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_ ORTANT Do Not Throw Away 0 & WARNING : Carefully read and follow Safety Rules , Precautions and Operating Instruc - tions . Failure to do so can result in serious injury .
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TABLE OF CONTENTS 13 . Tree Felling Techniques . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . i2 Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . , . : , . . 2 SPECIAL SAFETY SECTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 CoBucking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Know Your Chain Saw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 D . Debranching and Pruning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ! 516 Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Preparing Your Saw For Use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 A . Guide Bar and Chain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 A . Getting Ready . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 B . Spark Arrestor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 B . Attaching The Handguard . . . . . . . . . . _ . . . . . . . . 7 C . StarterRope . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . _ 18 ( 3 . - Attaching the Bar and Chain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 D . Carburetor Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 D . Chain Tension . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 E . Air Filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 E . Fueling YourEngine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 F . Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 F . Bar and Chain Lubricant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 G . _ ouble Shooting Chart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Using Your Saw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 H . Maintenance Chart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 A . Pro - Operation Checks • . . . . . . . . . . . : . . . . . . . . . 11 Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 B . Starting Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Paris and Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Cover Types of Cuffing . . . . . . . . . . . : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 A . Basfc CutU . ngTechnique . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 CHOKEKNOB STAI _ , ' STOPSWITC REDUCIED _ ICKBACK GUIDE BAR • THROT TRIGG CHOKEKNOB STARTER HAND _ HANDLEBAR HANDLEBAR • START / STOP swnrcH ( Model 1800 shown ) ¢ ONTROLHANDLE THROTTLETRIGGER FUEL CAP • LOW - KICKBACK CHAIN \ BAR CLAMP VIBRAT / OMNOUNTS ( Mode2l 300CVAshown ) . . . . . , , , , , _ , , , MODEL 2000116 ' * 2000414 " 1800t12 _ L _ 00 _ II _ " 2.3Cu , _ , 23Cu . _ • 20Cu _ n 2.0 Cu , 4n . ENGINE DISPLACEMENT ' _ ; _ Cu . In . t 8Cu In 22 , Cu . _ , . . . . . | , , , , , N , , P _ No . 44 _ 4 " t . . P _ l , io . 44 , _ 1 _ GUIDE BAR _ : : on _ o ! Tip _ PadI _ , 14 , , _ F P _ R _ o . 44249 Rut N _ 44f35 PeJtN _ 44291 " , , . _ . , , , , , , , , , J , 3 / BPII _ 3 / 8Pitch 3 / 8 Pi ¢ _ _ P _ CHAIN - GUARD L _ NK 56 Drk _ Unks ; , 56 Drive Unks - _ Odv , eL _ ks - 520d _ L _ k = - R . 1 No , 5 _ . " _ 45 DdveL _ ks - PsrINo _ 51 _ ' J5 Pa _ ft ; _ 51195 . P _ t 1 _ 5 _ 191 PartNo _ fit'tg _ . P _ INt _ b - ' 119 ' / , u , I . . . . . Cham _ n C J8 " - SPARKPLU . . G . . . , SPARK PLUGGAP . . . . . . . . . . _ ' " Soh _ State IGNITION , . . . . . . . . . . . . , , , 008 _ o 014 _ . O0UL A , . AP , , _ , , , , , , , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . i , i Ga , , so _ ine _ Mixture ( see - Fu _ ng Your F _ n _ ne'J , , , . , Autoraat _ corgy OILER Spark Arre _ ing / Tempem _ ure Um _ ting MUFFLER
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I IIIl . II IIIII I I II I ii I I fill i SPECIAL SAFETY SECTION 1 I IIIIIIIIII I III II III I I I IIIII I Illl REDUCE THE CHANCE OF GUARD AGAINST KICKBACK KICKBACK Kickback is adangerous reaction that can leadto ssdous 1 . Recognize that kickback can happen . With a injury . Do not rely only on the safety devices provided basic understanding of kickback , you can reduce with your saw . As a chain saw user , you must take the element of surprise which contributes to special safety precautions to help keep your cutting jobs accidents . free from accident or injury . 2 . Ne _ erlet the movingchaincontact anyobject atthe tip of the guide bar . Figure 1 . 3 . Keep the working area free from obstructions KICKBACK WARNING such as other trees , branches , rocks , fences , Kickbackcan occur whenthemovingchain contactsan stumps , etc . Figure 2 . Eliminate or avoid any object at the upper portion of the tip of the guide baror obstruction that your sawchain could hit while you when the wood closes in and pinches the sawchain in are cutting through a particular log or branch . the cut . Contact at the upper portion of the tip of the 4 . Keep your saw chain sharp end propedy ten . guidebarcan cause the chain to dig into the object and sloned . Followmanufacturer's chain sharpeningand stop the chain for an instant . The result is a lightning maintenance instructions . Check tension a _ regular fast , reverse reaction which kicks the guide bar up and it _ " _ mlswi _ lhe er _ ir _ _ nev _ wilh _ eengi _ back toward the operator , ff the saw chain is pinchedbe running . Make sure the bar clamp nutsam securely along the top of the guide bar , the guide bar can tightened alter tensioningthe chain . A loose or dull driven rapidly back toward the operator . Either of these chain can increasethe chance of kickback . reactions can - cause loss of saw control which can 5 . Begin and continue cutting at full throttle . It the result in serious injury . chain is moving at a slower speed , there is greater { : hence for kickback to occur . ° Cut oniy one log at a time . 7 . Use extreme caution when re - entering a previous cut . 8 . Do not attempt plunge cuts . 9 . Watch for shifting iogsorotherforcesthat could close a cut and pinch or fail into the chain . 10 . Use the Reduced - FJckback Guide Bar and Low - Kickback Chain specifiedforyoursaw . MAIXTAIN OONTROL 1 . Keep a good firm grip on the saw with both h _ nds when the engine is running and don't let go . Figure - 3 . A firm g _ ip can neutralize kickback and help you maintain control of the saw . Keep the fingers of your left hand encircling and your left thumb under the f _ ont handlebar . . Keep your right hand completely around the rear handle whether you are right handed or / eft handed . Keep your left arm straight with the elbuw locked . 2 . Position yourleft hand onthe front handlebarso it is in a straightiine with your right hand onthe rear handle whenma king bucking cuts . Figure 3 . Never NEVER STAND reverse right and . eft hand positions for any type of REVERSE TO THE HAND LEFT OF cutting . POSI _ ONS THE SAW 3 . Stand with your weight evenly balanced on both feet . ELBOW 4 . Stand slightly to the left side of the saw _ to keep LOCKED your body from being in a direct line with the cutting chain . Figure 3 LEFT HAND 5 . Do not overreach . You cou | d be drawn or thrown THUb ] BON off balance and lose control of the saw . UNDER SIDE 6 . Do not cut above shoulder height . It is difficult to OF HANDLEBAR maintain control of the saw above shoulder height . Figure 3
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i ii i II ! llllllllllll i I i IIIHII i , i i I I I ! ill ill , lll , i SPECIAL SAFETY SECTION ( conUnued ) II I ; II | 1 i III I Because achain sawis a high - speed wood - cuttingtool , special safetyprecautions must be observed to reduce the risk of accidents , Careless or improper use can cause serious injury . 4 . Do not attempt to use your chain saw during ba weather conditions such as strong wind , rain , sno _ etc . , or at night . SNUG A _ ' _ SAFETY HAT " 5 . Planyour sawing operation carefullyin advance , E FITTING . | gw _ notstartcutting . untilyou have a clearworkarea , secu = CLOTHING footing , andifyouare felling trees , a plannedretreatpatl _ r HEAVY DUTY GLOVES AVOID REACTIVE FORCES Pinch - Kickback and Pull - in occur when the chain i suddenly stopped by being pinched , ca0ght , orby cur SAFETY CHAPS tatting aforeign object in the wood . Thisrasuttsina revers _ ofthechainforce usedtocutwoodandcausesthesawtomov intheoppositedirectionofthe chainrotation . Pinch - Kickbac drivesthe sawstraightback toward the operato , , P : ull - inpuS , , the saw away fromthe operator . Either reactioncan resu / t i loss of controland possibly seriousin [ u _ To avoid Pinch - Kickback : F ' _ jure4 1 . Be extremely aware of situations or obstruction that can cause material to pinch the top of or othe wise stop the chain . KNOW " / ' OUR SAW 2 . Do not cut more than one log at a time , 1 . Read your Operator's Manual carefully untilyoucom - 3 . Do . not twist the saw as the bar is withdrawn from a pletelyunderstandandfollowalls _ ety rulesand operating under - cut when bucking . instructionsbeforeattempting to operatethe unit . To avoid Pull - in : 2 . Restrict the useofyoursawte adUltusemwho under - 1 . Always begin cuttingwith the engine at full throttl stand and follow the safety rures , precautions , and and the saw housing against the wood . operating instructions inthismanual . 2 . Use wedgesmade of plastic orwood , ( never ofmeta toholdthe cut open . PLAN AHEAD HANDLE FUEL WITH CAUTION 1 . Wear personal protective gear . Figure 4 . Always use steel - toedsafety footwearwithn0n - slipsoles ; snug - fitting 1 . Eliminate all sources of sparks or flame in the area clothing ; heavy - duty non . slipgloves ; eye protectionsuch . whe _ mf . ue ! is _ m ! _ d , gQ _ ! md , Qr stored , There shou ! be nosmoking , open flames , or workthat could caus as non ; fogging , vented goggles or face screen ; an ap - sparks . provedsafetyhard hat , andsoundbarriers - - ear plugsor mufflers to protect your hearing . Regular usersshould 2 . Mixand pour fuel in an outdoor area , on baregrouno have hearing checked regularlyas chain saw noisecan store fuel in an a cool , dry , well - ventilated place an _ damage hearing . use an approved , marked container for all fuc 2 . Keep children , bystanders , and animals out of the purposes . work area N a minimum of 30feet ( 10 meters ) . Do not 3 . Wipe up all spilled fuel . before starting your say allow other peotYeor animalsto be near the chain saw 4 . Move at least 10 feet ( 3 meters ) away from fuel an when starting oropera _ ngthe chainsaw . fueling site before starting the engine . 3 . Do not handle or operate a chain saw when yQu are 5 . Do not smoke while handling fuel or while operatin the saw . fatigued , ill , or upset ; or if you have . takeft alcohol , . drugs or medication . You must be in good physical . 6 . Turn the engine off and let your saw cool in a nor condition and mentatly alert ; Chain _ saw work is combustible area , noton dryleaves , straw , paper , etc ' strenuous . If you have any condition that might be Slow | y removethe fuel tank cap and refuelthe unit . aggravated by strenuous work , check with your dOctor 7 . Storetooland fuel in an area where fuel vapors Car before operating a qhain saw . not reach sparks or open flames from water heate _ electric motors or switches , furnaces , et ¢ . 4
