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14.
REMOVE ADJUSTING KEYS AND WRENCHES. Form habit of checking t o
see that keys and adjusting wrenches are removed from tool before turning
it on.
15.
AVOID UNINTENTIONAL STARTING. Don't carry tool with finger on switch.
Be sure s w i t c h is OFF when plugging
in.
16.
EXTENSION CORDS. Make sure your extension cord is
in
good condition.
When using an extension cord, be sure t o use one heavy enough t o carry
the current your product will draw. A n undersized cord will cause a drop
i n line voltage resulting in loss of power and overheating. Table 1 shows the
correct size t o use depending on cord length and nameplate ampere rating.
If in doubt, use the next heavier gage. The smaller the gage number, the
heavier the cord.
TABLE
1 MINIMUM
GAGE
FOR
CORD SETS
Ampere Rating
More
Not More
Than
Than
Total Length
of
Cord in Feet
0
-
25
26
-
50
51
-
100
101
-
150
A W G
0
-
6
6
-
10
10
-
12
12
-
16
3
18
16
14
16
16
14
12
14
12
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18
16
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