Craftsman 172.10853 Owner's Manual page 9

7 1/4-in. circular saw
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ADDITIONAL RULES FOR SAFE OPERATION cont.
6. ALWAYS check for damaged
parts. Before further
use of the tool, a
dguard or other part that is damaged
should
be carefully
checked
to
etermine
if it will operate
properly
and perform
its intended
function.
Check for mlsalignment
or binding
of moving
parts, breakage
of parts,
and any other condition
that may affect the tool's operation.
A guard or
other part that is damaged,
should
be properly
repaired
or replaced
at
a Sears Service
Center. Following this rule will reduce the risk of
electric shock, fire or serious injury.
7. DO NOT abuse the cord. NEVER
use the cord to carry the tool or pull
the plug from the outlet.
Keep cord away from heat, oil, sharp edges
or moving
parts. Replace
damaged
cords immediately.
Damaged
cords
increase the risk of electric shock. Following this rule will reduce the risk of
electric shock or fire.
8. ALWAYS
make sure that your extension
cord is in good condition.
When using an extension
cord be sure to use one that is heavy enough
to carry the current
that your tool will draw. A wire gauge (AWG) of at
least 14 is recommended
for an extension cord 25 feet or less in length.
When working outdoors ALWAYS
use an extension cord that is suitable for
outdoor use. The cord's jacket will be marked WA. Smaller
gauge
wires,
have greater
capacity
(16 _,auge wire has more capacity
than 18 gauge
wire). An undersized
cord w=llcause a drop in line voltage,
resulting
in loss
of power and overheating.
9. ALWAYS
inspect
and remove
all nails
from
lumber
before
sawing.
Following
this rule will reduce
the risk of serious
personal
injury.
10. DO NOT use the tool while tired
or under the influence
of drugs,
alcohol
or any medication.
Following
this rule will reduce
the risk of
electric
shock, fire or serious
personal
injury.
11. SAVE THESE
INSTRUCTIONS.
Refer to them
frequently
and use them
to instruct
others who may use this tool. If someone
borrows
this tool,
make sure they have these
instructions
also.
Z_ WARNING:
The operation
of any circular
saw can result in foreign objects being thrown into your
eyes. which can result in severe eye damage.
Before
beginning power tool operation, ALWAYS
wear safety
goggles or safety glasses with side shield and a full
face shield when needed.
We recommend
A Wide
Vision Safety
Mask for use over eyeglasses
or
standard
safety glasses with side shield,
available at
Sears
Retail Stores,

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