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II i i , , , , , IIIll I II I I IIIIIIIII { mum ] u II L I _ rit OPERATE YOUR SAW SAFELY 9 . For Model 2300 AV & 2300 CVA , keep the vibration isolators in good condition . Periodically inspect ; . Do not operate a chain saw that is damaged , im - isolatorsfor tears , ripsorseparationofthe rubberportion properly adjusted , or not completely and securely fromthemetal mountings . Navea qualifiedserviCedeaJer assembled . replace the isolators if worn or damaged , if vibration 2 . Operate the chain saw only in outdoor areas . increases orifmounts developan outofroundorswollen 3 , Do not operate the saw from a ladder or in a tree , • shape from exposureto gasoline and / orot . It isrecom - 4 . Position all parts of your body to the left of cut and mendedthatallisolatorsbe replacedwhenafailuretoone . away from the saw chain when the engine is Occurs . running . 5 . Cut wood only , DonotcutmeteJp , lastice , masonry , non - CARRY AND STORE YOUR SAW SAFELY wood builolngmaterials , etc . Donut useyoursawto pryor shoveaway limbs , rootsorotherobjects . 1 . Hand carry the unit with the engine stopped , the 6 . Makesurathe chain will not make contact with anyob - muffler away from your body , and the guidebar and ject while starting the engine . Never tryto startthe saw chainto the rearcovered preferablywithascabbard . when the guidebar is ina cut orkerf , 2 . Before transporting in any vehicle or storing in any 7 . Use extreme caution when cutting small size brush enclosure , allow your saw to cool completely , cover and saplings . Slender material can catch the saw the bar and chain and properly secure to avoid chain and be whipped toward you or pull you off turnover , fuel spillage or damage . balance . 3 . Empty the fueltank before stodng the tool . Use 8 . Be alert for springback when cutting a limb that is upfuelleffinthecarburetorbystarting the eng - under tension so you will notbe struck by the limb or . • saw when the tension in the wood fibers is released ine and letting the engine run until it stops . 9 . Do not put pressure on the saw at the end of a cut . 4 . Store in a dry area out of the reach of children and This can cause you to lose control when the cut is away from where fuel vapors can reach sparks or an completed . open flame from hotwater heaters , furnaces , etc . 10 . Stop the engine before setting the saw down . MAINTAIN YOUR SAW IN GOOD THISCHAIN SAW IS FOR OCCASIONAL USE ONLY . WORKING ORDER 1 , Haveall chain saw service performed by a qualified service dealer with the exception of the items listed NOTE : Exposure tovibrations through prolonged use of in the maintenance section of this manual . For chain saws may produce Whitefinger disease • examp ! e , if improper tools axeused _ remove or hold ( Raynaud ' _ pherm . , ' _ enon ) . This phenomenDn the flywheel when servicing the dutch , structural reduces the hand's ability to feel and regulate damage to the flywheel can occur and cause the temperature , produces numbness and burning flywheel to burst . sensations and can cause nerve and circulation 2 . Keep fuel and oii caps , screws and fasteil _ f _ damage and tissue necrosis . securely tightened . An anti - vibration system designed to reduce 3 . Keep the handles dry , clean , and free of oil or fuel engine vibration is recommended forthose using mixture . chain saws on a regular or sustained basis and is providedon Model 230OAV and 2300 CVA . An anti - 4 . Make certain the saw chain stops moving when the . vibrationsystemdoes not guarantee theavoidance throttle trigger is released . For correction , refer to of Whitefinger disease , Continual and regular page 19 for carburetor idle adjustment instructions . usersmust monitor closely their use ofchain saws 5 . Stop the _ saw if the chain strikes a foreign object . In - and physical condition . spect the unit and repair or replace parts as necessary . 6 . Disconnect the spark plug before performing any : maintenance except for carburetor adjustments . . Notice : Refer to the Code of Federal Regulations , Section 7 , Never modify your saw in any way . Use only attach _ • ' 1910.266 ( 5 ) ; 2.5.1 of American National Standard ments supplied or specifically recommended by the • , manufacturer . • Safety Requirements for Putpwood Logging , ANSI 03.1 - 1978 ; and rete ' 4ant state safety codes when 8 , Always replace the handguard immediately if it using a chain saw for logging purposes ; becomes damaged , or broken or is otherwise " removed . SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
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KNOW YOUR CHA ! NsAW + A . INTRODUCTION * Your saw has been designed withsafetyinmind and includesthefollowingfeatures as standard equipment : - - Reduced - Kickback Guide Bar ( Control Tip _ ) - - Low - Kickback Chain ( Guard Link ) - - Spark Arrestor - - Muffler Shield - - Handguard - - Anti - Vibration System ( Model 2300AV _ CVAonly ) WARNING The followingfeatures are included on yoursawto help reduce the hazardof kickback , however , suchfeatures Figure5 will not totally aliminate this dangerous reaction . As a C . STATE AND LOCAL REQUIREMENTS chain sawuser , do not rely only on safety devices . You Your saw is equipped witha temperatumlimiting rout must follow all wamklgs and safety instructions and tier and spark arresting screen which meets th , - maintenance inthis manua [ to help avoid kickback and requirements of Califomia Codes 4442 and 4443 . A otherforceswhich can resultinserious injury . U . S + forest tand and the states of California , Main _ B . KICKBACK SAFETY FEATURES Washington andOregon require many internalcombu _ tion enginesto be equipped witha sparkarrestor ecree + - - Reduccd - Kicid ) ackGuide Bar , designedwithasmall by law . Other statesareenactingsimilarlaws . radiustip whichreducesthesizeofthekickbackdanger If you operate a chain sawin a state or locale whep zone on the bar tip . Figure 5 . A Reduced oK'mkback such regulations exlst , youare legallyresponsible fo Guide _ 3aris one which has been demonstratedt maintainingthe operating condition of these parts significantlyreduce the number and seriousnessof Failure to do so is a violation of a law . Spark arrest ( : kickbackswhen testedinaccordancewiththe safety maintenance is onpage 17 . requirementsforgasolinepoweredchainsawsas set D . CARTON CONTENTS by the Amedcan National Standards Institute , Inc . , StandardBI75 . t - 1985 . After you unpack the carton : - - Low - Kickback Chain , designed with a contoured 1 . Check the contents against the list below . depthgaugeandguardlinkwhich deflectthekickback 2 . Examine the itemsfor damage . Do not usedamager force and allowwoodto graduallyride intothe cutter . parts . Figure5 . LowKickbackSaw Chainis chainwhichhas 3 . No _ your Poulan _ dealer immediately # a part i _ metthe kickback performancerequirements of ANS ! missing or damaged . Bt75 . 1 ( Safety Requirements for Gasoline - Powered NOTE : The filtermovingagainstthe wallof theempty ChainSaws ) whent _ ted onarep _ en _ - _ ' ¢ e sampleof tankcan c _ use a rattle - _ ] kneoise [ na powerhead . chainsaws below38cubio inch displacement specJ - KEY fledin ANSI 8175 . t . ( American National Standards NO . CARTON CONTENTS : Q " Institute , _ nc . , StandardB175 . 1 - 1985 } . 1 Power Head - - Handguard , designed toreduce the chanceofyourleft haridcontactingthe chain if your handslipsoffthe front 2 Guide Bar handlebar . - - Oil - 8 oz . can ( not shown ) - - Position of front and rear handlebars , designed - - Loose Parts Bag withdistancebetweenhandlesarid " in line " witheach LOOSE PARTS BAG CONTENTS : other . The swead and " in line " positionofthe hands 3 Handguard ( Models 1800 , 2000 , 2300 AV ) • providedbythisdesignworktogethertogivebalance 4 Cap - Handguard ( Models 1800 , 2000 , 2300 AV ) and _ esistanceincontrollingthe pivotofthesawback 5 Screw - Handguard ( Models 1800 , 2000 , 2300 AV ) towardthe operatorffkickback occurs . 6 Chain 7 Bar Adjusting Tool _ WARNING 8 He × Wrench Donot operate the chain saw unless the safety devices - - Operator's Manual ( not shown ) or their specified replacements are properly installed and maintained according to , the instructions in this manual . Do notuSeanyotherguide barand chaincom - binationthat is notequivalent to the Originalequipment or not certified to comply with ANSI B175 , 1 . Failure = to follow these instructions can result in serious injury .
