Craftsman 973.113080 Owner`s manual

Owner's Manual
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5-1/2 in., 14.4 VOLTS
CORDLESS TRIM SAW
Model No.
973.113080
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CAUTION:
Read and
follow all Safety Rules and
Operating Instructions before
first use of this product.
Customer
Help Line: 1-800-932-3188
Sears, Roebuck
and Co., Hoffman
Estates,
IL 60179
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Safety
Features
Operation
Maintenance
Parts List
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Table of Contents ...........................................................................................................................................
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Warranty and Introduction ..............................................................................................................................
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Rules For Safe Operation ...........................................................................................................................
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A. Important Safety Rubes For Battery Tools ..............................................................................................
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B. Important Safety Instructions For Charger .............................................................................................
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C. Important Safety Instructions For Trim Saws .........................................................................................
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Product Specifications
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Accessories
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Features ............. :...._.....................................................................................................................................
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Operation ..................................................................................................................................................
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Maintenance ................................................................................................................................................
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Battery Pack Removal and Preparation For Recycling ................................................................................
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Exploded View and Repair Parts List ......................................................................................................
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Parts Ordering / Service ...............................................................................................................................
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and Unpacking ..........................................................................................................
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safety is involved.
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out important
FULL ONE YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN
safety
precautions.
It means
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Your
CORDLESS TRIM SAW
If this CRRI=TSMRNCordless Trim Saw fails to give complete satisfaction within one year from the date of
purchase, RETURN IT TO THE NEAREST SEARS STORE OR SEARS SERVICE CENTER IN THE UNITED
STATES, and Sears will repair it, free of charge,
If this I"RAFTSI_I_N Trim Saw is used for commercial
from the date of purchase.
or rental purposes, this warranty applies for only 90 days
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
Sears, Roebuck
and Co., Dept. 817WA, Hoffman
Estates, IL 60179
Your trim saw has many features for making cutting
operations more pleasant and enjoyable. Safety,
performance and dependability have been given top
priority in the design of this trim saw making it easy to
maintain and operate.
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CAUTION:
Carefully read through this entire
owner's manual before using your new trim saw.
Pay close attention to the RuLes For Safe
Operation, Warnings and Cautions. tf you use
your trim saw properly and only for what it is
intended, you will enjoy years of safe, reliable
service.
WARNING:
The operation of any power tool can result in foreign objects being thrown into your eyes,
which can result in severe eye damage. Before beginning power tool operation, always wear
safety goggles or safety glasses with side shields and a full face shield when needed. We
recommend Wide Vision Safety Mask for use over eyeglasses or standard safety glasses
with side shields, available at Sears Retail Stores.
The purpose of safety symbols is to attract your attention to possible dangers. The safety symbols, and
the explanations with them, deserve your careful attention and understanding. The safety warnings do
not by themselves eliminate any danger. The instructions or warnings they give are not substitutes for
proper accident prevention measures.
SYMBOL
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MEANING
SAFETY
ALERT
SYMBOL:
Indicates danger, warning or caution. May be used in conjunction with other symbols or pictographs.
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DANGER: Failure to obey a safety warning will result in serious injury to yourself or to others.
Always folJow*the safety precautions to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and personal injury.
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WARNING: Failure to obey a safety warning can result in serious injury to yourself or to others.
Always follow the safety precautions to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and personal injury.
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CAUTION:
Failure to obey a safety warning may result in property damage or personal injury to
yourself or to others. Always follow the safety precautions to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock
and personal injury.
NOTE:
Advises you of information or instructions vital to the operation or maintenance of the equipment.
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WARNING:
Do not attempt to operate this tool
until you have read thoroughly and understand
completely all instructions, safety rules, etc.
contained in this manual. Failure to comply can
result in accidents involving fire, electric shock,
or serious personal injury. Save owner's manual
and review frequently for continuing safe
operation, and instructing others who may use
this tool.
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USE RIGHT TOOL. Don't force small tool or
attachment to do the job of a heavy duty tool.
Don't use tool for purpose not intended - for
example - A circular saw should never be used
for cutting tree limbs or logs.
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READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS
KNOW YOUR POWER TOOL. Read owner's
manual carefully. Learn its applications and
limitations as well as the specific potential
hazards related to this tool.
GUARD AGAINST ELECTRICAL SHOCK by
preventing body contact with grounded surfaces.
For example: Pipes, radiators, ranges, refrigerator enclosures.
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KEEP WORK AREA CLEAN. Cluttered areas
and benches invite accidents.
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AVOID DANGEROUS ENVIRONMENT. Don't
use power tool in damp or wet locations or
expose to rain. Keep work area well lit.
WEAR PROPER APPAREL. Do not wear loose
clothing or jewelry that can get caught in tool's
moving parts and cause personal injury. Rubber
gloves and nonskid footwear are recommended
when working outdoors. Wear protective hair
covering to contain long hair and keep it from
being drawn into nearby air vents.
ALWAYS WEAR SAFETY GLASSES. Everyday
eyeglasses have only impact-resistant lenses;
they are NOT safety glasses.
