BLADED TRIMMER HEAD ACCESSoRY RAC1103

BLADED TRIMMER HEAD ACCESSORY
RAC1103
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PROPER OPERATING
POSITION
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WARNING
To reduce the risk of injury, user must read and
understand the operator’s manual for their string
trimmer and this instruction sheet. Always wear eye
protection with side shields marked to comply with
ANSI Z87.1 Ensure compatibility and fit before using
this accessory. Do not use this accessory if a part is
damaged or missing.

WARNING
This bladed trimmer head accessory has been
designed and tested for use only with Ryobi brand
18V and 36V battery-powered string trimmers. Use
of this accessory on any other string trimmer or
device could result in serious personal injury.
The bladed trimmer head accessory is suited for cutting
thicker weeds or pulpy stalks only. Do not use for any
other purpose. Never use this accessory to cut woody
brush.
Do not attempt to use the bladed trimmer head
accessory for edging. This will cause premature wear
on the blades.
SPECIFIC SAFETY RULES
■■ Keep all bystanders, children, and pets at least 15m
or 50 feet away.
■■ Do not operate the trimmer with the bladed trimmer
head accessory unless the guard is firmly secured
in place and in good condition.
■■ Wear heavy, long pants, long sleeves, boots, and
gloves. Do not wear loose fitting clothing, short
pants, sandals, or go barefoot. Do not wear jewelry
of any kind.
■■ Save these instructions. Refer to them frequently
and use them to instruct others who may use this
product. If you loan someone this product, loan
them these instructions also to prevent misuse of
the product and possible injury.
Description
1. Bladed trimmer head accessory
2. Slot
3. Align line in accessory with string head eyelet
4. String head
INSTALLING
ACCESSORY
See Figure 1.
BLADED
TRIMMER
HEAD
■■ Remove the battery pack if installed.
■■ Following the instructions in the operator’s manual
for your string trimmer, remove the spool retainer
and spool.
■■ Install the bladed trimmer head accessory so the
line on the accessory aligns with the eyelet on the
string head. Make sure the latches click into place
and accessory is secured to the string head. When
installed correctly, the bladed trimmer head will be
up against the string head with no gaps.

WARNING
Make sure the bladed trimmer head is installed as
described in these instructions and that the latches
are completely seated inside the slots on the string
head. A bladed trimmer head that is not properly
attached to the string head could detach and cause
serious personal injury.
USING BLADED TRIMMER HEAD ACCESSORY
See Figure 2.

WARNING
Always hold the string trimmer away from the body
keeping at least two feet of clearance between any
body part and the bladed trimmer accessory head.
Any contact with the bladed trimmer accessory head
while operating the trimmer can result in serious
personal injury.

WARNING
To avoid damaging blades or accessory, allow at
least 0.3m or 1 foot of clearance between the blades
and any nearby objects. Never use blades near
sidewalks, fencing, posts, siding, buildings, or other
immovable objects. Damaged blades or accessories
can cause serious personal injury.
■■ Inspect blades before each use and periodically
during long periods of use. If either blade is bent,
warped, cracked, chipped, or damaged, or if either
blade has become separated from the housing,
discontinue use immediately and discard.
■■ Inspect and clear the area of any hidden objects
such as glass, rocks, concrete, fencing, wire, wood,
metal, etc., which can be thrown or entangled in the
blades.
■■ Maintain a firm grip on trimmer handles while
cutting with bladed trimmer head accessory. Keep
the blades away from body and below waist level.
Never use the accessory with the blades located
0.75m or 30 in. or more above the ground level.
■■ Never cut any material over 0.3m or 1/2 in. diameter.
■■ After releasing the switch trigger, keep rotating
blades in thicker weeds or pulpy stalks until they
stop. Maintain proper control until the blades have
completely stopped rotating.
■■ Do not attempt to touch or stop moving blades.
Coasting blades can cause injury.
NOTICE
Never use bladed trimmer accessory to cut against
fences, siding, houses, buildings, or similar surfaces.
Keep the blades at least 1 foot away. The blades
may damage these surfaces.
GENERAL MAINTENANCE
Avoid using solvents when cleaning plastic parts. Most
plastics are susceptible to damage from various types
of commercial solvents and may be damaged by their
use. Remove battery pack and use clean cloths and
warm, soapy water, to remove dirt, dust, oil, grease,
etc.

WARNING
Do not at any time let brake fluids, gasoline,
petroleum-based products, penetrating oils, etc.,
come in contact with plastic parts. Chemicals can
damage, weaken, or destroy plastic, which may
result in serious personal injury.
The bladed trimmer head accessory has no user
serviceable parts. Do not attempt to sharpen or replace
blades. If either blade has become bent, warped,
cracked, chipped, damaged, or has become separated
from the housing, or if you notice any abnormal vibration
of the trimmer during use of the bladed trimmer head
accessory, discontinue use immediately and discard
the accessory.
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Safety alert
Please read the instructions carefully
before starting the machine.
Techtronic Industries (Australia) Pty. Ltd.
Level 1, 660 Doncaster Road
Doncaster, VIC 3108, Australia
Techtronic Industries New Zealand Ltd.
18-26 Amelia Earhart Avenue
Mangere, Auckland 2022, New Zealand
960200243-01
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