Handle (high position)
Handle (low position)
Handle lock lever
Insed one handle lock (with teeth facing outward) in
gearcase notch (fig. 1). Apply grease on smooth side of
handle lock. This will aid in keeping lock in place until
handle is lowered into postion.
Grasp handle assembly,
ease handle base into "up"
as shown in figure 2.
Be sure handle lock
remains in gearcase notch. Be careful not to stretch or
Rotate handle assembly down.
Insert rear carriage bolt
(fig. 3-inset) first, with head of bolt on L.H. side of tiller.
Insert front pivot bolt.
Lower the handle assembly.
Tighten bolts so handle moves with some resistance.
Insert second handle lock (with teeth facing inward) in
slot handle base (fig. 3-inset).
Place washer on threaded end of handle lock lever.
Insert handle lock lever through handle base and gear
case (fig. 3-inset).
With handle assembly in lowest position, socurely tighten
handle lock lever by rotating clockwise.