,i, Do not sharpen the blade. Sharpening the blade can cause the
blade tip to break off while in use. This can result in severe
personal injury. Replace the blade.
Do not use the blade for edging or as an edger; severe personal
injury to yourself or others may incur.
OTHER SAFETY WARNINGS
Never store the unit with fuel in the tank, inside a building where
fumes may reach an open flame (pilot lights, etc.) or sparks
(switches, electrical motors, etc.).
Allow the engine to cool before storing or transporting.
to secure the unit while transporting.
Store the unit in a dry place, secured or at a height to prevent
use or damage. Keep out of the reach of children.
Never douse or squirt the unit with water or any other liquid.
Keep handles dry, clean and free from debris. Clean after each
use, see Cleaning and Storage instructions.
Keep these instructions.
Refer to them often and use them to
instruct other users. If you loan this unit to others, also loan
them these instructions.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
manual describes safety and international symbols and pictographs
that may appear on this product. Read the operator's
manual for complete safety, assembly, operating and maintenance and repair information.
SAFETY ALERT SYMBOL
danger, warning or caution. May be used in
with other symbols or pictograph&
" READ OPERATOR'S
Read the 0Perat0r s manuai(s)and
all warnings and safety instruction&Fai!ure
do sO can ieSult in Serious injury to the operator
WEAR EYE AND HEARING PROTECTION
WARNING:Thiow"objectsand 0udno seOan
cause severe eye injury and hearing !ossl Wear eye
protection meeting ANSI Z87:1'1989
ear protection when operating this unit. Use afu!! face
shield when needed.
Use clean; fresh Unleaded fuel.
Refer tO operator s manual for the proper type Of oil.
• DO NOT USE E85 FUEL IN THIS UNIT
WARNING: haS b e n Pr0ven
that fue C0ntaining
than 10% ethanol wi!l likely damage this
engine and void the Warrantyl
, ON/OFF STOP CONTROL
I ON / START/RUN
' ON/OFF STOP CONTROL
OFF or STOP
' PRIMER BULB
Push primer bulb, fully and slowly, 10 times
_THROWN OBJECTS AND ROTATING CUTTER CAN
CAUSE SEVERE INJURY
Small objects can be propelled at high
speed, causing injury. Keep away from the rotating rotor.
_ KEEP BYSTANDERS AWAY
Keep all bystanders, especially children
and pets, at least 50 feet (15 m) from the operating area.
' HOT SURFACE
Do not touch a hot muff er or cylinder.
You may get burned. These parts get extremely hot
from operation. When turned off they remain hot for a
- REPLACE DULL BLADE
Do not sharpen the blade Sharpening
the blade can cause the blade tip to break off While in
use This can result in severe personal injury
Thrown objects and rotating cutter can
] cause severe injury Keep bystanders, especially
I children and pets at least 50 feet (15 m) away from the