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Makita 4301BV Instruction Manual page 7

Jig saw variable speed
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Position
0
-
For cutting in soft steel, stainless steel and plastics.
For clean cuts
in
wood and plywood.
Position
I
- For cutting in soft steel, aluminum and hard wood.
Position
I1
-
For cutting in wood and plywood.
For fast cutting in aluminum and soft steel.
Position
111
-
For fast cutting in wood and plywood.
Switch action
Tool speed i s increased by increasing pres-
Lock button
sure on the trigger. To start the tool,
simply pull the trigger. Release the trigger
to stop. For continuous operation, pull the
trigger and then push in the lock button.
To stop the tool from the locked position,
pull the trigger fully, then release it. A
speed control screw
is
provided so that
maximum tool speed can be limited (vari-
able). Turn the speed control screw clock-
wise for higher speed, and counterclock-
wise for lower speed.
CAUTION :
Before plugging in the tool, always check to see that the trigger switch actuates properly
and returns to the "OFF" position when released.
Operation
Turn the tool on and wait until the blade
attains full speed. Then rest the base f l a t
on the workpiece and gently move the tool
forward along the previously marked cut-
ting line. When cutting curves, advance the
tool very slowly.
CAUTION :
Failure to hold the tool base flush with the workpiece may cause blade breakage.
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