Your router has been shipped completely assembled
ready for use. Inspect it carefully to make sure no breakage
or damage has occurred during shipping. If any parts are
or missing, contact
your nearest Sears Retail
Store to obtain replacement
parts before attempting
operate router. A wrench and this owner's manual are also
If any parts are missing, do not operate your router until
the missing parts are replaced. Failure to do so could
result in possible serious personal injury.
To turn your router ON, depress the switch trigger, Release
switch trigger to turn your router OFF,
The switch of your router is equipped with a lock-on feature
which is convenient when operating for extended periods of
time. To lock on, depress the trigger, push in the lock button
located on the side of the handle_ then while holding the lock
button pushed in, release tke trigger. To release the lock,
depress the trigger and release it.
Before connecting your router to power supply source,
always check to be sure it is not in lock-on position
(depress and release switch trigger).
Failure to do so
could result in accidental starting of your router resulting
in possible serious injury. Also, do not lock the trigger on
jobs where your router may need to be stopped suddenly.
A clear plastic chip shield is installed on the front of your
router for protection against flying dust and chips. The shield
is designed to fit the opening of the router base. If necessary
to remove chip shield, squeeze the tabs on each end and pull
outward. To replace, squeeze the tabs at each end, fit into
opening, then release. NOTE: Model No. 315.175060 has a
chip shield on the front and rear opening of the router base.
For your protection,
do not use router without chip
shield(s) properly in place. If desired, the horsepower label
can be removed from chip shield by simply peeling off.
Your router has a wrench storage area located on the top end
cap portion ofthe motor housing. When installing or removing
cutters, remove the wrench from its storage area. Proper
storage of wrench when not in use will help reduce the
possibility of losing wrench.
SPEED SWITCH WITH ELECTRONIC
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Your router has advanced electronic features, designed to
assist you in getting the maximum use from your router. By
making proper speed selections, your router can be adjusted
to specific routing needs. This eliminates much of the guess
needed to perform a given job. Both the
like results with fewer job errors.
The variable speed control allows the router speed to be
adjusted from 15,000 to 25,000 rpm. The variable speed
located outside the right
handle near the operator's thumb or hand.
Speed can be set according
to the approximate
you wilt be using and to the hardness
material being cut. The best cuts are made when the cutter
is fed through material at the proper rate of feed.
DUST BAG ASSEMBLY
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The dust bag located on the side of your router provides a
dust collection system for your router. For more efficient
operation, empty dust bag when half full.
Do not connect router to power supply before installing dust
bag or connecting it to a dust collection system.
To prevent the possibility of sb.wdust or foreign objects
being thrown into your face and eyes, never attempt to
use your router without
dust bag properly
Sawdust or foreign objects being thrown into your face or
eyes could result in possible serious injury.
TO INSTALL DUST BAG:
The dust bag should be installed by slipping it with a twisting
motion over the blower exhaust. The bag should be installed
with the zipper down when router is in upright position.
Remove dust bag from router, open zipper and shake out
dust. Occasionally turn the dust bag inside out and brush the
of dust from the inside of the bag. This will
allow the air to flow through the bag better.