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IMPORTANTMANUAL Do Not Throw Away Operator's Manual @ ModelNo . 358.34111 - 2.0 / 14 " 358.34251 - 2.0 / 14 " 358.34180 - 2.75116 " ' if 358.3.4260 - 2.75 / 16 358.344910 - 2,75 / 16 " AlwaysWearEyeProtection CRRFTSMR ° N 2.0 / 2.75cc MOTOR 14 " / 16 " inchGuideBar ELECTRICCHAINSAW READTHE OPERATOR'S & WARNING • Assembly MANUALANDFOLLOW • Operation ALL WARNINGSAND SAFETYINSTRUCTIONS , • Customer Responsibilities FAILURETODO SOCAN * Serviceand Adjustments RESULTIN SERIOUS • Table of Contents - Inside Back Cover • INJURY . Sears , RoebuckandCo . , HoffmanEstates , IL 60179 USA _ 30 - 083031 8 _ 0 / 94
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SAFETYRULES q _ ARNING : WHEN USINGAN ELECTRICCHAINSAW , BASIC SAFETY PRECAUTIONSSHOULDALWAYSBE FOLLOWEDTO REDUCETHE RISKOFRRE , ELECTRICSHOCK ; AND INJURYTO PERSONS . READ ALL INSTRUCTIONSS . EEADDITIONALSAFETYINSTRUCTIONSTHROUGHOUTTHIS MANUAL • BECAUSE A CHAIN SAW IS A HIGH - SPEED WOOD - CUTTING TOOL , SPECIAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONSMUST BE OBSERVEDTO REDUCETHE RISK OF ACCIDENTS , CARELESSOF IMPROPERUSEOF THISTOOLCANCAUSESERIOUSINJURY . drugso , rmedication . Youmusbt eIngoodphysical Headng _ SafetyHat conditioanndmentallysteal . Chalnsawv / or : is < strenu . cos . Ifyouhaveanycoedltlontmhiagthtbeaggravatedr - bystrenuouwsorkc , heckwithyourdoctobreforeope atingachainsaw . Snug EyeProtection • Oonotattempttouseyourchainsawduringbad hRttingin _ Clot waathercondgiosnuschasstronwgJndralins , nowIc , e , etc . , oratnight . • Carefullyplanyoursawingopemtlcainadvance . Donotstarctuttinugntiylouhaveaclearworkareas , e - curefootinga , nd , ifyouarefellingtreesa , pJannerde - treapt ath . • Do not operates chainsawthat Is damaged Improperlyadjusted , or not completely and Safety SafetyCbeps securely assembled , Always replace theed , haodgcardimmediateliyf it becomesdamag brokeno , rIsotherwiseremoved . Shoes • Keepthehantilasdry ctaan , andfrcoofoilorfuel m xture . - - Nlm • aWiththeenginestoppedhandcarrythechainsawide withthemufflearwayfromyourbodya , ndtheguith Figure1 barandchainto therearp , referabclyoveredw scabbard . KNOWYOURSAW ELECTRICAL SAFETY • Read your operator's manual carefully untiJyou completelyunderstandandcanfollowall safetytutes , • Avoidbodilycontactwithchainanytimesawis precautions , andoperatingInstructionsbeforeattempt - pluggedintoa powersourcet ; hechainwillcontin - _ ngtooperatetheunit . uetomoveforashorttimeaftertdggerisreleased . • Restrictthe useof yoursew to adultuserswhoun . • Avoiddangeroussituations . Donotexposethe dendaedandcanfollowsafetyrules , precautionsa , nd unittorainoruseindampw , et , gaseouso , rexplo - operatingInstructionfsoundin thismanual . sivelocations . PLANAHEAD • UnplugpowereordwhensawIs notth use . • Wearprotectivegear . Figure1 . Alwaysuse stee _ - , _ Allowthemotor to stopandthechainto stop toedsafetyfootwearwithnon - slip soles snug - fitting turnthgbeforesettingthesawdown . clothingh ; eavy - duty , non - slipgloves ; eye nprotection suchas non - foggingv , entedgogglesorfacescreena • Guardagainsteleotd ¢ shock . Avoidbodycon - tactwithanygroundedconductosr , uchasmetal approvedsafetyhardbat ; and soundbarfiers - - rsars plugsormufflerstoprotecyt ourheadng . Regutaruse pipesandwirefences . shouldhave headngcheckedregularlyas chainsaw • AvoidentanglementK . eepcordsclearofopera - noisecandamagehearing . tor , sawchain , endbrancheastaJItimes . • Keep agparts of your bodyaway from the chain • Do not abusecords . Nevercarrysewby the whenthe engineIs running . powercord oryankit to disconnect , dKeeptool • Keepchildren , bystandersc , od colmstaa mthlmum cord andextensiocnordawayfromheat , 0il , an of3S feet ( 10Meters ) awayfrom the workarea . Doin sharpedges . notallow otherpeopleor animalstobenearthecha • Useonly extensioncordsmarked assuitable - sawwhenstarlingoroperattngthechainsaw . foroutdooruse . , DOnot handtaoroperetea bbalnsawwhcayouareol , fatigued , Ig , or upset , or if youhave takenalcoh | / LOOK FOR THIS SYMBOL TO POINT OUT IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS . IT MEANS - ATTENTIONIII BECOME ALERTII ! YOUR SAFETY ! S iNVOLVED . J
