CARTON C ONTENTS
Check c arton c ontents against thefol-
lowing l ist.
• Blade Shield S crews ( 4)
• Cupped Washer
• Large N ut f orinstalling Blades
• Hex Wrench
• Metal Shield
• Plastic S hield
• Shoulder Strap with Warning
• 4-Point W eed Blade
• 8-Point Weed Blade
• Trimmer Head (assembled
• Handlebar (assembled
• Wing Nut ( screwed onto shield)
• Container ofline
• Container ofoil
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parts missing o rdamaged_
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and testing done by the manufacturer.
Always stop unit
and disconnect spark plug before per-
forming any assembly procedures.
If received as*
sembled, repeat all steps to ensure
your unit is properly assembled and all
fasteners are secure.
• Hex Wrench (provided)
• Adjustable Wrench
ADJUST AND SECURE THE HAN-
To avoid serious inju-
ry, the barrier portion of the handlebar
must be adjusted and remain installed
as shown to provide a barrier between
operator and the spinning blade, The
handlebar clamp must be positioned
between the arrows on the handlebar
1. Lift handlebar to upright position.
2. Rotate handlebar/clamp
clockwise toward engine until
clamp falls into groove of base.
3. Place the handlebar in a comfort-
4. Retighten handlebar by turning
clamp knob clockwise until handle-
bar is secure and stationary in
c_amp base (clamp knob can not
OF SHOULDER STRAP
strap and handlebar adjustments must
be made with the engine completely
stopped before using unit,
1. Insert your right arm and head
through the shoulder strap and al-
low it to rest on your left shoulder.
Make sure the danger sign is on
your back and the hook is to the
right side of your waist.
NOTE: A one*half twist is built in the
shoulder strap to allow the strap to rest
flat on the shoulder,
2. Adjust the strap, allowing the hook
to be about 6 inches below the
3. Fasten the strap hook to the clamp
located between the trigger handle
and the handlebar clamp base and
lift the tool to the operating position.
4. Try on shoulder strap and adjust
for fit and balance before starting
the engine or beginning a cutting