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) SEARS owners manual Model No . 486.244021 48 " " DOZER BLADE 48 " ' _ DOZER B CAUTION : Read Rules for Safe Operation and Instructions • Assembly Carefully • Operation • Maintenance • Repair Parts Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Chicago , Ill 60684 U . S . A . PRINTED IN U . S . A .
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RULES FOR SAFE OPERATIONS Remember , any power equipment can cause injury if operated improperly or if the user does not understand how to operate the equipment . LOOK FOR THIS SYMBOL TO POINT OUT IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS . IT MEANS - - - ATTENT : fONf BECOME ALERT ! YOUR SAFETY IS INVOLVED . Exercise caution at all times , when using power equipment . 1 . Read the tractor and dozer blade owners manuals and know how to operate your tractor , before using tractor with the dozer blade attachment . 2 . Never operate tractor and dozer blade without wearing proper clothing suited to weather conditions and operation of controls . 3 . Never allow children to operate tractor and dozer blade , and do not allow adults to operate without proper instructions . 4 . Always begin with transmission in first ( low ) gear and engine at tow speed , and gradually increase speed as required . 48 " DOZER BLADE CARTON CONTENTS ( Also See Page 3 ) 4 13 CARTON CONTENTS REF . QTY . DESCRIPTION RER QTY . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . 1 ( 1 ) Blade Asssembly 8 ( 2 ) Lift Pivot Plate 2 ( 2 ) Channel / Pivot Plate Assembly 9 ( 1 ) Support Bracket 3 ( 1 ) Lift Assembly 10 ( 1 ) Handle Assembly w / grip 4 ( 1 ) Guide Bracket Assembly 11 ( 2 ) Angle Lock Bars 5 ( I ) Blade . Pivot Bracket 12 ( 1 ) Grip Assembly 6 ( 2 ) Spring Assembly 13 ( 1 ) Control Cable Assembly 7 ( 2 ) Hitch Plate ( 1 ) Parts Package ( Not Shown ) 2
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CONTENTS OF PARTS PACKAGE ( Figure 1 ) A B C D _ jE IREF . I QTY . J DESCRIPTION I AI _ 1 ) istop Angle . . . . . . . . . " . . " I B I ( 2 ) j Keeper Plate } C I ( 1 ) ILift Arm Link , 1 D I ( 1 ) ISpring Pin 1 / 4 x 1 ' I E I ( 1 } tCable Mount Bracket I F I ( t ) INylon tie [ G J ( 2 ) [ Cable Fitting , End I H I ( 1 ) IAngle Lock Spring I I t ( 1 ) ) Shoulder Bolt I J I ( 1 ) tHex Whizlock Nut 3 / 8 - 16 Thread I K I ( 14 ) IHairpin Cotter 1 / 8 " , , I L I ( 1 ) tHex Bott 5 / 16 - 18 x t - 1 / 2 t M I ( 1 ) IHex Lock Nut 5 / 16 - 18 Thread I N i ( 2 ) IHex Bolt 1 / 2 - 13 x 2 - 3 / 4 I O I ( 2 ) ILock Washer 1 / 2 " [ P I ( 2 ) _ Hex Nut 1 / 2 - 13 Thread , , I Q ! ( 2 ) ICarriage Bolt 3 / 8 , _ 16 x 1 - 1 / 4 i R I ( 11 ) ILock Washer 3 / 8 I S I ( 11 ) IlHex Lock Nut 3t8 - ! 