Read and understand all instructions. Failure
to follow all instructions listed below may result
in electric shock, fire and/or serious personal injury.
Save all warnings and instructions for future
reference. The term "power tool" in the warnings
refers to your mains-operated (corded) power
tool or battery-operated (cordless) power tool.
WORK AREA SAFETY
■ Keep work area clean and well lit. Cluttered
or dark areas invite accidents.
■ Do not operate power tools in explosive
atmospheres, such as in the presence of
flammable liquids, gases or dust. Power
tools create sparks which may ignite the dust
■ Keep children and bystanders away while
operating a power tool. Distractions can
cause you to lose control.
■ Power tool plugs must match the outlet.
Never modify the plug in any way. Do not
use any adaptor plugs with earthed
(grounded) power tools. Unmodified plugs
and matching outlets will reduce risk of
■ Avoid body contact with earthed or grounded
surfaces such as pipes, radiators, ranges
and refrigerators. There is an increased risk
of electric shock if your body is earthed or
■ Do not expose power tools to rain or wet
conditions. Water entering a power tool will
increase the risk of electric shock.
■ Do not abuse the cord. Never use the cord
for carrying, pulling or unplugging the power
tool. Keep cord away from heat, oil, sharp
edges or moving parts. Damaged or
entangled cords increase the risk of electric
■ When operating a power tool outdoors,
use an extension cord suitable for outdoor
use. Use of a cord suitable for outdoor use
reduces the risk of electric shock.
■ If operating a power tool in a damp location
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is unavoidable, use a ground fault circuit
interrupter (GFCI) protected supply. Use of
a GFCI reduces the risk of electric shock.
■ Stay alert, watch what you are doing and
use common sense when operating a
power tool. Do not use tool while tired or
under the influence of drugs, alcohol, or
medication. A moment of inattention while
operating power tools may result in serious
■ Use personal protective equipment. Always
wear eye protection. Protective equipment
such as dust mask, non-skid safety shoes,
hard hat, or hearing protection used for
appropriate conditions will reduce personal
■ Prevent unintentional starting. Ensure the
switch is in the off-position before
connecting to power source and/or battery
pack, picking up or carrying the tool.
Carrying power tools with your finger on the
switch or energizing power tools that have
the switch on invites accidents.
■ Remove any adjusting key or wrench
before turning the power tool on. A wrench
or a key left attached to a rotating part of
the power tool may result in personal injury.
■ Do not overreach. Keep proper footing
and balance at all times. This enables
better control of the power tool in
■ Dress properly. Do not wear loose clothing
or jewelry. Keep your hair, clothing and
gloves away from moving parts. Loose
clothes, jewelry or long hair can be caught
in moving parts.
■ If devices are provided for the connection
of dust extraction and collection facilities,
ensure these are connected and properly
used. Use of these devices can reduce dust
POWER TOOL USE AND CARE
■ Use only with compatible Craftsman 20V
Max powered by DieHard slide-type lithium-
ion battery packs.