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I don't know how to thread the Craftsman Electric Leaf Wacker

This was given to us used. We've had it in our garage for a long time with no instructions. I bought some thread, but can't figure out how to use it.

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The center rotating disk contains two sets of holes, very near the center silver screw on my unit. The holes form two small tunnels through the black plastic. You cut two 10-12 inch pieces of heavy plastic weedwacker line and thread one piece through each tunnel. the loose ends are then poked through the large hole nearby so that each set of lines points straight out from the center. You end up with four cutting "blades" which revolve to cut up the leaves. The don't have to be attached...they stay in place as they rotate.. I could send you a picture but I think you will not need one. good luck, Vernon

Posted on Apr 29, 2009

  • jim56cvy Sep 30, 2010

    This sounds like the leaf shredder I just sold. I am looking for a manual to send to the elderly gentleman who bought it. It is a Sears Craftsman Leafwacker Plus, Model 633.799861. Any idea where I can get one?

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