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Makita 4302C Instruction Manual

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Electronic Jig Saw
26 m m
(1"l
MODEL 4302C
219
mm
2
5
k y
( 8 5 / 8 " )
( 5 5
Ibs)
1,000
3.000
60
mm
10
mm
( 2
3 / 8 " )
!3/8"1
INSTRUCTION MANUAL
SPEC IF I CAT IONS
w e i g h t
S t r o k e s
Overall
per
minute
l e n g t h
M a x c u t t i n y c a p a c i t i e s
S t e e l
L e n g t h
of
s t r o k e
x
Manufacturer reserves the right t o change specifications w i t h o u t notice
* Note Specifications may differ from country to country

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  Summary of Contents for Makita 4302C

  • Page 1 Electronic Jig Saw MODEL 4302C INSTRUCTION MANUAL SPEC IF I CAT IONS M a x c u t t i n y c a p a c i t i e s Overall S t r o k e s...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING: WHEN USING ELECTRIC TOOLS, BASIC SAFE- TY PRECAUTIONS SHOULD ALWAYS BE FOLLOWED TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE, ELECTRIC SHOCK, AND PER- SONAL INJURY, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING: READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS. KEEP WORK AREA CLEAN. Cluttered areas and benches invite injuries. CONSIDER WORK AREA ENVIRONMENT.
  • Page 3 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. AVOID UNINTENTIONAL STARTING. Don't carry plugged-in tool w i t h finger on switch. Be sure switch is OFF when plugging in. 16.
  • Page 4: Additional Safety Rules

    ADDITIONAL SAFETY RULES Avoid cutting nails. Inspect for and remove all nails from the workpiece be- fore operation. 2. Don't cut hollow pipe. Do not cut oversize workpiece. 4. Check for the proper clearance beneath the workpiece before cutting so that the blade will not strike the floor, workbench, etc.
  • Page 5 Installing Makita jig saw blade CAUTION : Always be sure that the tool is switched off and unplugged before installing or removing the blade. Use the hex wrench to loosen the bolt. With the blade teeth facing forward, insert the blade into the blade holder will go.
  • Page 6 Installing universal shank jig saw blade CAUTION : Always be sure that the tool is switched off and unplugged before installing or removing the blade. If the universal blade clamp is used, you can use blades of other makes which have universal shank like the one shown in the figure, with a blade width of 6.35 mm...
  • Page 7 Straight line or orbital cutting action Conventional jig saws cut with line action, that is, the blade moves only up and down in a straight line. Your saw also cuts in this manner but, for softer workpieces, an orbital cutting action can be selected.
  • Page 8 Speed change adjust tool speed, turn the speed change dial while the tool is running under no load. The tool speed can be adjusted between 1,000 and 3,000 strokes per minute. The reference table on the right denotes the relationship between the number set- tings on the speed change dial and the approximate strokes per minute setting.
  • Page 9 Operation Turn the tool on and wait until the blade attains full speed. Then rest the base flat on the workpiece and gently move the tool forward along the previously marked cut- ting line. When cutting curves, advance the tool very slowly. CAUTION : Failure to hold the tool base flush with the workpiece may cause blade breakage.
  • Page 10 Switch the tool on and lower the back end of the slowly, gradually allowing the blade to saw through the workpiece until the base i s able to s i t flat on the workpiece. YOU may then proceed forward with the cut in normal manner.
  • Page 11 (Rip Using guide rule fence) When cutting widths under repeatedly, use of the guide rule will assure fast, clean, straight cuts. To attach the guide rule (rip fence), secure the rule holder to the base with the screw (do not tighten). Insert the guide rule between the base and the rule holder.
  • Page 12 To attach the circular guide, use the pin, inserting in the center hole (arrow) and secure it with the threaded knob. Then slide the base the tool forwards. The circular guide attaches to the base of the tool in the same manner as the guide rule (rip fence).
  • Page 13: Maintenance

    C A U T I O N These accessories or attachments are recommended f o r use w i t h y o u r Makita t o o l specified in this manual. The use o f any other accessories or attachments might present a risk of injury t o persons. The accessories o r attachments should be used o n l y i n the proper and intended manner.
  • Page 14 Jig saw blade Blade type Wood and plywood 11/16" mm thick 15/32" 2 318") 15/32" No 59 8-10 8-11 8-12 8 - 1 3 8-14 8-15 8-16 8-17 8 - 1 8 30 mm thick 8 - 1 9 1118"...
  • Page 15 01 '87 ELECTRONIC JIG SAW Model 4302C Note The switch. noise suppressor and other part configurations differ from country to country...
  • Page 16 The switch and pari s ~ e c 1 1 1 c a l i o n s Other MAKITA L I M I T E D ONE YEAR WARRANTY Every Maklta tool thorou ly inspected and teated before leaving be free of defects from w o r k i s h i p and materials purchue.