6 Thread T t ( 21 _ Hex Bolt 3 / 8 - 16 , x 1 - 1 / 2 ' t U / _ ( 2 ) tFIat Washer 3 / 8 Std . s AC t V I ( 1 ) IPivot Bushing ( short ) , I W t ( 1 ) IHex Bolt 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 1 / 4 ' I X I ( 1 ) / Spacer ( long ) _ , _ R _ _ R _ K / Y [ ( 3 ) [ Hex Lock Nut 1 / 4 - 20 Thread I Z / ( 1 ) IHex Bolt 114 - 20 x 5 ! 8 ' / AA | ( 7 ) / Hex Bolt 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 I AB / ( 4 ) IHex Jam Nut 5 / 16 - 24 Thread / AC | ( 2 ) / Clevis Pin 1 / 2 x ! - t / 4 " I AD / ( 6 ) IWasher 17 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 2 x 10 Ga . FIGURE 1 AE ( 1 ) Handle Guide CARRIAGE L z E * l 1 / 4 x 5 / 8 " ; 3t8 " SHOULDER 3f8 x I " 1 / 4 " ' 318 x 1 - 1 / 4 " 1 / 4 x 1 - 114 " ' LOCK NUT 3 / 8 x 1 - 1 / 2 " " 3t8 ' ° WHIZLOCK NUT 5 / 16 x I - 1 / 2 " ' 5 / 16 " JAM NUT 5 / 16 " LOCK NUT 318 " LOCK AD 3t8 " ' STD 318 " LOCK NUT O _ . _ P 1f2 x 2 - 3 / 4 " 1t2 " LOCK 1 / 2 " NUT FULL SIZE HARDWARE REFERENCE CHART 17 / 32 x 1 - 1f2 " ' u i u
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I ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS 3 / 8 " e ' * ' - " - _ 3 / 8 " HEX NUT I x 1 - 1t4 " TOOLS REQUIRED FOR ASSEMBLY CARRIAGE BOLT 3 / 8 " LOCK . I * ( 1 ) 7 / 16 " Open End or Box Wrench ( TOP _ WAS HER _ ( 1 ) 1 / 2 " Open End or Box Wrench ( 1 ) 9 / 16 " Open End or Box Wrench ( 1 ) 3 / 4 " Open End or Box Wrench ANGLE ( 1 ) Adjustable Wrench LOCK ( 1 ) Hammer FRONT - _ Refer to carton contents figure on page 2 and figure 1 on page 3 for parts and'hardware needed to assemble dozer blade , LOCK BAR SLOT RIGHT HAND ( R . H , } AND LEFT HAND SPRING PiN ( LH . ) ARE DETERMINED FROM HOLE OPERATOR'S POSITION WHILE ANGLE LOCK SPRING CHANNEL / PIVOT SEATED ON TRACTOR . PLATE ASSEMBLY FIGURE 3 1 , Assemble curved end of angle lock spring into , Assemble the offset end of angle lock spring into small hole in washer as shown in figure 2 , small holes in angle lock bars as shown in figure 3 . Slide lock bars through lock bar slot until spring pin hole is aligned with bracket on back side . See figure 4 , Using a hammer drive 1 / 4 " x 1 " spring pin into lock bars until flush wit _ bracket . See figure 4 . Tighten nut in angle loc ¢ _ bars which was left loose in step 2 , . - - MOUNT ROD e ANGLE LOC _ KeBARS _ , ANGLE LOCK SPRING CHANNEL / PIVOT PLATE ASSEMBLY FIGURE 2 FIGURE 4 NOTE Lock bars should pivot freely and , Assemble the two - angle lock bars together as when pulled all the way back the shown in figure 3 , using one 3 / 8 " x 1 - 1 / 4 " channellpivot plate assembly should carriage bolt down through the top holes with be unlocked and free to pivot to right a 3 / 8 " lock washer and a 3 / 8 " hex nut or left position notches . underneath . Do not tighten at this time .