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i fill iiI I J ] i i PREPARING YOUR SAW FOR USE i i iiiiiiii i i iiii , , , , , , , , , = i ii i i i iiii A . GETTING READY 2 . HAVE THE FOLLOWING AVAILABLE : 1 . READ YOUR OPERATOR'S MANUAL a , Protective gloves . CAREFULLY . b . Approved , marked fuel container , YourOperator'sManual hasbeendeveloped to help c . Regular , leaded or unleaded gasoline . you prepare your saw foruse andto understandils d . 2 - cycle engine oil ( See page 9 ) . safe operation . It is importantthat you read your eoBar and Chain Oil ( See page 10 ) . manual completelyto becomefamiliar withthe unit fo Baradjusting tool providedwithyourunit . Oneendbe beforeyoubeginassemblyorattemptoperation . Your of the toolserves as a wrench ; the other can Poutan _ Dealer is available to show you how to usedas ascrewdriver . operateyoursaw . Be sure toaskforhisassistance . g . Phillips screwdriver . h . Hex wrench - provided withyour uniL 15 . ATTACHING THE HANDGUARD - - MODELS 1800 , 2000 , 2300 AV ( Model 2300 CVAand 2350 CVA are assembled with the Handguard on the saw ) . The Handguard is a protective device designed to HANDLE _ , _ _ reduce the chance of your left hand contacting the HAN UARD CAP chain if your hand slips off the front handlebar . • Lift and - carry the chain saw by the handlebar , not by the handguard . • Keep the handguard securely fastened at all times . Check the handguard screwseach time the saw is used . HANDGUARD To install : 1 . _ ign the Handguard and HandguardCap aroundthe handlebar as shown in Figure6 . 2 : F _ tthe mountingp _ nonthe Handguardintothe hole in the handlebar . Figure6 , ( inset ) . Figure6 • 3 . Insert the3 mounting screws intothe 3 holes on the Handguard Cap . 4 . Turneachscrewalittleatafirneclockwise , witha Phillips Do not use the saw without the handguard in place . j _ I = WARNING screwdriveruntilthe HandguardCap andHandguard Always immediately replace the handguard if it meet and there is no gap betweenthe ' _ paps . i becomes damaged , broken or is otherwise removed . • , , , , , i , L V , H , , , , , , HHHH'H ' " U " ' " ' " : C . ATTACHING THE BAR AND CHAIN . l & WARNING • _ Do not start engine wzthout guide bar and chain _ completely assembled . Otherwise , the clutch can j come off and serious injury can result . e Your saw is equipped with a Reduced - Kickback Guide Bar and a Low - Kickback Chain . • Use only the Reduced - Kickback Guide Bar and Low _ KicPb , ack Chain specifiedforyourchain saw model , when replacing these parts . See " Specifications " ICAUTION : 1Wear protective gloves when handling or operating your saw . The chain is sharp and can Cut you even when it is not moving ! 1 . Remove'the followingpartsas shownin Figure 7 . Use the Bar AdjustingTooiand Hex Wrench pro - vided with the unit . a . ) Bar Clamp Nut . BAR STUD bJ Rear Bar Clamp Screw . c , ) Bar Clamp , Figure 8
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: _ . Turn the Adjusting Scr - ew countbrclockwise I . C : _ U . TION : ! Make sure that the tab on the bottom to move the AdjustingPin almost as far of the fuel tank is allgned in the slot provided in as it will go to the rear . Figure 7 . the fan housing . Figure 10 , . Hold chain with cutters facing as shown in Figure 8 . 7 . Hold the Guide Bar against the saw frame and 4 . Place chain over and behind the clutch drum , install the Bar Clamp . onto the sprocket . Figure8 . 5 . PlacetheGuideBaronthesawwiththelargeslotover 8 . Secure the Bar Clamp withthe Bar Clamp Nut , theBarStudand theMountingPins ( oneithersideof finger tight only Tighten Bar Clamp Nut after theBarStud ) . Fittheadjustingpinintothe roundhole chain is tensioned . beFowthe largeslot . Figure7and9 . NOTE : Be suretheGuide Barispositionedwiththe 9 . . Replace the Rear Bar Clamp Screw and tight - adjusting pin holebelowthelarge slot . en securely . 6 . StartatthetopoftheguidebarandfitthechaJndrive 10 . Follow " Chain Tension " instructions below . links intogroovearound the guide bar . Figure9 . PIN HOLE Figure9 Figure 10 i D . CHAIN TENSION • Chain tensioning procedure : • Chain tension is very important : - - a loose chain will wear the bar and itself . I CAUTION : ! Always wear gloves when handling the chain . The chain is sharp andcan cut youeven u a loose chain can jump off the bar while you when it is not moving . are cutting . - - a tight chain can break or damage the saw NOTE : The Bar Clamp Nutmust beslightlyloose for and / or bar . the chain to be properlytensioned . 1 . Hold the tip of the Guide Bar up and turn the AdjustingScrewclockwisejustuntilthechaindoes • The chain stretches during use , especially not sag beneath the Guide Bar . Figure 11 . when new , Check tension . . " each time the saw is used 2 . Check the tension by lifting the chain from the Guide Bar at the center of the bar . Figure 12 . more frequently when the chain is new - - as the chain warms up to normal operating 3 . Continue adjusting the A _ ju _ sJing _ S _ creuwntil temperature . the tension is correct . 4 . Hold the tip of the Guide Bar up and tighten • Chain tension is correct when the chain : the Bar Clamp Nut with the Bar Adjusting can be lifted about 118 " from the Guide Tool . Bar at a point near the middle of the bar , 5 . Check the Rear Bar Clamp Screw to be sure and will move freely around the bar . it is secure . 6 . Recheck chain tension . Figure 12 . ADJUSTIN , _ REW TURN TO TIGHTEN TENSION TENSION Figure 12 Figure 11
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, , , , , , ll , , , , , , , , _ . . . . . . . . . . . _ = . . . . . , , i , E . FUEMNG YOUR ENGINE 3 . USE THE FOLLOWING ONLY : 1 . FUEL SAFETY Poulan ® or Weed Eater ® 40 : 1 EngineOil is strongly recommended , Available inthe followingconvenient a . Use only recommended fuel mixtures . containerSizes , Poulan • orWeed Eater _ 40 : I Engine Oilshouldbe mixedas follows : b . Mix and pourfuel outdoors and where there are no sparks or flames . c . Use a container approved for fuel , 3.2 oz . Container . . . Mix with I gallon gasoline . d . Do notsmokeorallowsmoktng near fuelor the 8 oz . Container . . . Mix with 2 - 112gallons gasoline . tool or while using the tool . e . Wipe up all fuel spills before starting engine . f , Move at least 10 feet away from fueling site Ifnoneofthe above oilsare available , usea goodqua - before starting engine . lity , two - cycle , aircooled engineoil mixedata ratioof 16 : 1 ( 8oz . oilto 1gallon gasoline ) . g . Stop engine before removing fuelcap . h . Empty the fuel tank before storing the tool . Use up fuel left in the carburetor bystarting the eng ine and letting the engine run until it stops . i . Store tool and fuel inanarea where fuel vapors cannot reach sparks oropen flames from water 4 . DONOr USE : • heaters , electric motors or swltches , • furnaces , etc . • BIA OIL ( Boating InstituteofAmerica ) - - - - Does not have proper additives for air - cooled 2 . FUELMIXTURE 2 _ 3 , ' cleengines andcan cause enginedamage . • Your tool is powered by a two - cycle engine which requires afuel mL _ ure of regular unlead - ed gasolineand ahigh quality engine oild • AUTOMOTIVE OIL - - specially made for 2 - cycle , air coole • - - - Does not have proper additives for 2 - cycle engines . The internal design ofthe 2 - cycle engine enginesand can cause damage . requires lubrication of movingparts . Lubrication is provided when the mcommend _ l mixture of gasoline and oil is used . e Genuine POULAN ® or _ , % EB EATER ® 40 : I Engine Oilis stronglyrecommended forthepro - tection of your unit . Extensiveengineering stestsLs have proventhatPoulan ® orWeed EateP or'rlesi 5 . HOW TO MIX FUEL AND FILL TANK breakdown at operatingtemperatures common to a . Pour 1 / 2 gallonregular unleaded gasoline into an 2 - cycle engines , resultingin dependable perfor - approved , marked container , Do not mix gasoline mance and longerengine life . and oiidirectfyin the fuel tank . • GaSoline must be clean and fresh . After a short b . Add entiremeasure of engine oil . period oftime , gasolinewillchemicallybreak down c . Covercontainertightly and shake forone minute , and formcompoundsthat cause handstarting and damage in 2 - tyPe engines . d - Slow { yremm , e _ uelconta { ner cover . e . Add remainder of gasoline . e The correct measure of gasoline to oil is very f . Covercontainertightly and shake again . important . Toomucho I inthe mixture willfoul the spark plug . g . Slowly remove fuel container cover . h . Slowlyremove fuel cap . See " Specifications ; ' II _ AUTION : ] Too little oi ! or incorrect oil will for location . cause the engine to overheat and seize . i . Fill the tank using a spout or funnel . • Always mix the fuel thoroughly in a container j - Reinstallthe fuelcap securely , sincegasolineandoiidonotreadilycombine . Donot • mix aaso / ine and oil directlvin the fuel tank .
