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Craftsman 315.101160 Operator's Manual

Craftsman 315.101160 Operator's Manual

1/2 in. drill variable speed/reversible double insulated


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1/2 in. DRILL
Model No.
: To reduce the risk of injury,
the user must read and understand the
operator's manual before using this product.
Customer Help Line: 1-800-932-3188
Sears, Roebuck and Co., 3333 Beverly Rd., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 USA
Visit the Craftsman web page:
09-28-06 (REV:02)
Save this manual for future reference


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  • Page 1 Customer Help Line: 1-800-932-3188 Sears, Roebuck and Co., 3333 Beverly Rd., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 USA Visit the Craftsman web page: Save this manual for future reference 983000-742 09-28-06 (REV:02)
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    If this Craftsman tool fails to give complete satisfaction within one year from date of purchase, RETURN IT TO THE NEAREST SEARS STORE IN THE UNITED STATES, and Sears will replace it, free of charge. If this Craftsman tool is used for commercial or rental purposes, this warranty applies for only 90 days from the date of purchase.
  • Page 3: General Safety Rules

    GENERAL SAFETY RULES n Remove any adjusting key or wrench before turning WARNING! Read all instructions. Failure to follow the power tool on. A wrench or a key left attached to all instructions listed below may result in electric a rotating part of the power tool may result in personal shock, fire and/or serious injury.
  • Page 4: Specific Safety Rules

    GENERAL SAFETY RULES Maintenance section of this manual. Use of SERVICE unauthorized parts or failure to follow Maintenance n Have your power tool serviced by a qualified repair instructions may create a risk of shock or injury. person using only identical replacement parts. This will ensure that the safety of the power tool is WARNING! To reduce the risk of injury, user must...
  • Page 5: Symbols

    SYMBOLS Some of the following symbols may be used on this tool. Please study them and learn their meaning. Proper interpretation of these symbols will allow you to operate the tool better and safer. SYMBOL NAME DESIGNATION/EXPLANATION Volts Voltage Amperes Current Hertz Frequency (cycles per second)
  • Page 6 SYMBOLS The following signal words and meanings are intended to explain the levels of risk associated with this product. SYMBOL SIGNAL MEANING Indicates an imminently hazardous situation, which, if not avoided, will DANGER: result in death or serious injury. Indicates a potentially hazardous situation, which, if not avoided, could WARNING: result in death or serious injury.
  • Page 7: Electrical

    ELECTRICAL DOUBLE INSULATION EXTENSION CORDS Double insulation is a concept in safety in electric power When using a power tool at a considerable distance from tools, which eliminates the need for the usual three-wire a power source, be sure to use an extension cord that has grounded power cord.
  • Page 8: Features

    FEATURES PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS Chuck ............1/2 in. Keyless Input ........120 V, 60 Hz, AC only, 6 Amps Switch............Variable Speed Torque..........Maximum 265 No Load Speed ..........0-800/min. Net Weight.............4.95 lbs. TOP VIEW LEVELS END VIEW LOCK-ON BUTTON AUXILIARY HANDLE ASSEMBLY SPINDLE LOCK KEYLESS CHUCK DIRECTION OF ROTATION SELECTOR (FORWARD/...
  • Page 9: Assembly

    FEATURES KNOW YOUR DRILL LIVE TOOL INDICATOR See Figure 1. The live tool indicator is located on the handle of the Before attempting to use this product, familiarize yourself drill and indicates that the tool is connected to a power with all operating features and safety rules.
  • Page 10: Operation

    OPERATION KEYLESS CHUCK WARNING : Do not allow familiarity with tools See Figure 2. to make you careless. Remember that a careless The drill has a keyless chuck that makes it simple to fraction of a second is sufficient to inflict serious tighten or release drill bits in the chuck jaws.
  • Page 11 OPERATION WARNING: Always unplug the tool when installing or removing bits, adjusting settings, or when the tool is not in use. Failure to unplug the tool may result in accidental starting and serious personal injury. SPINDLE LOCK See Figure 3. n To lock the spindle, depress and hold the spindle lock button.
  • Page 12 OPERATION USING THE AUXILIARY HANDLE ASSEMBLY LOCK-ON BUTTON See Figure 5. See Figure 6. An auxiliary handle is packed with the drill for ease of This drill is equipped with a lock-on feature, which is operation and to help prevent loss of control. The handle convenient for continuous drilling for extended periods of can be rotated 360°...
  • Page 13 OPERATION END VIEW DRILLING See Figures 7 - 8. Levels are located on the top and end of the motor housing to help keep the drill bit level during use. n Depress and release the variable speed switch to be sure the drill is in the OFF position before connecting it to a power supply.
  • Page 14: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE MALLET WARNING : When servicing, use only identical Craftsman replacement parts. Use of any other parts may create a hazard or cause product damage. WARNING : Always wear safety goggles or safety glasses with side shields during power tool operation or when blowing dust.
  • Page 15: Accessories

    MAINTENANCE TO RETIGHTEN A LOOSE CHUCK n Insert the hex key into the chuck and tighten the chuck jaws securely. Tap sharply with a mallet in a The chuck may become loose on the spindle and develop counterclockwise direction. This will loosen the chuck a wobble.
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