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IHSTRUCTIOH MAHUAL
LE750 TYPE 2 & 3
• USEOFACCESSORIES AND ATTACHMENTS. Theuse of any accessoryor attachmentnot recommendedfor usewith
thisappliance could be hazardous Note: Referto tile accessorysection of this mnanua[ f or further details
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KEYINFORMATION YOU SHOULDKNOW:
• Your edger is designed to eject clippings and other debris forward, away from the operaton
• Inspectand thoroughly clean your edger at the start of each edging season.
• The blade on this tool is not intended to be sharp. Do not sharpen it in any way.
• Make sureedging area (100 fl.) is clear of other persons or pets prior to starting operation.
SAVETHIS MARUALFORFUTUREREFEREHCE
Cat No. LE750Type2 & 3
FormNo. 243420-O2Rev.4
SEPT.'02
Copyright @ 2002 Black& Decker
Printed in Mexico
WARNING: Important SafelyWar,ningsand Instructions
Z_ WARNING: When using electric _ardening appliances, basic safetyprecautions should always be [allowed to
reduce risk of fire electric shock, and personal injury, including the following
Z_WARNING: Some dust create_ by this product containscbernicalsknown to the Stateof California to cause
cancer, birth defectsor other reproductive harm Some examplesof thesechemicals are:
• compounds in fertilizers
• compounds in insecticides,herbicides and pesticides
• arsenicand chromium kom che`ngcallytreated lumber
To reduceyour exposure to these cbemids, wear approved safely equipment suchas dust masksthatare specially
designed to filter out microscopic fxlrticles
WARNING: This prduct contains chemicals, including lead, known to the Stateof California to causecancer,
and birth defectsor other reproductiveharm Wash hands after handling.
Z_CAUTION: Wear appropriate personal hearing protectionduring use Under some conditions and duration of
use, noise from this product may contribute to hearing loss
READALLINSTRUCTIONS
TO REDUCE RISKOF INJURY:
• Beforeany use, be sureeveryone using this tool _eadsand understands all safely instructionsaed other in[armnation
contained inthis manual
• Savetheseinstructionsand review frequentlyprior to useand in instructingothers
1 Keep
2 Keef
a clean
DANGER: R iskof injury Keephands and feet away from blade and cutting area
Important Warning
wrlen using the edger stones piecesof metal and other objects can be thrown out at high speed by the blade The
tool and guard are designedto reducethe danger However,the following special precautionsshould be taken:
1 Wear safetXglassesor other eye protection,qloves, long pants and substantialfootwear
2 Make surethat other personsand pets are atTeast 100 feetaway
3 Always stand to left side of main handle
4 BeforeLandscapingor Trenching,check for buried electrical cables
5 To reduce therisk of rebound (ricochet) injury, work going away from any nearby solid object suchas a wall
steps,large stone, tree, etc Usegreat care when working closeto solid objects or into the wind, and, where
necessary,do edging or trimnming by hand
SAVE THESE IHSTRUCTIOHS
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To reducethe risk of electric shock,thisequipment hasa polarized plug (one blade iswider iBantheother) This
equipmentmustbe usedwith a suitablepolarized 2 wire or 3 wire extensioncord. Polarizedconnectionswill fit
togeiBeronly one way Make surethat the receptacleendof the extensioncord has large and smallblade slotwidths If
the plug doesnot fit fblly into the extensioncord, rever_e the plug If it still does not fit Obtaina suitableextensioncord
If the extensioncord does notfit fully into the outer contacta qualified electricianto installthe proper outlet Do not
mdify the app lance pug or extensioncord in any way
THISTOOLCAN BEDANGEROUS. F ollowall warnings and S'lfety Instructions in thismanual Theoperator is
responsiblefor following warnings and instructionsin this manual and on unit Restrictuseof this power tool to persons
who reed, understandand follow warnings and instructionsin thismanualand on unit.
• AVOIDDANGEROUS ENVIRONMENT. D on't use appliancesin damp or wet locations Don't useappliancesin the rain
• KEEP CHILDREN AWAY. A ll other personsand petsshould be kept at a safe distoncekom work area
• STOREIDLEAPPLIANCESINDOORS.Appliancesshouldbest_ediedoorsindry,
securedarea-outofreachof
children
• DON'T FORCE APPLIANCE. I twilldothejobbetterandwithlesslikdihoodofariskofinjuryattberate[arwhichit
wasdesigned
• USERIGHTAPPLIANCE. Donotusetheappliance[ar anyjobexceptthatforwhich
itis intended
• DRESS PROPERLY. DOnotwear bose chilling or jeweky Theycan be caught in movingparis Rubbergbves,
long pantsand substantial,non-skld[aolwear are recom`n_ended when working outdoors Do notgo barefoot
or wear sandals Wear protectivehair coveringto containlong bein
• USESAFBY GLASSES AND OTHER SAFELY EQUIPMENT, Usesafetygoggbs or safetyglasseswith side shidds
complyin_with applicable safetystandardsand, when needed,a lace shidd Also use[ace or dust maskif operation
is dust,/T]lis applies to all personsin thework area Also usea hard hat, hearingprotection,gloves, safetyshoesand
dust collectionsystems when specifiedor required Safetyglassesor the likeare available at extra costat your local
dealeror Black& DeckerServiceCenter
• DON'T ABUSECORD.Never cam/appliance by cord or yank g to disconnectfrom receptacle Keepcord from
heat,oil, and sharpedges
• DON'TOVERREACH. Keepproper [acting and balanceat aJJ times.