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K BARANDC _ / M LUBRICANT - 3 - IMPORTANT POINTS TO REMEMB ER • The Guide Bar and Cuffing Chain req _ ] nm a , Fill the oil tank each time you refill the fuel " continuous lubdcaffon in order . tb remai in tank Io ensure there will be sufhctent odforthe operating condition . Lubricationis provided cha = nwhenever youstart and run thesaw by the aulomaticoilersystemwhenthe oillank _ kept filled . b . The saw will normally use about 1 / 2 tank of - - Lackof oil will quickly ruinthe barand chain , chain oil for each tank of fuel mixture . If less Toolittle oil wigcause overheating shownby oil is used , check for a plugged oil hole in the smokecomingfromthe chainandlordiscolora * guide bar . lionof theguidebar rails ; c . Keep sawdust and debris cleaned from the • Genuine Poulan ® Barand Chain OI ! is recom - oil holes in the guide bar lo allowan adequate mended to protect your unit against excessive odflow tothe bar and cha = . n wearduetoheatandfriction . Poulan ® lubricant d . Keepspifled and spattered oilwiped from the resistshightemperaturethinning . If Poular _ bar unitto avoid satgduat and debrisbuilt - up . Pay andchaino _ lisnotavailableu , seagood gradeSAE particularattentionto oil onthe fan housingand 30 oil . Neveruse wasteoil forthispurpose . starterassemblyto avoidov _ heating the engine . O in freezing weather oil will thicken , making It is normal for a small amount of oil to ap - it rmosssary to thin bar and chain oil with a pear under the saw after the engine stops . • small amount , of Diesel Fuel # 1 or ThtssSdue tooddralmngfromthe bar _ , ndchain Kerosene , Bar and chain oilmust be free Flow - when not = nuse . ingfor the oi ! systemto pumpenough oilfor ad - equate lubrication . Generally , less oil is required forsoftor freshly cut wood end maximum oil is requir - ed for hat _ fwood or wood that has been 1 . USETHE FOLLOWING : cut for a periodoftimeo 30 ° F or above - - lubricant - - undiluted . 30o - 0 ° F _ 95 % lubricant tO5 % Diesel Fuel # 1or Kerosene . . Below 0 ° F - - 90 % lubricant to 10 % Diesel Fuel # 1 orKerosene . • 2 . HOWTO RLLTHE OILTANK a . Stopthe engine . b . Tum saw on its side with oil cap up . c . Loosencapslowlyandwaitforpmssureinthe tank to be released before removingthe cap . Figur1e4 . d . Fillthe oil tank . e . Repla _ the _ f _ ap securely . Rgure 14 . . . . . . . . . . . . . , , , , , , , , , , . , , . , , _ , , , i , i iiiiii iiiiinul I NOTES 10
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w . / J iii ii I I , , , , USING YOUR SAW [ iiiiii i i i iil [ ii / i ii A . PRE - OPERATION CHECKS Before operating your saw , always : 5 . , , , Check the sew chain . The chain should be 1 . _ , Check over safety rules and precautions in sharp and al the correct tension . this manual . Make Cedain you completely 6 . , , , Check the fuel tank and oil tank . Both tanks understand and can apply each one . should be filled . 7 . , , , Check the handles . Handles should be dry 2 , , , - Check personal protective gear . Always use and free of fuel mixture and oil . eye , hearing , and head protection devices , safety footwear , protective gloves , and 8 . , . - CheCk weather conditions . Do not use ) ' our saw at night or during bad conditions such snug . fitting clothing . 3 . J Checkthesawforloosebolts , nuts , orfittings . as strong wind , rain , snow , etc . Tighten , repairorreplace partsas necessary . Tools 9 . , , - Check theworkarea . Keepchildrenb , ystanders , requiredlistedin ' _ ssembly : ' andanimals asafe distanceawayfromthe workarea 4 . , , , Check the air fiiter . Ctean the 51terbeforestart - whenstarting oroperating the saw - - aminim um of ing the engine . Forlocation , see ' _ r Filter . " 30 feet . i iiiii iii i , iiiiiiiiiiii ii i iii i i i i iii iiii 8 . STARTING INSTRUCTIONS ( Refer to " Specifications , " page 2 , for location of controls . ) 1 , BASIC PROCEDURE dl _ WARNING ! Always wear gloves ; safety footwear ; snug - fitting l a , Hold saw firmly with the saw chain free to turn clothing ; and eye , hearing , and head protection without contacting any object , t devices when operating a chain saw . b , Move ignition switch to " Start " position , Figure 15 , 2 . STARTING PROCEDURE FOR VARYING CONDITIONS c . Adjustchokeaccordingto " StartingProcedurefor Varying Conditions " below , Figure 16 . NOTE : Be sureto follow " ' 1 . Basi c Procedure , " as describedon thispage . d . Squeezetriggerwithyour righthand while push ! ng a . COLD ENGINE sawaway from youand pulling thestartermpe with your left hand . Figure 17 . 1 . ) push choketo full chokeposition . Figure16 . 2 . ) Pull starterrope untilengineattempts torun e . Release the trigger after engine starts , allowingthe engine to idle , 3 . ) Pushchokeuntilhalfpositionisfelt . Figure 15 . 4 . ) Pullstarterrope untilengineruns . J , WARN , NG i 1 5 . ) After 5 second warm up , push choke to the | Thechain must not move when the engine runs atidle I off p _ i _ n . | speed . Refer to " Carburet . or Ad | ustments ; for I • [ corre = ion . & WARNING Avoidbodilycontact with the mufflerwhen starting or f , St _ p engine by m _ v _ ; g the ignition = _ ttch to the using a warm engine to _ oia se _ - iousburns . " Stop " position . Figure 15 . b . WARM ENGINE 1 , ) Leave chokeatthe off position . Rgure 16 . CHOKE I GN ITION SWI TCH 2 . | Pullstarter rope untilengine runs . c . REFUELED WARM ENGINE AFTER RUNNING OUT OF FUEL FULL 1 . ) Pushchoketo fullchoke position . Rgure t5 . 2 . ) Pullstarter rope untilengine attemptsto run . " : HALF 3 . ) Push choketothe off position . Figure16 , START - . aE - - " Jm - STOP OFF 4 . ) Pullstarter ropeuntilengine runs . F _ gure _ 5 ' Rgure 16 3 . IMPORTANT POINTS TO REMEMBER • a . When pulling the starter rope , donotuse the lull Push saw away wilh right extentofthe ropeasthiscancausetheropetobreak . hand while pulling starter Do notlet the starter ropesnap back , Hdldthe han - r0Pe wiih let = hand . dle and let the rope rewindslowly . b . If engine floods , let the unitset fora fewminutes . thenrepeatstartingprocedureusingthehalf . choke position . 15.18inches c . Forcold weather _ dar _ , a , _ owenginetowan _ up of rope per pull . ( 1.2min . ) atthe h _ position , lt _ n movectx _ I choketotheoff _ . Dono ( cut withthechokeat Ihe ' _ 11 " nr " h _ lf " nn . r , _ nn . Figure 17
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TYPES OF CUTTING III I - - i IIIIIIIIIIIII I JIIIIIIIIIIIIIII III IIIII II III 2 . UNDERSTAND REACTIVE FORCES A , BASIC CUTTING TECHNIQUE Pinch - Kickback and Pull - In occur when the chain 1 . IMPORTANT POINTS is suddenly stopped by being pinched , caught , or a . Cut wood only , Do not cut metal , plastics , by contacting a foreign object in the wood , This masonry , non - weodbuildingmatedals , etc . Do not resultsinareversa ! of thechain forceusedtocutwood use yoursawto pryorshoveawaylimbs , rootsor andcausesthesawtomove intheoppose directionof other objects . chainrotation . Eitherreactioncan resultinloss 0fcon - b . Stop the sawif the chainstrikesaforeign object . trotandpossiblesedous injury . Inspect the saw and repairor replace parts ds necessary . ; , Pinch - Kickback - c . Keep the chain out of dirt and sand . Even a - - occurs when the chain , on top of the bar is small amount of dirt willquicklydull a chain and suddenlystoppedwhen the topof the bar isused thus increase the possibility of kickback . for cutting . - - rapid / y drives the saw straight back toward the • k KICKBACK WARNING operator . Kickbackcan occur when the movingchain contacts • Pull - In an object atthe upper portionofthe tipoftheguidebar - - can occur when the chain on the bottomof the orwhen the wood closes in andpinches the saw chain bar is suddenly