USER MANUAL SPECIFICATIONS - CARACTÉRISTIQUES - ESPECIFICACIONES Electric Chain Saws MODEL PEAK H.P. WEIGHT (LBS) W/BAR & CHAIN MODÉLE CHEVAUX MAXIMUM POIDS (LIVRES) AVEC GUIDE CHAINE ET CHAINE MANUEL DE UTILISATION Tronçonneuses Electriques MODELO ITENSIDAD MAXIMA DE CABALLOS DE FUERZA PESOS (LIBRES) CON BARRA Y CADENA MS1630NT 9.68...
TABLE OF CONTENTS - TABLE DES MATIERES - Dear Customer, TABLA DE CONTENIDOS Thank you for purchasing a McCulloch product. With proper operation and maintenance, it will provide you with years of service. IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS ...3 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS .
(ANSI/UL 1662-1995) (CAN/CSA-Z62.1-03) 1-2. INSTRUCTIONS DE SECURITE IMPORTANTES Su Sierra de Cadena McCulloch esta proveída con una etiqueta de seguridad localizado en la manija del CHAIN ® 1. PIÈCES DE RECHANGE - Pour les réparations, utilisez exclusivement des pièces de rechange identiques.
4. CONSIDER THE WORK AREA ENVIRONMENT: Use extreme caution when cutting small sized brush and 10. DRESS PROPERLY: Do not wear loose clothing or jewelry. They can get caught in moving parts. Rubber gloves saplings because the slender material may catch the saw chain and be whipped toward you or pull you off bal- and non-skid footwear are recommended when working outdoors.
16. STAY ALERT: Watch what you are doing. Use common sense. Do not operate the chain saw when you are tired. B. Do not over reach. Keep all parts of the body away from the saw chain when the motor is operating. Before you start the saw, make C.
18. Safety clothing required by your safety organizations, government regulations, or your employer should be used; off. Do not attempt to make any repairs to the electric switches. Take your saw to a McCulloch Authorized Service otherwise, snug fitting clothing, safety footwear, and hand and ear protection should be worn.
1-4. GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS FOR CHAIN SAW USERS 8. Do not attempt a pruning or limbing operation in a standing tree unless specifically trained to do so. 9. Guard against kickback. Kickback is the upward motion of the guide bar that occurs when the saw chain, at the 1.
KICKBACK may occur when the NOSE or TIP of the guide bar touches an object, or when wood closes in and pinch- es the saw chain in the cut. Tip contact in some cases may cause a lightening-fast reverse reaction, kicking the guide bar up and back toward the operator.
2 - GENERAL INFORMATION - RENSEIGNMENTS GENERAUX - 2-2.SAFETY FEATURES INFORMACION GENERAL Numbers preceding the descriptions correspond with the numbers on preceding page to help you locate the safety feature. 3 TRIGGER START / STOP SWITCH stops saw motor when released. 7 ELECTRIC MOTOR is double insulated for added safety.
2-3. GLOSSARY 13. LOW-KICKBACK CHAIN - A chain that complies with the kickback performance requirements of ANSI B175.1- 1. BUCKING - The process of cross cutting felled tree or log into lengths. 1991 when tested on a representative sample of chain saws. 2.
3 - ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS - INSTRUCTIONS POUR MONTAGE - INSTRUCCIONES DE ENSEMBLADO 3-1.INTRODUCTION This unit is designed for occasional homeowner use and should not be used for commercial purposes or subjected to heavy continuous use. Your new chain saw can be used for a variety of projects such as cutting firewood, making fence posts, felling small trees, limbing, pruning at ground level, and light carpentry.
3-5B 3-5C 3-4A TO ADJUST SAW CHAIN TENSION: With no tools system - wear gloves while tensioning chain. ® 3-4. SAW CHAIN TENSION ADJUSTMENT NOTE: Make sure the CHAIN BRAKE is disengaged.s ® Proper tension of the saw chain is extremely important and must be checked before starting, as well as during, any Disengage the CHAIN BRAKE (D) by pulling it backward (Figure 3-5B).
