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[ Sears j owner's manual MODEL NO . . . 2 . . 5Z797901 . . . . . . . . CRAFTSMAN < ELECTRIC WEEDWACKER CAUTION : BLADELESS GRASS TRIMMER Read RULES for DOUBLE INSULATED Safe OPERATION and INSTRUCTIONS * Assembly Carefully ' = Operating • Repair Parts Sold by SEARS , ROEBUCK AND CO , [ _ ieago , _ { . 600B : ¢ : _ 0 . iA , : I : . and SIMPSON - SEARS . LIMITED , To _ n : iO ; iO _ t _ io , Can _ a _ _ ' : : : ' R0478
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iMPORTANT : rules for safe . operatien • _ iiiiiiii i i _ i i i DOUBLE INSULATION SAFETY RULES FOR POWER TOOLS . . . . Double Insulation is a concept in safety , replacing the stan - CAUTION dard grounded supply system , in electric power tools . The construction of a double insqtated tool affords compatible ] . Keep fingers and feet and face ciear of fine while cutting . protection to a properly grounded toot without the necessity 2 . Use Safety Goggles . for using a grounded conductor . The double insulation 3 . Always wear shoes . Do not operate trimmer while bare - i system eliminates the need for the usual three wire grounded foot or . when wearing sandles , canvas or open toed power cord and grounded supply system . Wherever there is shoes . electric current in the tool there are two complete sets of 4 . Keep Children Away . Keep spectators at a safe distance . insulation to protect the user . All exposed metal parts'are 5 . Do net # llow anyone who is not familiar with these rules isolated from the internal metal motor components with pro - to use the trimmer , ii tecting insulation . The lead wires , switch , etc . with their 6 . Do not use trimmer as a hedge trimmer , • functional insulation have the added protection of non con - 7 . Store indoors in a dry , high , or fock - up place out of reach i ductive sleeving or housings to complete the double insula - of children . tion system . 8 . Don'z force this tool . It will work better and safer at the I rate it was designed . If motor slows down too much , pull l ' away . J Maintain tdmmer with care . , SERVICING OF A TOOL WITH DOUBLE INSULATION RE - 9 . Do not immerse tool in water or operate in rain . J QUIRES EXTREME CARE AND KNOWLE - _ OGE OF T . . _ SYS - 10 . Always unplug cord when _ ool is unattended . . . . . f f TEM AND SHOULD BE PERFORMED ONLY BY A QUALI _ " 11 . To prevent shock hazard use only a U . L Approved ex - t FlED SERVICE TECHNICIAN . FOR SERVICE WE SUGGEST 12 . tension cord suitable for outdoor use . A two wire cord YOU RETURN THE TOOL TO YOUR NEAREST SEARS i without a ground connection may be used since this tool STORE FOR REPAIR WHICH VVlLL BE DONE WITH is double insulated . Cord should be t8 gauge or heavier . ORIGINAL FACTORY REPLACEMENT PARTS . More than 100 feet may cause slight loss of power _ U _ L SUB - FREEZING TEMPERATURES de - magnetizes the per - Listed cords are available at local Sears Stores . manent magnets when in operation . Do NOT operate in 13 . Avoid DangeroUs Environment - - Do not use this unit in freezing temperature . damp or wet areas . J iil , , i , ii iiiiiiii iiiii ii iii i iiii ii1 , 1 iiiiiiiii i i i i • L , x ' , • , 7 J The operation of an , / power tool can result in foreign objects being thrown into the eyes ; which can result in severe eye damage . Always wear safety glasses or eye shieids before commencing power tool operation . We recommend Wide Vision Safety . Ma _ k for use over spectacles , or s ' ( andard safety glasses . . , available , _ t Sears retail or catalog stores . ' " . FORESIGHT IS BETTER THAN NO SIGHT . Page2
