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Operation - Craftsman 172.79183 Operator's Manual

12 amp electric lawn edger
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ASSEMBLY & ADJUSTMENTS cont.
EDGE GUIDE
The Edge Guide is useful for cutting a straight path along sidewalks, driveways,
or other straight existing edges.
WARNING:
To avoid injury, ALWAYS turn off and disconnect the Edger
!
from the power outlet BEFORE installing parts or cleaning the Edger or making
any adjustments.
To place the Edge Guide in the down position:
1. Locate Edge Guide Adjustment Lever, press in, and turn clockwise to set Edge Guide
in the down position (Figs. 8a, 8b). See position illustrations on lever.
Fig. 8a
Fig. 8b
Press Lever IN...
Lowered
Edge Guide Position
...Turn clockwise to lower Edge Guide
NOTE: You may need to tilt the Edger back to allow Edge Guide to be moved
into the down position.
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OPERATION

POWER SWITCH LEVER
To turn Edger ON, press in the Power Safety Lock-Off Switch and squeeze the Power
Switch Lever (Fig. 9a). As soon as Edger starts up you can release the Power Safety
Lock-Off Switch (Fig. 9b). The Power Switch Lever has been designed so that it is very
easy to hold in the ON position. To turn tool OFF, simply release Power Switch Lever.
Fig. 9a
Fig. 9b
Power Switch
Lever
In-Operation
Power Safety
Lock-Off Switch
NOTE: The Edger is a major appliance and should not be operated
simultaneously with other major appliances on the same household circuit.
Fig. 10
Cut Line
CUT LINE INDICATOR
Indicator
Your Edger has a Cut Line Indicator
located on top of the door of the
Blade Guard. This shows the location
of the Cutting Blade and enables you
to position the Edger properly (Fig. 10).
Blade
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