To ensure that people, animals, etc., do not come into
contact with the cutting attachment or loose objects
that are thrown out by the cutting attachment.
CAUTION! Do not use the machine unless you are
able to call for help in the event of an accident.
Do not use the machine in bad weather, such as
dense fog, heavy rain, strong wind, intense cold, etc.
Make sure you can move and stand safely. Check the
area around you for possible obstacles (roots, rocks,
branches, ditches, etc.) in case you have to move
suddenly. Take great care when working on sloping
The engine must be switched off before moving.
Never put the machine down with the engine running
unless you have it in clear sight.
Basic working techniques
Safety instructions while working
Always ensure you have a safe and stable working
Always hold the machine with both hands. Hold the
machine on the right side of your body.
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Use your right hand to control the throttle setting.
Make sure that your hands and feet do not come near
the cutting attachment when the engine is running.
When the engine is switched off, keep your hands and
feet away from the cutting attachment until it has
Always carry out edging at full throttle.
Always keep the blade close to the ground.
Always slow the engine to idle speed after each
working operation. Long periods at full throttle without
any load on the engine (i.e. without the resistance that
the cutting attachment exerts on the engine when you
are using the machine) can lead to serious engine
Be especially careful when pulling the edger towards
you during work.
If any foreign object is hit or if vibrations occur stop the
machine immediately. Disconnect the HT lead from
the spark plug. Check that the machine is not
damaged. Repair any damage.
WARNING! Sometimes grass or stones
can get trapped in the cutter guard and
cutter. Always stop the engine before
WARNING! Watch out for thrown objects.
Always wear approved eye protection.
Never lean over the cutting attachment
guard. Stones, rubbish, etc. can be
thrown up into the eyes causing
blindness or serious injury.