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ASSEMBLY ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS Remove tdmmer from carton and examine it thoroughly to make sure it is not damaged . ATTACHING THE " D " HANDLE Attach the " ' D ' " handle to the upper handle tube before joim ing the two sections of the tube ( see figure 1 ) . 1 . Remove the wing nut and bolt from the " ' O ' " handle . 2 . The wire that is exposed between the two sections of FIG . 1 the handle tube will now pass through the slot in the bottom of the " D " handle . 3 . Slide the " D ' [ handle up onto the upper tube . 4 . Place the bolt into the " D " handle and tighten the wing nut . If the " D " handle is propedy mounted , the wing nut will be on the left from the operator's point of view . 5 . Complete assembly of the handle tube as shown under " Assembly Instructions " ( figure 2 ) . 6 . Insert the screws into the ha _ d . le tube . & nd t _ hte . q . 7 _ Adjust position of " D " handle to conform to height and . arm length . WARNINGS Proper Line Length - Do not allow line to extend beyond the recommended line length of 5 5 / 8 ' " from outer edge of rotary • head . Longer line wilt overload and overheat motor . FIG . 2 Operating instructions BEFORE OPERATING Before Using Your WEEDWACKER , Always Follow These YOUR WEEDWACKER IS ONE OF THE SAFEST LAWN Safety Precautions : CARE TOOLS ( motor driven ) BEING PRODUCED TODAY . Always wear SAFETY " GOGGLES . HOWEVER , DON'T GET A FALSE SENSE OF SAFETY IN Cut to your LEFT side . USING IT . USE NORMAL SAFETY PROCEDURES AS Keep people away from you . OUTLINED ABOVE AND GOOD COMMON SENSE . Watch for piecesof wire in the area . • Tie extension cord to appliance cord ( figure 3 ) . Retaining Extension Cord To prevent extension cord from pulling out from appliance cord , tie cords as shown in figure 3 , HOW TO OPERATE , , , _ . . . . . . . . . . , L u , , = l , , = = l i = , = I . The WEEDWACKER will stir up dust particles which may get into your eyes , Wear , safety goggles to prevent this . . EXTENSION APPLIANCE • When _ / ou cut to the LEFT SiDE of your WEEDWACKER , ' CORD . CORD it will sling particles FORWARD _ away from you . When you cut to the RIGHT SIDE , it will sling particles BACK towards ; - you . ALWAYS CUT TO THE LE _ . . : SIDE ONLY . : 2 , Your WEEDWACKER can sling qbjects with adequate veloqi , ' _ to eause harm to others . Itwill ALWAYS sling small partic ! _ s ; of dirt . KEEP PEOPLE AWAY FROM YOU when using yo _ ir . , • WEEDWACKER just tO be safe . 3 . Insp'ect the areas you are going totrim forwires , cord , andany strlng - like matter to prevent them from getting tangled in • FIG . 3 ( A } TIE CORD r , " r _ _ S SHOWN the cutting head .
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MODEL NO . 257.79 " 7901 CRAFTSMAN WEEDWACKER Repair Parts 4O 39 30 - SECTION ' A \ • , = = = i1 = ii = = = 11 iii i iii1 = = J ljlq | = l _ H i _ = ill J = ira =
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PARTS LIST CRAFTSMAN WEEDWACKER MODEL NO . 257.797901 : pARTS L ! ST FOR CRAFTSMAN WEEDWAGKER MODEL NO . 257.797901 KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION OTY , DESCRIPTION QTY . 22 , 2251 - t Armature 1 t . 1 1924 - 42 Handle , R , H , and L . H . I 2 , 1930 - 1 23 . 747 - 2 1 Retainer Ring I Switch , Trigge r Washer , Thrust 2 3 . t2181 1 24 . 2288 Bolt , Hex Hd . I / 4 - 20 x 4 25 , 2275 End Bell , Brush 1 4 , _ , 2827 - 02 Side Handle 28 , 2260 Insulator 1 5 . _ I " 437 1 ! : _ _ WJngNut , 1 / 4 - 20 . Brush 2 6 . 2225 " Tube , Handle , . Upper 1 27 , 2278 2B . 2280 Spring , Brush , Constant Load 2 7 , i 2232 1 Tube , Handle , Lower 29 . 2277 Holder , Brush 2 • 8 . 2821 - 02 I Housing , L . H . and R . H ; 9 . 2233 - 25 30 2250 - ! Motor , Complete t S _ eeve , D riveAdapter ! 3t ! . 1622 - 05 Blade Retainer ! 10 . 2231 - 05 ! Housing , Heed 32 , 1946 - 2 11 . 