1. Open tripod legs to (Reasonable) desired height & tighten adjustment nut. 2. Put sandbags strap/handle over adjustment nut (If it looks like the height will be ok) 3. Place wooden pedestal into tripod top hole 4. Place flaker unit onto pedestal 5. Secure flaker unit using ratcheting strap run through the handle 6. *If needed to be raised up higher, with an assistant loosen adjustment nut and raise entire unit, then tighten up nut 7. Plug remote controller into matching port (sending outlet) on back of unit (or make sure the wireless remote is there) 8. Set remote volume setting to at least ¾ or 75% 9. Make sure large power switch on rear of unit is “ON” (will be litt) 10. Turn on red power button on remote (“A” button on wireless). There will be a delay before unit starts. 11. When Flakes start flowing, adjust volume to desired setting 12. When flakes stop flowing, turn of unit using remote. Lower unit if necessary and unscrew cap bottle, then lift empty bottle out of cavity. 13. Place full bottle into cavity and replace flow tube then screw down cap 14. Turn unit on using remote controller 15. **Note – avoid letting the unit run dry for any amount of time, as it could burn up the pump 16. Please call Ice Express at (713) 941-7733 for questions of further instructions.