stopped . in the cut . Con tact at the upper portion of the tip of the - - pulls the sawrapidlyforward . guidebarcan causethechain todig intotheobjectand stop the chain for an instant . The result is a lightning 3 . PROCEDURE fast , reverse reaction which kicksthe guide bar upand back toward the operator , ff the saw chain is pinched Practicecuttinga fewsmalllogsusingthe fo ! lowingtechni - along the . top of the guide bar , the guide bar can be que toget the " feel " of usingyour sawbeforeyoubegina driven rapidly back toward the operator . Either of major sawing operation . these reactions can cause loss of saw control which a . Acceferatetheengineto fullthrottlejust before can result in serious inju [ y . entering the cut bysqueezing the throttletrigger . b . Begin cutting with the saw frame against the log . , , J , , , , , Figure 18 . c , Keep the engine at full throttle the entire time you B _ GIN CLI ' _ J ; ING WITH . . are cutting , THE BOTTOM OF THE d . Allow the chain to cut for you ; exert only light SAW AGAINST THE LOG . downward pressure , if you force the cut , damageto the bar . chain , or en . qinecan result . e , Release the th , ' _ Ule trigger assoon _ s th _ cut is completed , al / owtngthe engine to idle . If yourunthe sawat fullthrottlewithouta cuttingload , unnecessary wear can occurto the chain , bar , an . dengine . f . Do not put pressureon tllesawat the end of the cut to avoidlosingcontrolwhen the cut is complete . g . Stopthe engine before setting the sawdown after Figure 18 cutting . B . TREE FELLING TECHNIQUES 1 . PLAN YOUR SAWING OPERATION CARE - d . Check for broken or dead branches whichcan FULLY IN ADVANCE fall on youwhile cutting . a . Clear the work area . You need a clear area all e . Make sure thereis enough room forthetree to fall . Maintainadistanceof 2V2treelengthsfromthe around the . tree where you can have secure : foot _ r _ g . neare _ perSonorother objects . Enginenoisecan drownout a warning call . b . Study the natural conditions that can cause the tree to fall in a particuta = : direction , f Remove dirt , stones , loose bark , nails , staples , and wire from the tree where cuts 1 . ) The WIND directionand speed . are to be made . 2 . ) The LEAN of thetree . 3 ) WEIGI - WED withBRANCHES on one side . g . Ptan to stand on the up - hill side when cut - 4 . ) SurroundingTREES and OBSTACLES , ting on a slope . c Lookfordecayand rot . Ifthetrunkisrotted , itcan h . Plan a clear retreat path to the rear and snap and fal ! towardtheoperator , diagonal to the line of fall . Figure _ 9 . 12
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2 . FELLING SMALL TREES - - LESS THAN 6 " IN DIAMETER a . If youknowthedirectionoffall : 1 . ) Make a singlefellingcut on lhe side away from thedirectionof fall 2 . ) Cutallthewaythrough . 3 . ) Stop the saw , put it down , and get away quicklyonyourplanned retreat path . • b . If you are not sure which way the tree will fall , use the notch method described for felling large trees . Figure 19 _ WARNING DO NOT CUT : near electrical wires or buildings . if you do not know the direction of tree fall . at night since you will not be able to see well . - - during bad weather - strong ' wind , snow , rain , etc . / \ \ 3 . FELLING LARGE TREES - - 6 " DIAMETER OR MORE Figure21 Figure22 The notch method is used to cut large trees . A notch is cut on the side of the tree in lhe desired AWAR . ING direction of fall . After a felling cut _ smade on the Stayon the uphillside of theterrain to avoidthetree rott - opposite side of the tree , the tree wifJtend to falt ing or sliding downhill after it has fallen . = intothe notch . NOTE : tf the tree has large buttress roots , re - NOTE : Before the felling cut iscomplete , drive move before making the notch . Cut into the but - wedges to open up the cut when necessary to tresses vertically , thenhorizontally . Figure20 . control the direction offall . Use woodor plastic wedges butneversteelor iron , toavoidkickback a . Make the notchcut . Figure 21 . and chain damage . 1 . ) Cut the bottom of the notch first , through 1 / 3 of thediameter ofthe tree . 2 . ) Complete the notch by making the slant e . Be alert for signs that the tree is ready to fall : cut . 1 . ) craoking sounds . 3 . ) Remove the notchof wood . 2 , ) widening of the felling cut . b . Make the fellingcut on the opposite side of the 3 . ) movement inthe upper branches . notch about 2 " higher than the bottQm of the f . As the tree starts to fall , stop the saw ; put it notch . . down _ and get awa . Y qu ] qk / yon . yQiJrplanned ( ; _ Leave ene _ Jh u , ' _ ut w ¢ . < _ between the felling retreat path . cut and the notch to forma hinge . Figure22 . g . Beextmmelycautiouswithpar'daliyfalleneLe , sthat may be poodysupported . When atree doesn'tfall NOTE : The hinge helps to keep the tree . from completerys , etthe s _ vaside andpulldownthetree twisting . andfa ling in the wrong direction . witha cable winch , blockand tackleortractor . To d . Use a wedge ifthere is any chance that the tree avoidinjury , do notcut down a partiallyfallentree willnot fatl inthe desired direction . with your saw . DON'T PUT YOURSELF IN THESE POSITIONS % Checkthe balance . Checkthewind . Check the lean . Don'tcutonweightedside . Don'tcutdownw _ nd . Don't cuton lean side .
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i iiiiiiiiwllill iiii i i = , = , i I , ul 1 " , , , IIIIJIL _ Iii , i ] , i i F _ I " iiiiiiiiiiiii i iil ii C . BUCKING 1STCtrr PRESSURESlDE _ 4 - - - Bucking is the term used for cutting a fallen tree to the desired log size . 1 . IMPORTANT POINTS a . Cut only one log at a time . 2NOCUT b . Cut shattered wood very carefully . Sharp pieces of wood could be flung toward the operator _ c . Use a sawhorse to cut small logs . Never • " - - - t < - - - lsrc PRESSURES OE allow another persontO hold the log while cut - ringand never holdthe log withyour legor foot . d . Do not cut in an area where logs , limbs and ure2a rootsaretangled suchas ina blown down area . Dragthelogsintoaclearareabeforecuttingbypuii - ingoutexposed and cleared logsfirst . e . Make the first bucking cut 1 / 3 of the way through the fog and finish with a 2 / 3 cut on the opposite side . As the log is being cut , itwill tendto bend , The saw can become pinched or , hung in the log if you make the first cut deeper than 1 / 3 of the d _ ameterof the log . f . ; Give special attention to logs under strain to . pt _ wentthe sawfrem pinching . Make thefirst cut onthepressuresideto relievethe stressontheJog , Figure 24 Figure23 . 2 . TYPES OF CUTTING USED Figure 24 • - - Ovemutting - - begin an the topsideof the log with the bottom of the saw against the log ; exert light pressuredownward . - - Undercutting - - beginon the under side of the log with the top of the saw against the log ; exert light . . pressureupward . Dudngundercuttingt , hesawwiUtend topushbackatyo _ J _ , preparedf _ r _ reaction andhold the sawfirmlytomaintaincontrol . tl . A WARNING . " ] Neverturnthesawupsidedowntounderout . Thesaw t USING 1st I cannot be controlled inth = s position . ANOTHER Cut LOG AS A SUPPORT WARNING If saw becomes pinched or hung in a log , don't try to Rgum26 force it out . Youcan losecontrol of thesaw resulting in serious injury and / or damage to the saw . Stopthe ! - I 8 I , ! saw , drive a wedge of plastic or wood into the cut until the saw can be removed easily . Figure 25 , Restartthesew and carefully reenter the cut . To avoid kickback and chain damage , do not use a metal wedg _ Do not attempt to restart your saw when it ispinched or hung in a log . 1st \ V , / / 2nd \ VIi 1st 3 . " BUCKING - - WITHOUT A SUPPORT ouy , u , _ . Overcut witha 1 / 3 diameter cut , b . Rol [ Iogover andfinish withan overcut , Figure27 14 .
