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Operation; Installing/removing Cutters - Craftsman 315.17504 Owner's Manual

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WARNING:
Your router should never be connected to power supply
when you are assembling
parts, making adjustments,
installing
or removing
cutters,
or when
not in use.
Disconnecting
your router will prevent accidental starting
that could cause serious injury.
INSTALLING/REMOVING
CUTTERS
See Figures 2 and 3.
UNPLUG YOUR ROUTER.
WARNING:
Failure to unplug your router could result in accidental
starting causing serious injury.
If your router
is Model
No. 315.175060,
before
installing/removing
cutters, you must remove one
of the chip shields from router base.
A spindle
lock is located on the front of the motor
housing. To activate lock, push spindle lock in and slide
into lock position. See Figure 2.
WARNING:
To prevent damage to the spindle or spindle lock, always
allow motor to come to a complete stop before engaging
spindle lock.
PEaceyour router upside down on table, then turn collet
nut with wrench until lock mechanism
interlocks.
See
Figure
3.
NOTE: Spindle lock is spring loaded and will snap into
position when lock mechanism interlocks.
WARNING:
If you are changing
a cutter immediately
after use, be
careful not to touch the cutter or toilet with your hands or
fingers. They will get burned because of the heat buildup
from cutting. Always use the wrench provided.
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Remove cutters by turning collet nut counterclockwise
enough to allow cutter to slip easily from collet. See
Figure 3. The collet is machined to precision tolerances
to fit cutters with 1/4 in. diameter shank size.
With your router still upside down on table, insert shank
of cutter into collet. The shank of your cutter should be
close to but not touching bottom of collet.
Tighten the collet nut securely
by turning clockwise
with the wrench provided. See Figure 3. Push spindle
lock in and slide into unlock position. Otherwise,
the
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TO LOCK
PUSHIN TO
TO UNLOCK
SPINDLE
LOCKAND UNLOCK
SPINDLE Fig. 2
COLLET
CUTTER
NUT
WRENCH
TO LOOSEN
COLLETNUT
interlocking
mechanism of the spindle lock will not let
you turn your router on.
Replace chip shield on Model No. 315.175060.
WARNING:
Do not use cutters with undersized shanks. Undersized
shanks will not tighten properly and could be thrown from
tool causing injury.
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