OPERATOR’S MANUALTP30 GAS PRUNERRY52014SAVE THIS MANUAL FOR FUTURE REFERENCEYour pruner has been engineered and manufactured to our high standard for
10WARNING: Do not allow familiarity with tools to make you care-less. Remember that a careless fraction of a second is sufficient to inflict
11OPERATIONFig. 7CUTTING GUIDEFig. 6�NOTE: For second and final cuts (from top of limb or branch), hold front cutting guide against the limb being cu
12OPERATIONFig. 12POSITION FOR STARTINGSee Figure 9.Lay the pruner on the ground and ensure that no objects or obstructions are in the immediate vicin
13FLATSAPPROX .050 IN. (1.25 mm)Fig. 14Fig. 13WARNING:When servicing, use only identical replacement parts. Use of any other parts may create
14MAINTENANCEREPLACING THE BARSee Figures 15 - 20.WARNING: To avoid possible serious injury, stop engine before re-placing the bar, chain, or performi
15IDLE SPEED ADJUSTMENTSee Figure 21.If the chain turns at idle, the idle speed screw needs adjusting on the engine. Turn the idle speed screw counter
16MAINTENANCECUTTING CORNERSIDE PLATEDEPTH GAUGETOEGULLETHEELRIVET HOLETOP PLATEPARTS OF A CUTTERFig. 24HOW TO SHARPEN THE CUTTERSSee Figures 24 - 27.
17MAINTENANCEFig. 28Fig. 29AIR FILTERCOVERLATCHREPLACING AND CLEANING AIR FILTERSee Figure 28.For proper performance and long life, keep air filter cl
18TROUBLESHOOTINGPROBLEM CAUSE REMEDYEngine will not start. No spark. No fuel. Engine is flooded. Starter rope pulls harder now than when new.C
19WARRANTYLIMITED WARRANTY STATEMENTTechtronic Industries North America, Inc., warrants to the original retail purchaser that this RYOBI® brand outdoo
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20WARRANTYTHE FOLLOWING CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD (CARB) STATEMENT ONLY APPLIES TO MODEL NUMBERS REQUIRED TO MEET THE CARB REQUIREMENTS.TECHTRONI
21WARRANTYEMISSIONS MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE AND WARRANTED PARTS LISTEmissions Parts Inspect Before Clean Every Replace Clean Every Replace Every
983000-88211-29-05 (REV:00)OPERATOR’S MANUALTP30 GAS PRUNERRY52014 WARNING:The engine exhaust from this product contains chemicals known to the State
3WARNING!Read and understand all instructions. Failure to follow all instructions listed below, may result in electric shock, fire and/or serious pers
4 Kickback is a dangerous reaction that can lead to serious injury. Kickback may occur when the moving chain con-tacts an object at the upper portion
5SYMBOLSGasoline and OilUse unleaded gasoline intended for motor vehicle use with an octane rating of 87 [(R + M)/2] or higher. This product is powere
6SYMBOLSSERVICEServicing requires extreme care and knowledge and should be performed only by a qualified service technician. For service we su
7 FEATURESFig. 1PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONSEngine Displacement ...
8ATTACHING THE “J” BARRIER HANDLESee Figure 2. Hold the top and bottom clamp snugly in position on the shaft housing so that the handle will be loca
9 Reinstall the bolt, lock washer, and hex nut to secure. Connect the latch on the shoulder harness to the strap hanger.ASSEMBLYCONNECTING THE POW