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Operation Instructions And Adjustments; Controls; Attachment Depth Control Knob; Blade Angle Handle And Grip Assembly - Craftsman 486.244021 Owner's Manual

48" dozer blade
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(R.H.) HITCH PLATE
_:IL,H.) HITCH PLATE
SHAFT END
/_ GUIDE
BRACKET
CHANNEL
ASSEMBLY
ASSEMBLY
FIGURE 24
22.
Assemble
guide
bracket
assembly
shaft end
into the left hand hitch plate` See figure 24. Slide
guide assembly
back to the right and into the
hole in the right
hand hitch
plate, and secure
with
a hairpin
cotter
on each end, See figure
25. Lower front end of guide bracket
assembly
to straddle
Channel assembly.
See figure
25.
(R,H.) HITCH PLATE
\
_AIRPIN
COTTER
HAIRPIN
//BRACKET
ASSEMBLY
FIGURE 25
jCHANNEL
_ASSEMBLY
OPERATION
AND ADJUSTMENTS
INSTRUCTIONS
HIDDEN OBJECTS CAN CAUSE
SUDDEN STOPS OR CHANGE IN
DIRECTION.
CONTROLS
Become
familiar
with
all of
the
controls
and
adjustments
on the tractor and dozer blade before
operating.
Refer
to
tractor
owners
manual
for
tractor controls. Controls for operating dozer blade
are as follows:
A,
Lift control lever:
Located on right hand side of tractor. See figure
26. Move lever forward to lower dozer blad& Pull
lever back to raise dozer blade, Pulling lever all.
the way back locks dozer blade in up position.
ATTACHMENT
DEPTH CONTROL
KNOB
GRIP
FIGURE
26
BLADE ANGLE
HANDLE
Lift lever plunger:
Located on top of lift control
lever. See figure
26. Pull back on lift control lever and depress
plunger to release.
&
WITH
THE DOZER BLADE IN THE
"UP"
POSITION
DO NOT DEPRESS
THE PWNGER
WITHOUT
H()LDING
BACK ON THE LIFT CONTROL LEVEL
OR DOZER BLADE MAY SUDDENLY
DROP.
C.
Attachment
depth control knob:
Adjust
lift control lever movement
with attach-
ment DEPTH CONTROL
KNOB (see figure
26)
for maximum movement between
locking
not-
ches and to prevent
lever from locking
in the
down
lock notch.
See figure
26.
D.
Blade angle handle and grip assembly:
Located on right hand side of tractor. See figure
26. NOTE: Always raise dozer blade and lock
in "up"
position before moving angle control
handle, Depress grip assembly to release blade
angle lock and push/pull angle control handle
forward
to move
dozer blade
angle to left,
center, right and release grip to lock.

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