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Assist Handle Adjustment; Operating Position; Line Advance; Line Limiter - Craftsman Weedwacker 358.798090 Operator's Manual

3.7/4.0 amp motor semi-automatic head electric weedwacker

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OPERATION
STOPPING
YOUR
UNIT
Release the trigger switch.
STARTING
YOUR
UNIT
Squeeze the trigger switch.
OPERATING
POSITION
(Fig. 4)
Before operating the unit, stand in the operating position
and check for the following:
Operator wearing eye protection.
Operator wearing heavy clothing.
Right arm slightly bent, hand holding trigger handle.
Left arm straight, hand holding assist handle.
Unit below waist level
Without operator bending over, the semi-automatic
head is near and parallel to the ground and easily con- .
tacts the material to be cut.
OPERATING POSITION
Figure 4.
ASSIST
HANDLE ADJUSTMENT
(Fig. 5)
Remove finger from trigger switch to turn off trimmer.
Loosen wing nut.
Slide assist handle up & down tube with left hand to a
comfortable
operating position.
Tighten wing nut.
Trigger Switch
Tube
Wing Nut _
P/
Figure 5.
TRIMMER
LINE ADVANCE
(Fig. 6)
_IL
CAUTION:
DO NOT BUMP
SEMI-AUTO-
MATIC HEAD ON AN ABRASIVE SURFACE
SUCH
AS
CONCRETE,
ASPHALT,
OR
GRAVEL TO ADVANCE THE LINE.
BUMPING THE SEMI-AUTOMATIC
HEAD
ON AN ABRASIVE SURFACE CAN CAUSE
EXCESSIVE WEAR OR DAMAGE THE UNIT,
Your trimmer is equipped with a semi-automatic
head.
Whenever
the
tap
button
is
pressed,
the
head
automatically
advances a predetermined
amount of line.
°
While the semi-automatic
head is turning, hold it par-
allel to and above a grassy area of ground.
Tap semi-automatic
head lightly on the ground one
time.
Approximately
1-1/2
to 3 inches of line will be
advanced after each tap. Figure 6.
The line limiter on the plastic shield will cut line to the
correct length. The most efficient line length is maximum
length allowed by line limiter.
Figure 6.
TAP
!
Tap Button
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