154408 manual 4/30/02 10:16 AM Page 1 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Safety Instructions For All Tools • KEEP WORK AREA CLEAN. Cluttered areas and benches invite injuries. • CONSIDER WORK AREA ENVIRONMENT. Don’t expose power tools to rain. WARNING: When using electric tools, basic safety precautions should Don’t use power tools in damp or wet locations.
154408 manual 4/30/02 10:16 AM Page 2 sure switch is off when plugging in. Additional Safety Instructions for Grinders • EXTENSION CORDS. Make sure your extension cord is in good condition. When • Always use guards and eye shields. Always wear safety glasses or other eye pro- using an extension cord, be sure to use one heavy enough to carry the current tection when operating this tool and keep the eye shields mounted in their prop- your product will draw.
Remove the tool rests from the top portion of the poly-foam carton liner and install them to the wheel guards as shown in Figures 1A (1766) and 1B (1788). Use the bolts and washers from the plastic bag to secure them in place.
To operate the grinder, put on safety glasses and turn the tool on. Allow it to reach full speed (3600 RPM for 1788, 3450 RPM for 1766) before grinding. Hold the workpiece firmly and against the tool rest. Hold very small pieces with pliers or other suitable clamps.
154408 manual 4/30/02 10:16 AM Page 5 6" to prevent movement of the grinder when pressure is applied against a grinding wheel. To mount your bench grinder, follow the steps below: 1. Cut out the template on the dotted line and tape it down to your workbench where you want to mount the tool.
SPACER 8. Install the new wheel or other accessory. Be sure that both wheel wash- ers are in place (concave sides toward wheel). See Figure 4. (for 1766 see Figures 4 and 5). 9. Hold as before and tighten the nut firmly but do not overtighten.
(1-800-923-8665) or contact Black & Decker (U.S.) Inc., Consumer Services Department, 626 Hanover Pike, P.O. Box 618, Hampstead, MD 21074. 1-800-9-BD TOOL (1-800-923-8665) 1766 GRINDING WHEELS MAX. SAFE SPEED 5/8" Face, 6" dia. 60 grit medium grinding wheel 4136 RPM One Year Free MaIntenance 3/4"...