KNOW YOUR RECIPROCATING SAW (Fig. 1)
Before attempting to use the reciprocating saw, familiarize yourself with all of its operating features
and safety requirements.
A. Saw blade
B. Pivoting shoe
C. Scrolling/Position Lock/Orbital function lever
D. Variable-speed trigger
E. Blade-release lever
F. Shoe-release lever
G. Live-tool indicator light
H. Lock button
WARNING: Do not allow familiarity with the saw to cause carelessness. Remember that one
careless moment is enough to cause severe injury. Before attempting to use any tool, be sure to
become familiar with all of the operating features and safety instructions.
WARNING: Remove the tool from the package and examine it carefully. Do not discard the
carton or any packaging material until all parts have been examined.
WARNING: If any part of the tool is missing or damaged, do not plug the tool in or use it until the
part has been repaired or replaced. Failure to heed this warning could result in serious injury.
WARNING: Your saw should never be connected to the power source when you are assembling
parts, making adjustments, installing or removing blades, cleaning, or when it is not in use.
Disconnecting the reciprocating saw will prevent accidental starting, which could cause serious