• MAINTAINAPPLIANCE WITH CARE. Keepcuttingedge cleanfor best performanceand to reducetherisk of injur7
Follow instructionsfor lubricating and changingaccessories. I nspectappliance cord periodically and if damaged,
have it repaired by authorizedservicefacility Inspectextensioncords peridically and replace if damaged Keep
handlescry, clean, and free from oil and grease
• DISCONNEa APPUANCES. Disconnect t heappliance fronHhe pewer supply when not in use,before servicing,and
when changingaccessories suchasblades and iBe like
• AVOIDUNINTENTIONAL STARTING. Don't carry plugged-in appliance wifll finger on switch Besureswgchis
off when plugging in
• EXTENSION CORDS. M ake sureyour extension cord is in good condition Cord insulationmustbe intactwith no cracksor
deterioration Plugconnectorsmustbe undamaged When usingan extension cord, be sureto useoneheavyenoughto
carry thecurrentyour productwill draw A,_undersized extensioncordwill causea drop in line voltageresultingin]oss
of powerand overheating,,,dJichcan shortenthelifeof the motor. Thetable showsthe correctsizetousedependingon
cord lenr4th and nameplateampererating If indoubt, usethenext heaviergage
Thesmd]erthegege number,the heavierthecord Thetable showsthecorrect sizeto usedependingon cord length
and nameplateampererating If indoubt,usethenext heaviergage ThesmalleriBe gagenumber,iBe heavierthe cord
Minimum Gage for Cord Sets
Volts
Total Lengthof Cord in Feet
120V
0-25
26-50
51-100
101-150
240V
0-50
51-100
101-200
201-300
Ampere Rating
More
Not more
American Wire Gage
Than
Than
0
6
18
16
16
14
6
10
18
16
14
12
10
12
16
16
14
12
12
16
14
12
Not Recommended
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indicatesthe Edgeris DOUBLE INSULATED"
• OUTDOORUSEEXTENSION CORDS /_\ WARNING: To reducethe risk of electric shock, use only with an extension
cora intenaearot outdoor use,suchas an extensioncord of type SW-A, SOW-A, STW-A, STOW-A, SJW-A,
SJOW-A, SJT_vV-A, or SJTQW-A
• GROUND FAULT CIRCUIT INTERRUPTER (GFCI)protectionshould be provided on thecircuitsor outletsto be usedfor
file gardening appliance Receptacles are available having built in GFClprotection and may be usedfor this
measureof safety
• STAYALERT'Watchwhaty°uared°ingUsec°mm°nsenseD°n°t°perateapphancewbeny°uaretired
iJJor
under the in uenceo any drugs or a cobe
• CHECKDAMAGEDPARTS. Beforefurther useof theappliance, a guard or other part thatis damaged shouldbe
carefully checkedto determinethat it will operate properly and perform its intended function Checkfor alignmentof
moving parts, binding of movingparts, breakage of parts mounbeq, and any other conditionsthat may attect its
operation A guard or other part that is damaged should _e properly repaired or replaced by an authorized service
centerunlessotherwise indicated elsewhereinthismanual
• REPAIRS AND SERVICE. Repairs,maintenanceand any adjustmentsnot specifiedin this manual shouldbe performed
by Black & Deckerauthorized service centersor other qualified serviceorganizations, always using identical
replacementparts
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BEFORE ASSEMBLINGYOUR EDGER,CHECKTHATYOU HAVERECEIVED THE FOLLOWING IN THESHIPPING
CARTON.
SEE FIGURE 1.