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. Assemble angle stop to top of channel using one 7 . Assemble ball end of cable through round hote 1 / 4 " x 5 / 8 " hex bolt down through left hand in cable end fitting and into slo , t of fitting . See hole , and one 1 / 4 " hex lock nut under channel . figures 7 and 8 . See figure 5 . Do not tighten at this time . 1 / 4 " x I - 1 / 4 ' " HEX BOLT CHANNEL ! PIVOT 114 " ' HEX LOCK NUT PLATE ASSEMBLY CABLE END LONG FITTING ANGLE STOF PUSH CHANNEL I / 4 " x 5 / 8 " HEX BOLT ANGLE STOP FIGURE 5 5 . Assemble 3 / 8 " x 1 - l / 4 " carriage bolt through square hole in cable mount bracket and through 1t4 " HEX LOCK NUT square hole in lock bars . See figures 6 and 7 . FIGURE 8 Hold cable mount bracket in position as shown in figure 7 and secure with 3 / 8 " lock wa'sher 8 . Assemble ! / 4 " x 1 - 1 / 4 " hex bolt down through and 3 / 8 " hex nut . cable end fitting , through tong spacer , angle , 1 stop , ( right hand hole ) and through channel . See f8 " HEX NUT figure 8 . Secure with 1 / 4 " hex lock nut and 3 / 8 " x 1 - 1t4 " tighten the other ! / 4 " ' hex lock nut , which was CARRIAGE BOLT 3tB " LOCK WASHER left loose in step 4 . NOTE : Keep cable and \ fitting in alignment when tightening nuts . CABLE MOUNT BRACKET ASSEMBLY OF DOZER BLADE TO TRACTOR Remove mower or any other attachment you may have mounted to your tractor . Mark all loose parts and save for re - assembly , Refer to tractor owners manual for removal of mower / attachment . 1 . Assemble . hitch plates to outside of tractor FIGURE 6 frame and secure with two 3 / 8 " x 1 " hex bolts , two 3 / 8 " lock washers , and two 3 / 8 " hex nuts 6 . Assemble one 5 / 16 - 24 " hex nut onto threaded on each side . See figure 9 , end of control cable approximately 3 / 4 " ' from end . Assemble threaded cable end through round hole in cable mount bracket and secure 318 ° ' x 1 " ' HEX BOLT with another 5 / 16 - 24 " hex nut . See figure 7 . MOUNT • BRACKET CABLE END BALL EN [ J FIGURE 7 FIGURE 9 5
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2 _ . Assemble channel assembly pivot shaft under Re - assemble plastic caps on top ends of front of tractor and into hitch plates as shown spring adjustment bolts . in figure 10 . Assemble keeper plates over ends of shaft ( with lip under hitch plates ) and secure NOTE by placing hairpin cotters through small holes - . outside keeper plates near each end of shaft . SEE ADJUSTMENT SECTION ON PAGE 10 FOR SPRING TENSION . CHANNEL ASS'Y . - _ - _ HITCH _ r PIVOT SHAFT _ _ PLATES _ J . Assemble blade pivot bracket on to top right hand side of channel ! pivot assembly . See figure 12 . Assemble two 3 / 8 " x 1 " hex bolts down through bracket and plate and secure with two 3 / 8 " lock washers and 3 / 8 " hex nuts underneath . KEEPER CHANNEL / PIVOT ASS'Y , HAIRPIN COTTER MOUNT FIGURE 10 BLADE 3 . Hoid blade head upright and guide one end of PIVOT mount rod into hole near bottom of blade mount BRACKET gusset . See figures 10 & ! 1 . Secure with a hair - pin cotter . Slide other end of mount rod into other blade mount gusset hole and secure 318 " x 1 " with hairpin cotter . HEX BOLT 3 / 8 " HEX NUT AND LOCI { WASHER . . . . SPRING ADJUSTMENT BOLTS FIGURE 12 CAP , Assemble the lift pivot plate under the left hand foot rest of the tractor and over the HEX NUT BLADE suspension bracket mount pin . See figure 13 . Secure with one 17 / 32 " x 1 - 1 / 2 " flat washer and one hairpin cotter . See figure 14 . Do not MOUNT CHANNEL assemble the lift pivot plate under the right hand GUSSET / ASS'Y . foot rest at this time . HAIRPIN COTTER [ ROD SPRING MOUNT EARS . FIGURE 11 4 . Connect curved end of spring assemblies into spring mount ears . See figure 1t . Remove plastic cap and one 3 / 8 " hex nut from end of each spring assembly . Hold blade back against stop bolts and assemble spring adjustment bolts up through bar . Re - assemble two 3 / 8 " hex nuts , removed earlier , onto adjustment bolts on top side of bar . " 13ght6n both spring adjustment nuts LIFTPLATE approximately 1 " down from end of bolt threads , PIVOT LEFT HAND SIDE VIEW see figure 11 , to provide tension of blade against FIGURE 13 stop bolts .
