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Residual Risks; Variable Speed Control - Black & Decker Powerful Solutions AST8XC Original Instructions Manual

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Features
This tool includes some or all of the following features:
1. On/off switch
2. Lock-on button
3. Dust extraction outlet
4. Shoe plate
5. Saw blade support roller
6. Pendulum stroke selector
Fig. C
7. Saw blade storage compartment (KS702PE & KS703PE)
Assembly
Warning! Before attempting any of the following operations,
make sure that the tool is switched off and unplugged and that
the saw blade has stopped. Used saw blades may be hot.
Fitting and removing the saw blade (fig. A)
Loosen (do not remove) the two screws (11).
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Hold the saw blade (8) with the teeth facing forward.
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Insert the shank of the saw blade (8) into the blade holder
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(10) as far as it will go.
Slightly tighten the two screws (11) alternately to position
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the blade, then fully tighten the two screws (11).
To remove the saw blade (8), turn both screws (11) one
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turn counter-clockwise.
Connecting a vacuum cleaner to the tool (fig. B)
An adaptor (12) is required to connect a vacuum cleaner or
dust extractor to the tool. The adaptor can be purchased from
your local Black & Decker retailer.
Push the adaptor (12) into the dust extraction outlet (3).
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Connect the vacuum cleaner hose (13) to the adaptor (12).
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Saw blade storage (KS702PE & KS703PE only) (fig. C)
Saw blades (8) can be stored in the storage compartment (7)
located on the side of the tool
Open the cover of the saw blade storage compartment (7)
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by holding the tab on the top of the door and pulling outwards.
Remove or store saw blades (8) in the storage
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compartment. (7).
Close the cover of the saw blade storage compartment (7)
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and make sure that it is latched closed.
Cut line blower (fig. D)
To aid visibility when cutting, your jigsaw is equipped with
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a cut line blower (14) which will keep the work area clear
of dust as you saw.
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Residual risks.

Additional residual risks may arise when using the tool which
may not be included in the enclosed safety warnings. These
risks can arise from misuse, prolonged use etc.
Even with the application of the relevant safety regulations
and the implementation of safety devices, certain residual
risks can not be avoided. These include:
Injuries caused by touching any rotating/moving
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parts.
Injuries caused when changing any parts, blades or
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accessories.
Injuries caused by prolonged use of a tool. When
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using any tool for prolonged periods ensure you take
regular breaks.
Impairment of hearing.
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Health hazards caused by breathing dust developed
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when using your tool (example:- working with wood,
especially oak, beech and MDF.)
Use
Adjusting the shoe plate for bevel cuts (fig. E)
The shoe plate (4) can be set to make either a straight cut or a
left or right bevel cut at an angle of 45°.
Loosen the screws (9).
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Pull the shoe plate (4) forward, rotate the shoe plate (4) to
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the left or right and push it back into the 45° location.
Tighten the screws (9).
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To reset the shoe plate for straight cuts:
Loosen the screws (9).
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Pull the shoe plate (4) forward, rotate to the centre and
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push it back into the 0° location.
Tighten the screws (9).
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Setting the pendulum stroke (fig. F)
Set the pendulum stroke selector (6) to the required
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position.
- Position 0: metal and aluminium and sheet metal.
- Position I: for laminates, hard wood, work tops.
- Position II: for plywood and PVC/plastics.
- Position III: for soft wood and fast cutting.

Variable speed control

The tool has a variable speed on/off switch (1). The operating
speed depends on how far you press the switch.
Use a high speed for wood, medium speed for aluminium
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and PVC and low speed for metals other than aluminium.

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