To reduce the risk of fire or explosion,
do not operate
this vac in areas with
gases, vapors or explosive
dust in the air. Flammable
but are not limited to; lighter fluid, solvent type cleaners,
base paints, gasoline,
dusts include but
are not limited to; coal, magnesium,
grain or gun powder.
Do not vacuum
liquids or hot ashes. Do not use
this vac as a sprayer. To reduce the risk of health hazards from vapors or
do not vacuum toxic materials.
risk of hearing
wear ear protectors
using the vac for extended
when using it in a noisy area. The
of any utility vac can
result in foreign
blown into the eyes, which can
result in severe eye damage.
wear safety goggles
ANSI Z87.1 (shown
Sears retail stores.
To reduce the risk of electric
has a polarized
plug (one blade
is wider than the other). This plug will fit in
outlet only one way. If the plug
does not fit fully in the outlet, reverse the
plug. If it still does not fit, contact a quali-
to install the proper outlet.
Do not change
the plug in any way.
• "HI" position will operate
at full power.
• "OFF" turns vac off.
• "VAR" allows you to run vac at different
by using the VARIABLE
This allows you to "Dial Down" the suction
of the vac for use on carpet, curtains
you need less than full power.
1. The filter must always be in correct
position to avoid leaks and possible
2. When using your vac to pick up very
fine dust, it will be necessary
for you to
empty the drum and clean the filter at
peak vac performance.
NOTE: A dry filter is necessary
to pick up
tf you use your vac to pick up
dust when the filter is wet, the filter will
clog quickly and be very difficult to clean.
3. If your filter is wet but you need to use
the vac to pick up dry material,
quickly dry the filter by running the vac
for 10 minutes.
The clean air rushing through the vac
will help dry the filter.
Fine Particle Fil-
ter, stock number
9-17918 will do a better
job stopping the very fine particles
filter. This filter will stop
of all particles
as small as .75
1. When picking up small amounts of liq-
uid the filter may be left in place.
2. When picking up large amounts
uid we recommend
that the filter be
If the filter is not removed,
will become saturated
appear in the exhaust.
Do not remove the filter
cage or float. It is there to shut off air-
flow when the drum is full of liquids.