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Operation Safety - Craftsman Weedwacker 358.798090 Operator's Manual

3.7/4.0 amp motor semi-automatic head electric weedwacker

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OPERATION SAFETY
&
WARNING
THE RAPIDLY MOVING
LINE CAUSES OB-
JECTS TO BE THROWN
VIOLENTLY.
THE
SHIELD
WILL NOT PROVIDE
COMPLETE
PROTECTION TO THE OPERATOR OR OTH-
ERS. THE OPERATOR MUST WEAR A SAFE-
TY
FACE
SHIELD
OR
GOGGLES.
STAY
CLEAR OF SPINNING LINE. ALWAYS WEAR
HEAVY,
LONG
PANTS
AND
SHOES
OR
BOOTS.
KEEP OTHERS AT LEAST 50 FEET
(15 METERS) AWAY.
THIS
UNIT WILL THROW
OBJECTS
AND
CUT.
KEEP
OTHERS
INCLUDING
CHIL-
DREN, ANIMALS, BYSTANDERS, AND HELP-
ERS AT LEAST 50 FEET (15 METERS) AWAY
FROM THE OPERATOR
AND UNIT. STOP
THE UNIT IF YOU ARE APPROACHED.
t
Eye
Protection
I
Thrown
CUTTING
LINE
HEAD
PARTS THAT ARE
CHIPPED,
CRACKED,
BROKEN,
OR DAM-
AGED IN ANY OTHER WAY CAN FLY APART
AND CAUSE SERIOUS
INJURY.
DO NOT
USE. REPLACE DAMAGED PARTS BEFORE
USING THE UNIT.
OPERATOR
SAFETY
Always wear a face safety shield or goggles. See
'_ccessories."
Always
wear
heavy, long pants,
long sleeves,
shoes or boots, and gloves. See '_,ccessories." Do
not go barefoot or wear sandals.
Stay clear of spinning line.
Being fully covered wi!l help protect you from pieces of
toxic plants such as poison ivy thrown by the trimmer
head which could be more of a hazard than touching
the plant itself.
Secure hair above shoulder length. Secure or remove
loose clothing or clothing with loosely hanging ties,
straps, tassels, etc. They can be caught in moving
parts.
Do not operate this unit when you are tired, ill, or
under
the
influence
of
alcohol,
drugs,
or
medication.
UNIT SAFETY
Inspect the entire unit before each use. Replace
damaged
parts.
Make sure all fasteners are in place
and securely fastened.
Use only .065" diameter line, Never use wire, rope,
string, etc.
Make sure the trimmer head is properly assembled
and securely fastened.
Use only genuine accessories
or attachments
as
recommended.
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Use Only Genuine
Replacement Parts
CUTTING
SAFETY
Inspect area to be cut before each use. Remove ob-
jects (rocks, broken
glass, nails, wire, string, etc.)
which can be thrown or become entangled in the trim-
mer head. Always cut to the left side of the unit so thai
clippings and debris will be thrown away from you.
Hold the unit firmly.
Keep firm footing and balance.
Do not over-reach.
Keep the trimmer head below waist level.
Do not raise the unit above your waist. The trimmer
head can come dangerously
close to your body.
Keep all parts of your body away from the trimmer
line when the unit is running.
Use only for jobs explained in this manual.

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