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Inspect area before
starting unit. Remove all debris and hard ob-
jects such as rocks, glass, wire, etc. that can
ricochet, be thrown, or otherwise cause injury
or damage during operation.
Do not set unit on any surface except a
clean, hard area while engine is running.
Debris such as gravel, sand, dust, grass,
etc., could be picked u p by the air intake
and thrown out through discharge opening,
damaging unit, property, orcausing serious
injury to bystanders or operator.
Never place objects inside the blower
tubes, vacuum tubes or blower outlet. Al-
ways direct the blowing debris away from
people, animals, glass, and solid objects
such as trees, automobiles, walls, etc. The
forceofaircancauserocks, dirt, or sticksto
be thrown or to ricochet which can hurt
people or animals, break glass, or cause
Never run unit without the proper equip-
ment attached. When using your unit as a
blower, always install blower tubes.
Check air intake opening, blower tubes or
vacuum tubes frequently, always with en-
gine stopped and spark plug disconnected.
Keep vents and discharge tubes free of de-
bris which can accumulate and restrict
proper air flow.
Never place anyobject inair intake opening
as this could restrict proper air flow and
cause damage to the unit.
Never use for spreading chemicals, fertiliz-
ers, orother substances which maycontain
Toavoid spreading fire, do notuse nearleaf
or brush fires, fireplaces, barbecue pits,
Blade can thrust violently
away from material it does not cut. Blade
thrust can cause amputation of arms or legs.
Do notuse trimmer head
as a fastening device for the blade.
The blade continues to
spin after the throttle is released or engine is
turned off. The coasting blade can throw ob-
jects or seriously cut you if accidentally
touched. Stop the blade by contacting the
right hand side of the coasting blade with ma-
terial already cut.
blade by contact
with cut material.
Inspect the area to be
cut before each use. Remove objects (rocks,
broken glass, nails, wire, etc.) which can be
thrown or become entangled in the blade or
Throw away and replace blades that are
bent, warped, cracked, broken or damaged
in any other way.
Install required shield properly before using
the unit. Use the metal shield for all metal
Only use brushcutter at-
tachments that provide a metal shield with
Useonly specified blade and makesure itis
properly installed and securely fastened.
Cut from your left to your right. Cutting on
the right side of the shield will throw debris
away from the operator.
Always use the handlebar and a properly
adjusted shoulder strap withblade (seeAS-
SEMBLYinstructions in brushcutter attach-
ment instruction manual).
Rotating tines can cause
serious injury. Keep away fr om rotating tines.
Stop the engine and disconnect the spar k plug
before unclogging tines or making repairs .
Inspect the area to be
cultivated before starting the unit. Removeall
debris and hard and sharp objects such as
rocks, vines, branch-- es, rope, string, etc.