Safety instructions after completing work
The transport guard should always be ﬁtted to the cutting
attachment when the machine is not in use.
Make sure the cutting attachment has stopped before
cleaning, carrying out repairs or an inspection.
Disconnect the HT lead from the spark plug.
Always wear heavy-duty gloves when repairing the cutting
attachment. This is extremely sharp and can easily cause
Store the machine out of reach of children.
Use only original spare parts for repairs.
Basic working techniques
Work with a swinging action from the bottom upwards
when trimming sides.
Adjust the throttle setting to suit the load.
When trimming a hedge the engine should always face
away from the hedge.
Hold the machine as close to your body as possible to get
the best balance.
Make sure that the tip does not touch the ground.
Do not rush the work, but work steadily until all the
branches have been cut back cleanly.
The hedge trimmer's rear handle can be set in three
positions by pulling out the catch. See ﬁgure. When the
handle is adjusted the hedge trimmer should be idling or
While working the handle should always be facing
upwards irrespective of how the hedge trimmer is