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Hints For Optimum Use - Black & Decker KS801SE Original Instructions Manual

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Pendulum Stroke dial (fig. E - KS901PE only)
The KS901PE has these four cutting modes with increasing amounts of pendulum action:
Position 0: metal and aluminium and sheet metal (no pendulum action).
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Position 1: for laminates, hard wood, work tops.
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Position 2: for plywood and PVC/Plastics.
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Position 3: for soft wood and fast cutting
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To adjust the pendulum action:
Rotate the Pendulum Stroke dial (6) to the required position.
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Auto Select™ dial (fig. F - KS801SE and KS901SE only)
The KS801SE and KS901SE are fitted with a unique Auto Select™ Dial (6) to set the speed and the pendulum action for various
cutting applications.
To select the optimum speed and pendulum action for the type of material being cut, rotate the dial (6) as shown in the table
below:
PVC
Sawing
Hold the tool firmly with both hands while cutting.
The shoe plate (4) should be held firmly against the material
being cut. This will help prevent the saw from jumping, reduce
vibration and minimise blade breakage.
Let the blade run freely for a few seconds before starting
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the cut.
Apply only a gentle pressure to the tool while performing
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the cut.

Hints for optimum use

Straight Assist Blade
When you require a straight cut with extra precision, use the
straight assist blade. The KS901SE/PE is supplied with this
blade as standard and it can be purchased as an optional extra
for use with the KS801SE (part number X21001-XJ).
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Speed
Pendulum
Slow
No
Medium
Medium / low
PVC
Fast
Maxiumum
Fast
Medium / low
Fast
No
Anti-Splinter Guard (fig. G - KS901SE only)
To minimise splintering, use the anti-splinter guard supplied
with your product. This reduces the open area between the
shoe and the blade without restricting your view of the cut line.
To fit the anti-splinter guard:
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Sawing laminates
When cutting laminates, splintering may occur which can
damage the presentation surface. The most common saw
blades cut on the upward stroke, therefore if the shoe plate is
sitting on the presentation surface either use a saw blade that
cuts on the downward stroke or:
(Original instructions)
Application
Straight and curved cuts – sheet metal, tin plate,
ceramic tiles and fibreglass sheet
Straight and curved cuts – hardwood, decking,
flooring, plastic, pexiglas and PVC
Straight cuts – general lumber and softwood
Straight and curved cuts – plywood and wood panels
Straight and curved cuts – countertops, laminate
boards, scrolling, curves and craftwork
Remove the blade (see figure A).
Line up the anti-splinter guard (13) with the shoe plate (4)
from underneath.
Press down onto the shoe plate until the guard clicks in
place.
Replace the blade.
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