STEP 1

Photo #1

Photo #2
A) Scrape and clean shaft thoroughly (use emery tape). (Photo #1).

B) Use a dial caliper to determine where taper (if any) ends from propeller hub. (Cutter cannot be mounted over taper.)
MUST BE CLAMPED ON STRAIGHT SHAFT. (Photo #2) For acceptable installation refer to Diagrams A, B & C here.

C)
Also check shaft size. Shaft should measure .002 over nominal; metric or oriental should be ordered to exact .001 (Photo #2).

D)
In preparation for installation - disassemble cutter:
(1) Loosen stationary blade screws only 1/2 way out (screws #4 on Line and Net Cutter Assembly).
(2) Remove screws on rotating cutters.

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