PROTECT YOUR LUNGS. Wear a face mask or
dust mask if operation is dusty.
PROTECT YOUR HEARING. Wear hearing
protection during extended periods of operation.
SECURE WORK. Use clamps or a vise to hold
work. It's safer than using your hand and it frees
both hands to operate tool.
KEEP CHILDREN AND VISITORS AWAY. All
visitors should wear safety glasses and be kept a
safe distance from work area. Do not let visitors
contact tool or extension cord.
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DON'T FORCE TOOL. It will do the job better
and safer at the rate for which it was designed.
DON'T OVERREACH. Keep proper footing and
balance at all times. Do not use while standing
on a ladder or unstable support.
STORE IDLE TOOLS. When not in use tools
should be stored in a dry and high or locked-up
place - out of the reach of children.
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RULES
FOR SAFE OPERATION
(Continued)
making adjustments to it, or when changing
accessories.
MAINTAIN TOOLS WITH CARE. Keep tools
sharp at all times, and clean for best and safest
performance. Follow instructions for lubricating
and changing accessories.
USE ONLY THE CHARGER PROVIDED WITH
YOUR BATTERY TOOL. Do not substitute any
other charger. Use of another charger could
cause batteries to explode causing possible
serious injury.
REMOVE ADJUSTING KEYS AND
WRENCHES. Form habit of checking to see that
keys and adjusting wrenches are removed from
tool before turning it on.
DO NOT PLACE BATTERY TOOLS OR THEIR
BATTERIES NEAR FIRE OR HEAT. They may
explode.
NEVER USE IN AN EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERE. Normal sparking of the motor could
ignite flammable liquids, gases, or fumes.
DO NOT CHARGE BATTERY TOOL IN A
DAMP OR WET LOCATION.
KEEP HANDLES DRY, CLEAN, AND FREE
FROM OIL AND GREASE. Always use a clean
cloth when cleaning. Never use brake fluids,
gasoline, petroleum-based products or any
strong solvents to clean your tool.
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Your battery tool should be charged in a location
where the temperature is more than 50°F but
less than 100°F.
Under extreme usage or temperature conditions,
battery leakage may occur. If liquid comes in
contact with your skin, wash immediately with
soap and water, then neutralize with lemon juice
or vinegar. If liquid gets in your eyes, flush them
with clean water for at least 10 minutes, then
seek immediate medical attention.
STAY ALERT. Watch what you are doing and
use common sense. Do not operate tool when
you are tired. Do not rush.
CHECK DAMAGED PARTS. Before further use
of the tool, a guard or other part that is damaged
should be carefully checked to determine that it
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will operate properly and perform its intended
function. Check for alignment of moving parts,
binding of moving parts, breakage of parts,
mounting, and any other conditions that may
affect its operation. A guard or other part that is
damaged should be properly repaired or
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If carrying your battery tool at your side, make
sure it is not running and your finger is not on the
switch. Avoid accidental starting.
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SECURE WORK before applying power. NEVER
hold workpiece in your hand or across your legs.
replaced by an authorized service center unless
indicated elsewhere in this instruction manual.
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WHEN SERVICING USE ONLY IDENTICAL
CRAFTSMAN REPLACEMENT PARTS.
DO NOT USE TOOL IF SWITCH DOES NOT
TURN IT ON AND OFF. Have defective switches
replaced by an authorized service center.
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Before using battery charger, read all instructions
and cautionary markings in this manual, on
battery charger, and product using battery
charger.
Do not expose charger to rain or snow.
before cutting.
SAFETY
Use of an attachment not recommended
RULES
FOR
WARNING: To reduce risk of injury, charge
only nickel-cadmium type rechargeable batteries.
Other types of batteries may burst causing
personal injury and damage.
INSPECT FOR and remove all nails from lumber
IMPORTANT
TOOLS
INSTRUCTIONS
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS. This manual
contains important safety and operating
instructions for battery charger item number
9-11012 (981481-001 ).
DRUGS, ALCOHOL, MEDICATION. Do not
operate tool while under the influence of drugs,
alcohol, or any medication.
CUTTING INTO ELECTRICAL WIRING IN
WALLS AND FLOORS CAN CAUSE THE
BLADE AND METAL PARTS TO BECOME
ELECTRICALLY LIVE. Do not touch metal parts
when cutting into walls and floors; grasp only the
insulated handle(s) provided on the tool. Make
sure hidden electrical wiring, water pipes, and
mechanical hazards are not in the blade path
when cutting into a wall or floor.
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SAFETY
CHARGER
FOR BATTERY
or sold
by the battery charger manufacturer may result
in a risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to
persons.
Battery tools do not have to be plugged into an
electrical outlet; therefore, they are always in an
operating condition. Be aware of possible
hazards when carrying your battery tool, when
To reduce risk of damage to charger body and
cord, pull by charger body rather than cord when
disconnecting charger.