A LE750 Landscape/Edger
B. EdgeHog blade with nut, conical washer and spacer system(assembledto unit)
C Tubeconnecting bolt and knob (assembledto lower tube)
D Auxiliary Handle, with Bolt and knob
ASSEMBLINGTHE HANDLE
Assemble Handle Tubes Figure 2 and 3)
1 Removeknob and cu_ve_head bot ror'n ower haed e tube mounting hoes
2 slide upper handle tube down into lower handle tube sothat holeswill line up (Figure 3) There are two
positions available for adjustmentto your preferred height setting SeeFigure 11 for upper handle orientation
3 NOTE:Ensurethe wire cable movessmoothlydown into file lower handle tube while assembling
4 Fastenhandle tubes together with the knob and curved head bolt Note that when you first insert the bolt
it may be necessaryto wiggle it carefully to get it past file jacketed wire inside the tube
z_ CAUTION: NEVERusea sharpobject to move jacketedwiresout of theway
Position Auxiliary Handle (Figure 4)
1
Undo file knob from the bolt in the auxiliary handle and pesh/pull file bolt out of file handle
2. slide the auxiliary handle onto the main handle. Theauxiliary handle can be positioned for either leftor
right-hand operation whicheveris more com[artabb Theauxiliary handle is NOT adjustable forward/back
3
Insertthe bolt back into the auxiliar7 handle hole on the side with the hex recess, a ttech tbe knob and fully tighten
Cut Depth Adjustment (Figure 5)
Thefrontwheel can be adjustedtoallow a deeperor shallowercut, and toincreasetileli_eof tile blade Change the
cutdepth ftorn the shipping position to your desired depthby:
1 Wait [ar blade to come to con_pletestop!
2. UNPLUGTOOL!
3. LoosentheCut DepthKnob
4 Adjust wheel depth, usingthedepth indicator on the wheel bracketand the marking on the front housing
Note: Recommend 1" depth for edging.
5
TightenKnobfirml_
Tip: Thick overgrowth may drag on the guard. Reduce cut depthto minimum to help reducethis effect.
Pull-Up Edge Guide (Figure 6, 7)
Theedge guide is usefulfor cutbeg a straight path along sidewalks Forlandscapingor trenching in theyard theedge
guide can interferewith moving the edger through hardsoiJ or sod Theedge guide can be adjusted sothat the tool
wiJJ also perform TRENCHING and LANDSCAPINGoperations
ToChange PositionOf TheEdge Guide
1 Wait for blade to come to completestop!
2
UNPLUGTOOL!
3. PullEdgeGuide Knobsidewaysto unlock from the guard tab, seeFigure 6 detail, in directionof smallarrow Lift
file knob up until the lower squarenotch in file lever linesup with the tab on theguard In this position the edge
guide is lifted up (Figure7) sothe tool can easily cutalong the edgesof flower and shrubbery beds and around
treesin preparation or trenchingor sod remora
4 Toreturnedge guide to lowerposition, pull lever sidewaysand pushdown untilguard tab fits into upper lever hole
Tip:You may need to tilt edgerback to allow edgeguide to be movedinto down position.
Attaching ExtensionCord ToEdger (Figure 8)
Important Safety Instructions:Polarized Plugs
Toreducefile risk of eleciricshock, this equipmenthas a polarized plug (one blade is wider than theother) Do not
medleytheappliance plug or extensioncord in any way ReadIMPORTANT SAFELY INSTRUCTIONS a t beginning of
manual. Note:Checktheextension cord safely instructionsprovided earlier.
1 Topreventdisconnectionof edger cord, secureextensioncord by tying tile power plug asshown
2 Insertplug into cord socket
3 An extensioncord retainer is built into the switchhandle to reducestrainon thepower cord Touse thisfeature,
simply double theextensioncord as shown,about a foot from the end, and insert it into theend of thehandle Hook

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   Summary of Contents for Black & Decker LE750 TYPE 3

  • Page 1 • USEOFACCESSORIES AND ATTACHMENTS. Theuse of any accessoryor attachmentnot recommendedfor usewith thisappliance could be hazardous Note: Referto tile accessorysection of this mnanua[ f or further details 1 Keep 2 Keef a clean DANGER: R iskof injury Keephands and feet away from blade and cutting area Important Warning IHSTRUCTIOH MAHUAL wrlen using the edger stones piecesof metal and other objects can be thrown out at high speed by the blade The...
  • Page 2 theloop formed bydoublingthecord overthetab Gentlytugon thecordto ensurethat it isfirmly retainedin thehandle. 4 Keepextensioncord dear of operator, unit, and any obstaclesat all times. Do natexposethe cord tobeat, oil, water, or sharp edges Blade Guard (Figure9 & 9A) Wait for blade tocome to completestop! GUIDED'UTILISATION UNPLUGTOOL! The guard swingsopen for cleaning inside of blade housingor for changing blades Toopon guard turn file guard...
  • Page 3 de cc_per une premk_refoesavec le coupe-tx_dure sur la pebuse. II lout alars soulaverb guide de rebord el roduire la profandeur de coupe (consulter les rubrktues relatives au guide de reberd el 6 la profondeur de coupe). 3 Afin d'eviter [es risques de rebond, abaisser [a poignee de sorte que [a lame se trouve au-dessus du sol (fig 12) 4.
  • Page 4 ranura pequei_a yotra g rande Sila clavija no se ajusta compbtamente alaextensi6n, invi&tala 51 a On asi no que la leog0eta de la guarda quede en elorifido de la palanca superior ajusta, consiga una e xtensi6n adecuada Si[a e xtensi6n no se acopJa perf_tamente a[a toma de corriente,...

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