The operation of any tiller can result in foreign objects thrown into the eyes, which can result in
severe eye damage. Always wear safety glasses or eye shields before starting your tiller and while
tilling. We recommend a wide vision safety mask for over spectacles or standard safety glasses.
HOW TO USE YOUR TILLER
Know how to operate all controls before adding fuel and
oil or attempting to start engine.
STOPPING (See Fig. 9)
TINES AND DRIVE
Release drive control bar to stop movement.
Move shift lever to "N" (neutral) position.
Move throttle control to "STOP" position.
Never use choke to stop engine.
DRIVE CONTROL BAR
"DISENGAGED" PO SITION
TINE OPERATION - WITH WHEEL DRIVE
Always release drive control bar before moving shift
lever into another position.
Tine movement is achieved by moving shift lever to either
the counter rotating ( ) till position or the forward rotat-
ing ( ) till position and engaging drive control bar.
FORWARD - WHEELS ONLY/TINES STOPPED
Release drive control bar and move shift lever in dicator
to "F" (forward) position. Engage drive control bar and
tiller will move forward.
REVERSE - WHEELS ONLY/TINES STOPPED
DO NOT STAND DIRECTLY BEHIND TILLER.
Release the drive control bar.
Move throttle control to "SLOW" position.
Move shift lever indicator to "R" (reverse) position.
Hold drive control bar against the handle to start tiller
HARD TO SHIFT GEARS
Briefly engage drive control bar and release or rock tiller
forward and backward until are able to shift gears.
DEPTH STAKE (See Fig. 10)
The depth stake can be raised or lowered to allow you more
versatile tilling and cul tivating, or to more easily transport
DRAG STAKE (See Fig. 11)
The drag stake should be raised when tilling in the counter
rotating ( ) till position. The drag stake should be lowered
when tilling in the forward rotating ( )till position.
TILLING (See Fig. 12)
Release depth stake pin. Pull the depth stake up for
increased tilling depth. Place depth stake pin in hole
of depth stake to lock in position.
Place shift lever indicator in counter rotating ( ) till
Hold the drive control bar against the handle to start
tilling movement. Tines and wheels will both turn.
Move throttle control to "FAST" position for deep tilling.
To cultivate, throttle control can be set at any desired
speed, depending on how fast or slow you wish to
ALWAYS RELEASE DRIVE CONTROL
BAR BEFORE MOVING SHIFT LEVER INTO ANOTHER