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SAFETY RULES OPERATEYOURSAWSAFELY • Keepoilcap , ecrews , andfastenerssecurelyBgbt . • Donut oporatea chainsaw with onehand , Sedous ened . InjuP / totheoperatorh , elpers , bystanderosr anycom - binationof thesepersonsmayresugfromone - handed • operationA . chaincawisintendedfortwo - handeduse . • Operatethe chain saw only In well - veutilatedout - MAINTAIN YOUR SAW IN GOOD WORKING doorareas . ORDER • Donotoperatesawfroma ladderor inatree , udess • Haveagchaincaw serriedperformedbyyour Sears • specificalltytainedto do so . ServiceCenterwilhtheexceplionoftheitemslistedin Positionall partsof yourbodyto the leftof cutand . thema _ enanca sectionof _ is manuof . awayfrom thechainwhen theenglne is running • Make certain the chain stops movingwhen the • Cut woodonly . Donotuseyoursawto pPjorshove throttletriggeris released . awaylimbsr , oots , or otherobieofs . Stopthe sawif the chain strikes a foreign object , • Makesure thechain will not makecontactwithany i nspectunitandrapairor replacepattsas necesca _ y . objectwhile startingtheengine . NeverWtoofadthe Disconnectthe unit from the powersourcebefore sawwhentheguldebarisin a cutor kerr . pedormlngany maintenance . • UseextremecauBonwhen cuttingsmagsizebrushain • Nevermodifyyoursawin any way . Useonlyaitaeb - and saplings . Slendermatedalcan catchthe ch mentssuppliedor specificallyrecommendedbythe • andbe whippedtowardyouor pullyouogbalance . raanofaoturec Be aledfor sprthgbeckwhencuttinga limbthatisun - TRANSPORTING AND STORAGE dertensionsoyouwillnotbestruckbythe limborsaw whenthetensioninthewoodfibersisreleased . • Stoptheunitbeforstraosporting . • DOnutput pressureon thesaw at theendof a cuL • Allowtocool , covertheguidebarandchaina , ndsecure Applyingpressurecancauseyouto losecontrolwhen the unitbeforestoringor transportingina vehicle . • Storaunitsothechaincannotaccidenlallycaucainjury . thecutiscompleted . • Storatheunitoutofthereachofchildran . • Stoptheunitbeloreseffingthesawdown . GUARDAGAINSTKICKBACK - Kickbaciksadangerourseactionthatcanleadtoseriouisnjury . I & KICKBACK WARNING KICKBACKCAN OCCUR WHEN THE KICKBACK MOVING CHAIN CONTACTS EANOFN OBJECTAT THE UPPER WPORTIONH THETiP OF THE GUIDEBAROR THE WOODCLOSES IN AND PINCHES THE CHAININ THE CUT . OCONTACTATF THE UPPERPORTION OF THE TiP THE GUIDE BAR CAN CAUSE THE CHAIN TO DIG INTO THE OBJECT , WHICH STOPS THE CHAIN FOR AN Figur2e INSTANTT . HE RESULTISA UGNtNING FAST , REVERSE REACTION WHICH KICKSTHE GUIDEBARUP ANDBACKHE TOWARD THE OPERATOR . IF T CHAIN IS PINCHEDALONG THE TOP AVOi0 OF THE GUIDEBAR THE GUIDEBAR CAN DE DRVEN RAP DLY SACK TOWARDTHE OPERATOR . EITHEROF THESEREACTIONSCAN CAUSELOSS OF SAW CONTROL WHICH CAN , RESULTIN SERIOUSINJURY . DO NOT RELYONLYON THE SAFEW DEVICESA PROVIDEDWITH YOUR SAW . AS CHAINSAW USER , YOU MUST TAKEO SPECIAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONST HELP KEEP YOUR CUTTING JOBS ' Figure3 FREEFROMACCIDENTOR IRJURY .
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SAFETYRULES JEJE _ AF _ eA _ MAINTAINCONTROL N [ _ ' [ , _ R | OVERSENS W11 _ DG ? HJC _ G $ HANDPOSITI _ ITN U [ FT 1HUI • Keepa go _ , firm gripon thecow withbcth heads when the engineIs runninganddon'tletgo , Rgure 4 , A firmgdpconneutndizekickbeckandhelpyoumain - t . { fT tamcontrool fthesew . Keeptheltngereofyourlefthand HAND JGHI encimiingandyourreftthurebunderthefmuthaed ] ebar . ANO Keepyourdghtheedcompleteleyreundthe rearhandle whetheryouaredghtheededorleftheeded . Kanpyour leftarmstraighwt iththee ] bawlooked . CORrECt GI _ I _ INCORR [ ¢ f GRIp C0RREC ! PO $ 1T _ ON • Position yourlefthandDo thefronthandlebersoIt Is in a straightlinewithyourrighthandonthe rear Figure4 handlewhenmakingbuckingcuts , Figure4 . Never REDUCETHECHANCEOFKICKBACK mvemerightandlefthandpesiltonsforanytypeofcut . tins . . Recognizethat kfcldoankcanhappen . Witha basle • Stand with your weightevenlybalancedon both understandinogf _ ckbeck , youconreducetheelement feet . ofsurpasswhichcontributetsoaccidents . • Standaffghtlytothe Isft sideoftheeawtokeepyour , NeverIst themovthgchelacantact anyobjectatthe tipof the guidobar , Figure2 . body from being In a directllnewith the cutting * Keepthe workingareafreefrom obstructionssuch chain . Figure4 . as othertrees , branchesr , ocks , fences , stumpse , tc . • Donot overreach , Youcouldbedrawnor thrownoff balanceandrosecontrool fthesaw . Figure3 . Elimlnataor avoidan7 obstmat ] lotnhatyourar chaincouldhitwhileyouarecuttingthroughe particu • Do not cut above shoulderheighL It is difficultto logor breach . maintaincontrool fsawaboveshouldehreight . • Keepyour chela sharpand properlytanelaaed . A looseordu [ Icha { ncanincreasethechanceofkickbec ) _ UNDERSTANDINGREACTIVEFORCES tooccur . Followmanufacturercshainsharpeningandn - Pinch - KickbacekndPug - InoccurwhenthechainIS maintenanceinstnJcltocoC . hecktensionat regularI suddenlystoppedbybathspinchedc , aughto , r byfng tervalswiththeenginestoppedn , everwiththeengine contactinagforeignob _ eoInf thewood . Thisstopp running . Makesurethe bar clampnutsare securely ofthechainresultsinareversoalfthechainforceusedto lightenedaftertensionintghechain . cutwoodandcausetshesawtomoveintheopposidteirec _ • Begin and continuecuttingat tug throttle . Ifthe tianofthechainrotagonE . itherreactiocnonresufifntoss chainis movingat a slowerspeed , thereis greater chancefor kicld _ cktooccur . ofcontroal ndpassiblecodousinjury , • Pinch - Kiskback • Cut onelog at e time . - occurswhenchainontopofguide _ r issuddeely . Use ex _ ' emecautlon whenre - enterthg a prevthua cut , stopped . • Do notattemptplungecuts , - rapMiyddvessaws _ / ghtbacktowardoperetor . • Pug - In , Watchfor ehiRlnglogsorotherforcoethatcouldclose a cutandpinchorfallintochain . - ocoumwhanthecheinontheboftomofthegu ] debar , Use the Reduced - KickbackGuide Bar and Low - issuddenslytopped . KickbackChainspeciltedforyoursaw . - pullsthesawrapidlyforward . KICKBACKSAFETYFEATURES sampleofchainsawsbelow3 . 8cubicInchdisplacemenst pe - cifiedinANSI B175 . 1.1991 . • Handguard deslgnedtoredecethechanceofyourlofthand contactingthechainffyourhandslips offthe ltoct henolebar . A WARNING 1 THE FOLLOWING FEATURES ARE IN - J • Position of front and rearhandlebars , desilgEnwed _ hdis - CLUDEOONYOURSAWTOHELPREDUCEI tahoe between handlesand " in - line " with eachother . The THE HAZARDOF KICKBACK ; HOWEVERI , s prereaadnd " In - linep " ositionofthehandsprovidedbythis de - SUCH FEATURES WILL NOT TOTALLYI signworktogethertogivebabnce andre _ kitanceincontrol - ELIMINATETHIS DANGEROUSREACTION llngthe I _ votof the sawbacktowardtheoperatorifkickback occurs . AS A CHAINSAW USER , DOS . • AN _ Br7a . t . 1991 - Safetyrequlrerr _ nf _ orgasdthpeowerecld ' _ nt * ONLYON SAFETYDEVICE YOU saws = Beet theAn ' _ dcanNaflceaJa _ instliute inc . , Star FOLLOW ALL EAFET'f dardB17a . 1 _ 99 , THIS J oe _ 8 = w , e _ IN SERIOUS INJURY . Reduced - Klokbecl ( Gulde9er , designedw _ a smkilradths / _ / JIo , vs _ lipwhichreducesthe size ofthekickbackdangerzoneonthe 5 " F _ netrEalGuide Bat Radle = _ k _ oCut _ , guidebartip . F ) gure5 . AReduced - KickbacGk uideBarkione whichhasbeendemonctratedtosigni ; icanllr ] eyducethenum - der andseriousnessofkickbacks whentestedinaccord _ ce withANSIB175 . t . * - 1991 • Low - - k % kback Chain , designedw _ a contoureddepth Malwlal gaugeand ard [ inkwhkih deflectkickback forceandaithwck woedtogra _ Uuali _ / ridientothecuner . Figure5 . Low - I _ ckba Chainis chainwninhhasmetkickbackperformancerequire - FigureS mantact ANSI B175 . 1.1991whentestedonarepresentaiJve
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CONGRATULATIOoNnSyourpurchaseof a Seam PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS CraftsmEanlectdCshainSawI . thasbeendesigneedn , gi - neereadndmanufacturteodgiveyouthebestpessibdree * VOLTAGE . : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120VoIIAC50 _ 0 Hz , pendabifaitnydperiormaece . AMPS : 358.34111 . . 10,5 Shouldyouexpedencaenyproblemysoucannoetasily 358.34251 . . t0 . 5 remedpy , leasecontacytournearesStearsServicCeen - 358.34180 . . 12 ter / OepadmeSneta . rshascompetenwte , lltrainetdechni - ciansandthepropetroolstoservicoerrepaitrhisunit . 358.34260 . , 12 358.34491 . . 12 Pleaseread andmtsin this manual The instructionswill GUIDE BAR : enableyouto assemMeandmaintainyour unitpropedy . Alwaysobservethe " SAFETYRULES . " 358.34111 , . 14 " 358.34251 . . 14 " 358.34180 . . 16 " 358.34111 35824260 358.34260 . . 16 " 358.34251 358,344910 358.34491 . . 16 " MODELNUMBER : 35824180 CHAIN : . . . . . . . Low Profile3 / 8 " Pitch SERIALNUMBER : OILER : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Manual DRIVESYSTEM . . . . . . . . . . . . Gear Drive DATEOF PURCHASE : THEMODELANDSERIALNUMBERWILLBEFOUND M _ NUFACTIJREPUH _ ER1HE FO _ / _ G PAT _ N _ ONTHE PRODUCT , YOU SHOULD RECORD BOTH SER _ L NUMBER ANDDATEOF PURCHASEAND KEEP IN A SAFE CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES PLACEFORFUTUREREFERENCE . • Readandobservethesafetyrules . • Followa regularschedulein maintaining , caringIor , andusingyour unit . • Fofl0wtheinstructionsunder " CustomerRespensibili - ties " and = Storages " ectionsofthLsOperalor'sManual . FULLONEYEARWARRANTYONCRAFTSMANELECTRICCHAINSAW If IMsCrsgsmanElectdeChainSaw failsto performpropedyduetoa detectinmatedaol r workmanshiwpithin t oneyearfromthedateofpurchaseS , earswillrepairor repleceit , freeofcharge . Thiswarrantyexcludesthebarandchainwhichareexpendableparts , andbecomewornduringnormaul se . WARRANTYSERVICEIS AVAILABLEBY'RETURNINGTHE CRAFTSMANELECTRICCHArNSAW TO THE NEARESTSEARSSTOREIN THE UNITEDSTATES . Thiswarrantygivesyouspecificlegaldghtsa , ndyoumayalsohaveotherrightswhichveryfromstatetostate . SEARS , ROEBUCKANDCO , , DEPT . 817WA , HOFFMANESTATESI , L 60179
