Craftsman 315.115690 Operator's Manual

Craftsman 315.115690 Operator's Manual

19,2 volt cordless jig saw variable speed/orbital
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To reduce the risk of injury,
the user must read and understand the
operator's manual before using this
Help Line: 1-800-932-3188
and Co., 3333
Rd., Hoffman
IL 60179
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11-21-07 (REV:02)
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  • Page 1 SOLD SEPARATELY operator's manual before using this product. Customer Help Line: 1-800-932-3188 Sears, Roebuck and Co., 3333 Beverly Rd., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 Visit the Craftsman web page: Save this manual for future reference 983000-920 11-21-07 (REV:02)
  • Page 2 SEARS STORE OR OTHER CRAFTSMAN OUTLET (N THE UN(TED STATES FOR FREE REPLACEMENT. If this Craftsman tool is used for commercial or rental purposes, this warranty applies for only 90 days from the date of purchase. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
  • Page 3 PERSONAL SAFETY WARNING! Read all instructions. Failure to follow [] Stay alert, watch what you are doing and use all instructions listed below may result in electric common sense when operating a power tool. Do shock, fire and/or serious injury. The term "power not use a power tool while you are tired or under tool"...
  • Page 4 Maintain power tools. Check for misalignment nails, screws, or other small metal objects that can make a connection from one terminal to another. binding of moving parts, breakage of parts, and any other condition that may affect the power tooi's Shorting the battery terminals together may cause burns or a fire.
  • Page 5 Hold tool by insulated gripping surfaces when can propel debris and chemicals. If exposed, flush with performing an operation where the cutting tool may water immediately. contact hidden wiring or its own cord. Contact with [] Do not charge battery tool in a damp or wet a "live"...
  • Page 6: Symbols

    Someofthefollowing symbols maybeusedonthis product. P lease studythemandlearn theirmeaning. Proper interpretation ofthesesymbols willallowyouto operate the product b etterandsafer. SYMBOL NAME DESIG NATIO N/EXPLANATIO Volts Voltage Current Amperes Hertz Frequency (cycles per second) Watt Power Minutes Time Alternating Current Type of current Direct Current Type or a characteristic of current No Load Speed...
  • Page 7 If you do not understand the warnings and to your nearest SEARS PARTS AND REPAIR SERVICE instructions in the operator's manual, do not use this CENTER for repair. When servicing, use only identical product. Call the Craftsman Consumer Helpline at replacement parts. 1-800-932-3188 for assistance. WARNING: The operation of any power tool can result in foreign objects being thrown into your eyes, which can result in severe eye damage.
  • Page 8 PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS Length of Stroke ............1 in. Cutting Angle ........ 0 ° to 45 °, Left and Right Strokes Per Minute ......... 0-2,100/min. Orbital Motion ............ 4 Positions Switch ............Variable Speed Laser Guide ......Class Ilia, <5mW max, 650nm Blade Clamp ............
  • Page 9: Features

    KNOWYOURJIG SAW LOCK-OFF BUTTON See Figure 1. Your saw is equipped with a lock-off button which reduces The safe use of this product requires an understanding the possibility of accidental starting. the information on the tool and in this operator's manual ORBITAL ADJUSTMENT KNOB...
  • Page 10: General Safety Rules

    TO INSTALL BATTERY PACK d_lLWARNING:Donotallowfamiliarity withtoolsto See Figure 2. makeyoucareless. Remember thata careless fractionofa second issufficient t o inflictserious [] Lock the switch trigger by placing the rotation selector in the center position. injury. [] Place the battery pack on the tool. [] Make sure the latches on each side of the battery pack WARNING:Always wearsafetygoggles or safety snap into place and the battery pack is secured on the...
  • Page 11 TO iNSTALLBLADES See Figure 3. [] Remove battery pack. SAW gLADE [] Lift blade clamp lock/release lever located on front of saw. [] Insert saw blade between blade clamp and saw bar as far as possible. [] Release and lock blade clamp lever, [] Replace battery pack.
  • Page 12 LOCK-OFF BUTTON SWITCHTRIGGER See Figure 7. The lock-off button is located on the handle above the LOCK-0FF BUTTON switch trigger. You must depress the lock-off button in order to pull the switch trigger. The lock resets each time the trigger is released. NOTE: You can depress the lock-off button from either the left or right side.
  • Page 13 PLUNGE CUTTING ANGLE CUTTING (BEVEL CUTTING) See Figures 9 - 10. See Figures 11 - 12. Bevel cutting angles may be adjusted from 0 ° to 45 ° right WARNING: To avoid loss of control, broken blades, or left. Angles for cuts from 0 ° to 45 ° in 15 ° increments are marked on a scale on both the left and right side of or damage to the material being cut, always use the base.
  • Page 14 SPLINTER-FREE CUTTING See Figures 13- 14. The base of the jig saw has a narrow slot to permit splinter-free cutting. It is especially useful when cutting plywood. This feature should only be used when making straight cuts or circle cuts. It is not for bevel cutting or plunge cutting.
  • Page 15: Adjustingthe Laser

    WARNING: When servicing, use only identical Avoid using solvents when cleaning plastic parts. Most Craftsman replacement parts. Use of any other part plastics are susceptible to damage from various types of may create a hazard or cause product damage. commercial solvents and may be damaged by their use.
  • Page 16: Accessories

    BATTERIES BATTERY PACK REMOVAL PREPARATION FOR RECYCLING ThisproductwillacceptDieHard_ 1 9.2Vlithium-ion bat- terypacksandCraftsman 1 9.2Vnickel-cadmium battery To preserve natural resources, please packs. recycle or dispose of batteries properly. Thebatteries f orthisproduct h avebeendesigned to provide maximum trouble-free l ife.However, like This product uses nickel-cadmium allbatteries, theywilleventually w earout.Donot and lithium-ion batteries.
  • Page 17 CRAFTSMAN 19,2 VOLT CORDLESS JIG SAW - MODEL NO, 315,115690 number in all correspondence he model number will be found on a plate attached to the motor housing. Always mention the model | regarding your CORDLESS JIG SAW or when ordering repair parts.
  • Page 18: Installation

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