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Craftsman 358.34160 Operator's Manual

IMPORTANT
MANUAL
operator's
manual
• Assembly
• Operation
• Maintenance
• Repair Parts
MODEL
NO.
358.34120"
2.0/12"
358.34150
- 2.0/14"
2.0114"
P.S.
AkWAR N! N G:
read and follow
Safety Rules, PreQautions
and
Operating
"lnstruc.
tions. Failure to do so can
result in serious personal
injury.
DoNot
Throw Away
°
@/____,_S / CRI:1 F TSMRN®
.2.0/12".. 2.0/14" 2.0/14"-ES.
ELECTRIC CHAIN SAWS
,
u
i
.
,ll,
Record in the space provided below the Model No. and Serial No. of
your saw. These numbers are located on the starting instructions
decal.
Model No.
Serial No.
Retain these numbers for future reference.
530.067381-3-21088
Sears, Roebuck
and
Co., Chicago,
Ill 60684
U.S.A.
• -_©S_'slko_b.ck _ a Coi_ 1 988

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    IMPORTANT MANUAL DoNot Throw Away ° operator's manual • Assembly • Operation • Maintenance • Repair Parts MODEL 358.34120" 2.0/12" 358.34150 - 2.0/14" 2.0114" P.S. @/____,_S / CRI:1 F TSMRN® .2.0/12".. 2.0/14" 2.0/14"-ES. ELECTRIC CHAIN SAWS ,ll, AkWAR N! N G: Record in the space provided below the Model No.

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    FULL 1 YEAR-WARRANTY ON ELECTRIC CHAIN (Excluding Bar & Chain) For one yearfrom date of purchase, Sears w_lt repairdefects in material or wo_manshtp in _is 2X) Electric Chain Saw at no charge, This warrantyexCludes b_r & chain, whic_h are expendable parts and become wornduring normaluse. Ifthis2J0 Efectdc Chain Saw is usedforcommerciai or rentalpurposes,thiswarrantyappliesforonly30 days fromdateofpurch ase_ WARRANTY S ERV{CE ISAVAI/_ABLEBYRETUR NING THE CHAIN SAWTO THE NEAREST SEARS SERVICE C ENTER/DEPARTMENT INTHE U NITED STATES.

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    " iiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiii iiiiiii IIIIIIII I IIII iiii iiiiiiiiii i SPECIAL SAFETY SECTION ....IIIH IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII GUARD AGAINST KICKBACK Kickback is a dangerous reaction that can lead to 1. Recognize that kickback can happen. With a basic serious injury. Do not rely only on the safety devices understandingofkickback, you can reduce theele- provided wtth your saw.

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    • iii i iiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii i i I iiiiiii i i m i i ,i i IH,HIH ,11 II tll IIIIIII SPECIAL SAFETY SECTION (continued) ,1111 I mm, wml,,i ml, II I I iml=l, i= i. ill ,mHIml " _kWARNING Because a c hain saw is a high-speed wood-cutting tool, Special safety precautions must beobserved to reduce the rlskof accidents.

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    SPECIAL SAFETY SECTION (continued) ..II I I IIIII IIIIIIIII OPERATE YOUR SAW SAFELY 3, Keep chain and guide bar clean and properly 1. Do not operate a chain saw that is damaged, lubricated. improperly adjusted, or not completely 4. Keep oii cap, screws and fasteners tight. securely assembled.

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    KNOW YOUR CHAIN SAW .., ,,,,, A. INTRODUCTION • Yoursaw has been designedwith safety in mind and includes the following features as standard equipment: Reduced-KickbackGuide Bar (Lo-Kick _) m Low-Kickback Chain (Xtra-GUARD ®) Handguard AWARNING The following features are included on your saw to help reduce the hazard of kickback.

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    " ..I.... , ..,,,, ,,,ll PREPARING YOUR SAW FOR USE iiiiiiiiiiii A. GETTING READY I. READ YOUR OPERATOR'S MANUAL CARE- 2. HAVE THE FOLLOWING AVAILABLE: FULLY.YourOperator'sManual has been developed a. Protective Gloves. to help you prepare yoursaw for use and to unders- b.

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    ¢, ATTACHING THE BAR AND CHAIN • Your saw is equipped with a Reduced-Kickback Guide Bar and a Low-Kickback Chain. Use only the Reduced.Kickback Guide Bar and Low-Kickback Chain specified for your chain saw m odel: when replacing these parts, See "Specifi- cations;' page 2.

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    ..... IIIIFIIIIIIII _IIIIILI _llili LIIIII Iipjiiiiiiiiiii Iiiiiiiiiiiiiii II iiiii iiiiiii i iii *1 I i iiiiii D. CHAIN TtNSi0N * Chain tension Is very important: --A loose chain will wear the bar and itself. • Chain tension is correct when the chain: --A loose chain can jump offthe bar while you are --can be lifted about 118"from the Guide Bar at a cutting...

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    • " i i "'=' " ,.., • , I IIIII =_ 1 USING YOUR SAW A. CONTROL DEVICES Understanding the control devices on your saw is The Trigger Switch startsor stopsthe motorand is an Important part of learning how to properly and located in the rear handle.

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    " i IIII HI i I uSiNG THE POWER SHARP ® SYSTEM (MODEL 358.34160 ONLY) IIIIIIUIIII III I I II I IIII!I Modet358,34160isequippedwitha PowerSharp ® Systemthat • Replace the sharpening Stone when a new will perform appro_Jma_ly80%ofthesharpening necessaPj f or Power Sharp + chain is installed, The sharpen- thesaw chain.