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HARDWARECONTENTS Partsbogcontentsnotshownfull size Operator'sManuel TOOLS REQUIRED FOR ASSEMBLY • Thesswendgu ] debapraacrkenfadcardbosrdlinen Graspupperedgeof cardboardlinerwithonehandut , Screwdfiver andupperedgeofcartonwithetherhand . Slideo • Adjustablewrench cardboardlinercontaidfafsiawand guidebar , TO REMOVE CHAIN SAW , Setcardboardlineronflatsurfacewithtabflapontop . , Releasetab , faysidefiat , andslideoutguidebar . FROM CARTON , Layopenethersideof cardboardliner . , RemovelooseparfsincludedwithChafeSaw . " • Usecardboardlineras e worksurfacedudngassem - blyof sew . ASSEMBLY HOW TO ASSEMBLE YOUR CHAIN SAW " IF ATHRJNS UINNGIT : iS RECEIVEDASSEMBLED , REPEATALL STEPSIN THIS SECTIONTO ATTACHINGTHEBARANDCHAIN ( Fig . 7 - 10 ) BE SURE ASSEMBLYIS CORRECTANDA - • Your sew Is equippedwlth a Reduced - Kickback PROPERLYADJUSTEDFOR THE OPER Bar anda Low - KickbackChain . TOR . • Alwaysusethe Reduood - KlekbeckGuidoBarand AVOIDACCIDENTALSTARTING . ALWAYS Low - Kickback Chainspecifiedfor yourchainsaw UNPLUG THE SAW FROM THE POWER modelwhenreplacing theseparts . Seethe " Speci - fications " section . SOURCE BEFORE INSTALLINGA BAR AND / ORCHAIN , • Turnthe unitupsidedownons flatsurface . Straighten outchain , thenlay Itona flat surface . WEARPROTECTIVEGLOVESWHENHAN - • Removebarrnoundngnutsandbarclampplate . DLINGOR OPERATINGYOURSAW ; CHAINEN • TurntheedJusfinsgcrew ( Rfiure6 ) counterc ] nckwise IS SHARPANDCANCUTYOUEVENWH tomovetheedjuutingpinalmostastarasitwillgotothe IT tS NOTMOVING [ rear . De notremovetheadjusfingscrewfromtheunit . • Mounttheguidebarbypfacfagthesfottedendoverthe mountingstuds . Figure7 , • Holdchainwfihcutterstaethgoo shawnfa Figure8 . • Slidethe chain betweenthe fight housingand the epreckeL RgureS ( inset ) . Place chainaroundthear sprocketand fit the drive linksinto the guideb grooves - - firstthe bottomgrooveandthenthetop groovea , ndthenaroundguidebarnose . Figure9 . • Slideguidebarforwardendfittheadusfingpfaintothe _ roundhotainthegudebar , Figure10 , • Holdthegutdeheragainstthesawframeandinstallthes bardampplate . Sesuretabonthebarclampplatei towardtherearofbar . Rgure10 . • Securethegu _ e harand bareismppFetewiththebar mountingnuts ; lightenfingertighton _ • Proooodtothe " ChafaTooeioos " ection . NOTE : Ifthesawchainis fastaflndbookwardst , hesaw willvibrateexeeeeivelayndwillnotcut .
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ASSEMBLY CHAINTENSION ( Fig . 11 & 12 ) [ _ ' _ WARNING : . rAlulL WEARPROTECTIVEGLOVESWHENHAN - II DUNG OR OPERATHGYOURSAW ; CHAN ' / IS SHARPAND CANCUTYOUEVENWHEN | IT ISNOT MOVINGZ J ChainTensionis veryimportant - - - A loosechainwillwearthebaranditself , , . - A loosechaincanjumpoffthebarwhileyou areoolting - A tightchaincanbreakor damageIhesaw and / or bar . FigureS • The chain stretchesduring use , especiallywhen GuideBar • new . Checktensionperiodicallays follows : - each timethesawisused ; - morefrequenLifwf henthechainisnew ; , - as the chainwarmsup tonormaloperating temperature . Studs o Chain tension is correct when the chain canbe liftedabout1 / 8 " from the GuideBarat a pointnearther . middleofthebarandwillmovefreelyaroundtheba Figure7 • it is recommendedthat the sawbe turnedupside downfor chaintensioning , o Chaintensioningprocedure : Chain NOTE : Makesurethebarmountingnutsarenomorethan Travel t _ ngertight . , T . umthe adiuslingscrewclockwiseuntil thelangs ont ) thechainentetrheguidebargroove . Figure11 ( inse . NOTE = To tightenthe chain turnthe adiustiagscrew clockwiset ; o loosenthe chain , turnIheadjustingscrew counterclockwiseF . igure11 , CUTTERSMUSTFACEIN • Checktbetensionbypullingdownandlettinggoofthe chain , Thisactionremovessomeofthestiffnessofthe OIRECTIONOFROTATION chain . Figure12 , a _ • ContinueadjustingtheAdjustingScrewuntilthe ten - ' sioniscorrect • Sprooket . , . . _ r - " lightenbarmountingnutswitha wrench . Bar Recheckchaintension . Adjusting Figure9 Tangs ) _ _ crease Decrease Chain oChainn Tension Tensi PinSlot Figure11 Rate Figure10 Figure12
