CAUTION! Do not pull the starter cord all the way out and
do not let go of the starter handle when the cord is fully
extended. This can damage the machine.
Note! Reactivate the chain brake by pushing the front
hand guard back towards the front handle. The chain
saw is now ready for use.
WARNING! Long term inhalation of the
engine's exhaust fumes, chain oil mist
and dust from sawdust can represent a
Never start a chain saw unless the bar, chain and all
covers are ﬁtted correctly. See instructions under the
heading Assembly. Without a bar and chain attached
to the chain saw the clutch can come loose and cause
The chain brake should be activated when starting. Se
instructions under the heading Start and stop. Do not
drop start. This method is very dangerous because
you may lose control of the saw.
Never start the machine indoors. Exhaust fumes can
be dangerous if inhaled.
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STARTING AND STOPPING
Observe your surroundings and make sure that there
is no risk of people or animals coming into contact with
the cutting equipment.
Always hold the saw with both hands. The right hand
should be on the rear handle, and the left hand on the
front handle. All people, whether right or left handed,
should use this grip. Use a ﬁrm grip with thumbs and
ﬁngers encircling the chain saw handles.
Stop the engine by pushing the start/stop switch down.
CAUTION! The start/stop switch automatically returns to
run position. To avoid involuntary start up, the spark plug
cap must always be removed from the spark plug when
the machine is unsupervised.
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