT IN SEVERE DAMAGE. ALWAYS WEAR SAFETY GLASSES OR EYE SHIELDS BEFORE
STARTING YOUR LAWNMOWER AND WHILE MOWING. WE RECOMMEND WIDE-VISION SAFETY MASK FOR
OVER THE SPECTACLES OR STANDARD SAFETY GLASSES, AVAILABLE AT SEARS RETAIL OR CATALOGUE
NOTE: A lawnmower is a major appliance and should not be operated
simultaneously with other major appliances on the same house
WARNING: MAKE SURE THAT OTHER PERSONS AND PETS ARE
AT LEAST 100 FEET AWAY.
INSPECT CUTTING AREA
ATTACHING EXTENSION CORD TO MOWER (FIGURE 5)
DO NOT connect the extension cord to power source until you have finished
reading this manual and you are ready to start mowing.
1. The extension cord must be polarized and will only plug in one way, orient
the wide slot with the wide blade in the switch housing.
2. Loop the extension cord and push the loop up through the hole in the
3. Pull the extension cord on the side of the loop that is plugged into the
switch housing and remove all the slack in this section of the extension
4. Place the loop over the strain relief tab on the switch housing and pull the
extension cord so the loop draws down around the strain relief tab as
shown in the detail. Double check to see that you did not loosen the
SWITCH USE (FIGURE 6)
Your mower is equipped with a special switch. To operate the switch, insert your
finger into the opening (Figure 6) and push the lever out so that you can grasp it
with your other hand. Pull the lever back to turn the unit on and hold it against
the mower handle to keep it running. To turn the mower off, just release the
lever. The spring loaded "SNAP ACTION" lever will quickly turn the mower off.
CAUTION: NEVER ATTEMPT TO OVERRIDE THE
OPERATION OF THIS SWITCH.
Remove all stones, sticks, wire, stones,
and other debris which might be thrown
by the rotating blades.
EXTENSION CORD TO ELECTRICAL OUTLET (FIGURE 7)
1. Place most of the extension cord close to the electrical outlet, out of the path
of the mower. Attach extension cord to mower.
2. Start in direction where extension cord side of mower is closest to the
outlet. Begin mowing in the area closest to the outlet and mow in a back
and forth manner. Note the cord is kept on cut portion of lawn and out of
the path of the mower. (Figure 7)
3. Avoid mowing in circles as cord will be harder to manage.
RECOMMENDED APPROXIMATE CUTTING HEIGHT
The cutting height should be higher in hot weather or shade, and
lower for the last mow before winter.
COOL SEASON GRASSES
CREEPING BENT GRASS
VELVER BENT GRASS
WARM SEASON GRASSES
ST. AUGUSTINE GRASS
NOTE: The cut height range for your mower is
1-1/4" to 3-1/2"