e. Insert the four shield screws "C." one at a time
the gear box and shield, then thread
them into the retention
the screws evenly and securely with
g. iI_.DL_ _i=_d_s_ o_p over _i_ ea'bor sh_.
h. Install blade over arbor shaft, making sure the
hole in the center of the blade is fitted around
the raised center on the dust cup. Figure 6.
blade, make sure teeth
on blade are oriented
as shown in Fig-are 6.
"E", and nut "E." as shown in Fig-
ure 6. Be sure cupped washer "E" is installed
as shown in Figure 6 (inset).
j. Align hole in the dust cup with the hole in the
side of the gear box by _ting
the dust cup.
k. Insert the large hex wrench (provided) into the
Figure 6 (inset, upper left).
1. While holding
the hex wrench in position,
firmly tighten nut "E." countp_rclockwise with
n. Turn blade by hand. If the blade binds against
shield, blade is not centered.
the blade, align holes as in
step "j.'; then, insert the large hex wrench.
Unthread hex flange nut andremoveparts.
sure to store the blade, fiat washer, cupped
washer, and hex flange nut for future use.
Screw c.* !
I j, Washer
#€I (see inset)
A wAm ]r G
for safe and efficient
a_ Try on shoulder
strap and adjust
for fit and
balance before starting
the engine and begin-
ning a cutting operation,
your right arm and head through
shoulder strap and allow 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
twist is built in the shoulder
strap to allow the strap to rest fiat on the shoulder.
c. Adjust the strap so that the hook will be about
10 inches below the waist when the hook is at-
tached to the shoulder
strap hook to clamp and lift
tool to the operating
position. Figure 7.
e. Check for the following
1. Left arm extended, hand holding handlebar
2. Right hand holding trigger handle, fingers on
3. Engine below waist level.
strap pad centered
on left shoulder.
5. Danger sign centered
on your back.
6. Full weight of tool on left shoulder.
bending over, the blade or
is near and parallel
ground m_d easfiyconta_s
material to be cu_.
Modify these initial adjustm __ts as necess _ary
for comfort and control but do not locate the
block below the point of
the arrow on the safety labels. Do not locate the
clamp in any position