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10 . Assemble lift arm link over channel rod and " " - - - - FRONT ( LH . ) SIDE VIEW insert pivot shaft end ( from R . H . side of tractor ) into hole in L . H , lift pivot plate - See figure 17 . TRACTOR - I / LIF ¸ T HAIR PIN ( R . H . ) SIDE VIEW FRONT ' - " - _ COTTER _ PIVOT PLATE ( R . H . ) SUSPENSION / / / I " _ - ' - ( L . H . ) LIFT MOUNT BRACKET 17 / 32 " x 1 - 1 LtNK ROD PIN WASHER PIVOT HOLE _ RM LINK FIGURE 14 , Pre - assemble front lift arm link to long arm on lift assembly as shown { n figure 15 . Assemble one ( LH . ) LIFT i 3 / 8 " x 1 - ! / 2 " hex bolt through one 3 / 8 " flat PIVOT PLATE washer , through pivot bushing and through large CHANNEL ROD hole in lift arm link near angle end . Secure with . , _ one 3 / 8 " lock washer and one 3 / 8 " hex nut , See / / PIVOT SHAFT END figure 15 . NOTE : Lift arm link must pivot freely . FIGURE 17 11 . Assemble right hand Iift pivot plate over right 3f8 " HEX PIVOT hand end of tift assembly pivot shaft and secure BUSHING 3 / 8 " " LOCK WASHER to right hand suspension bracket mount pin with LONG ARM 3 / 8 " one 17 / 32 " x 1 - 1 / 2 " washer and one hair pin cotter . See figures 17 and 18 . ( R . H . ) SIDE VIEW _ FRONT - - - - . - LIFT ASSEMBLY HEX BOLT ( R . H . ) LINK ROD \ _ / - " " FIGURE 15 9 . Relieve spring tension on lift lever { see _ U figure 16 and note below ) ! oosening hex jam nut and unscrewing adjustment bo { t counter - clockwise . _ _ r " ' _ HAIR pl _ rT ERs NOTE Tractor lift lever must be positioned all ' _ _ - - _ 17132 x 1 - 1 / 2 ( R . H . ) LIFT WASHERS PIVOT PLATE the way back and locked in position . FIGURE 18 BACK VIEW ( TRACTOR ) 12 . Move tractor lift lever to forward position . Assemble one 1 / 2 " x 1 - 1 / 4 " clevis pin from NUT inside through one 17 / 32 " x 1 - 1 / 2 " washer , through right hand link rod , and through lift assembly arm . See figure 18 . NOTE : Link rods must be positioned inside of lift assembly arms . Assemble 17 / 32 " x 1 - 1 / 2 " washer over clevis pin on outside and secure with a hairpin cotter , _ TTACHMENT j Secure lift assembly to right hand lift pivot plate 0 LIFT SPRING w with a hairpin cotter through hole in lift assembly pivot shaft on outside , See figures 18 FIGURE 16 and 19 . Repeat this step on left hand side - 7
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13 , Secure lift arm link to channel rod with one 16 . Assemble handle assembly down through hairpin cotter . See figure t9 . handle guide as shown in figure 21 , Secure lower end + ofhandle to top side , of blade pivot bracket with special shoulder bolt ( on top ) and _ . . _ _ \ LIFT ARM LINK 318 ' " hex whizlock nut underneath . See figure • - IANNEL 22 . ( R . H . ) LIFT PIVOT ROD : _ 17 . Assemble one 5 / 16 - 24 " hex nut onto threaded end of control cable approximately 314 " from end . Assemble threaded end of cable up through cable mount ear and secure with second 5 / 16 - 24 " hex nut . See figure 21 . 18 . Assemble handle grip on upper end of handle assembly if not already pre - assembled . See figure 21 . l ! ASSEMBLY HAIRPIN COTTERS pIVOT SHAFT FIGURE 19mble 14 . Asse support bracket onto right hand side of tractor ( between muffler guard and tractor SPECIAL frame if so equipped ) using one 3 / 8 " x 1 " and SHOULDER one 3 / 8 " x 1 - 1 / 2 " hex bolt inside and secure BOLT with one flat washer , two 3 / 8 " lock washers , EXHAUST and two 3 / 8 " hex nuts on outside . See figure 3 / 8 " HEX PIPE 20 , i BLADE ; K NUT HAIR PIN HANDLE PIVOT COTTER TUBE BRACKET FIGURE 22 19 . Wrap plastic tie around handle tube and LIFT cable , ( see figure 22 ) , assembling e _ d of tie through lock . Pull plastic tie tight to retain cable to handle tube just above exhaust pipe . Cut off extra plastic end . 