Check carton c ontents against the fol-
• Blade Shield Screws (4)
• Cupped Washer
• Large Nut for installing
• Hex Wrench
• Metal Shield
• Plastic Shield
Strap with Warning
• Trimmer Head (assembled
• Wing Nut (screwed
Examine parts for damage.
NOTE: If you need assistance
parts missing or damaged,
It is normal for the fuel filter to rattle in
the empty fuel tank.
Finding fuel or oil residue on muffler is
normal due to carburetor
and testing done by the manufacturer.
Always stop unit
spark plug before per-
forming any assembly
repeat all steps to ensure
your unit is properly assembled
• Hex Wrench (provided)
AND SECURE THE HAN-
To avoid serious inju-
ry, the barrier portion of the handlebar
must be adjusted
and remain installed
as shown to provide a barrier between
operator and the spinning blade.
clamp must be positioned
between the arrows on the handlebar
1. Lift handlebar
to upright position.
toward engine until
clamp falls into groove of base.
Place the handlebar
in a comfort-
clamp knob clockwise
bar is secure and stationary
clamp base (clamp knob can not
strap and handlebar adjustments are
required before starting the engine.
1. Try on shoulder strap and adjust for
fit and balance before starting the
engine or beginning a cutting opera-
Insert your right arm and head
through the shoulder
strap and al-
low 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 waist.
NOTE: A one-half twist is built in the
shoulder strap to allow the strap to rest
flat on the shoulder.
Adjust the strap, allowing the hook
to be about 6 inches below the
Fasten the strap hook to the clamp
located between the trigger handle
and the handlebar clamp base and
lift the tool to the operating position.