Safe Operation Practices for Ride-On Mowers IMPORTANT: THIS CUTTING MACHINE IS CAPABLE OF AMPUTATING HANDS AND FEET AND THROW ING OBJECTS. FAILURE TO OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS COULD RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH. WARNING: In order to prevent ac- ci den tal starting when setting up, trans port ing, ad just ing or making re- pairs, al ways dis con nect spark plug...
Safe Operation Practices for Ride-On Mowers IV. TOWING • Tow only with a machine that has a hitch designed for towing. Do not attach towed equipment except at the hitch point. • Follow the manufacturer's recommendation for weight limits for towed equipment and towing on slopes. •...
KNOW YOUR GRASS CATCHER READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE ASSEMBLING OR OPERATING YOUR GRASS CATCH ER. Compare the illustrations with the carton contents to familiarize yourself with the parts before starting the assembly. Study the operating instructions and safety precautions thoroughly to insure proper functioning of your Grass Catcher and to prevent injury to yourself and others.
BAGGER SUPPORT ASSEMBLY (See Figs. 1A & 1B) Your tractor already has four (4) shoulder bolts installed on the rear drawbar, simply hang the support assembly on the bolts. SUPPORT ASSEMBLY FIG. 1A TO REMOVE THE SUPPORT ASSEMBLY (See Fig. 1B) 1.
CONTAINER MOUNTING (See Fig. 3) pe rly en t co nta qu en tly. r is ba g s co ec k nd ed . Ch r un de tie ly a te mo an d e on op era no t ge d.
UPPER CHUTE (See Figs. 5A and 5B) 1. Lower mower to its lowest cutting position. 2. Assemble upper chute by inserting curved end into hole in back of cover. TIP: Holding upper chute as shown and twisting while installing in cover will help keep the rubber seal in place. NOTE: Handle carefully so as not to damage full bag in di - ca tor.
TIPS FOR IMPROVED BAGGING OPE RA TION: Follow the mower operation instructions in your tractor owner's manual. When operating your grass catcher on a lawn where grass and leaf bagging equipment has not been used, you are picking up thatch and debris that has accumulated for long periods of time.
CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS Always observe safety rules when performing any main- te nance. • Before each use check for loose fasteners. • Clean unit thoroughly after each use. BLADE CARE For best results mower blades must be kept sharp. Re place bent or damaged blades.