Operation. Ryobi RY41135

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OPERATION

WARNING:

Read and understand entire Operator’s Manual for each optional attachment used on this power head and follow all warnings and instructions. Failure to follow all instructions can result in electric shock, fire and/or serious personal injury.

WARNING:

Do not allow familiarity with product to make you careless. Remember that a careless fraction of a second is sufficient to inflict serious injury.

 Plug power head into extension cord.

NOTE: Failure to remove all excess cord slack from extension cord retainer could result in plug loosening from receptacle.

LOCK-OUT BUTTON

See Figure 6.

The lock-out button reduces the possibility of accidental starting. The lock-out button is located on the handle above the switch trigger. The lock-out button must be depressed before you pull the switch trigger. The lock resets each time the trigger is released.

STARTING AND STOPPING THE POWER HEAD

See Figure 6.

 To start the power head: Depress the lock-out button and squeeze the switch trigger.

 To stop the power head: Release the switch trigger.

OPERATING THE POWER HEAD

See Figures 7 - 13.

WARNING:

Always wear eye protection with side shields marked to comply with ANSI Z87.1. Hearing and/or head protection may also be required depending on the type of attachment used and as prescribed in the attachment’s

Operator’s Manual. Failure to do so could result in objects being thrown into your eyes and other possible serious injuries.

WARNING:

Do not use any attachments or accessories not recommended by the manufacturer of this product. The use of attachments or accessories not recommended can result in serious personal injury.

WARNING:

Motor housing may become hot during operation. Do not rest or place your arm, hand, or any body part against the motor housing during operation. Only hold the unit as shown in figures 7–13 (depending on attachment used) during trimmer operation with all body parts clear of motor housing (or as shown in the applicable attachment

Operator’s Manual). Extended contact with the motor housing can result in burns or other injuries.

NOTICE:

Before each use, inspect the entire product for damaged, missing, or loose parts such as screws, nuts, bolts, caps, etc. Tighten securely all fasteners and caps and do not operate this product until all missing or damaged parts are replaced. Please contact customer service or a qualified service center for assistance.

WARNING:

Always position the unit on the operator’s right side. The use of the unit on the operator’s left side will expose the user to hot surfaces and can result in possible burn injury.

CONNECTING TO POWER SUPPLY

See Figures 4 -5.

The power head is designed with a cord retainer that prevents the extension cord from being pulled loose while using.

 Form a loop with the end of the extension cord.

 Insert loop portion of extension cord through opening in the bottom of the rear handle and place over cord retainer.

 Slowly pull loop against cord retainer until the slack is removed.

WARNING:

To avoid burns from hot surfaces, never operate unit with the bottom of the motor above waist level.

Hold the power head with your right hand on the rear handle and your left hand on the front handle. Keep a firm grip with both hands while in operation. Power head should be held at a comfortable position with the rear handle about hip height.

Always operate power head at full throttle. If debris becomes wrapped around the attachment, RELEASE THE SWITCH

TRIGGER, unplug the unit, and remove the debris.

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