Craftsman 358.798270-32ce Important Manual page 12

32 cc 2-cycle engine 18" semi-automatic head straight shaft brushwacker
Hide thumbs

Advertisement

III I
e
c. Always wear heavy, long pants, longsleeves,
boots, and gloves. Do notgo barefoot or wear
sandals, short
pants, short sleeves, jeweh-T_
loose clothing,
or clothing with loosely hang-
shoulder length.Beingfully covered will help
protect y ou from pieces oftoxic plants suchas
poisonivythrown by theblade, Which could be
more ofahazardthan touching theplant itself.
d. Do notswing thetool withsuchforce thatyou
indanger oflosingyour balance.
e. Never start or run the engineinside a c!osed
room or building.Breathingexhaustfumes
can kill.
f. Keep handles
free of oil and fuel.
TOOL SAFETY
a. Inspect the entire tool before each use.
Re-
place damaged parts. Check for fue! leaks and
make sure all fasteners
are in place and se-
curely fastened.
b. Use only .080" diameter
SEARS brand line.
Never use wire or rope, string, etc.
c. t_e sure the shield isproperly
attached.
d. Make sure trimmer head is properly installed
and securely fastened.
Refer to "Assembly."
I
I
/1/
I
II
l
I
II
'
IIIII III I I I
e. Be sure trimmer head stops turning when en-
gine idles. See "Carburetor
Adjustments."
f. Make carburetor adjustments with the drive
shaft housing supportsd
to prevent the trim.
g. i_eep others away when ma_ng ca_'bure_or ad-
justments.
h. Use only SEARS accessories
or attachments
as
recommended.
3. C_G
SAFETY
a. Inspect the area to be cut before each use. Re-
move objects (rocks, broken glass, nails, wire,
string, etc.) which can be thrown or become en-
tangled in the trimmer head.
b. Always keep the engine on the right
side of
your body.
c. Hold thetoo! fn_aly withboth hands.
d. Keep finnfooting and balance.Do notover-
reach.
e. Keep thetrimmer head below waistlevel.
f. Do notraise theengineaboveyourwaist.
g. Keep all parts ofyourbody away fromthetrim-
mer line and muffler when engineisrunning.
h. Use onlyfor jobsexplained i n this manual.
I !!!Ill
Ill Ill Ill
I I IIII ! !!Ill
_llllllllllllllll
lll_ll
B. TRIMMER
LINE
ADVANCE
The
trimmer
line
will
advance
approxi.
mately
2 inches
each time the bottom
of the
trimmer
head is tapped
on the ground with
the engine
_-.u_g
at full throttle.
The most
efficient
line length
is the maxi,
mum length
allowed
by the line llmiter.
Always
keep
the shield
in place
when
the
tool is being
operated.
Figure
9.
To Advance
Line:
A
WARNING
Use
only
.080"
diameter
SEARS
brand
line.
1. Operate
the engine at full throttle.
2. Hold the trimmer head parallel
to and above
the grassy are_
3. Tap bottom of trimmer head lightly on ground
one time, See Figure 9. Approximately
2_ of
line will be advanced with eac_ tap.
Always
tap trimmer head on a grassy
are_
Tapping onsurfaces
such as concrete or
asphalt
can cause excessive wear to the trim-
mer head.
If the
line
is worn
down
to two
inches
or less, more than one tap will be re:
quired to obtain the most efficient line length.
[I
I I
//
I
Illlllllllllllllll
I I
I
II Illlll
To Advance Line,
Tap Bottom Of
Trimmer
Head On
Ground One Time.
Line Limiter Cuts Line
To Proper Length.
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIII I I
Figure 9
I I
Illlllllll I
Illllll
C. CUTTING
METHODS
The tip of the line does the cutting.
You will
achieve the best performance
and minimum line
wear by not crowding line into cutting area. The
right and wrong ways are shown in Figure 10.
For trimming
or scalping,
use less than full
throttle
to increase
line life, especially_
- during light duty cutting.
- near objects
around
which the line can wrap
such as small posts, trees or fence wire.
- 12 -
Work Area
Figure 10
The (

Hide quick links:

Advertisement

loading

  Related Manuals for Craftsman 358.798270-32ce

This manual is also suitable for:

358.798270

Table of Contents