Fig. 6 - Install Spring
Place a dab of grease on pulley. Set pulley into housing
and bend tang down. See Fig. 6. Adjust tang gap as
shown. Pulley must be depressed fully into rewind
housing when measuring tang gap.
NOTE: Do not remove nylon bumper from old style tang
when replacing metal pulley with nylon pulley. Replace
nylon bumpers if worn.
Place a 3/4" square piece of stock into center of pulley
hub or make rewind toot similar to one shown in Fig. 7.
GRASPING STOCK WITH A WRENCH, WIND PULLEY
COUNTERCLOCK-WISE UNTIL SPRING IS WOUND
TIGHT. Then back off pulley one turn or until hole in
pulley for rope knot and eyelet in blower housing are in
alignment. See Fig. 11 or 12.
Spring should be securely locked in smaller portion of
tapered hole. See Fig. 8.
Inspect rope. Replace if frayed. Insert rope through
handle and tie a figure eight knot. Insert pin through knot
and pull tightly into handle. Fig. 9. ALWAYS SEAL
BOTH ENDS OF KNOT.
Fig. 9 - Install Rope
If re-using old rope, burn pulley end of rope with a match.
Wipe with waste cloth, using caution, while it is still hot,
to prevent swelling and unraveling.
NOTE: WHEN INSTALLING A NEW ROPE, CHECK
PARTS LIST TO BE SURE CORRECT DIAMETER AND
LENGTH ROPE IS USED.
A rope inserter tool may be made by using a piece of
music wire or spring wire, and forming it as shown in Fig.
Fig. 10 - Rope inserter
Thread wire and rope through rope eyelet in
housing and out pulley hole. (CAUTION: Rope
must pass inside a guide lug on metal pulley.) Fig. 11.
Fig. 11 - Inserting Rope, Old Style
Fig. 12 - Inserting Rope