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- ' . - _ % 4 - _ BUCKING - - U'SING ANO1TIER LOG AS A ' L _ WARNiNG SUPPORT ( Figure 26 ) : Do not stand on the log being cuL Any porUon can roll causing loss of footing and control . . i a . InareaA : 1 . ) Undercutll3ofthewaythmughlheiog . 2 . ) Finish withan overcut . b . InareaB : 1 . ) Overcut , 1 / 3 of lhewaythroughthe log . 2 . ) Finishwith an undercut . 5 . BUCKING - - USING A STAND ( Figure 27 ) : a . In area A : 1 . ) Undercut l / 3ofthewaythroughthelog . 2 . ) Finish with an overcut . b . In area B : 1 . ) Over cut 1 / 3 of theway threughthe log . 2 . ) Finish Withan undercut . USE COMMON SENSE . . . . . . . . . . . i i iiiii , J . l . . . . . . . . IIIIIIHII [ IIjI [ I i L = I iiiiii D _ • Work slowly , keeping both hands on the saw 2 . PRUNING with a firm grip . Maintain secure footingand bal - a . Limit pruning to limbs shoulder height or ance . below . Do not cut if branches are higher than e Watch out for springpoles . Use extreme caution your shoulder . Get a pro { essiona ; to do the when cutting small size limbs . Slender material job . may - catch the saw chain and be whipped toward b . Refer to Figure29 for the pruning tech - you or pull you off balance . nique . • Be alert for springback . Watch out for branches 1 . ) Undercut 1 / 3 of the way through the timb _ thatare bent or under pressure as you are cutting near the trunkof the tree . to avoid being struck by the branchorthesaw when 2 . ) Finish with an overcut farther outfromthe the tension inthe wood fibersis released . trunk , : • Keep a clear work area . Frequently clear bran - 3 . ) Keep outof the way of the falling limb . ches out of the way toavoid trippingoverthem . 4 . ) Cut the stump flush near the trunk of the ! - tree . A , WARNING ] A WA . . I . G Be alert for and guard against kickback . Do not ] Never ctimb into a tree to debranch or prune . Do allow the moving chain to contact any other j not stand on ladders , platforms , a log orin any posi branches or objects at the nose of the guide bar J ti0n which can cause you to lose your balance or when debranching or prun { n9 . Allowing such con - j control of the saw . tact can result in serious injury . 1 . DEBRANCHING Removesmall limbs a . Always debranch a tree after it is cut down , withonecut . Only then can debranchingbe done safely and properly . b , Leave the larger lower limbs to support the tree as you work . c . Start at the base of the felled tree and work towards the top , cutting branches and limbs . Remove small limbs with onecut . Fig - Figure28 : ure 28 , d . Keep the tree between you and the chain . Cut from the side of the tree opposite the branch you are cutting . " eo Remove larger , supporting branches with the 1 / 3 , 2 / 3 cutting techniques described in " the bucking section . 1 . ) Start with an undercuL 2 . ) Finish with anovercut . f . Always use an overcut to cut small and freely hanging limbs . Undercutting could cause limbs to fail and pinchthesaw . " Figure29 15
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I I 111 I " - - IIIIIIIIII - _ , E _ I IIII iii jiiiijiiiiiiiiiiii I I I IIIIIIIIIIIIIII . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , i _ , _ . . . . . . . . . . . . ill . . . . . . i i l i , MAINTENANCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I I IIIIII A good maintenance program of regular inspec - ' • Check the saw for loose bolts , screws , nuts tion and care will increase the service life and and tittings regulady , Loose fasteners can help to maintain lhe safety and performance of cause an unsafe condition as well as damage your saw , to your saw . _ I _ WARNING • Make all adjustments or repairs ( except car . " buretor adjustments ) with : Haveailchaln sawservlce performed byaquallfied ser - - - spark plug wire disconnected vicedealer except the items listed inthe maintenance section of this manual . - - engine cool as opposed to a saw that has just been run , i [ i , L , I , , II I II IIII I lil l I il " I II IIIIII ' ' II " _ iiiiiiiiiiii ii iiiiiii i i i I I I , _ WARNING A . GUIDE BAR AND CHAIN Maintain the proper hook angle according to the Increase the service life of your Guide Bar and manufacturer's speclfleatton for the chain you am Chain by : using . Improper hook anglewill lncreasethe chance of . - ; Using the saw properly and as recommended in kickback which can result In serious Injury . Rgure this manual . 33 & 35 . Maintaining correct Chain Tension , page 8 . 5 . ) Correct Depth Gauges . - - PrOper lubrication , page 10 . a . ) Place depth gauge tool over each cutter - - Regular maintenance as described in this depth gauge . Figure 34 . section . b . ) File level with the flat file if depth gauge 1 , CHAIN MAINTENANCE is higher than the depth gauge tool . • Sharpen the chain when : c . ) Maintain rounded front comer of depth wood chips are small and powdery . Wood gauge with a flat file . Figures 34 & 35 + = chips made by the sawchain should be about NOTE : The very top of the depth gauge should be fiat with the size of the teeth of the chain . the fronthalf rounded off with a fiat file . - - saw has to be forced through the cut . - _ saw cuts tO one side . ' l & WARNING + | Depth gauge tool is required to insure proper depth { CAUTION : IAIways wear gloves when handling the gauge . Filing the depth gauge too deep will increase chain . The chain can be sharp enough to cut you even i the chance of kickback which can result in serious though it ; is ' too dull to cut wood . ! l , jury . a . SHARPENING INSTRUCTIONS b . CHAIN REPLACEMENT Items required : Gloves Rat File 1 . ) Use only the Low - KickChain specified for your saw in " Specifications ; ' for replace - 5 / 32 " Dia . file Depth Gauge Tool ment ch _ . - 6 " File holder 2 . ) Replace the chain when cutters or links 1 , ) Stop engine . break , 2 . ) Adjust the chain for proper tension ; page 8 . 3 . ) See a qualified service dealer to replace 3 . ) Work at the midpoint of the bar , movingthe and sharpen iridividuai _ utte _ for ttl _ tteli - chain forward by hand as each cutter is filed . ing your chain . 4 . ) Sharpen cuttem . 4 . ) Always have a worn sprocket replaced by a . ) Positionthe fileholderlevelon the top plate aqualified service dealer when installinghe ofthe cutterand depthgauge as shown in anew chain to avoid excessive wear to t Figure30 . chain . b . ) Alignthe30 ° fileholder marks paraJIeiwith + FILEHOLDER the bar and totho centerofthe chain . I _ LE Figure 31 . c . ) File from inside toward outside of cutter , + straight across on forward stroke in one + d _ re _ c . ' _ f . Use 2 _ , r 3 strokes pe _ cut - [ GAUGE i ting edge . Figure 31 . Figure 30 d . ) Keep all cutters the same length . Figure 32 . CUTTER e . ) Fiie enough to remove any , damage tO cutting edges ( side plate and top plate ) of critter . Figure 32 . f . ) File P100S and PI01S chain to meet specifications shown in Figure 33 . Figure 31 16
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2 . GUIDEBARMAINTENANCE • Use only the Reduced - Kickback Guide Bar • Conditionswhich can require guide bar specified foryour sawin " Specifications " lot maintenance : replacemenL - - saw cuts to one side - - saw has to be forced through a cut a . Remove the guide bar to service . - - inadequate supply of oil to bar and b . Clean oil holes at least once for each five chain . hours of operation . • Check the condition o ! the guide bar each C . Remove sawdust from the guide bar time the chain is sharpened . A worn guide groove periodically with a putty knife or a bar will damage the chain and make cut - wire . Figure 36 . ting more difficult . d . Remove burrs by filing the side edges of • Replace the guide bar when . " the guide bar groovessquarewith a flat file . - - the inside groove of the guide bar rails is Figure 37 . WORN . e . Restore square edges to an uneven rail - - the guide bar is bent or cracked . top by filing with a fiat file . Figure 37 . CUTTERS HOOK TOO MUCH SQUARED REMOVE DAMAGE " SAMELENGTH • o . co . . E . SIDE PLATE TOP PLATE RIGHT WAY WRONG WAY [ Figure32 Figure 35 REMOVE SAWDUST " ' _ L FROM GU , DE BAR GROOVtE _ s _ F V . . . . . . . . . . . . . ; = IIIIIIII Figure36 Figure33 / DEPTH GAUGE TOOL _ , GAUGE GROOVES FILE EDGES _ ' _ GROOVE SQUARE Figure37 Figure 34 , , , ' , , H , ; , ; , ; , . . . . . . . . . . . , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , B . SPARK ARRESTOR . e Carbon deposits build up on the spark ar - restor , as the sawisusedand must beremoved to _ avoidcreatingafirehazardorcausing enginedam - age . e , Rep _ . acethe sp _ , rkat _ , . , _ - tmif - , breaks OCt - tiT . RgUre 38 • Keep the spark arrestor clean at all times . 1 . Disconnect thesperk plugwire . Clean : 2 . Remove the Muffler Cover . Figure38 . - - as required 3 . Remove the screen from the baffle . - - at least onceforeach 25 - 30 hours of operation 4 . Cleanthe screen with a wire brush or replace if 5 . breaks are found . Items required : wire brush , 3 / 8 ' _ wrench 6 . Reassemble parts .