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FOR SAFE OPERATION
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Make sure cord is located so that it will not be
stepped on, tripped over, or otherwise subjected
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KEEP BLADES CLEAN AND SHARP. Sharp
blades minimize stalling and kickback.
to damage or stress.
An extension cord should not be used unless
absolutely necessary. Use of improper
extension cord could result in a risk of fire and
electric shock. If extension cord must be used,
make sure:
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KEEP HANDS AWAY FROM CUTTING AREA.
Keep hands away from blade. Do not reach
underneath work while blade is rotating. Do not
attempt to remove cut material when blade is
moving.
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That pins on plug of extension cord are the
same number, size and shape as those of
plug on charger.
b.
That extension cord is properly wired and in
good electrical cSndition; and
c.
That wire size is large enough for AC
ampere rating of charger as specified
below:
Cord Length (Feet) 25'
50'
100'
Cord Size (AWG)
16
16
16
Note: AWG = American Wire Gage
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DO NOT OPERATE CHARGER WITH A
DAMAGED CORD OR PLUG. If damaged,
have replaced immediately by a qualified
service technician.
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Do not operate charger if it has received a
sharp blow, been dropped, or otherwise
damaged in any way; take it to a qualified
service technician.
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Do net disassemble charger; take it to a
qualified service technician when service or
repair is required. Incorrect reassembly may
result in a risk of electric shock or fire.
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To reduce risk of electric shock, unplug charger
from outlet before attempting any maintenance
or cleaning. Turning off controls will not reduce
this risk.
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Do not use charger outdoors.
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Disconnect charger from power supply when
net in use.
IMPORTANT
TRIM SAWS
SAFETY
INSTRUCTIONS
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KEEP GUARDS IN PLACE AND IN WORKING
ORDER. Never wedge or tie lower blade guard
open. Check operation of lower blade guard
before each use. Do not use if lower blade guard
does not close briskly over saw blade.
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WARNING:
If saw is dropped, lower blade
guard or bumper may be bent, restricting full
return. If lower blade guard or bumper becomes
bent or damaged, replace them before reuse.
WARNING:
Blades
coast after turn off.
USE RIP FENCE. Always use a fence or straight
edge guide when ripping.
SUPPORT LARGE PANELS. To minimize the
risk of blade pinching and kickback, always
support large panels as shown in Figure 9, Page
11. When cutting operation requires the resting
of the saw on the workpiece, the saw should be
rested on the larger portion and the smaller piece
cut off.
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LOWER BLADE GUARD.
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WARNING:
If lower blade guard must be raised
to make a cut, always raise it with the retracting
handle to avoid serious injury. See Figure 21,
Page 16.
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GUARD AGAINST KICKBACK. Kickback occurs
when the saw stalls rapidly and is driven back
towards the operator. Release switch
immediately if blade binds or saw stalls. Don't
remove saw from work during a cut while the
blade is moving. See Pages 11 and 12.
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BEFORE MAKING A CUT, BE SURE THE
DEPTH AND BEVEL ADJUSTMENTS ARE
TIGHT.
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USE ONLY CORRECT BLADES. Do not use
blades with incorrect size holes. Never use blade
washers or bolts that are defective or incorrect.
The maximum blade capacity of your saw is 5-1/2
inches.
NEVER touch the blade or other moving parts
during use.
NEVER start a saw when its blade is touching
the workpiece.
NEVER lay a tool down before its moving parts
have come to a complete stop.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS. Refer to them
frequently and use them to instruct others who
may use this tool. If you loan someone this tool,
loan them these instructions also.
_IWARNING: Somedustcreatedby powersanding,sawing,grinding,drilling,andotherconstruction
activitiescontainschemicalsknownto causecancer,birthdefectsor otherreproductive
harm.Some
examples of these chemicals are:
• lead from lead-based
• crystalline
paints,
silica from bricks and cement and other masonry products, and
• arsenic and chromium from chemically-treated
lumber.
Your risk from these exposures varies, depending on how often you do this type of work. To reduce your
exposure to these chemicals: work in a wen ventilated area, and work with approved safety equipment,
such as those dust masks that are specially designed to filter out microscopic particles.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
Blade Diameter
5-1/2 in.
Blade Arbor
3/8 in.
Cutting Depth at 0 ° Bevel Cut
Cutting Depth at 45 ° Bevel Cut
1-9/16 in.
1-1/8 in.
Your trim saw has been shipped completely
assembled except for the blade. Inspect it carefully to
make sure no breakage or damage has occurred
during shipping. If any parts are damaged or missing,
contact your nearest Sears Retail Store to obtain
replacement parts before attempting to operate saw. A
blade, blade wrench, rip guide, and this owner's
manual are also included.
The following recommended
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5-1/2 in.
WARNING:
No Load Speed
Motor
Charge Rate
Charger Rating
3,800 RPM
14.4 Volts DC
3 - 5 Hours
120 volts, 60 Hz, AC
WARNING:
If any parts are missing, do not
operate this tool until the missing parts are
replaced. Failure to do so could result in possible
serious personal injury.
accessories are currently available at Sears Retail Stores.
Thin Kerr Blade
The use of attachments or accessories not listed might be hazardous.
