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1 SYMBOLS
The following symbols can be found on the rotary
cultivator/in these instructions. These will provide
a reminder of the care and attention that is required
during operation. If any symbol is missing, has
been damaged or is illegible, it must immediately
be replaced with a new one.
This is what the symbols mean:
Warning! Read the owner’s manual before
operating the machine.
Warning! Rotating blade.
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• Set the throttle control in the "Stop" position,
and close the petrol cock when the machine has
been stopped.
• Switch off the engine before transporting the
machine. Never lift the machine by yourself.
The machine is lifted by two persons, one on
each side holding the steering and the rotor axle. Wear protective gloves and hold the machine
upright when lifting.
• When the machine is loaded on a trailer or tailboard it should be run up on a ramp by using its
wheel.
2.2 PREPARATIONS
Warning! This symbol highlights important text in these instructions. Risk of serious personal injury or damage to the
machine if the instructions are not followed.
2 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
2.1 GENERAL
• Read through this instruction book carefully
and make sure you understand the contents before using the tiller.
• The tiller must only be used for gardening purposes.
• Keep children away from the tiller.
• Do not allow children or persons who have not
read the instructions to handle the tiller.
• The tiller is manufactured in accordance with
current standards, and must not be modified or
rebuilt.
• All the symbols on the tiller should be kept intact.
• The user is liable for damages incurred by a
third party.
WARNING for petrol. Petrol is highly inflammable: Petrol must be stored in the requisite
containers.
• Always fill-up outdoors and with the engine
switched off.
• Do not smoke when filling-up.
• There must be no naked flames or other sources
of heat in the vicinity of the petrol.
• Do not start the engine if petrol has spilled out.
Move the machine and allow the petrol to evaporate before starting the machine.
• Screw on the filler cap correctly after filling up.
• Before starting work, remove all foreign objects
such as stones, glass, cables, metal objects and
other loose objects.
• Toys, hoses and other objects can be damaged.
• Check that the tiller is in good condition before
using it.
• Check that all nuts and bolts are tightened.
2.3 OPERATING
• Always operate the machine at low speed when
working on stony ground.
• Do not change the engine's speed setting. The
engine must not be overspeeded.
• The work area should be well illuminated during the work.
• The tiller must not be used when other persons,
especially children, are in the vicinity.
• The tiller must not be used without the splashguards or protective cover.
• The tiller must not be used if the operator is ill,
has taken medicine, or is under the influence of
other substances which reduce one's reactions.
• The tiller must not be used on terrain which
slopes more than 20°.
• The user is responsible to ensure that all risks in
the terrain are taken into consideration, and that
procedures are taken to prevent accidents. This
particularly applies to sloping, slippery or loose
terrain.
• Start the engine carefully, according to the instructions in this manual. No parts of the body
must come in contact with the rotors.
• The engine must never be started in an enclosed
area.
• The carbon monoxide in the engine's exhaust
fumes is poisonous and can cause death.
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• Wear tightly fitting clothes and heavy-duty
shoes which completely cover the feet.
• The tank should only be half full when operating on slopes. Petrol can leak out.
• The engine must be stopped in the following
circumstances:
• When the machine is left unattended
• Before the machine is filled up with petrol
• Always make sure you have a good footing, especially on slopes.
• Check that no one is in front of you or beside
you when starting the blades. Keep a steady
grip on the steering. The machine will lift when
the rotors are started. Use extra caution when
backing.
• Always keep at a safe distance to the rotors
when working.
• Holding the steering correctly ensures a safe
distance.
• No person must come closer than 20 m to the
machine when working on slopes. The user
must hold the steering firmly with both hands
all the time.
• Working on stony or hard ground demands extra attention from the operator. The machine becomes more unstable.
• Never touch the engine when operating the machine, or just afterwards. Risk for burn injuries.
2.4 AFTER OPERATING
• Allow the engine to cool before putting the machine in a storeroom. Fire risk!
• Remove dirt and foreign material before putting
the machine in a storeroom. The area round the
petrol tank and muffler must be kept clean from
leaves, oil, petrol or other foreign materials.
Fire risk!
• If the petrol tank is to be emptied, do this outdoors and when the engine is cold. Fire risk!
• The machine should be stored in a dry place.
The machine must not stored with fuel in the
tank in rooms where there are naked flames,
sparks or other strong sources of heat.
2.5 MAINTENANCE
• Carry out maintenance regularly. All nuts and
bolts should always be tight.
• Only use genuine spare parts which are in good
condition. Spare parts must not be repaired.
They must be replaced if they are defective.
Poor quality spare parts can lead to personal in42
jury. If the muffler is damaged it must be replaced.
• The engine must be stopped and the spark plug
lead disconnected in the following circumstances:
When adjusting the rotors.
