When supported at both ends:
First, cut one third down to avoid splintering and second,
cut again to meet the first cut.
When supported at one end:
First cut one third up to avoid splintering and second, cut
down to prevent splintering.
When on a slope (fig. N):
Always stand on the uphill side.
When attempting to cut a log on the ground (fig. M):
Secure the workpiece using chocks or wedges. The user
or a bystander should not steady the log by sitting or
standing on it. Make sure that the saw chain does not
contact the ground.
When using a saw horse (fig. O):
This is strongly recommended whenever possible.
Position the log in a stable position. Always cut on the
outside of the saw horse arms. Use clamps or straps to
secure the workpiece.
Tool will not start
Lock button not
Front guard in the
Mains lead not
Chain does not
Chain tension is
when the tool is
not cut well
Press the lock
Regular maintenance ensures a long effective life for the
Reset front guard
tool. We recommend you make the following checks on a
Warning! Before performing any maintenance on power tools:
The level in the reservoir should not be allowed to fall below
a quarter full.
Saw chain and guide bar (fig. I)
Oil tank empty
Oil hole blocked
on chain bar
Chain tension is
Debris in tank
Oil hole in cap
Debris in chain
Debris in oil outlet remove debris
Switch off and disconnect the tool from the mains supply.
After every few hours of use and before storage, remove
the guide bar (7) and the saw chain (6) and clean them
Make sure that the guard is clean and free from debris.
On reassembling, turn the guide bar (7) through 180°,
remove the slider tensioner (13) with an allen key and re
attach to the opposite side of the guide bar (7). Important
do not over tighten.
Check oil tank
Clean oil hole
Oil the guide bar
Empty oil from
tank and replace
and clean the