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Configuring Your Unit; Assembly Information - Trimmer Head; Installation Of The Cutting Head; Attaching The Plastic Shield - Craftsman BRUSHWACKER 358.795180 Instruction Manual

32cc/1.9 cu. in. 2-cycle gasoline brushwacker
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CONFIGURING
YOUR U NIT
You can configure
your u nit u sing a
cutting head f orgrass a nd light
weeds, oraweed b lade f orcutting
grass, weeds, and brush u pto1/2
inch indiameter.
To assemble
your
unit, gotothe section forthe desired
configuration
and follow the instruc-
tions.
ASSEMBLY
INFORMATION
-
TRIMMER
HEAD
TRIMMER
HEAD
NOTE: Remove the blade and metal
shield before attaching the plastic shield
and trimmer head. To remove blade,
push in locking lever and hold. Rotate
blade nut until the locking lever falls into
one of the grooves in the dust cup.
Continue to hold the locking lever. This
will keep the shaft from turning while
loosening the blade nut. Remove blade
nut by turning clockwise.
Release lock-
ing lever. Remove both washers and
blade. To remove metal shield, loosen
and remove the four mounting screws.
See Aq-IACHING THE METAL SHIELD and
INSTALLATIONOF THE METAL BLADE for
illustrations.
Be sure to store all parts
and instructions for future use.
INSTALLATION
OF THE CUTTING
HEAD (if not already
installed)
NOTE:
Before installing the trimmer
head, make sure the dust cup and re-
taining washer are positioned
on the
shaft of the gearbox.
The retaining
washer
must be positioned
with the
raised section toward the gearbox.
1. Push in locking lever and hold.
2.
Rotate dust cup until the locking
lever falls into one of the grooves.
Locking Lever
3.
Continue to hold in locking lever.
This will keep the shaft from turn-
ing while tightening
the hex nut.
4.
Slide the trimmer head onto the
shaft of the gearbox.
,,t-Gearbox
l_,_/---
Dust Cup
Cutting Head. _
WasherRetaining
Alignment
_=_ "_..... Washer
Hex Nut
_.,_
5.
Place the alignment
washer over
the hex nut.
6. Install alignment
washer and hex
nut by threading
nut onto the shaft
counterclockwise.
NOTE:
It will be necessary to use a
deep socket to tighten the hex nut. The
hex nut must be centered in the hole of
the cutting head before tightening.
7. Tighten nut securely
(10-12 ft-lbs).
8. Release locking lever.
ATTACHING
THE PLASTIC
SHIELD
,_/kWARNING:
The shield must be
properly installed. The shield provides
partial protection
from the risk of
thrown objects to the operator
and
others and is equipped
with a line lim-
iter blade which cuts excess line to the
proper length. The line limiter blade
(on underside
of shield) is sharp and
can cut you.
1. Remove wing nut from shield.
2.
Insert bracket into slot on shield.
3.
Pivot shield until bolt passes
through hole in bracket.
4.
Tighten the wing nut securely.
Slot Bracket\ X
_'_,_
L>'-.
\_,N_'_d_) Wing Nut
Shield f-----_
......
ASSEMBLY
INFORMATION
- WEED
BLADES
WEED
BLADES

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