Rover 9859, 9862, 9848, 9858, 9885, 9859 - 5HP Petrol User Manual

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Owners Manual

Chip 'N Shred

Model No: 9859 - 5HP Petrol

9862 - 5.5HP Petrol

9848 – 3.5HP Petrol

9858 - 3.5HP Petrol

9885 - 240 Volt Electric

Rover Mowers Limited

Chip `N Shred

PREFACE

Congratulations on your purchase of a quality Australian made and owned ROVER product.

This manual covers the operation of the petrol and electric powered Rover Chip `N Shred.

Please read and understand this Owners Manual, and the accompanying Engine manufacturers manual for petrol models.

If any point is unclear, contact Rover Mowers Limited or any authorised Rover Mower service dealer.

WARNING

The safety of the user and others involved. Personal injury may result should this information be disregarded

CAUTION

Follow these instructions to avoid machine damage and possible loss of warranty.

CONTENTS

 

Preface

. .............................................................

iii

Safety instructions . ............................................

iv

1.

Specifications ...............................................

1

2.

Setting up .....................................................

1

2.1

Loose parts kit ...............................................

1

2.2

Hopper, handle and baffle assembly . ............

2

2.3

Hopper assembly to body .:. ..........................

2

2.4

Chipper tube to body . ...................................

2

2.5

Mulch bag . ....................................................

2

2.6

Engine lubrication - Petrol Models ................

2

2.7Fuel - Petrol Models . ....................................3

3.

Operation .....................................................

3

3.1

To start the engine - Petrol Models . ..............

3

3.2

To stop the engine - Petrol Models ...............

3

3.3Rotor engagement - Petrol Models . ..............3

3.4

Rotor disengagement - Petrol Models . ..........

3

3.5

Operation - Electric Models . ..........................

3

3.6

Shredding Material .......................................

3

3.7

Chipper tube feeding . ...................................

3

3.8

Screens .........................................................

4

3.9

Screen removal . ............................................

4

3.10

Screen fitting ..................................................

4

4.Maintenance

4.1

Oil Change - Petrol Models.............................

4

4.2

Lubrication points - Petrol Models...................

4

4.3

Drive belt adjustment - Petrol Models .............

4

4.4

Drive belt adjustment - Electric Models . ........

4

4.5

Chipper blade removal and fitting . .................

5

4.6

Chipper blade sharpening .............................

5

4.7

Flails .............................................................

5

4.8

Flail removal . ................................................

5

4.9

Flail fitting . ....................................................

5

4.10

Routine maintenance......................................

5

5.Composting . ..................................................... 6

5.1

Mulch ................................................................

6

5.2

Compost ...........................................................

6

5.3

Humus . ..............................................................

6

5.4

Mulching the garden . ........................................

6

5.5

Composting ......................................................

6

5.6

Suitable materials for composting . ....................

6

5.7

Materials that should never be composted . .......

6

ILLUSTRATIONS

 

Figure 1.

Hopper assembly . .........................................

i

Figure 2.

Hopper baffle fitting . ......................................

i

Figure 3.

Hopper handle to hopper . .............................

i

Figure 4.

Hopper assembly to body .............................

i

Figure 5.

Chipper tube to body assembly .....................

i

Figure 6.

Mulch bag fitting ...........................................

i

Figure 7.

Clutch lever - Petrol Models . ........................

ii

Figure 8.

Screen fitting , ............................................... ii

Figure 9.

Drive belt adjustment - Petrol Models.............

ii

Figure 10.

Drive belt adjustment - Electric Models ..........

ii

Figure 11.

Chipper blade removal and fitting...................

ii

Figure 12.

Rotor assembly..............................................

ii

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