Safety and Assembly Instructions
FLEX SHAFT for
Turn cutting tool motor switch OFF and remove
plug from the power source.
Lock main shaft (3) by rotating the collet nut (1)
while pressing on the spindle lock button (4)
until the spindle lock prevents shaft from
rotating (see Fig. 1).
Use cutting tool fiat wrench (5) to loosen the
collet nut by turning it counter clockwise.
Remove collet (2) from inside main shaft of
ALWAYS WEAR EYE PROTECTION.
tool can throw foreign
objects into your eyes
which could cause
permanent aye damage.
ALWAYS wear safety
goggles (not glasses) that
comply with ANSI safety
standard Z87.1. Everyday glasses have only
impact resistant lenses. They ARE NOT safety
glasses. Safety goggles are available at most
Glasses or goggles not in compliance with ANSI
Z87.1 could cause serious injury when they
USE FACE OR DUST MASK along with safety
goggles if cutting or routing operation is dusty.
Make sure work area is well ventilated.
NEVER PLACE HANDS IN THE PATH OF THE
CUTTER or under the workpiece.
USE HEARING PROTECTION,
during extended periods of operation,
ALWAYS RE-TIGHTEN COLLET before starting
the tool after a cutting bit or accessory has
been changed. Loose bits and accessories
cause unexpected shifting of the tool, resulting
in loss of control and injury from the bit or
cutting tool being thrown.
NEVER TOUCH THE CUTTING BIT
AFTER USE. The bit will be too
hot to be handled with bare hands and will burn
Insert collet with square hole (6) into main shaft
(3) and re-install the collet nut (1) onto the main
shaft (see Fig. 2).
NOTE: Collet with square hole is packed with
the flex shaft package.
Use cutting tool fiat wrench (5) to tighten the
collet nut firmly onto the main shaft while
spindle lock is engaged into the main shaft.
Turn nut clockwise to tighten.
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 USA
Part. No. 183287660001