GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
WARNING! The inside of the mufﬂer contain
chemicals that may be carcinogenic. Avoid
contact with these elements in the event of a
WARNING! Bear in mind that:
The exhaust fumes from the engine are hot
and may contain sparks which can start a
ﬁre. Never start the machine indoors or near
To ensure good cutting results it is important that the contact
pressure between the blades is correct. The contact pressure
is adjusted by turning the screws on the underside of the bar
clockwise as far as they will go. Then turn the screws
anticlockwise a 1/4 turn. Lock the screws using the locking nut
on the top of the bar. Check that the screws are loose enough
to allow the washers under the screw heads to slide sideways.
When the blades are correctly adjusted the play between the
blades should be 0,2–0,4 mm, measured at the screws.
The edges of the blades are too hard to be ﬁled. Dull blades
should be sharpened using a grinder.
Replace the blades if they are bent or damaged.
The blade guard (A) is intended to protect against any part of
the body coming into contact with the blades (B).
Check that the blade guard is not damaged or distorted.
Replace the blade guard if it is bent or damaged.
The gear housing gets hot when the machine has been in
use. To avoid burning yourself do not touch the gear housing.