3-6. SELECTING THE PROPER EXTENSION CORD FOR YOUR SAW MODEL OIL CAP BOUCHON DU RESERVOIR D’HUILE TAPADERA DE ACEITE Minimum Gauge Wire Length of Power Cord Ampere Saw Model Volts AC Rating 25 ft. / 7.5m 50 ft. / 15m 100 ft.
4 - OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS - FUNCTIONMENT - INSTRUCCIONES DE OPERACION 4-1C 4-1D ® 4-1A 4-1B 3. Grip the saw with both hands, left hand holding the front /handle (DO NOT HOLD CHAIN BRAKE ) and the right hand holding the rear handle. Thumbs and fingers should encircle both handles (Figure 4-1C). 4.
Le niveau d’huile du réservoir peut être contrôlé grâce au voyant (D) se trouvant sur le côté droit de la tronçonneuse. Esta sierra mecánica McCulloch está equipada con un freno de cadena y una protección de asa. Le réservoir est plein quand l’huile se trouve jusqu’en haut du voyant (Figure 4-3A).
® D. Grasp the front handle (not the CHAIN BRAKE /Hand Guard Lever) with your left hand. Thumb and fingers should encircle the handle. E. Grasp the rear handle with your right hand. Thumb and fingers should encircle the handle. F.
If felling a tree on sloping ground, the chain saw operator should keep on the mation, contact the McCulloch Product Service Department toll-free number listed on the back cover of this manual. uphill side of the terrain, as the tree is likely to roll or slide downhill after it is felled.
WARNING Do not cut down a tree during high or changing winds or if there is a danger to property. Consult a tree professional. Do not cut down a tree if there is a danger of striking utility wires; noti- fy the utility company before making any cuts.
5-3B 5-3C 5-3A 5-2A 5-3. BUCKING Bucking is cutting a fallen log into lengths. Make sure you have a good footing and stand uphill of the log when cut- ting on sloping ground. If possible, the log should be supported so that the end to be cut off is not resting on the WARNING ground.
Il est recommandé de lubrifier la roulette après chaque usage. Nettoyer toujours complètement la roulette du guide- chaîne avant sa lubrification. Outil de lubrification : McCulloch’s Lube Gun (à jeter) 5-4. TRONCONNAGE SUR CHEVALET Cette burette est équipée d’un bec-aiguille permettant l’accès au point de lubrification sur le guide-chaîne.
GUIDE BAR MAINTENANCE Most guide bar problems can be prevented merely by keeping the chain saw well maintained. Incorrect filing and non-uniform cutter and depth gauge settings cause most guide bar problems, primarily resulting in uneven bar wear. As the bar wears unevenly, the rails widen, which may cause chain clatter and difficulty in making straight cuts.
What is a Low-Kickback Saw Chain? A low-kickback saw chain is a chain which has met the kickback performance requirements of ANSI B175.1. ® By keeping the CHAIN BRAKE and saw chain in good working condition and correctly serviced as recommended in this manual, you will be able to maintain the safety system of your chain saw over the life of the product.
BREAKING IN A NEW SAW CHAIN 7- PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE - ENTRETIEN PREVENTIF - A new chain and bar will need readjustment after as few as 5 cuts. This is normal during the break-in period, and the INSTRUCCIONES DE MANTENIMIENTO interval between future adjustments will begin to lengthen quickly. Over a period of time, however, the moving parts of the saw chain will become worn, resulting in what is called CHAIN 7-1.
7. No motor lubrication is necessary. The motor is equipped with lifetime lubricated bearings. 8 - PARTS LIST 8. If the saw does not operate, turn switch to OFF position and disconnect the extension cord, first from the power supply, then from the saw. Check the power supply for blown fuses or tripped circuit breakers. If it still does not MODEL MS1630NT / MS1640NTCC operate, contact the MTD Product Service Department, through the toll-free number listed on the back cover of this manual, for service information.