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ASSEMBLY EXTENSION CORD ATTACHMENT ( Fig . 13 & 14 ) Useonlyavoltagesupplyasshownonthenameplateof theunittopowecyourunit , Theextensioncordusedtoreachthepowersourcemust be : • Thecordmustbe markedwiththesuifix " W - A . " ( " W " in Canada ) . • Heavyenoughto carry thecurrentfrom the powere sourcethe fu ] llengthof the extensioncordto th unit . Othera'isel , ossofpowerandoverheatincganec - curcausingdamageto the unit . RefertoFigure9 for minimum wire gauge recommendationsT . he cord mustbemarkedwiththeproperwiregauge . • Ingoodcondition . Cordinsulationmustbei _ eclwith no cracksor detedoragonP , lugconnectorsmustbe undamaged , • Secureextensioncordtothe PowerCordasshown inFigure13 topreventdisconnection . • Insertthe cordsocketInto the recessedplugon the unit . Figure13 . To reduce the risk of electrfoshock , thisunithasa polarizedplug ( onebladeiswiderthantheother ) . Thisplug wiflfitlnapoladzedextensioncordonJyonsway . lftheplugd . doesnotglfullyintotheextensiocnord , reversethecor If it stilldoesnot fit make sureyou have a , ecladzed extensioncord . Iftheextensioncorddoesnotfit ntothe outlel , reversethecord . ifitstilldoesnotfit intotheoutlet , contacta qualifiedelectriciantoinstall theproperoutlet . Donotchangetheplugorsocketoftheunitorextension cordin anyway , Cord I Power / J e I Figure13 MINIMUMWIREGAUGE RECOMMENDATIONS IA . W . O . , IA . tW : ' . t _ mor _ WileGauge i Figure14
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OPERATION • KNOW YOUR CHAIN SAW ( See Fig . 15 ) READTHISOPERATOR'SMANUALAND SAFET _ RULESBEFOREOPERATINGYOURCHAINSAW . Comparethe . iflustrationswfthyourunRtefamiJiarizyeeerselwf ghthelocatienofthe varioucsontrolsendedjustmenteS . avethismaeual for futurereference . HANDGUARD ADJUSTING SCREW CHAdN HANDLE FRONT ( BehindBaD l BAROIL FILLCAP REAR HANDLE \ - GUIDEBAR eAR CLAMp BARC _ MP NUTS ON / STOPSWITCH & THROT [ LETRIGGER Figure15 TheON / STOPSWITCHis usedtostoptheengine . TheBARCLAMPNUTSaredesignedleholdtheguidebar alteradjustmenthsavebeen completed . TheTHROTTLETRIGGERcontrolsenginespeed . The GUIDEBARIs designedtocany thechain . TheADJUSTINGSCREWisdesignedtotension [ hechain aroundtheguidebar . TheCUTTERSaredesignedtocutthewood . - o
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ii OPERATION - SAFETY GENERAL SAFETY & WARNING IFSAWBECOMESPINCHEDORHUNGIHA • Keepmbioratfu _ lthruttledudngcutt ; ngprecedur . a LOG , DONOTTRYTO FORCEITOUT . YOU CAN LOSE CONTROL OF THE SAW • , Aliowthecheintocutthryouexertonlylightdowaward RESULTINGIN INJURYAND / ORDAMAGE pressure , you ore thecut , damagetothebar , chain or motorcanresult . TO THE SAW , STOPTHE SAW , DRIVE AHE WEDGEOF PLASTICORWOODINTOT • Releasethethrotttetdggeras econas theoutis cony CUT UNTILTHE SAW CAN BE REMOVED pleted , aUowintghemotortoidle . Ifyouruntheunitatfull EASILY . RESTART THE SAW TAND ( throttlewithouct uttingu , nnecessarwyearcanoccurto CAREFULLY REENTER THE CUT , thechain , bar , andmotor , AVOIDKICKBACKAND CHAINDAMAGEO ' • Toavoidlosingcontrowl hencompletintghecut , doect OO NOT USE A METALWEDGE . DO N putpressureonthesawdudngtheendofthecut , ATTEMPTTORESTARTYOURSAWWHEN • Stopmotorbeforesettingunltdownafteroperetion . ITIS PINCHEDOR HUNGIN ALOG , FELLING SAFETY KICKBACK CAN OCCUR WHEN THE MOVINGCHAIN CONTACTSAN OBJECTF ATTHE UPPERPORTIONOF THE TIP O WARNING THE GUIDE BAR OR WHEN THE WOOD CLOSESINANDPINCHESTHESAWCHAIN iN THE CUT . CONTACTAT THE AUPPERR DONOT Cb3 _ . PORTIONOF THETiP OF THE GUIDEB - NEAR ELECTRICALWIRESOR BUILDINGS . CANCAUSETHE CHAINTO ADIGINTOTHEN - IF YOUDONOTKNOWTHE DIRECTIONOF OBJECTAND STOPTHE CHAINFOR TREEPALL INSTANT . THE RESULT IS A LIGHTNING - AT NIGHT . FAST , REVERSEREACTIONWHICHKICKSRDIS - DURING BADWEATHER - RAIN , SNOW , THE GUIDEBAR UP ANDBACKTOWAIN THE OPERATOR . IF THE SAW CHA STRONG , WIND , ETC . PINCHEDALONGTHETOPOFTHE GUIDE BAR , THE GUIDEBAR CAN DE DRIVENOR . RAPIDLYBACKTOWARDTHE OPERAT * Look for decayend rot . If the trunkis rotted , _ tcan snapandfalltowardtheoperator . EITHER OF THESE REACTIONS CAN • Checkforbrokenor dsadbrancheswhichcanfall on CAUSE LOSSOF SAWCONTROLWHICH youwhilecutting . CANRESULTIN SERIOUSINJURY . • Be extremelycautiouswithparltallyfallentreesthatmay bepoedysupportedW . henatreedoesn'tfallcomplete - ly , setthesawasideandpulldownthetreew _ tha cableot winch , blockandtackleo , rtractorT . oavoidinjuryd , on cutdowna partiallyfallentreewithyoursaw . DON'TPUTYOURSELFIN THESEPOSITIONS Checkthewind - - Checkthe leon - - Checkthe befence - - Don'tcutdownwind Don'tcutonlean side Don'tcutonweightedside Rgure16 Rgure 17 Rgure 18 - 10 -
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OPERATION " STOPPING YOUR UNIT • Besurethatyoucontinuetogdp handlesfirmly whileusingthe oileractuator / fillercap . • Releasethe throttlotdgger . • Fillthe ogtankeach timeyou begina sawing i STARTINGYOURUNIT operation ; recheckthe oillevelafterevery15 minutesof use . I , " * Squeezethethrottlofrigger , • Wipeoffsurfacesbefore ttlftngwtthogta keepto CUTTINGTECHNIQUE ( SFig , 19 & 20 ) sawdustor dehdsfromeccidentagfyailingin the tankandcausingdamage . • Overcatting - beginca thethpsid _ of the log withthe t Usea funnelto fill thetank . Pouroilslowlyto bottomof thesawagainstthe log ; axed tightpressure downward . allowairinthetanktoescape . W _ peupell spills . Do net usethe