When the machine is to be cleaned or repaired.
When checking after a collision with a solid
hard object. Carry out the necessary repairs before continuing to work.
If the machine begins to vibrate abnormally.
Carry out the necessary repairs before continuing to work.
• Wear protective gloves when working with the
rotors.
3 ASSEMBLY
3.1 Depth skid
1. Install the depth skid mounting arm (4:B) in the
machine and lock using the pin (4:A) and locking pin (4:D).
2. Install the depth skid (4:V) in the mounting arm
(4:B) and lock at the desired height using locking screw (4:C). Also see “4.18”.
3.2 Handle’s support
Install the handle’s support (5:E) on the machine.
Use the 4 screws, nuts and washers as illustrated in
fig. 5.
3.3 Handle
1. Slide up the reinforcement plate (6:F) from underneath in the handle’s stay so that the holes
correspond.
2. Install the handle with the through screw (7:H)
with two washers and nuts as well as the knob
(7:1) with 4 washers and screw (7:J). The wave
shaped washers (7:K) must be turned with the
wave shape facing inwards. Check that the
screws also go through the reinforcement plate
(6:F).
3. Install the handle’s cross member (8:L) with the
supplied screws and nuts.
4. Install the cover (1:I) with 4 screws from underneath.
3.4 Cover
Install the cover (1:I) with the supplied screws
from underneath.
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3.5 Throttle cable
4.1 Reverse control (1:A)
1. Install the throttle cable on the engine if not already installed. See the engine supplier’s manual.
2. Pull up the cable under the support’s (5:E) upper section and over the screws in fig. 7.
3. Install the cable in the throttle. See fig. 11.
The control is used to start the rotor for reverse
when the engine is running.
Control in idle mode (released): No drive.
Control depressed: The machine reverses.
3.6 Cables
Pull up the cables under the cover under the support’s (5:E) upper section and over the screws in
fig. 7. Then install the ends into the relevant control as follows:
1. Install the cable ends into the relevant control.
The cable marked (R) must be installed into the
reverse control. See fig. 9.
2. Install the cable’s adjuster sleeves into the slots
in the handle. See fig. 10.
3. Slide the electric cable on the stop control’s flat
pin. See fig. 11.
3.7 Gear lever
Install the gear lever (1:U) as follows:
1. Insert the gear lever (12:U) through the oval
hole in the machine.
2. Install the washer (13:J) on the gear lever screw.
3. Press the gear lever’s ball into the lever socket.
4. Install the lock the (13:K) so that the gear lever
locks into the lever.
5. Install the washer and nut (13:L) and tighten.
3.8 Rotor
Install the outer rotors (14:N) and cutting discs
(14:O).
Note that the holes in shafts and sleeves must correspond before the screws are installed.
Install the screws with the stated lengths according
to fig. 14.
3.9 Splash guards
Install the outer splash guards (15:M) with screws,
nuts and washers according to fig. 15.
4.2 Drive control (1:B)
The control consists of a loop, positioned between
the left and right handle.
The control is used to start the rotor for forward
motion when the engine is running.
Control in idle mode (downward): No drive.
Control pressed up: Forward drive.
4.3 Stop (1:C)
The stop control is located in the middle of the
throttle and has two positions as follows:
ON: The engine can be started and operated.
OFF: The engine stops and cannot be started.
4.4 Throttle (1:D)
The throttle controls the engine’s revs.
Idle: Control in the rear position.
Full throttle and start: Control in the front position.
4.5 Handle (1:E)
The handle has two handgrips that are used to operate the machine over the area to be cultivated.
The handle can be adjusted as follows:
• Laterally (angle) by releasing the lever (1:J).
• Vertically by releasing the knobs (1:S).
4.6 Fuel cap (1:F)
Unscrew the fuel cap to fill with petrol. The fuel
cap must always be closed during operation.
4.7 Protective grille (1:H)
The protective grille must always be installed during operation. There are surfaces that become extremely hot under the protective grille that risk
causing personal injury if touched.
4.8 Cover (1:I)
4 DESCRIPTION
The rotary cultivator is driven by a four-stroke engine and is intended for soil cultivation in private
gardens. The most important parts and controls of
the rotary cultivator are described below.
The cover protects cables and the handle adjustment.
4.9 Oil filling (K)
Always check the oil level before starting the engine.
Plug for oil filler and checking the oil level.
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4.10Oil draining (1:L)
4.15Fuel cock (1:Q)
The screw is removed when used engine oil is to be
drained.
The fuel cock should be open during operation and
closed when the machine is not used.
The fuel cock has the following positions:
Forwards:Open
Back: Closed
4.11Auxiliary wheel (1:M)
The auxiliary wheel is intended to assist transport
of the machine and has two positions.
