Your purchase of this Black & Decker Reflex
assures you of years of problem free trimming. The
not only trim 'n' edges your lawn, it also has
a unique totally automatic line feed system. You do
nothing - the Reflex
trimming; by the use of a simple mechanism it
senses when the line has worn and, when needed,
automatically feeds out line to its optimum cutting
length. You just switch the unit on and trim.
Following is a list of the parts that will be mentioned
in this instruction leaflet and are shown in the
Secondary handle (2)
Supply cord restraint (3)
Locking ring (4)
Cutting line (5)
Line trimming blade (7)
Edge guide (9)
Cable storage hooks (11)
Hanging hole (18)
Power inlet or supply cord (19)
Switch handle (20)
Trigger switch (21)
Guard retaining lugs (10)
Guard screw (22)
Guard screw hole (23)
Spool cover (8)
Spool housing (12)
Spool cover tab (13)
system means non-stop
Read all of this manual carefully, observing all
the recommended safety instructions before,
during and after using your machine. Maintain
your machine in good working order.
Familiarise yourself with the controls on your
machine before attempting to operate it, but
above all, be sure you know how to stop
your machine in an emergency.
Retain this manual and all other literature
supplied with your machine for future reference.
Power supply cord
Your machine is designed for use on
AC (mains) electrical supplies only. Do
not attempt to use on any other supply.
Plug your machine into a power point,
never in a light socket.
Do not leave your machine
unattended whilst it is connected to
the electrical supply.
Always switch off and remove the
plug from the mains before cleaning,
inspecting or adjusting any part of the
trimmer, or if the supply cable has
become damaged or entangled.
The power supply cord should be
regularly inspected for signs of damage or
ageing and only used if in good condition.
Always keep the power supply cord
away from the cutting line (5), be aware
of its position at all times.
Never carry your machine by the cord or
jerk the cord to separate the connectors.
Keep the cord away from heat, oils and
Have damaged cords replaced
completely by your nearest Black & Decker
service centre. Do not attempt to do this
yourself as the switch handle is not
Take care against injury from line trimming
blade (7) during unpacking and assembly
and any excess line which may be cut off
when the trimmer is first operated.
The cutting line (5) will continue to run for
a short time after releasing the switch
lever. Under no circumstances should