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Tool Use And Care Safety; Electrical Safety - Craftsman 320.17234 Operator's Manual

4.5 amp variable speed sabre saw
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BE SURE to read and understand all instructions before
operating this saw. Failure to follow all instructions
listed below may result in
electric shock, fire and/or serious personal injury.
I. ALWAYS use clamps or other practical ways to secure and support the
workpiece to a stable platform. Holding the work by hand or against your body is
unstable and may lead to loss of control.
2o DO NOT force the tool, Use the correct
tool and blade for your application.
The correct tool and blade wilt do the job better and safer at the rate for which it is
3. DO NOT use the tool if switch does not turn it "On" or "Off".
Any tool that cannot
be controlled with the switch is dangerous and must be repaired.
4o DISCONNECT the plug from the power source before making any adjustments,
changing accessories
or storing the tool, Such preventive safety measures reduce
the risk of starting the tool accidentallyo
5. NEVER leave the tool running. ALWAYS turn it off. DO NOT leave the tool until it
comes to a complete stop°
6. STORE idle tools out of the reach of children
and other untrained
Tools are dangerous in the hands of untrained users.
7. MAINTAIN tools with care. Keep cutting
tools sharp and clean. Properly maintained
tools with sharp cutting edges are less likely to bind and are easier to control,,
& CHECK for misalignment
or binding
of moving parts, breakage of parts, and any
other condition that may affect the tool's operation. If damaged,
have the tool serviced
before using. Many accidents are caused by poorly maintained tools°
9,. USE ONLY accessories
that are recommended
for this tool. Accessories that may
be suilable for one tool may become hazardous when used on another tool.
10. Keep handles dry, clean,and free from oil and grease,.
Do not permit fingers to touch the termina,s of plug when
installing or removing the plug from the outlet,
1oDouble insulated tools are equipped with a
plug (one blade is wider than the other).
This plug will fit in a polarized 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 qualified
to install a polarized outlet° Do not change tile plug in
any way.
2. Double insutation[_ eliminates the need for the
three-wire grounded power cord and grounded power
supply system,, Applicable only to Class tl
(double-insulated) tools. This sabre saw is a double
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