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Handle Tube; Toolholder Bracket; Front Tongue; Leg Stand Bracket - Craftsman 486.24385 Owner's Manual

Utility 10 poly convertible cart
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KNOWYOUR
CART
TOOLHOLDER
BRACKET
HANDLE TUBE
J
LATCHLOCK
LEG STAND
BRACKET
LATCHLOCK
CLEVISPIN
3/8" x4"
CLEVIS PIN
FRONT
TONGUE
TOOL HOLDER BRACKET
HANDLE TUBE
LATCHLOCK
FRONTTONGUE
LEG STAND BRACKET
3/8"x4"CLEVIS
PIN
LATCH LOCK CLEVIS PIN
Designed to hold small hand tools.
Used to transport and dump the cart when it is converted into a push cart.
Secures the cart bed to the tongue.
Extends forward or folds Under the cart for towing with a tractor or pushing by hand.
Supports the front of the cart when the front tongue is folded under the cart.
Secures the front tongue in either the extended (shown) or folded position.
Prevents the latch lock mechanism from accidentally releasing.
HOW TO USE YOUR TOW CART
DO NOT EXCEED 650 LB. CAPACITY OF CART
One cubic foot of dirt weighs approximately 150/bs.
&
CAUTION:
Vehicle braking and stability
may be affected with the addition of an
accessory or and attachment. Be aware of
changing conditions on slopes.
USING AS A TOW CART
To convert the cart for towing, remove the plastic
cap from the tongue. Remove the 4" long clevis pin
and hairpin cotter which secure the front tongue in
storage position underneath the rear tongue. Pivot
the front tongue outward and secure it in the towing
position using the same clevis pin and hairpin
cotter. Refer to drawing above.
The maximum towing speed for this cart is 10
m.p.h.
Refer to the vehicle owners manual for instructions
on safe operation on slopes.
Use the slope guide provided on page It of this
manual to determine whether slope angle is too
steep for safe operation.
Always test to make sure your tractor has adequate
towing and braking capabilities whenever hauling a
substantial amount of weight in your cart. Use extra
caution when operating on slopes.
For best hand!ing and traction, distribute the weight
of the load evenly in the cart.
To dump material from the cart, remove the 1 _ long
clevis pin from the latch on the tongue and release
the latch, The cart bed will then tilt backwards to
empty its contents. After emptying, pull the front of
the bed down toward the cart tongue until the latch
snaps into place. Reinstall the clevis pin in the latch
to prevent accidental release of the latch.
&
CAUTION: To avoid possible injury,
before releasing the latch be sure
that no one is near the cart.

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