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Makita AF501 Instruction Manual

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7 kgf/cm2G
100 PSIG)
246 m m x 57 mm x 225 mm
1.26 kg
x 2-114" x 8-718")
12 78 Ibs!
100 pcs.
25 mm, 30 mm, 35 mm. 40 mm. 45 m m , 50 m m
( l " , 1-3/16", 1-318". 1-9/16", 1-314". 2")
Air pressure
Applicable length (Brad nails!
Min. hose
(L x
W x HI



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  • Page 1 MODEL AF501 INSTRUCTION MANUAL SPECIFICATIONS Nail Min. hose Dimensions Air pressure Applicable length (Brad nails! (L x W x HI weiqht capacity diameter 7 kgf/cm2G 25 mm, 30 mm, 35 mm. 40 mm. 45 m m , 50 m m 246 m m x 57 mm x 225 mm 1.26 kg...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    WARNING: SHOULD ALWAYS BE FOLLOWED TO REDUCE THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING: READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS. For personal safety and proper operation and main- tenance of the tool, read this instruction manual carefully before using the tool. Wear light but not buttoned or rolled up.
  • Page 3 General Tool Handling Guidelines: Always assume that the 2.Do not point the tool toward yourself or anyone whether contains fasteners Never depress the operating control unless the nosepiece of the tool is directed toward the workpiece. 4.Respect the tool a s a working implement. 5.
  • Page 4 There may be local regulations concerning noise which must be complied with by keeping within prescribed limits. In certain cases, shutters should be used to contain noise. Do not tamper with the tool or attempt to use other than nailing. Operate the tool within the specified air pressure of 7.0 kgf/cmZG (60 and longer tool life.
  • Page 5 Always check the tool its overall condition and loose screws before operation. Tighten a s required. Make sure the safety mechanism i s in working order before operation. First, disconnect the hose tool and open the magazine. Turn the lock knob (lock pin) to make sure the trigger is locked and released alternately with every quarter turn of the lock knob (lock pin).
  • Page 6 U s e only nails specified in this manual. The use of any other nails may cause malfunction of the tool. Do not permit those uninstructed to. use the tool. Make sure no one is nearby before nailing. Never attempt to nail from both the inside and outside at the same time.
  • Page 7 On rooftops and other high locations, nail is easy to lose your footing if you move forward. nail while inching backward. When nailing against perpendicular surface, nail from the top to the bottom. You perform nailing operations with fatigue by doing so. A nail will be bent or the tool can become jammed if you mistakenly nail on top of another nail or strike a knot in the wood.
  • Page 8 *When the air hose is connected, do not carry the tool with your finger on the trigger or hand it someone in this condition. Accidental firing can be extremely dangerous. Handle the tool carefully a s there is high pressure inside the tool that can be dangerous if a crack is caused by rough handling (dropping or striking).
  • Page 9 It must be firmly held against only an intended and substan- tial workpiece. Ask Makita's Factory or Authorized service center periodical inspection of the tool. SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS. &...
  • Page 10 TOOL INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS AND USE Lubrication maximum insure performance, install (oiler, regulator, air filter) as close as possible t o the tool. Adjust the oiler that one drop of oil will be provided for every 50 nails. an air set is not used, oil the tool with pneumatic When 2 (two) tool oil by placing...
  • Page 11 nails into Load the magazine will be set into the groove at the bottom of the maga- zine. into the ejection Move nails will go. CAUTION Always load the same type and size of nail into the you load the tool with different types magazine.
  • Page 12 3. Loosen the three screws which secure the driver guide 4. Turn until the adjusting bolt the desired depth moves 0.7 mm ( 1 /32") per turn. 5. Tighten the three screws while holding the driver guide plate contacts the adjusting bolt. 6.
  • Page 13 Connecting air hose Lock the trigger. Slip the onto t h e fitting socket locks firmly into position when installed onto fitting. hose coupling must be installed on near the tool in such a way will discharge at the connected. Operation trigger by Release...
  • Page 14 Hook The hook is convenient for hanging the tool tempo- rarily. This hook can be installed on either side of the tool. CAUTION : .Always lock the trigger and disconnect the hose when hanging the tool using the hook. Never hang the tool on a waist belt or the like. Dangerous accidental firing may result. Nails Handle nail strips and their box carefully.
  • Page 15 MAKrfA LIMITED O N E YEAR WARRANTY Warranty Policy Every Makita tool is thoroughly inspected and tested before leaving the factory. It is warranted to be free of defects from workmanship and materials for the period of ONE YEAR from the date of original purchase.