Engine switch on the handle
Set the toggle switch to ON.
Dead man's grip bar
Hold in the bar for the dead man's grip against the
The dead man's grip must be pressed in when
starting the engine.
Misuse of the starter handle can damage the starter.
DO NOT twist the starter cord around your hand.
Pull out the handle slowly until the gears mesh.
Then give a sharp pull on the starter handle. DO
NOT pull out the starter cord completely and DO
NOT let go of the starter handle when extended.
Keep the throttle at idle. When the throttle is
increased, the cutting wheel will begin rotating.