2245 Line Saver 2 Blade , Line Cutter 1 33 . 2224 1 Screw , Pan Hd ! 0 - 16 x 1 6 : 12 . . 2229 " 05 Spool & Line ( 85774 ) 34 . 97 - I ! I3 . 2234 " 05 Ball Lock 1 Screw , Hex Hd , Tapping # 10 × 3 / 8 2 15 . 2287 2 35 , f7t3 Washer , Spring Lock # 10 size ( 131096 ) 2 _ rew , Pan Hd . , 10 - 32 x 3 - t / 8 Harness 1 36 . 1624 16 . . . . . 2276 End Bell , , Output ' ' 2 Screw , Pan Hd Hi - Lo , 8 - 18 x 5 / 8 6 17 . , 2137 Bearing , Self Align 39 , 1938 Power Cord 1 2 4 & 2345 18 . 2286 Oiler , Felt , Bearing 2 Rectifier 1 411 . 2780 Retainer , Bearing l & _ 2285 1 20 , 2389 - 3 Washer , Load Owners Manual ( Not shown ) 42 88 - 0i7 - 1 ! 21 . 2270.1 FieldAssembly 1 21A 2467 Retainer Ring t D _ notes standard hardware item - may be purchased locally " A " - Parts listed in this assembly are s _ own in the exploded view as Key n _ mbet's tSithrough 29 and represent an important part of the Double Insulated Safety System , To avoid the possibility of alteration or damage to thelSafety System , service requiring these parts should . be . performed by a qualified service technician . Service required on these parts should be performed by your nearest Sears Electric Motor Shop . Contact your nearest Catalog Order House or Retail Store for servicing of any parts shown in Section " A " . J _ . L . . II Illll I IJ ILLJ . _ . Illl Il ! III * . . . . . . . . . . . . . . J . . - - . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I . . . . . . I = : ; _ -
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How to Order Repair Parts The Model Number will be found on a plate attached to your owner's Weedwacker handle tube . Always mention the Model Num - ber when requesting service or repair parts for your Craftsman Weedwacker . manual All parts listed herein may be ordered from any SEARS , ROEBUCK AND CO . or SIMPSONS - SEARS LIMITED retail or catalog store , WHEN ORDERING REPAIR PARTS , ALWAYS GIVE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION : 1 . PART NUMBER 2 . PART D _ - % C _ JPT ! ON . . . . 3 . MODEL NUMBER - _ 257.797901 4 . NAME OF ITEM - - ELECTRIC BLADELES $ GRASS MODEL NO . TRIMMER DOUBLE INSULATED 257.7979O1 If the parts , you need are not stocked locally , your order will be electronically transmitted to a Sears Repair Parts Distri - bution Center for expedited handling , " Your Sears merchandise has added value when you consider that Sears has service units , ' _ ationwide . _ . _ 3d with Sears _ ained technicians . . : professional technicians specifically trained on Sears products , having the parts , tools and equipment to insure that we meet our pledge to you . . . . we servicewhat we sell . " il FIjLL ONE YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN _ _ . _ GRASS TRIMMER257 . 797901 _ Sears ilf . . thls Electric Weedwacker failS - to perform propedy due to a defect in _ NATIONWIDE . _ material or workmanship within one year from the date or purchase , 4 _ Sears will repair it , free of charge . SERVICE ; _ If this Electric Weedwacker is used for commercial or rental purposes , 4 < _ • is at _ this warranty appliesfor onty 90 days from the date of purchase . 4 YOUR SERVICE . * I ' Warranty service is availableby Simplyconta _ . ' ling the nearest Sears 4 • _ : store or Service Center throughout the United States . _ _ • _ * This warranty gives you specific legal rights , and you may also have _ . _ , other rights which vary from state to state . _ : L • SEARS , ROEBUCK AND CO . : i : _ , • " . : Sears Tower _ ; _ ; ; : • : - Chicago , IL 60684 ; ; " f Sold by SEARS , ROEBUCK AND CO . , Chicago , IL . 60684 U . S . A . " and SIMPSONS'SF - _ RS : ILIMITED , Toron _ o ; OIithriO , Canada .
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