The auxiliary wheel must be folded up
when carrying out work.
The auxiliary wheel must be down when
transporting.
The auxiliary wheel is folded up and down as follows:
1. Pull out the auxiliary wheel stay to the left in the
driving direction of the machine. See fig. 2.
2. Raise the auxiliary wheel so that its locking
mechanism is under the member in the machine.
3. Release the auxiliary wheel stay so that the
locking mechanism locks under the member in
the machine.
4. Lower in reverse order.
4.12Rotors (1:N)
Nobody must be close to the dangerous
rotors during operation.
The rotors are made of special steel and work the
soil at the same time as the machine is propelled
forwards.
4.13Cutting disc (1:O).
Nobody must be close to the dangerous
cutting discs during operation.
The cutting discs are on respective rotor
axles and are designed to border the working area
and facilitate control of the machine.
4.14Choke (1:P)
The choke must never be activated during operation. This will damage the engine.
The choke must be activated at cold starts.
The fuel cock has the following positions:
Forwards: Open. Used for hot starts and operating
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Back: Closed. Always for cold starts.
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4.16Starter handle (1:R)
Handle for starting the engine.
4.17Gear control (1:U)
Select between two gears and neutral with the gear
control as follows:
Position 1:The rotor rotates slower and with more
power. Use this position when the ground
is hard.
Position 2:The rotor rotates at normal speed.
Position N:No drive.
4.18Depth skid (1:S)
The task of the depth skid is to keep the machine
stable so that the soil can be cultivated.
The depth skid can be set and locked laterally using a screw (3:W) on each side.
The different operating properties are shown according to the table below:
Direction
Properties
Left
The machine works itself forward , angled to the left.
Middle
The machine works itself forward without being angled to
either side.
Right
The machine works itself forward, angled to the right.
Set the depth skid vertically and turn by slackening
off the screw (3:X), set the depth skid in the desired position and then tighten the screw.
Remove the depth skid with mounting arm by pulling the pin (1:T) upwards. The pin is locked by a
locking pin underneath.
5 OPERATION
5.1 Fuel
Read and understand all safety instructions.
No fires or smoking near to petrol.
Use 92-95 octane lead free petrol.
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Oil-mixed petrol designed for 2-stroke engines
must never be used.
Filling
Read and understand all safety instructions.
If the engine has been running, wait a
few minutes until it has cooled before
filling up.
Fill carefully to prevent the spillage of
fuel.
Move the rotary cultivator at least 3 metres from the filling site before starting.
Fill as follows:
1. Clean around the fuel cap.
2. Unscrew the filler cap.
3. Fill using a funnel or use a filler can with spout
to prevent spillage.
4. Tighten the filler cap.
5. Move the rotary cultivator at least 3 metres
from the place of filling before starting.
Move the rotary cultivator at least 3 metres from the filling site before starting.
4. Hold the handle with one hand and slowly pull
the starter handle with the other hand. See
“4.16”. When the starter mechanism engages,
quickly and forcefully pull the starter handle
until the engine starts.
NOTE! Do not pull the cord hard to its stop position and do not release it in the pulled out position. This damages the starter mechanism.
5. Reset the choke after 3-5 seconds.
5.2 Engine Oil
5.5 Operating tips
Always check the oil level before starting. Otherwise there is a risk of serious
engine damage.
Also see “4.9” and “4.10”. Check the oil level as
follows:
1. Position the machine so that the engine is horizontal.
2. Unscrew the oil filler and check that the oil level is level with the lower part of the hole’s
thread.
3. Top up the oil if necessary. Use normal engine
oil SAE 10W-30.
4. Reassemble the oil filler cap.
Move the rotary cultivator at least 3 metres from the filling site before starting.
5.2.1 Starting the engine from cold
1. Open the fuel cock. See “4.15”.
2. Put the choke in position “CHOKE”. See
“4.14”.
3. Set the throttle (1:D) in the “START” position.
5.2.2 Starting a warm engine
Start a hot engine according to points 1, 3 and 4
above. The choke must not be used.
5.3 Operating
1. Tip the rotary cultivator back slightly so that the
rotor is above ground.
2. Activate the drive control (1:B).
3. Tilt the cultivator forward so that it works its
way into the soil.
4. To reverse, activate reverse control (1:A).
5.4 Stop
1. Stop the rotary cultivator by setting the throttle
and stop control (1:C) to “OFF”.
2. Shut off the fuel cock. See “4.15”.
The rotors propel the machine forward. The speed
of the rotors is controlled by the throttle (1:D).
Keep hands and feet away from rotating
parts (1:N).
The optimum working depth varies with soil conditions. The working depth is determined by how
hard the depth skid is pushed down during propulsion. Operate and test.