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- - iiiiiiii i r i ' iiiiiil , lmlll . lull IIIII II II Jf C _ STARTER ROPE • A starter rope that breaks next to the'pulley can be repaired . 20 . Turn the pulley 2 complete turns clockwise • Replace the starter rope if the rope breaks mote winding up the spring . than 2 - 3 inches away from the pulley as the rope 2t . Hold the pulley and pull the starter rope to will be too short to repair properly . the full extent of length and let the rope re - NOTE : A recoil springliesbeneaththepulleyand is wind slowly , under tension , if the recoil spdng is disturbed , 22 Replacethe fuel lineinthe slctinthe fan housing ( on considerable time and effort will be required to all modelsexcept2300CVA ) . Becertaln fuelline is reinstall . For this reason , you may want to let a notpinched . qualifiedservicedealerhandlethisrepair , Ifyou do NOTE : Make sure that the tab on the bottom of trytorepairthesta _ temt peand them _ oilspringpops the fuel tank is aligned inthe slot providedin the out , takethe sawto yourdealer . fan housing , figure 10 . 23 . Replace tan housing . WARNING REMOVE Always wear eye protection when servicing the FAN HOUSING starter rope . The recoil spring beneath the pulley SCREWS is undertension . If the spring pops out , serious injury can result . 1 . Drain fuel tank , 2 . Removethetwoscrewsont , hesideofthefanhousing Figure 39 and the screw on the bottom of the fan housing . Figuro39 . 3 . Remove the large screw at the rearof the control handle and the small screw directly below it . Figure 40 , • 4 . Pullthegaslinefromtheflttinggoinginthesawhan - die ( foundonall modelsexcept2300 CVA . ) 5 . Separale the fan housing from the unit . 6 . If the starter ropeis notbroken , releasethe spring Figure40 tension by pulling about t0 inches of rope from the pulley and catch the rope in the notch as shown . Figure 41 . • NOTE : The tension on the starlet spring will be released if the rope has broken . 7 . Turn the pulley counterclockwise unlil the spring tension iS released . _ 9 . Remove the pulley screw in the canter 0 ) ' the pulley . Figure 42 . Figure 41 9 , Lift the pulley caretully while gently twisting it counterclockwise _ . ! 0 . Remove lhs _ ld rope . 11 . Moveaway from thefueltank and meltthe endofthe rope to be installed . 12 . Allow the melted end to drip once ; then while the rope is still hot , pull the melted endthrough a rag to obtain a smooth , pointed end . 13 . Feed the rope through the housing and through the round starter hole . Figure42 . 14 . Guide rope insidepulley , thenthroughthe topside pulleyhole by pushingthe rope from the underside hole with a small round object , such , as a Phillips screwdriver . See insert . Figure42 . 15 . Wrap rope counterclockwise _ around pulley ratchet and tuck loose end back under rope leaving a 3 / 8 to 3 / 4 inch tail laying in the rope groove . Figures 41 & 42 . 16 . Pull rope tightly around the ratchet and wind the rope on the pulley counterclockwise _ . _ . 17 . Set the pulley into the housing ; push it down and engage the spring . 18 . Replace and tighten the pulley screw , NOTCH 19 . Pui ! out 10 inches of rope and set the rope in the Figure 43 18 notch in the pulley . Figure 43 ,
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ii i ii i | ii _ _ i i ii iii i i _ _ i iiiff , L III I I D . CJLRBURETOR ADJUSTMENTS 2 , IDLE SPEED ADJUSTMENT • Poorengineperformancecanbe _ zmsultotother • a . Altowenginetoidle . causes such as dirty air filter , caH _ onbuild - up on b . AdjustIdta Speed Screw untilenginecontinues to muffler outlets , etc . See " Trouble Shooting runwithoutstallingand withoutthechain . moving . Chart " before proceeding with carburetor - - Turn screw clockwise _ to increase adjustments . engine spe _ l ff enginestatlsordies . • For best results , Poulan recommends that you - - Turnscrew counterc / ockwise _ to slow have a qualified service dealer make all car - engine down and ! orto keep the chain from buretor adjustments . Yourdealer has the training , turning . experience and toolsnecessaryto properly adjust c . No further adjustments are necessary if the yoursaw to meet ourfactoryperformancespecifica - chain does notmove at idlespeedand if perfor - tions . This service is not covered by . warrant , if it mance iS satisfactory . becomes necessary for you to make carburetor adjustmentsyourself , followthe procedures below veryc _ refully . I , t _ WARNING Recheck idle speed aftereach adjustment below . The • Tho carburetorhasbeenadjustedatthefactoryforsea I chain must not move at idle speed to avoid sedous injury . levelcondit _ onAs . djustmentsmaybecomenecessary if thesaw isusedatsignificantlyhigheraltitudesor if 3 . LOW SPEED MIXTURE ADJUSTMENT younoticeany oflhe following conditions : a . Allowengine to idle . b Turn the Low Speed Mixture Screw slowly NOTE : Be sure to propedy prepare the saw as clockwise _ untilthe RPM starts to drop . describedin " 1 . Preparation " below , before making Note the position . any adjustments . c . Turnthe LowSpeed Mixture Screwcounterclock - wise _ untilthe RPM speedsup andstads Chain moves when the engine runs at idle to dropagain . Notethe posltion _ speed . See " 2 , Idle Speed Adjustment : ' d . Set the Low Speed Mixture Screw at the mid - - - Saw will not idle . See " 2 , Idle Speed Adjust ° pointbetween the two positions . roent " and " 3 . Low Speed Mixture Adjust - ment . " 4 . ACCELERATION ADJUSTMENT Enginediesor hesitates when it should accel - Ifeeginediesorhesitatesinsteadof acceleraling , turo erate . See " 4 , Acceleration Adjustment . " the Low Speed Mixture Screw 1 / 16ofaturnatatim _ counterclockwise _ until you have smooth - - Loss of cutting power whlch is not corrected acceleration . byairfiltercleaning . " See " 5 . High Speed Mix - ture Adjustment . " 5 . HIGH SPEED MIXTURE ADJUSTMENT [ CAUTION : I Permanent damage willoccurto any | CAUTION : ! Adjustments as small as 1 / 16 of a " turncan affect engine performance . It is impor - 2 - cycle engine if incorrect carburetor adjust - ments are rnade . tant to turn the screw only 1 / 16of aturn peradjust - ment and test the performanceof the saw before if the unit w'dlnot operate prol _ edy after making making further adjustments . these adjustroents , take the sawton qualified ser - vice dealer . a . Make a test cut . b . hz _ ustth _ HighSp _ edMixtumS _ ew ! 1 ! 6of a _ tu [ n aSfollows : The chain will be moving during most of this pro - Clockwise _ ifsawsmokesorlosespower . cedure . Wear your protective gear and observe all t AWAR " iNG i - - Counterclockwise _ ifthe saw hasspeed safety precautions . out of the cut butlackspower in the cut , i . PREPARATION c . Repeat test cut . a . Stop engine . d . Continue 1 / 16of a turn adjustments until the saw b . Use a fresh fuel mixture with proper gasoline / runs smoothly in cut . oil ratio . _ - CAUT ! ON : JAtoo lean highspeed setting ( clock - c . Placethesawonasclid , flatsurfaceand roake sure wise _ adjustment ) wil ! cause engine the chainwili notcontactany object . damage to any 2 - cycle engine from overheating d . Loca _ the three ( 3 ) c _ ' buretor adjusting screw ahci lack of ta " b _ ca't ' _ n . N _ tsetthehlgh sp _ i openingstothedghtofthe airfittercover . Figure44 . roixtum screw so far clockwise _ that you e . Startthe engine and allowengine to idle 3 minutes have high speed but tackpower while cutting , An to warm up . The engine must be at operating effective approach follows : temperature for proper adjustments to be made . . - - Turn screw counterclockwise _ unti ! engine loses power while cutting . CHOKE _ _ HIGH SPEED • - - Then , turn screw clockwise _ in 1 / 16of a CLOSED _ _ Mix SCREW turn increments only until the engine has power while cuffing . IDLE SPEED _ _ , . _ _ - LOW SPEED NOTE : If the unit will not operate properly . after SCREW _ ' _ ' : % ' MIX SCREW making these adjustments , take the saw to a
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i . , , pl , ii i , , i . , . , , , Hill II I JI II [ 111 I I 1 , , , , , , , , I , , • " H . . H . 11 I I m IIIIIIIIIIIII IIIIIIIIIIIIIII III I I I I E . AIR FILTER Never operate the unit without the air • A dirty air filten reduces cutting power filter in place to avoid damage to the engine . - - increases fuel consumption • Clean the Air Filter : . - - frequently , especially under very dusty conditions . - - always after 10 tanks of fuel mixture or 5 hours of operation whichever is less . t . Clean off the carburetor cover and the area around it to keep dirt and sawdust from falling into the carburetor chamber when the cover is removed . 2 . Remove the carburetor cover screws and car * buretor cover . Figure 45 , 3 . Pull out the air filter . 4 . Wash the filter in soap and water . I CAUT | ON : j Do not use gasoline or other flam - mable liquid to clean the filter to avoid creating Figure45 a fire hazard . 9 . Move the choke knob all the way tolhe right . 5 . Squeeze the filter dry . 6 . Add a small amount of oil to coat the filter . 10 . Check the choke shutter to be sure it is closed . Figure 45 . NOTE : Avoid soaking the filter with oil . 11 . Reinstall the carburetor cover and tighten the 7 . Squeeze out excess oil . carburetor " cover screws . 8 . Replace filter by tucking in edges and smoothing it llush with the carburetor housing . 12 . Check the operation of the choke . NOTE : Be careful when replacing the car - NOTE : tf the choke knob sticks or will not move , buretor cover as incorrect placement will pre - remove the cover and repeat steps 9 - 12 above . vent the choke from working properly , , , , ; ' / / , ; ; ; : _ - . . . . . . . . . . . i ii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiii ii iii ii iiiiiiiii i i i II II I i _ F . sTORAGE 4 . Remove , clean , and dry the bar and chain . When your saw is to be stored for over 30 days , 5 . Store the chain in a container filled with of ! always : tO prevent rust , 0rain fuellank sna safe man net , ( See FuelingYour 6 . Apply a coating of oil to the entire surface of Engine " . ) the bar and wrap it in heavy paper , cloth or 2 . Starl engine and allOW to run at idle plasti'c . sp _ ed until th _ engine stops . 7 . Clean the outside surfaces of the engine . 8 . Store the saw in a dry place , out of the reach NOTE : This will remove most of the fuel from the fuel system . of children , and away from where fuel vapors can reach open flames from hot water heater , 3 . Drain oil tank . furnaces , etc . ICAUTION : j Wear protective gloves when han - dling the chain . The chain is sharp and can cul you even when it is not moving . . . . . i , I Ii iiiiiiii I i . . . . j [ i ii i i NOTES . v , • 2O