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    I • IIIIIIIIIIIIII I[ Jllllllllllllllllll I I I II • I HAND FILING--, Requiredafterevery3rdto5th time the PowerSharp® Systemis usedto correctthe OFFILEHOLDER"I_ _ aOUND FILE side plates and depthgauges, ONTOPOF ____'_ _t ,,. '" NOTE: tf abrasive materials such as rocks, naits, CUTTER sand, or dirt are contactedby the chain, the side...

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    TYPES OF CUTTING , ,! IIIIIIIIIIIIIII I IIIIIII IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII IIII lJ IIIIIIIIIIIIIII IIIIIIIIIWIIIIJ III A. BASIC CUTTING TECHNIQUE 1. IMPORTANT POINTS a, Cut wood only. Do not cut metal, plastics, BEGIN CUTTING WITH THE SAW masonry, n on-wood building materials, e tc.Do not FRAME UP AGAINST THE LOG.

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    FELLING SMALL TREES _ LESS THAN 6 _' IN DIAMETER a. If you knowthe directionoffall: 1.) Make a single felting cut on the side away from the direction of fall 2.) Cut all the way through. 3.) Stop the saw, put it down, and get away quickly on your planned retreat path.

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    iiiii ii,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, IIIIIIIIH BUCKING 1STCUT PRESSURESIDE ---t <---. Bucking is the term used for cuffing a fallen •o w ,... - _,_.J,, __-_ .__4,._L.___ _-___; "-'__mm¢_ tree to the desired log size. 1. IMPORTANT POIN_ 2ND CUT a. Cutonlyone log ata time, 2ND CUT b.

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    BUCKING-- USING ANOTHER LOG AS A SUPPORT(Figure 31): ,_WARNING " • Do not stand on the log being cut. Any portion can roll a. In areaA: causing Jossof footing and control, 1 .) Undercut 1/3 oftheway throughthe log. 2.) Finishwith anovercut. b.

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    iiiiii iii I [i i i i i ,i ,, ,,,,,i, ill i ii : iiiii iiii ii iiiiii i iiiiiiiiiiiii MAINTENANCE IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII IIII IIII11111 IIIIII lJllllll IIIIIIIII IIIIIIIIIII A good maintenance program of regular inspec- _WARNING tion and care will increase the service life and Avoidaccidental starting.

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    SUPPORT JCAUTION: ! Always wear gloves when handling the FLAT SIDE OUND FILE chain. The chain is sharp enough to cut you even OF FILE HOLDER though it is too dull to cut wood. DEPTH ON TOP OF CUTTER 1. CHAIN MAINTENANCE AUGE * Sharpen the chain when: PLATE...

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    C;CHAIN REPLACEMENT willdamage the chainand makecuttingmope difficult. 1) Use on,f the Low-Kick Chainspecified • for yoursawin "Specifications," • Replace the guide barwhen: replacement chain. 2) Replace the chain when cutters or --the inside grooveofthe guide bar railsis links break. worn, 3) See your Sears Service Center to...

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    .Lii,ui, i,,,,,,, MODEL 358.34150 MODEL 358.34160 SPROCKET BEVE LED WASHER CURVES AWAY FROM POWERHEAD THRUST WASHE R BEVE LED WASHERS CURVE TOWARD POWERHEAD ,_, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,j ..ii,l,,, When your saw is to be stored for over 30 days 4. Apply a coating of oi'l to the entire surface of always: the bar and wrap it in heavy paPer, cloth, or 1.

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    ..i ....t '..... '" , ,,i ' "I"'_I_, ' '_"':"""' "'i.......,,,,i ... I"ROUBI.E SHOOTING CHART Read and follow all safety instructions in the Special Safety Section before servicing your saw. TROUBLE CAUSE REMEDY Oil inadequate for bar,, ..1. Ofllank empty ....

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    SEARS CHAIN REPAIR PARTS LIST - MODEL NO. 358.341-20-2.0/12;' 358.34150-2.0/14" 358.34160-2.0/14" MODEL 358.34160 ONLY MODEL 358.34160 ONLY MODEL 358.34120 & L', /48 358.34150 8-- 3 MODEL 358.34124) & 358.34150 MODEL 358.34160 ONLY...

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    SEARS CHAIN REPAIR PARTS LIST - MODEL 358.34120-2.0/12" 358.34150-2.0/14" 358.34160-2.0/14" PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION Screw 530-026448 Motor Hsg, 530-015494 530-025458 Clutch Drive 530-015495 Screw 530-028567 Clutch Drum 530-023535 ..,_pacer 4 ..530=089752 .` Bolt Mof0i"_sembl_ 530-015503 530-025873 Safety Lock Button 530-02545 i Handguard 530-025518...

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    NOTES...

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    QUICK REFERENCE PAGE Read and follow all Safety Rules, Precautions and Operating instructions. serious personal iniury. Failure to do so can result page SAFETY RULES AND PRECAUTIONS ........... PREPARATION ............... Wear persona] protectivegear-gloves; safety footwear; snug fitting clothing; and eye, hearing and head protection.

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    The Model Number will be found under the handle with the Serial Number. Always mention the Model Number when requesting service or repair parts for yo_Jr Chain Saw. All parts listed herein may be ordered from any 'Sears Service Center and most Sears Stores.

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358.34150, 358.34120

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