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Installing Bits - Craftsman 973.113270 Owner's Manual

Variable speed/reversible 3/8" 9.6 volt cordless drill/driver
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INSTALLING
BITS
See Figure 6.
Lock the switch trigger by placing the direction of
rotation selector in center position. See Figure 2.
Open or close chuck jaws to a point where the
opening is slightly larger than the bit size you intend
to use. Also, raise the front of your drill slightly to
keep the bit from falling out of the chuck jaws.
Insert drill bit into chuck the full length of the jaws
as shown in Figure 6.
CHUCKJAWS
CHUCKBODY
DRILLBIT
CHUCK COLLAR
/
RIGHT
Fig. 6
Tighten the chuck jaws on drill bit.
To tighten the chuck jaws on drill bit; grasp and
hold the collar of the chuck with one hand, while
rotating the chuck body with your other hand.
Note: Rotate the chuck body in the direction of
the arrow marked LOCK to tighten chuck jaws.
Do not use a wrench to tighten or loosen the
chuck jaws.
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WARNING:
Do not insert drill bit into chuck jaws
and tighten as shown in figure 7. This could cause
drill bit to be thrown from drill resulting in possible
serious personal injury or damage to the chuck.
REMOVING
BITS
See Figure 6.
Lock the switch trigger by placing the direction of
rotation selector in center position. See Figure 2.
Loosen the chuck jaws from drill bit.
To loosen: grasp and hold the collar of the chuck
with one hand, while rotating chuck body with your
other hand. Note: Rotate chuck body in the
direction of the arrow marked UNLOCK to loosen
chuck jaws.
Do not use a wrench to tighten or loosen the
chuck jaws.
Remo_,e drill bit from chuck jaws.
ADJUSTABLE
TORQUE
CLUTCH
Your drill is equipped with an adjustable torque clutch
for driving different types of screws into different
materials. The proper setting depends on the type of
material and the size of screw you are using.
TO ADJUST
TORQUE
Identify the six torque indicator settings located on
the front of your drill. See Figure 8.
Rotate adjusting ring to the desired setting.
1
2
3
4
5
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For driving small screws.
For driving screws into soft material.
For driving screws into soft and hard
materials.
For driving screws in hard wood.
For driving large screws.
For heavy drilling.
TO DECREASE
ADJUSTING
TORQUE
RING
TOINCREASE
TORQUE
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8
Fig. 7
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