20 . Assemble grip assembly to handte assembly using one 5 / 16 " x 1 - 1 / 2 " hex bolt and one 5 / 16 " 3t8 " x HEX BOLT hex lock nut , See figure 23 . NOTE : Do not over tighten lock nut , grip assembly must pivot freely . FLAT 5 / 16 " x 1 - 1 / 2 " CABLE END _ - _ REX BOLT FITTING 114 " REXUT FIGURE 20 LOCK N 15 , Assemble handle guide ( with loop outside } at top of support bracket and secure with one hairpin cotter inside - See figures 20 and 21 . HANDLE / GRIP ASS'Y . HAIRPIN HANDLE ASSEMBLY COTTER GUIDE CABLE ASSEMBLY / HANDLE GUIDE 1 / 4 " WELD BOLT FIGURE 23 21 . Assemble ball end of cable ( see figure 21 ) , through round hole in cable end fitting and into slot of fitting . See figure 23 . Assemble cable 3 , , - 1 I - - end fitting over 1 / 4 ' " weld bolt on grip assembly CONTROL CABLE END and secure with one 1 / 4 " hex lock nut , NOTE : Do not over tighten lock nut , cable fitting must FIGURE 21 pivot freely .
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A , Lift control lever : ( R . H . ) HITCH PLATE Located on right hand side of tractor . See figure 26 . Move lever forward to lower dozer blad & Pull lever back to raise dozer blade , Pulling lever all . the way back locks dozer blade in up position . _ : IL , H . ) HITCH PLATE ATTACHMENT DEPTH CONTROL KNOB SHAFT END / _ GUIDE BRACKET CHANNEL ASSEMBLY ASSEMBLY FIGURE 24 GRIP 22 . Assemble guide bracket assembly shaft end into the left hand hitch plate ` See figure 24 . Slide guide assembly back to the right and into the BLADE ANGLE hole in the right hand hitch plate , and secure HANDLE with a hairpin cotter on each end , See figure FIGURE 26 25 . Lower front end of guide bracket assembly to straddle Channel assembly . See figure 25 . B ° Lift lever plunger : Located on top of lift control lever . See figure ( R , H . ) HITCH PLATE 26 . Pull back on lift control lever and depress \ plunger to release . _ AIRPIN COTTER HAIRPIN WITH THE DOZER BLADE IN THE " UP " POSITION DO NOT DEPRESS THE PWNGER WITHOUT H ( ) LDING & BACK ON THE LIFT CONTROL LEVEL OR DOZER BLADE MAY SUDDENLY DROP . / / BRACKET jCHANNELY ASSEMBLY _ ASSEMBL FIGURE 25 OPERATION INSTRUCTIONS C . Attachment depth control knob : Adjust lift control lever movement with attach - AND ADJUSTMENTS ment DEPTH CONTROL KNOB ( see figure 26 ) for maximum movement between locking not - ches and to prevent lever from locking in the down lock notch . See figure 26 . SUDDEN STOPS OR CHANGE IN HIDDEN OBJECTS CAN CAUSE DIRECTION . D . Blade angle handle and grip assembly : Located on right hand side of tractor . See figure CONTROLS 26 . NOTE : Always raise dozer blade and lock Become familiar with all of the controls and in " up " position before moving angle control handle , Depress grip assembly to release blade adjustments on the tractor and dozer blade before angle lock and push / pull angle control handle operating . Refer to tractor owners manual for forward to move dozer blade angle to left , tractor controls . Controls for operating dozer blade are as follows : center , right and release grip to lock .