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G . TROUBLE SHOOTING CHART TROUBLE CAUSE REMEDY , , , , , , , L , , , , , , . , . , . , . l . ENGINE WILL NOT START 1 . Moveswitch to " Starl : " 1 . IgnitionSwitchoff . 2 . Filllank wi _ correct fuel mixture . 2 . Fueltankempty . 3 . Install neW plug and . _ r check ignllion system . 3 , SParkPlugnotfiring . 4 . Fuelno { reachingcarburetor , 4 _ Checkfordirtyfuelfitter ; clean . Checkfor kinked or split fuel line ; repairor replace . 5 . See Starling Instructions . 5 . Engineflooded . 6 . ConraD { a qualified servicedeeler . 6 . Compression low . ENGINE WILL NOT IDLE . . . . . . . . . . 1 . Adiust idlespeed _ clo _ wise to 1 . Idle speed set too low . PROPERLY inciease speed . ! 2 . Idleslseedset too high . ; 2 " Adjustidle speed sinew ceunte / c _ ockwise to reduce speed . 3 , Low speed screw requires adjustmeo { . 3 , See Carburetor Adjuslmeets . 4 _ Crankshaft seals worn . 4 . Contact a qualified serv ' _ e deal _ . 5 Compression low . 5 . Contact a q ualified service dealer , , , , , , ] , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , _ , , l , , ENGINE WILL NOT 1 . SeeCarburetorA _ juslments , 1 , Cad _ retorrequiresa _ justmenL ACCELERATE , JACKS • 2 . Airfilterisdirty . 2 . Clean or replace ab " lilter . POWER OR DIES 3 8park plug fouled . 3 . C / ean or replace Spadc Plug aed mgap . 4 . Carbonbuild - upon exllaustport _ 4 . ContactaqualifiedservicedeaJer , IN THE CUT 5 . LowCompressinn 5 . Contact a qualified service dealer . r . . . . , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , _ , , , , , , , , , , . , . , . , . , . . . i , , , , , , ENGINE SMOKES 1 . Fuel mixture incorrect . 1 . Ernptyfuel tank and refillwith correo { fuef EXCESSIVELY mixlure . 2 . Choke partialtyon . , 2 . PushChoke ixl . 3 . See Carburetor Adjustments . 3 , Highspeed needle requires adjustmenL 4 . Air lilter dirty . 4 , Clean or replace air f _ ter . 5 . Crankcase leak . " 5 . Contact a qualified service dealer , . . . . . , . , . , , , , . . . . . . . , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . . . . . . . . , ENGINE RUNS HOT 1 . Clean area . 1 . Fan housing / cylinder fins dirty . 2 . Fu _ Mixture incorrect I 2 . See Engine Fuel Mixture . 3 . High Speed Mlxtute set too low . 3 , See Catburetor Adjustments . 4 . Ca { ben build - upon spark arrestor screen . 4 . See " Spark Arrestor " . 15 . Spark Plug incorrect . 5 . Rep _ acewithcorrectptugo 6 . Carbonbuild _ . uponexhaustpotts . 6 . Contactaquatifiedservicedealer . i , , , , , , , u , , , , , , , , , , _ , , , . . . . . i , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 INADEOUAEmR ' t Olltankempty . I . Filloiltank . AND CHAIN 2 . lmproperlyadjustedofler . 2 . Adjustoiler , LUBRICATION 3 . Oilpumporoilfilterelogged . 3 . Contactaqualifiedservicedeeler , 4 . Guidebare _ hotebfocked . 4 . Removebarandc _ ean , CHAIN MOVES AT 1 . 1 . See Carburetor Adjustmenls . Idlespeed requires adjustment . IDLE SPEED 2 . 2 . Con _ o { = qualified serv _ . : cedealer . Clutch requires repair . , . , , , , , , _ , , , CHAIN DOES NOT MOVE 1 . 1 , SeeCha , nTen _ o _ . . Chain _ sion too t ! g _ . WHEN ENGINE IS 2 . Carburetor requires adjust menL ! 2 . SeeCarburetorAdj _ ustments . 3 . ACCELERATED 3 . Guide bar rails pinched . Repair or replace . 4 . 4 . Contact a qualified service dealer . Clutch slipping . CHAIN CLATTERS OR Cutters damaged after striking foreign 1 , Contact a . qualified servicedeale _ . material . CUTS ROUGHLY 2 . Chain tension incorrect or loose , 2 . See Chain Tension . 3 . Chain wear due to contact with di _ sand or 3 . Resharpen or replace chain . metalobject in wood . Contact a qualified service de _ Jer , Sprockel worn . : 4 . Cutters dull , impropedy sharpened ; depth gauges too high , 5 . See Chain Sharpening Inslractions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . _ , , , . , , CHAIN STOPS WITHIN 1 . Chakl cutter tops not filed fiat . 1 . See Chain Sharpening Instructions , THE CUT 2 . Guide bar burred orbent ; rail uneven . 2 . Repair or replace Guide Bar , 3 . Clutch slipping . 3 . Contact a qualified service dealer . € _ NCUTS AT 1 , 1 . Cutters damaged on one side . Resharpen until all cutters have equal angle _ ANANGLE and lengths . ! 2 . 2 . Chain duffon one side . Resharpen until all cutters have equalangtes and lengths . 3 . 3 . Guide bar bent , or worn . Replace guide bar .
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| i i , , , , • • _ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . _ " , , i i , , , , , i i , I , ! Illl T , _ , , H • III • if . MAINTENANCE CHART _ _ = 2 = = t'D " _ lit i _ - - - - Visual inspection ( condition , leaks ) x Cla'an x x Tlvottletrtg _ r , safe _ ytllrOttie kx : k . stop switc { l ! Check operabon . . . . i Repracefiiter _ bly - Lwhen cl _ " F _ term tuel tank dirty x Fuel lank Clean , , , , , , , , h , , , , , , , = , , , Cha = n or / tank X Clean Chain lubrication Check X X x tnspecL also check sharpness Saw chain Check chain tenstort X x Sharpen - - when dull Inspect ( wear . damage ) Ciean ( whenever chain is removed for x maintenance } _ , , , , , , _ , Gu _ e I _ ar x X Lubncate sprocket nose x Deburr Replace - - when wOrnor damaged • . = ' LLLL , L _ U . ' . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , , L . . . . . . . . . . Chain sprocket Check - - each timebar , orchainisremoved x = _ , , , : . . . . . . , , , Clean x ! . _ r f _ lter Replace - - when worn or damaged , , , , , Clean x Exh = ust ports , , , , . , , , , , , | , , ± , , , i i , , , L , | I . . . . . . ] X Clean Cyhnderfins _ . , , = , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , , , , , , , Checkiae _ * djustment chain must not turn x Carburetor , , - , _ . . . . . . . ± ' " I ' " I . . . . l . . . . . ! Read _ us _ Mle _ when chain turns at _ e Sparkplug Replace - - when fouled ordamaged ! Allaccessible screwsandnuts ( notadjustingscrews ) " iRel _ ghten . . . . . . . x _ I Inspect x Vibrationmounts Replace . - - whenwornoi'damaged . . . , . , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , L , , , , , , . , , , , , _ . , , , , , , , , . _ x inspect Spark arrestor scre _ Repiace - - whenwornordamaged 22
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iiiiiilu • il . . . . . . . I i II ii I I , _ 11 i , , , i , , iiiiiiiii ! _ b JI , . . . . . . . . . - ; . . . . . . . . . . r I ' 1 I il I I ' 11I1 _ I POULAN ® ACCESSORIES f III iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii " : ii i iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii _ ii iiiiiii See your Poulan ® dealer 1oraccessories sndpsrls , Fuel & Oil Caps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 952 - 010436 Electric Sharpener ( with all stones ) . . . . . 952 - 800516 Air Filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 530.023791 Sharpener Stones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 952 - 093094 File - Fiat - 6 " . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 952 - 055027 2 - _ ycie Engine Oil File - Round - 5 / 32 " . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . _ . . 952 - 055026 3.2 oz . - 40 : 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 952 ` 030133 • 8 oz . _ 10 : l . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 552 - 030128 F _ le & Holder - 5 / 32 " . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . : 852 - 055031 Depth Gauge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 552 - 055028 Bar & Chain Lubricant 32 oz . . . . . . . . . . " . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 952.030129 Bar Wrench . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 952 - 031096 Carry Case . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 952 - 030116 i gal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 952 - 030130 Chain Brake Kit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 952 - 069201 Safety Helmet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 952 - 030013 illustrated Parts List Sound Suppressor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 952 - 006315 Model 1800 & 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 530.056069 Safety Goggles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 852062003 Safety Face Shield . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 952 - 701601 Model 2300 AV , 2300 CVA . . . . . . . . . . 530 - 064828 Operators Manual . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 530 - 066921 Sprocket - 3 / 8 _ Spur . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 952 - 048078 Spark Plug . . . . . . , . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . . 952030037 iiiii ii . . . . . . . . . . . . IIIII i i i ] llllllllUllll i • i Iiiiii ii iii i i iiiii i I I i NOTES
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k _ ii illllll if i , , i . . . . . . . . . . . . . _ 1 I I Ili . . . . . . . . II I I I ¸ IIII1 ' I III PARTS AND SERVICE Your Poulan _ / Weed Eater _ product has been expertlyengineered and carefully manufactured to rigid quality standards . As with all mechanical products , some . adjustments or part replacement may be necessary during the life of your tool . FOR SERVICE OR REPLACEMENT PARTS : 1 . , Consult the yellow pages of your phone directory for the name of the nearest Poulan / Weed Eater Master Service Dealer ( under " saws " for Chain Saws or under " lawnmowers " for Trimmers , Brushcutters and Blowers ) or Skii Service Center ( under " tools - electric " ) . 2 . For replacement parts , have available the following information : a . Descriptionof the tool . b . Model number . . c . Part Number or description ofpart . NOTE : Poulan / Weed EaterDivisionprovides parts and service through its authorized . distributersand dealers ; therefore , all requests for p _ , tt _ tlhd sewice should be directed to your localdealer ( s ) . The philosophy of Poulan / Weed EaterDivi , sion is to continually improveall of its products , Written notices of changes and improvements aresent to authorized Poutan / weed Eater Dealers . Ifthe operatingcharactedstics or the appearance of yourproduct differsfrom those described in this Operator's Manual , please contact your local Poulan / V _ bed Eater Dealer for updated information and assistance . Always update your tool when improvements are made available , especially those related to safety . Parts and repair service are not available directly from Poulan / Weed , Eater Division White Consolidated Industries , inc . DIVISION WHITE CONSOLIDATED INDUSTRIES , INC . . . . . . . . . . . . . j , Hi NH illll Shreveport , Louisiana 71139 - 9329 ' . . . . " . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ' . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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