Drive 2-3 times in different directions for best results.
Never operate the machine in wet soil. Clumps of
earth are created that are then difficult to break-up.
Hard and dry soil requires an extra run, at right angles to the first.
WARNING! Never overload a new machine. Drive carefully for the first 5
hours.
6 STORAGE
Store the rotary cultivator in a dry place. Also see
section “Safety instructions”.
After draining the petrol, start the engine and allow
it to run until it runs out of petrol.
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7 MAINTENANCE
WARNING!Repairs must be carried out
by the dealer. Otherwise the guarantee
becomes invalid.
WARNING!Before carrying out repairs
and maintenance, the spark plug connection must be disconnected.
7.1 Periodic maintenance
Before each operation
• Check for fuel leaks.
• Check that all screws are tightened.
After each operation
• Clean the rotary cultivator.
• Check for fuel leaks.
Every 25 operating hours and every 3 months
• Check, clean or replace the air filter.
• Check that all screws and nuts are tightened.
7.2 Air filter (1:G)
Do not use flammable liquids when
cleaning.
Serious engine damage can be caused if
the machine is operated with a defective
or blocked filter.
The paper filter must never be cleaning
with liquid.
The machine is equipped with a pre-filter (foam
rubber) and a main filter (paper).
Clean/replace the air filter every 3 months or every
25 operating hours. During operation in dry and
dusty conditions, the air filter must be cleaned/replaced every day.
Clean/replace the air filter as follows:
1. Undo the screws or locking tabs and the filter
housing.
2. Grasp the main filter (paper) and shake it a few
times against a hard surface or blow clean with
compressed air from the inside out.
3. Wash the pre-filter (foam rubber) in liquid detergent and water. Then carefully twist the filter
out and allow to dry.
4. When the pre-filter is dry, reinstall the filter in
reverse order.
The filters must be replaced if very dirty or defective.
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7.3 Spark plug (1:Y)
The sparkplug must be replaced in the following
cases.
• When the electrodes are burnt.
• If the porcelain insulator indicates damage.
• If the rotary cultivator is difficult to start.
The electrode gap should be 0.7-0.8 mm.
Use sparkplug Champion QC12YC or similar.
7.4 Changing the oil
Change the oil the first time after 2 hours of operation, and subsequently every 25 hours of operation or at least once a season. Change oil when the
engine is warm.
The engine oil may be very hot if it is
drained off directly after the engine is
shut off. So allow the engine to cool a few
minutes before draining the oil.
1. Lean the machine slightly so that the oil draining plug is the lowest point of the engine.
2. Unscrew the oil draining plug. See “4.10”.
3. Let the oil run out into a container.
4. Screw back the oil draining plug.
5. Fill with new oil: See “5.2”.
7.5 Cleaning
Never use high-pressure washing equipment when cleaning. This can cause water to penetrate between the seals and
cause machine damage.
First brush off all dirt. Then wipe down the rotary
cultivator using a damp cloth. The underside can
be washed with water.
7.6 Fault-tracing
Fault: Difficult to start
Cause: The fuel is too old.
Action: Drain the tank and fill with fresh petrol.
Cause: Sparkplug fault.
Action: Replace spark plug.
Fault: Engine runs unevenly
Cause: Contaminated fuel.
Action: Clean the petrol tank and carburettor.
Cause: Sparkplug fault.
Action: Replace spark plug.
Fault: Weak engine, does not run at full throttle
Cause: Blocked air filter
Corrective action: Clean or replace the air filter.
Fault: Stops during operation
Cause: No fuel.
Action: Fill with petrol
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8 SERVICE
Authorised service stations carry out repairs and
servicing. They always use genuine spare parts.
Under no circumstances may parts other than genuine spare parts be used.
This is a requirement stipulated by the
Testing Authority. The machine is approved and tested with these parts.
If the machine requires servicing, repair
or maintenance that entails dismantling
of the cover, this must be performed by
an authorised service station.
The manufacturer reserves the right to make alterations to the product without prior notification.
9 PURCHASE TERMS
A full warranty is issued against manufacturing
and material defects. The user must carefully follow the instructions given in the enclosed documentation.
Warranty period
According to relevant laws.
Exceptions
The warranty does not cover damage due to:
- Neglect by users to acquaint themselves with
accompanying documentation
- Carelessness
- Incorrect and non-permitted use or assembly
- The use of non-genuine spare parts
- The use of accessories not supplied or approved
Neither does the warranty cover:
- Wear parts
- Normal wear
The purchaser is covered the national laws of each
country. The rights to which the purchaser is entitled with the support of these laws are not restricted by this warranty.
GGP reserves the right to make alterations to the
product without prior notification.
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