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ADJUSTMENTS LOCK WASHERS AND 1 / 2 " HEX NUTS AI Blade angle lock bars : If angle lock bars Do Not completely disengage - from slots in pivot plate assembly , adjustment of cable is required . See figure 27 . B , Adjust blade springs : To change spring tension ( stand in front of blade assembly ) , adjust the nuts at the upper end of the springs ( see figure 27 ) turning counter clockwise ( x ' _ ) to relieve tension and 1 / 2 " x 2 - 3 / 4 " HEX BOLTS clockwise ( _ ) to increase tension . FIGURE 28 C . Dozer spring lockout : Adjust spring adjustment nuts approximately 1 " from end when moving snow or other light To lock dozer btade spring trip action for heavy dozer work , install two 1 / 2 " x 2 - 3 / 4 " hex bolts material , ( keep spring tension light for safety ) . ( included in hardware package ) as shown in This frees the blade to spring trip and return if a hidden obstacle is encountered . figure 28 . Secure with two 1 / 2 " lock washers , and two 1 / 2 " hex nuts When heavier material is to be moved , adjust J spring adjustment nuts accordingly . DO NOT OPERATE TRACTOR AND / DOZER BLADE AT HIGH SPEEDS & WITH SPRING TRIP ACTION IN . LOCKED OUT POSITION . ' l | SPRING D . Blade shoe adjustment : ADJUSTMENT NUTS Blade shoes on ends of blade , ! isee figure 29 ) , ( BLADE maybe raised for clean dozing on smooth ASSEMBLY surfaces or lowered to raise the blade to work on rough or uneven areas . Make sure both shoes SPRING are set evenly and nuts are tightened securely . BOLTS LOCK BLADE SPRING / ADJUSTMENT NUTS ( INSIDE ) PPLIVAOT1E , / _ ' CABLE l ASSEMBLY FIGURE 27 FIGURE 29 NOTE - - ' IF KNOW THE TERRAIN . AVOID EXCEP - Wheel weig [ _ ts and tire chains should be TIONALLY SHARP SLOPES OR DROP - used with your dozer to improve traction . OFFS WHICH MAY BE HIDDEN BY For additional traction , install wheel THE SNOW , weights on rear of drawbar using weight & bracket kit 71 - 26235 and one or two NEVER RUN THE DOZER BLADE wheel weights from wheel weight kit INTO HEAVY MATERIAL AT HIGH 71 - 26234 . SPEED . These accessories are available at your nearest Sears retail or catalog store . 10
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OPERATION 3 . Refer to figure 31 below and remove hairpin cotters from ends of guide bracket assembly and . remove guide bracket assembly . INSPECT THE AREA TO BE WORKED CAREFULLY BEFORE OPERATING THE DOZER BLADE , AVOID PIPES , & ( R . H . ) HITCH PLATE ROOTS , CURBS OR OTHER HEAVY OBSTRUCTIONS . GUIDEKET BRAC ASS'Y , 1 . Prepare the tractor engine for cold weather HAIRPIN use following instructions furnished with tractor . cOTtERS HAIRPIN ' COTTERSl 2 , Always begin with transmission in first ( low ) gear and engine at slow speed and gradually increase speed as required . , 4 E , J . If blade is stored in heated area , allow tractor PLATE and blade to adjust to outdoor temperature CHANNEL ASS'Y . . . . . before operating to reduce icing on the metal PIVOT SHAFT surfaces . FIGURE 31 . Refer to figure 31 above and remove hairpin GROUND BEFORE LEAVING cotters from ends of channel assembly pivot ALWAYS LOWER BLADE TO TRACTOR . shaft and remove keeper plates . Lift the channel assembly pivot shaft out of the hitch , plates and lower channel assembly to the TO REMOVE DOZER BLADE ground . FROM TRACTOR 1 . Lower blade to ground with blade in the center W NOTE ( straight ) position . Hitch plates do not require removal for 2 . Refer to figure 30 be { ow and ; . re - assembly of mower deck . See A . Remove hairpin cotters and 17 / 32 " x 1 - 1 / 2 " figure 31 , flat washers from right hand and left hand lift pivot plates . 5 . Refer tO figure 32 below and remove hairpin B . Remove hairpin cotters , clevis pins and cotter from end of handle guide to release washers from right hand and left hand link handle assembly from tractor . rods . C . Pull right hand and left hand lift pivot plates off of mounting pins and lower the lift HAIRPINER assembly to the ground . COTT ( R , H . ) UFT PIVOT PLATE I MOUNTING FRONT \ \ Y4 ' " ' HANDLE o HANDLE ROOSt / GUIDE BRACKET FIGURE 32 CO ERS \ 6 . Save all loose parts and hardware for FIGURE 30 re - assembly of blade to tractor . 11
