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Cutting Procedures; Trimming; Mowing - Craftsman BRUSHWACKER 636.795454 Owner's Manual

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Engine
Operation
(cont'd.}
3.
4
5.
Always
release
the trigger
and allow
the engine
to return
to idle speed whe'n not cutting.
The carburetor
has been carefully
adjusted
at the factory
and
should
not
require
any
further
adjustment.
For
carburetor
adjustment,
see
ENGINE
ADJUSTMENTS
section
in this manual.
To
stop
engine,
move
the toggle
switch
to the "OFF"
position.
Figure
7.
Proper
length
of cutting
line is 7 inches as measured from
eyelet to end of line.
CUTTING
PROCEDURES
Always
remember,
"the
tip
of the line does the cutting."
You
will
achieve
better
results
by not crowding
the line into
the cutting
area.
Allowing
the unit
to trim at its own pace, the
right
way
and wrong
way
is illustrated
in
figures14andf&
Figure 14
Figure 15
a.
Figure
16
MOWING
Your
trimmer
is ideal for mowing
in places conventional
lawn
mowers
cannot
reach.
The
proper
position
for
mowing
is shown
in
figure
17.
In this
position,
the
cutting
line
is parallel
to the ground.
With
practice,
this
technique
will
provide
the
results
illustrated.
When
mowing,
avoid
pressing
the head
into
the ground
as this
can cause damage
to your
unit.
C.
Figure 17
EDGING
Adjust the drive tube and handle to position the cutting
line as shown in figure 18.
CAUTION
Operating
any
line
trimmer
could
throw
objects
into
the
eyes.
This
could
cause
severe
eye
damage.
Always
wear
safety
glasses or eye shields during
operation.
Your
trimmer
is a versatile
tool
which
can easily perform
the following
lawn
care operations:
A,
TRIMMING
The
proper
trimming
position
is shown
in
figure
16,
Maintaining
a 30 degree
angle to the cutting
area allows
for
more
efficient
trimming.
Do not
force
the
cutting
line
into
the work
area. Allow
the tip
of the line to do
the cutting.
Figure 18
WARNING!
Never lean over the nylon
cutting
head. Rocks or other
debris could be thrown
into eyes and face and cause serious
injury
or blindness. ALWAYS
WEAR SAFETY
GOGGLES
FOR EYEPROTECTION

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