sawuntilitIswipedcleanand is • Undercuttlo - gbeginontheundersideofthelogwghthe completelydryfromspilledoil topof thesawagainstthelog ; exertgghtpressureup ward . Dudngundercatgngth , esaw wilttend to push • Rap ! acetheoil capsecurelyto ensureproper hackat you . Be preparedforthisreactionandholdthe operationof theoiler . sawfirmlyto maintaincontrol , , Che0ktbaoilravelindicator frequently duringst - use . Locatetheindicatorin thesawframe etvs belowendbehindthefronthandle . Ifoilisno Overcut ibleintheslot whensawis uprighot na levelsur - face , thetankrequiresfilling . • Letthe sawstand unptaggedfor 15 minutes beforestortag , gisnormaflorasmallamountof oilto appearunderthe sawwhenthesawis notin use . Theexcassoilshoefdbewipedfromthesaw beforestodng . Rgure 19 ; • Positionthebottomofthefrordsawtameagalostthelog . = IM . I tw . , Oudngcuttingk , eepthefrontsawframeagainstthelog . OilLevd Indicator ; , i . t , Figure21 AVOID REACTIVE PINCH FORCES Ploch - KickbacakndPuIHnoccurwhenthechainissud - denlystoppedbybeingpinchedc , aught , or byoontact - | ' ( : : : ( / " _ FmrdSawFrame loga foreignobjecitntftewood . Thissuddenstoppingofo thechainresultsina revemaetl the chainforceusedt Figure20 cutwoodandcausesthesawtomovein theopposites dimcllonof the chainmtatton . Pinch - Kickbacdkrive CUTrlNG SPEED thesawstraighbt aefttowardtheoperator . PuIHnpulls • Acceleratemotorto fullthrottlebeforeentedngcutb ) ' thesawawayfromtheoperatorE . itherreactioncanre - squeezingthethrottletrigger , sultinlossofcontroal nd possiblsyeriousinjury . • Nevercutwithmotor atpadialthrottlespeed . TOAVOID PINCH - KICKBACK : USING THE MANUAL OILER ( Fig . 21 ) • Be extremelaywareofsguatlonosrobstructiontshat Yoursawisequippedwithanoileractaatadfillocrape cancause materiallo pinchthetopofor otherwise whichmanuallysupplieosiltothebarandchain . Th stopthe chain . oiler sctuatedfiltarcap must be usedregularly • Donotcutmorethanonelogat e time . andoRenenou _ Jtho maintaina thinfilmof off onc - • Donuttwistthe sawas thebariswithdrawnfroman thebar endchainwhilesewis cutting . Itis re under - cuwt henbucking . ommendedthat the ogeractuator / filler cap be operatedsix ( 6 ) timesperminuteendheldforapm TO AVOIDPULL - IN : proximatelythree ( 3 ) seconds each time it • AlwaysbegtacuttJngwithlhemotoralfullthrotttasnd pressed . thesawhousingagainswt ood . • Operateoitarbypressingdownontheoilorectae . • Use wedgesmade of plastic or wood , ( never of todfiJlorcapwithyourdghtthumb . metal } toholdthe cutopen . - ! 1 -
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OPERATION TREE FELLING 211 WARNING & IF THETRUNKORLIMBS ARERO'R'ING , Top Felting THEYCANFALLUNEXPECTEDLYAND Notch _ f Cut CAUSESERIOUSINJURY . Cut / ASYOUMAKEYOURFELLINGCUT , IF THE SAWAPPEARSTO BE BINDING , THE TREE ISSTARTINGTO FALLIN THE BoHom WRONGDiRECTiON , IMMEDIATELYSTOP Notch THE SAWAND USEA FELLINGWEDGE Cut ANDMAUL ( HAMMER ) TO FORCETHE FELLINGCUTOPEN , THE WEDGEWILL HOLDTHE FELLINGCUTOPEN ALLOWINGYOUTOREMOVETHESAW , KEEPEVERYONEAWAYFROMTHE TREEIN ALLDIRECTIONS . Figure22 DETERMINE THE NATURAL FALL DIRECTION If yourchainsawbindsin thefellingcul youhave three optons : • Wind - Atreeevenlybalancedwillfaginthesamedirec - • Ifthewrongdimotionof faUis acceptabrec , umfullyre - tionthewindis biowiog . movethefellingwedge . Cutdeeperinthenotchsideof • Lean - Use a carpenter'slevelor plumbbobtodeter - thetreeuntilfreestartsto fall . mineif treehasa na _ umrleanA . leaningtreewilltendto fall indirectionof lean . • IfthewrengdirectionoffallLsnot accaptablea , ttempNoe useoneor morefeiliogwedgesto tomethetreein th , Shape - Atreewilltendtofalltowa _ s sidethatismore odgJnaldimotionof fail . Do sobyddvingthe wedges heavilybranched . deeperintothefellingcut . , OtherFactors - Cootaclioogr nearbytrees , buildingso , r • Keepeveryooeawayfromthetreeinoffd [ mcgonasnd wirescaninfluencethedirectionthetreewillfell . thenseekprofessionahlelpl CUTTINGPROCEDURE ( Fig . 22 ) NOTE : Forfreeslessthan6 inchesindiameter , makea singlefellingcutonthesideawayfromthedirectionof fall . Aftedr eterminitnhgeNatureFl alDl irectiotnh , etreeshould Decutasfollows : CutthroughuntiltreebeginsIofelt . Thenturnoffsaw . setit down , andmovequicklyawayfromdirectionoffall . IMPORTANT : BEFOREFELLINGATREE , MAKESUREUL YOUHAVEATLEAST3 FELLINGWEDGESANDA MA OPERATION USE / TIPS ( HAMMER ) AVAILABLEFORUSEIFNEEDED . • Cleartheworkareaofdebdswhereyoucanhovesa * cure footing . • Use somemeansto visuallymark the NaturalFall Direclion . • MakesurethereIsenoughroomforthetreetofalhMain - laina distanceof21 / 2treelengthsfromthe nearespt ep • MarkyournotchcutontheNaturelFa [ [ Directionsideof sonorotherobjectsM . otornoisecandrownout awarn - thetreeapproximatel1y8 - 24 inchecabovetheground . ingcall • Cuttop of thenotchfirstat a 45 degreeanglo . Saw • Removedid , stones , loosebark , nails , staplesa , ndwire throughf / 3 ofthewidthofthe tree . fromthe treewherecutsareto bemade . • Cutbottomofthenotchata45degmeoogioungEyou • Plantostandontheup - haslidewhencuttingona slope . meetthe topnotchcut . Removenotchofwood . • Plana cioarretreatpathto therearanddiagonatlothe • Onthesideofthetreeoppesitothenotchoumt , akethehe lineof fall . fellingcut . Thefellingcutshouldhe2 lachesabovet cenlerpetalof the notchcut . Beforethefellingcut is • Ifunsureaboutwhichwaye treewglfall , usathenotch completeu , sewedgestoopenthe cutwhennecessary cubingmethod . tocontrolthe directionofthefall . Usewoodor plasgo • Largeb _ ress rootsshould _ removedpdorto notch wedges , hutnever steelor iron , toavoidkickbackand cut , chaindamage . • Usea wedgeif thereis anychancethatthetreewill Dot ' • Crackingsoundswideningofthefellingcut , movement fail inthe desireddirection , intheupperbranchesareallsignsthorthetree s ready • Werecummeoydoucutbreachesbeiowshculdehreight tofall , beforefe ] gi _ gtree . [ SeeUmb ] ngandPruning ) . • Astreebeginstofaltlu , moffsaw . setitdown . andmove Bealerttosignsthatthe treeis readytofall : quicklyawayfromdirectionoffall . • Creddngsounds . • Wideningofthefeltingcut . • Movemenitnthe upperbreaches . - 12 -
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OPERATION BUCKING BUCKING USING A SUPPORT ( Fig . 25 & 26 ) Anotherloograstand , suchasa sawhomem , aybeusedas Buckingiscuttinga fallentreetothedesiredlogsize . souppotwtshenbucking , AreaA - Undercu1t / 3ofthewaythroughthelog . TYPES OF CUTTING ( Fig . 23 ) - Finishwithan ovemut . • Ovemu _ ng - beginonthetop skieofthe _ ogwiththeure • AreaB - Ovemutl / 3ofthewaythroughthelog . bottomofthe sawagainstthelog ; exertlightpress - Finishwithanundercut . downward . • Uedemuttin - gbeginontheuedersideofthefogwghthep - top ofthesawagainstthelog ; exerltightpressureu ward . Duringundercuttingth , e sawwilltendto hpushe backatyou . Be preparedforthisreactionandholdt sawfirmlytomaintaincontrol . Ovsrcut lstCu CUt Figure25 1 _ cut 12ndcuIt Figure23 BUCKINGON THE GROUND ( Fig . 24 ) • Ovemuwtitha 1 / 3diametecrut . - - \ ' _ _ lstCu • Rollfogovearedfiniswhithanovercut . AnotheLr og - . : : - ' - _ WedgeUsedTo Figure26 OPERATINGUSE / TIPS CutshatterewdoodYeWcamfunyS . harppfcoesofwood couldbeflungtowardtheoperator . Usea sawhorsetocutsmalllogs . Neverallowanother pemontoholdthelogwhitecuttingandneverheldthe CUtonlyonelogata time . logwithyourlegor fooL Donotcutinanareawherelogs limbs , and rootsare tangledsuchasina bbwndownarea . Dragthe nogsrdod a clearareabeforecuttingbypullingout exposeda clearedtogsfirst . • Givespatialatten _ ntologsuederstrafnth preventthe Figure24 sawfromplnching . Makethe firstcutonthe pressure aidetofehevethestressOnthe log . OPERATION - SAFETY BUCKING SAFETY • Btayonophillsideoftreewhenoutting . WARNING i DONOTSTANDONTHE LOGBEING CUT . ANY PORTIONCANROLLCAUS - INGLOSSOF FOOTINGANDCONTROL . NEVERTURNTHE SAWUPSIDEDOWN TO UNDERCUT . THE SAWCANNOTBE CONTROLLEDIN THISPOSITION . Figure27 - 13 -
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OPERATION PRUNING AND LINIBING PruningProcedure , Firat - Uedemu1t / 3ofthewaythreughthalirebnear Pruningisremovingbranchesfroma standingtree . thetrunkofthetree . Urebingisremovingbranchesfroma felledtree . • Secrmd - Finishwithanovetcutfartheroutfromthe trunkuntilthelimbfails . • Third - CuttheremaJnlasgtumplluchneartronkof thetree . LIMBING ( Fig . 28 ) • Stadatbaseofthefelladtreeandwarktowardthetop . Second 11 _ gd • Leavethelargerlimbsundemeelhthefelledtreetoeup . podthetreeasyouwork , _ = i PruningCul RemoveSmallLimbsWithOneGut Figure29 OPERATING USFJi'IPS WorkslawJyk , eepingbothhandsfirmly gdppedonthe Figure28 saw . Maintainsecurefootingandbalance . Keepe clearworkarea . Frequantlnyiearbraechesoutof thewaytoavoidthppingoverthere . Leavethelargerlimbsundemesththefelledh'eetosup - PRUNING ( Fig . 