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MAINTENANCE During the operating season , check all bolts , nuts and hairpin cotters to be sure they are secure . For improved snow removal performance , coat the blade with automotive type paste wax . LUBRICATION Oil all pivot points so that they will work freely . SCRAPER BAR After extensive use , and wear the scraper bar may be reversed to utilize the unused top edge , See figure 33 . BLADE \ " _ l " - _ ASSEMBLY \ I \ - : : _ - f SCRAPER BAR CARRIAGE BOLTS , LOCK WASHERS AND NUTS FIGURE 33 STORAGE , _ . ' . . . When the dozer is not being used , remove all dirt and rust and touch up with paint . Apply a light coat of grease or rust preventative to the blade and oil pivot points . Store in an area where it is protected from weather . 19
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Attachments That Add to the Usefulness of Your Craftsman Tractor Sears offers a wide variety of attachments that fit your tractor . Many of these are listed below with brief explanations of how they can help you . This list was current at the time of publication ; however , it may change in future years - - more attachments may be added , changes ( including changes in the stock number ) may be made in these attachments , or some may be available . Most of these attachments do not require additional hitches or conversion kits ( those that do are indicated ) and are designed for easy attaching and detaching . You may order these attachments at most Sears retail stores , catalog sales offices , and through the , catalog . Tire Chains are heavy duty , closely - spaced with extra - large cross links that give smooth ride and outstanding traction . Fits Tractors With This Rear Tire Size Stock No . ( Pr . ) 71 - 24953 ( Pr . ) 18 x 9.5 - 8 in . rim ( Tuff Saver ) 71 - 24953 ( Pr . ) 18 x 9.5 - 8 in . rim ( Turf Tractor ) 20 x 10.0 - 10 in . rim 71 - 24950 ( Pr . ) 19 x 9.5 - 8 in , rim 71 - 24951 , ( Pr . ) 71 - 26946 ( Pr . ) 23 x 10.5 x 12 in . rim Wheel weigfits for rear wheels provide needed traction for snow removal or dozing heavy materials . Fits Stock No . Weight ( each ) 71 - 24434 ( Pr , ) 30 lb . Lawn Tractor with 8 in . rims Lawn or Yard Tractors with 10gn . rims 71 - 24435 ( Pr . ) 33 lb . 71 - 26234 _ 55 lb . Garden Tractor with 12 - in . rims Use mounting bracket ( # 71 - 244360 ) to mount one _ 55 pound weight _ ( # 71 - 26234 ) on the rear of your tractor frame for added tracton . 13
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_ EPAIR PARTS FOR MODEL 486.244021 - 48 " DOZER BLADE 49 6 2 ! 24 22 36 32 41
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REPAIR PARTS LIST FOR MODEL 486.244021 - - 48 " DOZER BLADE REF . REE QTY . QTY . DECRIPTION DESCRIPTION NO . PART NO . NO . PART NO . 32 23631 1 62554 1 Lift Arm Link 1 48 " Blade Ass'y . 2 Shoe 33 43349 2 R3132J 1 Spring Pin 1 / 4 x 1 " * 34 05762 1 Cable Mount Bracket 3 43079 8 Carriage Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 " * 726 - 0178 4 43081 8 Washer 5 / 16 Std . Wrt . * 35 1 Nylon Tie ( Cable ) 36 746 - 0260 2 Cable Fitting , End 8 Lock Washer , Spring 5 / 16 " 65 43086 37 43348 43083 8 Hex Nut 5 / 16 - 18 " 1 Angie Lock Spring 1 Wear Plate 48 " 38 738 - 0234 7 23639 1 Shoulder Bolt ( Special ) 39 44072 1 Hex Whizlock Nut 3 / 846 8 62556 1 Pivot Plate Ass'y . 40 7071 9 62557 1 Handle Grip 3 / 4 " 1 Channel Ass'y . 41 43343 1 Hex Bolt 3 / 4 - 10 x 3 - 1 / 2 " 14 Hairpin Cotter 1 / 8 " * 10 710 - 0741 42 43064 1 Hex Lock Nut 5 / 16 - 18 " i _ 11 1540 - 162 1 Wa . sher 3 / 4 " 43 41596 2 Hex Bolt 1 / 2 - 13 x 2 " * 12 40436 1 Hex Jam Nut 3 / 4 - 10 " 44 712 - 0206 6 Hex Nut 1 / 2 - 13 " 13 736 - 0306 1 Washer 3 / 4 ( Special ) 45 43510 2 Hex Bolt 1 / 2 - 13 x 2 - 3 / 4 " * 14 40598 1 Hex Lock Nut 3 / 4 - 10 46 43353 2 Lock Washer , Spring 1 / 2 " * 15 9466R 2 Blade Adjustment Spring 47 710 - 0305 2 Carriage Bolt 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 4 " 16 44071 2 Hex Bolt 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 - 1 / 2 " 48 43003 17 43015 4 Hex Nut 3 / 8 - 16 " 11 Lock Washer , Spring 3 / 8 " 43082 49 11 Hex Lock Nut 3 / 8 - 16 " 18 44074 2 Plastic Cap , 3 / 8 " 5O 1509 - 90 1 Hex Bolt 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 1 / 4 " * 19 62559 1 Guide Bracket Ass'y 1 i Blade Pivot Bracket 51 43866 1 Hex Bolt 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 " * 20 23646 52 43013 3 Hex Lock Nut 1 / 4 - 20 " 21 62560 1 Tube Handle Ass'y . 53 23658 1 Spacer 22 62561 1 Release Grip Ass'y . 54 43085 1 Hex Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 - 1 / 2 " * 23 746 - 0366 1 Control Cable Ass'y . 55 44049 2 Clevis Pin 1 / 2 x 1 - 1 / 4 1 Handle Guide 24 62562 56 R19172410 6 Washer 17 / 32 x lq / 2 x 10 Ga . 25 23728 1 Support Bracket 57 43062 2 Hex Bolt 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 2 " * 26 62563 1 Lift Ass'y . 58 43070 2 Washer 3 / 8 Std . Wrt . * 2 Hitch Plate 27 23652 59 23625 2 Lift Pivot Plate 1 Pivot Bushing 28 23435 60 43001 7 Hex Bolt 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 " * 29 23655 1 Stop Angle 61 712 - 0256 4 Hex Jam Nut 5 / 16 - 24 ' 30 23624 2 Keeper Plate 62 731 - 0869 1 Plastic Grip 31 23151 2 Angte Lock Bar 1 Owners Manual - - - 44749 Sears , Roebuck and C & reserves the right to make * Purchase common hardware locally . any changes in design or improvements without imposing any obligation to install the same upon its items heretofore manufactured .
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48 " DOZER BLADE Always mention the Model Number when requesting service or repair parts for your dozer blade . All parts listed herein may be ordered from any Sears Service Center and most Sears stores . owners WHEN ORDERING REPAIR PARTS , ALWAYS GTVE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION : manual OTHE PART NUMBER QTHE PART DESCRIPTION OTHE MODEL NUMBER OTHE NAME OF MERCHANDfSE Model No . If the parts you need are not stocked locally , your order will 486.244021 be electronically transmitted to a Sears Repair Parts Distribu - 48 " tion Center for handling . DOZER BLADE LIMITED ONE YEAR WARRANT t ON 48 " ' DOZER BLADE How to Order For one year from date of purchase , when this dozer blade is main - Repair Parts tained and lubricated according to the operating and maintenance instructions in the owner's manual , Sears will repair free of charge any defect in material or workmanship . If this dozer blade is used for commercial or rental purposes , this warranty applies for only 90 days from the date of purchase . This warranty does not cover : repairs necessary because of operator abuse or negligence , including the failure to maintain the equipment according to instructions contained in the owner's manual . WARRANTY SERVICE IS AVAILABLE BY CONTACTING THE NEAREST SEARS SERVICE CENTER ! DEPARTMENT IN THE UNITED STATES . This warranty applies only while this product is in use in the United States . This warranty gives you specific legat rights , and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state - Sears , Roebuck and Co . Di731CR - W , Sears Tower , Chicago , IL 60684 Se & rs ; Roebuck & nd Co . , Chicago , II1 . 60684 US . A . FORM NO . 44749 ( 12 / 90 ) PmNTEDIN U . SA
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