KNOWYOURTRIM SAW
SWITCH
See Figure 1.
See Figure 1.
Before attempting to use any tool familiarize yourself
with all operating features and safety requirements.
Your saw is equipped with a lock-off button which
reduces the possibility of accidental starting. The lockoff button is located on the handle above the switch
trigger. You must depress the lock-off button in order
to pull the switch trigger. The lock resets each time
the trigger is released. Note: You can depress the
lock-off button from either the left or right side.
Features include easily operated bevel cut and depth
of cut adjustment mechanisms; positive 0 ° bevel stop;
spindle lock; and blade wrench storage,
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WARNING:
If any parts are missing, do not
operate tool until the missing parts are replaced.
Failure to do so could result in possible serious
personal injury.
APPLICATIONS
(Use only for the purpose
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listed below)
Cutting all types of wood products (lumber,
plywood, paneling).
CHARGER
RIP
GUIDESCREW
(WINGSCREW)
BATTERY
PACK
RED
LIGHT
BLADEWRENCH
STORAGEAREA
BLADEWRENCH
(5 mm HEXKEY)
DEPTHOF
CUT ADJUSTMENT
(DEPTHADJUSTMENTKNOB)
LOCK-OFF
BUTTON
SPINDLE
LOCK BUTTON
CHARGING
STAND
RIP
GUIDESCREW
(WINGSCREW)
SWITCH
TRIGGER
UPPER
BLADEGUARD
-LOWER
BLADEGUARD
BEVELCUT
ADJUSTMEN1
(BEVELADJUSTMENT
KNOB)
'BLADE
RIP GUIDE
BASE
ASSEMBLY
Fig. t
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WARNING:
Always wear safety goggles or
safety glasses with side shields when operating
tools. Failure to de so could result in objects
being thrown into your eyes, resulting in possible
serious injury.
WARNING:
Do not allow familiarity with your
trim saw to make you careless. Remember that a
careless fraction of a second is sufficient to inflict
severe injury.
CHARGING
BATTERY
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Connect charger to power supply.
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Place battery pack in charging stand. Align raised
rib on battery pack with groove in charging stand.
See Figure 1.
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Press down on battery pack to be sure contacts on
battery pack engage properly with contacts in
charging stand.
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When properly connected, the red light on charging
stand will turn on.
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Note: If charger does not charge battery pack, return
battery pack, charger and charging stand to your
nearest Sears Repair Center for electrical check.
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After normal usage, 3 hours of charging time is
required to be fully charged. A minimum charge
time of 3 to 5 hours is required to recharge a
completely discharged tool.
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The battery pack will become slightly warm to the
touch while charging. This is normal and does not
indicate a problem.
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Do not place charger in an area of extreme heat or
cold. It will work best at normal room temperature.
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When batteries become fully charged, unplug
charger from power supply.
PACK
The battery pack for this tool has been shipped in a
low charge condition to prevent possible problems.
Therefore, you should charge it at least 3 to 5 hours
prior to use.
Note: Batteries will not reach full charge the first time
they are charged. Allow several cycles (cutting
followed by recharging) for them to become fully
charged.
TO CHARGE
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Charge battery pack only with the charger and
charging stand provided,
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Make sure power supply is normal household
voltage, 120 volts, 60 Hz, AC only.
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WARNING: Always remove battery pack from
your saw when you are assembling parts, making
adjustments, assembling or removing blades,
cleaning, or when not in use. Removing battery
pack will prevent accidental starting that could
cause serious personal injury.
TO REMOVE
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BATTERY
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engage with the flats on the spindle. Larger
blades will come in contact with the blade guard,
while thicker blades will prevent blade screw
from securing blade on spindle. Either of these
situations could result in a serious accident.
PACK
Locate latches on end of battery pack and
depress to release battery pack from your saw.
See Figure 2.
DEPRESSLATCHESTO
RELEASEBATrERYPACK
WARNING:
A 5-1/2 in. blade is the maximum
blade capacity of your saw. Never use a blade
that is too thick to allow outer blade washer to
TO ASSEMBLE
OR REMOVE
BLADE
TO ASSEMBLE BLADE:
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Remove battery pack from saw.
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Failure to remove battery pack from
saw could result in accidental starting causing
possible serious personal injury.
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Locate latches on end of battery pack and depress to
release battery pack from your saw. See Figure 2.
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Remove blade wrench (5 mm hex key) from
storage area. See Figure 1.
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Depress spindle lock button and remove blade
screw and outer blade washer. See Figure 3.
LATCHES
SPINDLE
LOCKBUTTON
BATTERY
PACK
Fig. 2
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Remove battery pack from your saw.
TO INSTALL
BATTERY
PACK
See Figure 2.
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Place battery pack in your saw. Align raised rib
inside saw with groove on battery pack.
Make sure the latches on each side of your
battery pack snap in place and battery pack is
secured in saw before beginning operation.
CAUTION:
When placing battery pack in your
saw, be sure raised rib inside saw aligns with
groove on battery pack and latches snap in place
properly. Improper assembly of battery pack can
cause damage to internal components.
LOWERBLADE
GUARDHANDLE
BLADE
OUTER BLADE
BLADE SCREW
WASHER
Fig. 3
Note: Turn blade screw clockwise to remove.
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Wipe a drop of oil onto inner blade washer and
outer blade washer where they contact blade.
WARNING:
If inner blade washer has been
removed, replace it before placing blade on
spindle. Failure to do so could cause an accident
since blade will not tighten properly.
• Fitsawbladeinsidelowerbladeguardandonto
spindle.Note:Thesawteethpointupwardatthe
frontof sawasshownin figure3.
• Replaceouterbladewasher.
• Depressspindlelockbutton,thenreplaceblade
screw.Tightenbladescrewsecurely.
Note:Turnbladescrewcounterclockwise
totighten.
• Returnbladewrenchto storagearea.
REMEMBER:
SAW BLADES
The best of saw blades will net cut efficiently if they
are not kept clean, sharp, and properly set. Using a
dull blade will place a heavy load on your saw and
increase the danger of kickback. Keep extra blades on
hand, so that sharp blades are always available.
Gum and wood pitch hardened on blades will slow
your saw down. Use gum and pitch remover, hot
water, or kerosene to remove these accumulations. Do
not use gasoline.
Never use a blade that is too thick to
allow the outer blade washer to engage with the
flats on the spindle,
BLADE
TO REMOVE BLADE:
The lower blade guard attached to your trim saw is
there for your protection and safety, It should
never be altered for any reason. If it becomes
damaged or begins to return slow or sluggish, do
not operate your saw until the damage has been
repaired or replaced. Always leave guard in
operating position when using saw.
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Remove battery pack from saw.
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Failure to remove battery pack from
saw could result in accidental starting causing
possible serious personal injury.
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Remove blade wrench from storage area.
See Figure 1.
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Position your saw as shown in figure 4, depress
spindle lock button, and remove blade screw.
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Note: Turn blade screw clockwise to remove.
Remove outer blade washer. See Figure 3.
Note: Blade can be removed at this point.
SPINDLE
LOCK BUTTON
GUARD
SYSTEM
DANGER: When sawing through workpiece,
lower blade guard does not cover blade on the
underside of workpiece. Since blade is exposed
on underside of workpiece, keep hands and
fingers away from cutting area. Any part of your
body coming in contact with moving blade will
result in serious injury. See Figure 5.
LOWERBLADEGUARD
IS IN UP POSITION
WHENMAKINGA CUT
BLADE
SCREW
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BLADEEXPOSEDON
UNDERSIDEOF WORKPIECE
.BLADE
WRENCH
Fig. 5
Never use saw when guard is not operating
correctly, Guard should be checked for correct
operation before each use. If you drop your saw,
check the lower blade guard and bumper for
damage at all depth settings before reuse.
Fig. 4
Note: The guard is operating correctly when it
moves freely and readily returns to the closed
position. If for any reason your lower blade guard
does not close freely, take it to the nearest Sears
Parts and Repair Center for service before using.
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KICKBACK
TO LESSEN
See Figure 6.
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BLADESETTOO DEEP*
THE CHANCE
OF KICKBACK:
Always keep the correct blade depth setting - the
correct blade depth setting for all cuts should not
exceed 1/4 in. below the material to be cut. See
Figure 8. One blade tooth below the material to be
cut works best for most efficient cutting action.
Fig. 6
The best guard against kickback is to avoid
dangerous practices.
Kickback occurs when the blade stalls rapidly and the
saw is driven back towards you. Blade stalling is
caused by any action which pinches the blade in the
wood.
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KICKBACK
IS CAUSED
BY:
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Incorrect blade depth setting. See Figure 6.
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Sawing into knots or nails in workpiece.
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Twisting blade while making a cut.
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Making a cut with a dull, gummed up, or improperly
set blade.
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CORRECTBLADEDEPTHSETTING=
BLADEEXPOSEDONEBLADETOOTH
BELOWTHE MATERIALTO BE CUT
DANGER: Release switch immediately if blade
binds or saw stalls. Kickback could cause you to
lose control of your saw. Loss of control can lead
to serious injury.
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Inspect the workpiece for knots or nails before
beginning a cut. Never saw into a knot or nail.
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Make straight cuts. Always use a straight edge
guide when rip cutting. This helps prevent twisting
the blade in the cut.
Always use clean, sharp and properly set blades.
Never make cuts with dull blades.
To avoid pinching the blade, support the workpiece
properly before beginning a cut. The right and
wrong ways to support large pieces of work are
shown in figures 7 and 9.
Incorrectly supporting workpiece. See Figure 7.
RIGHT
Fig. 7
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Forcing a cut.
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Cutting warped or wet lumber.
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Tool misuse or incorrect operating procedures.
Fig. 8
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Fig. 9
• Whenmakinga cutusesteady,evenpressure.
Neverforcecuts.
• Donotcutwarpedor wetlumber.
• Alwaysholdyoursawfirmlywithbothhandsand
keepyourbodyin a balancedpositionso asto
resisttheforcesofkickbackshouldit occur.
STARTING
A CUT
Know the right way to use your saw.
See Figure 11.
When using your saw, always stay alert and
exercise control. Do not remove your saw from
workpiece while the blade is moving.
DEPTH
OF CUT ADJUSTMENT
Always keep correct blade_depth setting. The correct
blade depth setting for all cuts should not exceed 1/4
inch below the material to be cut. More blade depth
will increase the chance of kickback and cause the cut
to be rough. One blade tooth below the material to be
cut works best for most efficient cutting action.
TO ADJUST
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BLADE
DEPTH
Remove battery pack from saw.
RIGHT
WARNING:
Failure to remove battery pack from
saw could result in accidental starting causing
possible serious personal injury.
Fig. 11
Never use your saw as shown in figure 12.
Loosen depth adjustment knob. See Figure 10.
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BASE
ASSEMBLY
ADJUSTMENT
KNOB
WRONG
Fig. 10
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Hold base flat against the workpiece and raise or
lower saw until the required depth is reached.
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Tighten depth adjustment knob securely.
Fig. 12
Never place your hand on the workpiece behind
your saw while making a cut.
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WARNING:
To make sawing easier and safer,
always maintain proper control of your saw. Loss
of control of your saw could cause an accident
resulting in possible serious injury.
TO HELP MAINTAIN
CONTROL:
Hold your saw firmly with both hands.
See Figure 14.
•
Always support your workpiece near the cut.
•
Support your workpiece so the cut will be on your
left.
•
Clamp your workpiece so it will not move during the
cut.
Place your workpiece with its good side down.
Note: The good side is the side on which appearance
is important.
Before beginning a cut, draw a guideline along the
desired line of cut. Then place front edge of base on
that part of your workpiece that is solidily supported.
See Figure 11.
Never place your saw on that part of the
workpiece that will fall off when the cut is made.
See Figure 13.
RIGHT
Fig. 14
Depress the lock-off button and squeeze the switch
trigger to start your saw. Always let the blade reach
full speed, then guide your saw into the workpiece.
_i,
WARNING:
The blade coming in contact with
the workpiece before it reaches full speed could
cause your saw to "kickback" towards you
resulting in serious injury.
When making a cut use steady, even pressure.
Forcing causes rough cuts, could shorten the life of
your saw and could cause "kickback."
REMEMBER:
WRONG
When sawing through work, the lower blade guard
does not cover the blade, exposing it on the
underside of work. Keep your hands and fingers
away from cutting area. Any part of your body
coming in contact with the moving blade will
result in serious injury.
Fig. 13
After you complete your cut release the trigger and
allow the blade to come to a complete stop. Do not
remove your saw from workpiece while the blade
is moving.
,_L CAUTION: When lifting your saw from the
workpiece, the blade is exposed on the
underside of your saw until the lower blade guard
closes. Make sure lower blade guard is closed
before setting your saw down on work surface.
TO CROSS
CUT OR RIP CUT
When making a cross cut or rip cut, align your line of
cut with the outer blade guide notch on the saw base
as shown in figure 15.
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TOP VIEWOF SAW
GUIDELINE
il J¢ , /
FRONTOFSAW
RIP GUIDE
'/
(EDGE
GUIDE)
Use the rip guide provided with your saw when
making wide rip cuts. A five inch scale has been
provided on the rip guide. When using the width of cut
scale on the base in combination with the rip guide,
cuts can be made up to 6 in. to the left of the blade or
8-3/4 in. to the right of the blade.
The rip guide helps prevent the blade from twisting in
a cut. The blade twisting in a cut can cause kickback.
TO ASSEMBLE
•
GUIDENOTCH
Remove battery pack from saw.
II_///
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ALIGNOUTERBLADEGUIDENOTCHON SAW BASEWITH
LINEOF CUT AS SHOWNWHENMAKINGCROSSCUTSOR
RIP CUTS
WARNING:
Failure to remove battery pack from
saw could result in accidental starting causing
possible serious personal injury.
Fig. 15
Since blade thicknesses vary, always make a trial cut
in scrap material along a guideline to determine how
much, if any, the guideline must be offset to produce
an accurate cut. Note: The distance from the line of
cut to the guideline is the amount you should offset
the guideline.
WIDTH
RiP GUIDE
RIP
GUIDESCREW
(WINGSCREW)
OF CUT SCALE
See Figure 16.
RIP GUIDE
(EDGEGUIDE)
ASSEMBLY
BASE
__
PLACERIP
GUIDETHRU HOLES
Fig. 17
Place rip guide through holes in saw base as
shown in figure 17.
•
Adjust rip guide to the width needed.
•
Tighten rip guide screw (wing screw) securely.
When using a rip guide, position the face of the rip
guide firmly against the edge of workpiece. This
makes for a true cut without pinching the blade. The
guiding edge of workpiece must be straight for your
cut to be straight. Use caution to prevent the blade
from binding in the cut.
CUT SCALE
BLADE
•
Fig. 16
A width of cut scale has been provided on the base of
your saw. When making straight cross cuts or rip cuts,
the scale can be used to measure up to four inches to
the right side of the blade. It can be used to measure
up to one inch to the left side of the blade.
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TO BEVEL CUT
Theangleofcutof yoursawmaybe adjustedto any
desiredsettingbetweenzeroand50°. Note:When
makingcutsat50°, bladeshouldbesetatfulldepthof
cut.
Whenmaking45° bevelcuts,thereis a notchinthe
sawbasetohelpyoulineupthe bladewiththe lineof
cut.See Figure 18.
BEVEL
SCALE
When making a bevel cut hold your saw firmly with
both hands as shown in figure 19.
BEVEL
ADJUSTMENT
LOWER
BLADEGUARD
Fig. 19
BLADE
GUIDENOTCH
Rest the front edge of the base on the workpiece.
Depress the lock-off button and squeeze the switch
trigger to start your saw. Always let the blade reach
full speed, then guide your saw into the workpiece.
GUIDELINE
_k
ALIGNINNER BLADEGUIDENOTCHON SAW BASEWITH
LINE OFCUT AS SHOWNWHENMAKING45° BEVELCUTS
WARNING:
The blade coming in contact with
the workpiece before it reaches full speed could
cause saw to "kickback" toward you resulting in
serious injury.
After you complete your cut release the trigger and
allow the blade to come to a complete stop. After the
blade has stopped, lift your saw from the workpiece.
Fig. 18
TO ADJUST
Align your line of cut with the inner blade guide notch
on the saw base when making 45 ° bevel cuts.
BEVEL
SETTING
• Remove battery pack from saw.
Since blade thicknesses
vary and different angles
require different settings, always make a trial cut
in scrap material along a guideline to determine
how much you should offset the guideline on the
board to be cut.
,_
•
Loosen bevel adjustment knob. See Figure 18.
•
Raise motor housing end of saw until you reach
desired angle setting on bevel scale. See Figure 18.
•
Tighten bevel adjustment knob securely.
_
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WARNING:
Failure to remove battery pack from
saw could result in accidental starting causing
possible serious personal injury.
WARNING:
Attempting bevel cut without knob
securely tightened can result in serious injury.
POSITIVE
0 ° BEVEL
STOP
•
Turn screw and adjust base until square with saw
blade.
•
Tighten hex nut and bevel adjustment knob securely.
See Figure 20.
ADJUSTMENT
SCREW
BEVEL
ADJUSTMENT
KNOB
,_1
WARNING:
Attempting to make cuts without
bevel adjustment knob securely tightened can
result in serious injury.
TO POCKET
CUT
See Figure 21.
HEX NU1
BLADE
_1, WARNING:
Always adjust bevel setting to zero
before making a pocket cut. Attempting a pocket
cut at any other setting can result in loss of control
POSITIVE0° BEVELSTOP
of your saw possibly causing serious injury.
Adjust the bevel setting to zero, set blade to correct
blade depth setting, and swing the lower blade guard
up using the lower blade guard handle.
Always raise the lower blade guard wLth the
handle to avoid serious injury.
COMBINATION
SQUARE
While holding lower blade guard by the handle, firmly
rest the front of the base flat against the workpiece
with the rear of the handle raised so the blade does
not touch the workpiece. See Figure 21.
LOWERBLADE
Fig. 20
HANDLE
Your saw has a positive 0° bevel stop, that has been
factory adjusted to assure 0 ° angle of your saw blade
when making 90 ° cuts. However, misalignment can
occur during shipping.
TO CHECK
•
,_i
Remove battery pack from saw.
WARNING:
Failure to remove battery pack from
saw could result in accidental starting causing
possible serious personal injury.
•
Place your saw in an upside down position on
workbench. See Figure 20.
•
Using a combination square, check squareness of
saw blade to the base of your saw.
LOWER
BLADEGUARD
POCKETCUT
Fig. 21
Depress the lock-off button and squeeze the switch
trigger to start your saw. Always let the blade reach
full speed then slowly lower blade into the
workpiece until base is flat against workpiece.
TO ADJUST
•
Remove battery pack from saw.
After you complete your cut release the trigger and allow
the blade to come to a complete stop. After the blade
has stopped, remove it from the workpiece. Corners
may then be cleared out with a hand saw or sabre saw.
,&WARNING:
Failure to remove battery pack from
saw could result in accidental starting causing
possible serious personal injury.
•
Loosen bevel adjustment knob.
•
Loosen hex nut securing adjustment screw.
,_
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WARNING:
Never tie the lower blade guard in a
raised position. Leaving the blade exposed could
lead to serious injury.
_1, WARNING:Whenservicing,useonlyidentical
Craftsman
replacement
parts.Useofanyother
partmaycreatea hazardor causeproduct
damage.
Avoidusingsolventswhencleaningplasticparts.
Mostplasticsaresusceptible
to damagefromvarious
typesof commercial
solventsandmaybedamaged
bytheiruse.Usecleanclothsto removedirt,dust,oil,
grease,etc.
d_kWARNING"Donotatanytimeletbrakefluids,
gasoline,petroleum-based
products,penetrating
oils,etc.comeincontactwithplasticparts.They
containchemicalsthatcandamage,weakenor
destroyplastic.
BATTERIES
Your saw's battery pack is equipped with 12 nickelcadmium rechargeable batteries. Length of service
from each charging will depend on the type of work
you are doing.
The batteries in this tool have been designed to
provide maximum trouble free life. However, like all
batteries, they will eventually wear out. Do not
disassemble battery pack and attempt to replace the
batteries. Handling of these batteries, especially when
wearing rings and jewelry, could result in a serious
burn.
Do not abusepowertools.Abusivepracticescan
damagetoolaswellasworkpiece.
Onlythe partsshownon partslist,page19,are
intendedto berepairedor replacedbythecustomer.
Allotherpartsshouldbe replacedata SearsService
Center.
_i WARNING:Donotattempttomodifythistoolor
createaccessories
notrecommended
foruse
withthistool.Anysuchalterationor modification
is misuseandcouldresultina hazardous
conditionleadingto possibleseriouspersonal
injury.
To obtain the longest possible battery life, we suggest
the following:
•
Store and charge your batteries in a cool area.
Temperatures above normal room temperature
will shorten battery life.
•
Never store batteries in a discharged condition.
Recharge them immediately after they are
discharged.
•
All batteries gradually lose their charge. The
higher the temperature the quicker they lose their
charge. If you store your tool for long periods of
time without using it, recharge the batteries every
month or two. This practice will prolong battery.
To preserve natural resources,
please recycle or dispose of
batteries properly.
BATTERY
PACK REMOVAL AND
PREPARATION
FOR RECYCLING
This product contains nickelcadmium battery. Must be disposed
of properly. Local, state, or federal
laws may prohibit disposal of nickelcadmium batteries in ordinary trash.
_
Consult your local waste authority for information
regarding available recycling and/or disposal options.
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WARNING:
Upon removal, cover the battery
pack's terminals with heavy duty adhesive tape.
De not attempt to destroy or disassemble battery
pack or remove any of its components. Nickelcadmium batteries must be recycled or disposed
of properly. Also, never touch both terminals with
metal objects and/or body parts as short circuit
may result. Keep away from children. Failure to
comply with these warnings could result in fire
and/or serious injury.
CRAFTSMAN
CORDLESS
TRIM SAW - MODEL
NUMBER
973.113080
11
27
12
13
17
14
28
19
10
20
23
21 22
5
25
'2
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CRAFTSMAN
l
CORDLESS
TRIM
SAW
- MODEL
NUMBER
973.113080
I
The model number will be found on a plate attached to the motor housing. Always mention the model number in all correspondence regarding your
CORDLESS TRIM SAW or when ordering repair parts.
SEE
BACK
PAGE
FOR
PARTS
ORDERING
INSTRUCTIONS
PARTS LIST
Key
No.
Part
Number
Description
Key
Pad
Quan.
No.
Number
Descr_tion
Quan.
1
975546-000
Carriage Bolt (M6 x 102 mm) .................. 1
17
975540-000
Spring .......................................................
1
2
975547-000
Base Assembly ........................................
18
975539-000
Lower Blade Guard ..................................
1
3
975544-000
Lock Nut ...................................................
2
19
975538-000
Ball Bearing (NTN #6200LB) ................... 1
4
975548-000
Knob .........................................................
2
20
975537-000
Bearing Retainer ......................................
1
5
975552-000
Spring .......................................................
1
21
975536-000
Bearing Retainer Screw ...........................
3
6
975551-000
Wing Screw ..............................................
1
22
975534-000
Inner Blade Washer .................................
1
7
975549-000
Base Screw ..............................................
1
23
975419-001
Saw Blade ................................................
1
8
975559-000
Hex Nut ....................................................
1
24
975533-000
Outer Blade Washer ................................
1
9
975558-000
Screw .......................................................
1
25
975532-000
Blade Screw .............................................
1
10
975550-000
Carriage Bolt (M6 x 13 mm) .................... 1
26
* Item No._-11013
Battery Pack (981480-001) ...................... 1
11
982319-001
Data Plate ................................................
1
27
* Item No. 9-11012
12
975557-000
Warning Label ..........................................
1
Charger w/Charging Stand
(981481-001 ) ..........................................
1
13
975545-000
Upper Blade Guard ..................................
1
1
14
975543-000
Upper Blade Guard Screw ....................... 3
15
975542-000
Bumper ....................................................
1
16
975541-000
Bumper Screw .........................................
1
1
28
975554-O00
Rip Guide .................................................
29
975553-000
Blade Wrench (5 mm Hex Key) ............... 1
30
975855-000
Carrying Case - Not Shown .................... 1
31
981918-001
Combo Carrying Case - Not Shown ........ 1
972000-806
Owner's Manual
* Can Be Purchased Thru RSOS (Retail Special Order System)
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