29 ) portthetreeasyouwork . S _ artatthebaseofthe idledtreeendworktowardthe Smallbranches - smallar thanwidthof gutdebar . top . Largebranches - largerthanwidthofgeidebar . Keepthetreebetweenyouandthe chain . Cutfromthe • Removesmalllimbswtthonecub sideofthetreeoppositethe b { anchyouera cuttthg . • Removelarger ; supportlagbraanheswiththeli3 - 2 / 3 Limitpruningtolimbsshoulderheightorbelow . eutttngtechnique _ seecdbedinthebuckingsecgon . Keepoutofthewayofthefallinglimb . OPERATION - SAFETY PRUNING AND LIMRING SAFETY • Watch out for springpoles . Usa extreme caution whencuttingsmaJsI izelimbs . Slandermalehalmayull _ ' IL WARNING catchthesawchainendbewhippedtowardyouor p = , NEVERCLIMBINTOATREETO LIMBOR you _ balance . PRUNEUNLESSSPECIRGALLYTRAINED TO OOSO . DONOTSTANDON LADDERS , • Be alertfor eprthgbaek . Watchoutforbraecheethai erebentor underpressureas youarecuttingtoavoidon PLATFORMSA , LOG , ORIN ANY POSITION beingslrochbythebranchorthesawwhenthetensi WHICHCANCAUSEYOUTO LOSEYOUR inthe woodfibersis released . BALANCEOR CONTROLOF THE SAW . BEALERTFORANDGUARDAGAINST KICKBACK . DONOTALLOWTHEMOVING CHAINTOCONTACTANY OTHER BRANCHESOR OBJECTSATTHE NOSE OFTHE GUIDEBARWHENLIMBINGOR PRUNING . ALLOWINGSUCHCONTACT CANRESULTIN SERIOUSINJURY . DONOTCUTIFBRANCHESARE HIGHER THANYOURSHOULDERG . ET APROFES - SIONALTO DOTHE JOB . THIS MAYRE - SULT1NSERIOUSINJURY . - 14 -
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i , , i , ul i i , CUSTOMERRESPONSIBILITIES i MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE Fillindateseeyoucompleiereguraroervice Before After Every Every Every ServiceOat , Use Use 5 hrs . 25 hrs . Season cruanUnitandLabels ' : P " CheckforDamagedor WornParts CheckforLooseFastenersendParts v ' Ii CheckChstnSharpness _ ' , , , ' _ " GuideBarMaintenance , Y " P " GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS LUBRICATIONCHART ( Fig . 30 ) Thewarrantyonthisunitdoesnot coveritemsthathave beensubactedtooperatorabuseor negligence . To re - ceivefu valuefromhewarrantyh , eoperaor mus main - tainunitasinstructedin this manual . Somaadjusftoentwsigneedto bemodeperlodIcstlyto propedymaintainyourunit . All adjustmentisnthe'Se _ ice endAdjustmentss " ection ofthismanualshouldbecheckedatleastonceeachsea - son . • Followthemaintenancescheduleinthismanuel . CLEANUNITANDLABELS • C ] een theunitusinga dampclothwitha milddetergent . • Wipeofftheunitwitha dean drycloth . Figure30 BEFORE EACH USE 1 ( _ Craftsmanchainsawbaroil CHECKFORDAMAGED / WORPNARTS The followingdamaged / worpnartsshou _ lbereferredto yourSearsServiceCenter . NOTE : ftfscormelfor asmarlamountofoilta apeearun - derthesawaftermotorstops . Donotconfusethiswitha leeldngoiltank . • On / StopSwitch - ensureon / stopswitchfunctionspmpo edyb _ , movingtheswitchtothe " Stop " positionandas - sureu _ amt otosr topst , henrestaryt ourmotorandcontin . ee , • FuelTank - discontinueusaofchainsaw iffueltank showssignsof damageor leeS . • OlJTank - discontinuueseofchainsawit o ] 1tankshows signsof damageor leaks . • ChainCatcher - replacechaincatcherif bent , cut , or damagedinanyway ,
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CUSTOMERRESPONSIBILITIES CHECKFORLOOSEFASTENERS / PARTS • Fasteners • BarClampNuts • Alignthe25 " fileholdermarksparallelwiththebar . • Chain GUIDE BAR LUBRICATION ( Fig . 31 ) Formaaimumguidebarandchainlifew , erecommendyou 25 " File useCraftsmanchainsawbaroil . IfCraftsmanchainsaw ber oilisnotavailabley , oumayusea goodgradeSAE30 0iluntilyourareablete obtainCraftsmenbrand , The oil outputis automaticallmy eteredduringoperation , Your . sawwilluseonetankofbaroilforeverytankoffuelmix dwayefill thebar oiltankwhenyoufill the fueltank . Figure33 , Fgefrominsidtoewarodutsidoefcuttesr , traighaot ' oss onforwardstrokeinoeedirectiononlyU . se2 or3 strokepsercuttinegdge . Figure31 I Cutter SHARPENCHAIN ( Fig . 32 - 38 ) | Holder " I u er | Marks | Figure34 WARNING MPROPERCHAINSHARPENING • Keepall cutterethesamelengthwhenftJing . TECHNIQUESAND / ORDEPTHGAUGE • Fileenoughto removeanydamagetocuttingedges , MAINTENANCEWILLINCREASETHE CHANCEOF KICKBACKWHICHCAN CuttersSame RESULTIN SERIOUSINJURY . yn _ ALWAYSWEARGLOVESWHEN HANDLINGTHE CHAIN . THE CHAINCAN BESHARPENOUGHTO CUTYOUEVEN SideRata TopPlate I THOUGHIT ISTOODULL TOCUTWOOD . Figure35 Movestopswitchtothe " STOP'position . Adjustchainforpropertension . ( SeeChainTension ) . • Filechainto meetspecificationsshownbelow . Poaigotnhefileholderlevel ( 90 " ) sothatil restsonthe topedgesofthecutteranddepthgauge . 60 ° FileHolder . \ / _ . 25 " Cutter Figure36 DepthGauge & Chain , Figure32 • Placedepthgaugetoolovereachcutterdepthgauge .
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CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES • Fitsdepthgaugewghaitat fileuntilgislevelwghthatop • Movestepswitchtothe " STOP " posidon . Ofthedepthgaugetool . • Cteanagsawdustandanyothardebdsfrnmthe guide bargrooveandguidebar offlubricationhoio . • Lubricatgeuidebarnosesprookeatftereachuse . • BurringofbarragsIsa normapl rocessofguideharrail Deplh GaugeTool / _ / _ . , , . Fifo wear . Removetheseburrsbyfilingguidebarrailside edgessquarewitha flatfile . RemoveSawdust FromGuideBarGroove Figure37 • Maintainmundedtrentcomerofdepthgangewitha fiat • file . Theverytopofthedepthgaugeshoukibeflatwith thefront hagraundedoffwitha flatfile . