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Owner's Manual
ICRRFTSHRN _
27 Ton Hydraulic
Log Splitter
Model No.
247.794510
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CAUTION:
Before using this product,
read this manual and follow all Safety
Rules and Operating Instructions.
Sears, Roebuck And Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179, U.S.A.
Printed
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770-10036A
(7/99)
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    Owner's Manual ICRRFTSHRN _ 27 Ton Hydraulic Log Splitter Model No. 247.794510 CAUTION: Before using this product, read this manual and follow all Safety Rules and Operating Instructions. Sears, Roebuck And Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179, U.S.A. Printed in U.S.A. 770-10036A (7/99)

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    ON CRAFTSMAN LOG SPLITTER For one year from the date of purchase, when this Craftsman log splitter is maintained, lubricated, and tuned up according to the operating and maintenance instructions in the operator's manual, Sears will repair, free of charge, any defect in material or workmanship.

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    This symbol points out important safety instructions which, if not followed, could endanger the per- sonal safety and/or property of yourself and others. Read and follow all instructions in this manual before attempting to operate your log splitter• Failure to comply with these instructions may result in personal injury. When you see this symbol--heed its warning.

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    helper i sassisting i nloading l ogs, n ever a ctivate Horizontal Operating Position: Stand behind thecontrol until t hehelper the reservoir tank. See illustrations, i s clear of the area. More accidents occur when more than one person operates the log splitter than at any other time.

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    Never a ttempt tosplitwoods across thegrain. wedge. Such alterations may cause your splitter Some types ofwood mayburst o rflyoutofyour to be unsafe. splitter a ndresult i ninjury toyouora bystander. Perform all recommended maintenance Forlogsthatarenotcutsquare, thelongest procedures before you use your splitter. portion ofthelogshould berotated down and Do not service or repair your log splitter without themost s quare endplaced against thesplitting...

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    • Make certain pump is mounted and aligned • Split wood with the grain (lengthwise) only. properly. Never: • Use a flexible "spider" type coupling between Use when fluid is below 20 ° F, or above 150 ° F. engine and pump drive shafts. Use a solid engine/pump coupling.

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    Remove the spring clip and the clevis pin from NOTE: All hardware needed for assembling your the jack stand. Pivot the jack stand to the Craftsman log splitter has been placed in position on operating position (90°), end secure with the the equipment.

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    Preparing the Engine Clevis ! Place the log splitter on a firm, level surface. ! Tongue Check engine oil as instructed on page 10. Fill engine with gasoline as instructed on Assembly Spring page 10. Clip Preparing the Log Splitter Lubricate the beam area where the splitting wedge will slide with engine oil (do not use grease).

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    Know Your Log Splitter Read this owner's manual and safety rules before operating your log splitter. Compare the illustrationson this page with your equipment to familiarize yourself with the location of various controls and adjustments. Save this manual for future reference, The operation of any log splitter can result in foreign objects being thrown into the eyes, which can result in severe eye damage.

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    Operating Controls Before Starting (See Figure 7.) Oil Fill-Up Only use high quality detergent oil rated with API service classification SF, SG or SH. Select the again refer to the safety rules on page 3 4. WARNING: Before using your log splitter, oil's viscosity grade according to the expected and 5 of this manual.

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    WARNING: Do not fill closer than 1/2 inch of • Use control handle to run wedge up and down top of fuel tank to prevent spills and to allow beam 6 to 8 times to circulate the hydraulic fluid, which will warm and thin the fluid. for fuel expansion.

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    Operating the Log Splitter Stand behind the reservoir tank. See Figure 11. Operate the control handle with your right hand WARNING= Wear leather work gloves, and stabilize the log, if necessary, with your left hand. safety shoes and safety glasses to operate the _ogsplitter.

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    Maintenance Schedule <'_ / _'9 / //Fill" "lnsarvlce" dates here Check hydraulic fluid _" __'_ Change hydraulic fluid Chang hyd auliof,te Check hoseclamps Lubricate beam and wedge Check engine oil Changeengine Oil "_ Service aircleaner I,,IJ Clean engine Service spark plug Clean engine linkages General Recommendations be 1.5"...

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    Check the hose clamps on the return hose at When engine is drained of all oil, replace drain least once a season. plug securely. Refill with fresh oil. Refer to GAS AND OIL FILL- Beam And Splitting Wedge UP section of this manual. Replace dipstick.

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    Spark Plug WARNING: Temperature of muffler and nearby areas may exceed 150 ° F(65°C). Clean spark plug and reset the gap to .030" at Avoid these areas. least once a season or every 50 hours of operation. See Figure 15. Spark plug Clean engine replacement is recommended at the start of each season.

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    be space between end of the engine and the WARNING: Always stop engine, coupling haft. See Figure 16,2. disconnect spark plug wire, and move it away from spark plug before performingany adjustments or repairs. Tires • See sidewall of tire for recommended pressure. Maximum tire pressure under any circumstances is 30 p.s.i.

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    To adjust: NOTE: If desired, the gibs may be rotated and/or turned over for even wear. • Loosen three hex bolts on top of the wedge plate (beneath the splittingwedge). See Figure 17. • Remove the center bolt on top of the wedge plate.

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    Prepare your log splitter for storage at the end of the • Never use engine or carburetor cleaner products season or if the log splitter will not be used for 30 days in the fuel tank or permanent damage may or more.

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    Possible Cause Problem Corrective Action 1, Broken Drive shaft. 1. Return unit to Sears service center. Cylinder rod will not move I 2. Shipping plugs left in hydraulic hoses 2. Disconnect hydraulic hose, remove shipping plugs, and reconnect hose. 3. Set screws in coupling not adjusted 3.

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    Troubleshooting Guide continued Possible Causes Problem Corrective Action Engine fails to start 1. Didy air cleaner. 1. Serviceair cleanerfollowing instructions on page 14 of thismanual. 2. Fill tank with fresh fuel. 2. Fueltank empty, or stale fuel. I 3. Blocked fuel line. 3.

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    Craftsman 6.5 H.P. Log Splitter Model 247.794510 •{ 11 7 _ 33 57 59 64 _...

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    Craftsman 6.5 H.P. Log Splitter Model 247.794510 PART DESCRIPTION PART DESCRIPTION 781-0323B Gear Pump (11 GPM) Wedge Asm 718-0683 712-0239 Lock Nut 1/2-20 737-0329 45 Degree Elbow 710-1018 Hex Bolt 3/8-16 x 3" Lg, Hex Cap Screw 1/2-20 x 2.75 710-0521 Hex Nut 3/8-16 Thd.*...

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    Tecumseh E ngine model 1 43.99650 Part No. Description Qty. 640020A Carburetor (Incl. 187B & 239 1 of Engine Parts List) 632539 Throttle Shaft & Lever Assembly 632593 Dust Seat 632541 Throttle Shutter 650506 Throttle Shutter Screw 632773 Venturi Float Bowl 632675A 632544 Float Shaft...

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    Tecumseh Engine model 143.99650 260__370A 2£2 t8 256 • _215 _275 187A • 243 _'70...

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    Tecumseh Engine model 1 43.99650 Key Pad No. Part No Description Qty. Description Qty. 650924 Screw, 1/4-20 x 1-9/16" RPM High 3100 to 3400 611154 Flywheel Key RPM Low 2000 to 2300 611170 Flywheel 36177 Cylinder (Incl. 2,10,12,20 & 125) 650815 Belleville Washer 27652...

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    Tecumseh E ngine model 1 43.99650 Table continued Key Pa_ No. Description Qty. 36038 Slower Housing 650929 Screw, 1/4-20 x 11/16" Screw, 1/4-20 x 1/2 " 65073? !263 36108 Trim Ring Muffler 36107 36043 Locking Plate 650927 Screw, 5/16-18 _ 2-11/32" 34449A Starter Cup 650926...

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    Tecumseh E ngine model 1 43.99650 I! - Part No. Description Qty. 590737 Rewind Starter 590740 Retainer 590616 Starter Dog 590617 Dog Spring 590618A Pulley & Rewind Spring Ass'y. 590687A Starter Housing Assembly (40 degree grommet) 590535 Starter Rope ( 98" X 9/64" dia.) 590701 Starter Handle 590760...

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    For in-home major brand repair service: Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 1-800-4-MY-HOME (1-800-469-4663) Para pedir servicio de reparaci6n a domicilio -- 1-800-676-5811 In Canada for all your service and parts needs call 1-800-665-4455 Au Canada pour tout le service ou les pieces 1°800-665-4455 For the repair or replacement parts you need: Call 7 am - 7 pm, 7 days a week 1-800-366-PART...

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