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HOLDING THE UNIT WITH EDGER ADD-ON
Before operating the unit as an edger, stand in the
operating position (Fig. 15). Check for the following:
• The operator is wearing eye protection and proper
• With a slightly-bent right arm, the operator’s hand is
holding the shaft grip
• The operator’s left arm is straight, the left hand holding
• The unit is at waist level
• The edger wheel is adjusted for proper cut depth and
the edger is positioned as shown in Fig. 15.
ADJUSTING EDGER CUTTING DEPTH
1. Loosen the adjustment knob above the wheel
2. Slide the wheel to the desired position:
• Raising the wheel increases the cutting depth
• Lowering the wheel decreases the cutting depth
3. Tighten the adjustment knob securely.
TIPS FOR BEST EDGING RESULTS
• Keep the cutting attachment perpendicular to the
• Do not force the edger. At first, edge at a lower depth.
Then edge the area again with a deeper setting.
•Walk the edger at a slow, even pace
• Check the blade’s condition often. As the blade wears,
it becomes smaller, reducing the cutting depth
performance. Replace with a new blade as required.
A plastic hanger (Fig. 17) comes in the hardware pack.
Use it to hang up the edger, cutting attachment, or other
add-on out of the way when not in use. Push the release
button on the shaft housing and pull the hanger to
remove. Align the hole in the hanger with the release
button on the shaft housing and push on to install.
Depth Adjustment Knob
Decorative trimming is accomplished by removing all
vegetation around trees, posts, fences and more.
Rotate the whole unit so that the cutting attachment is at
a 30° angle to the ground (Fig. 14).
Always wear eye,
hearing, foot and
body protection to reduce the risk of injury
when operating this unit.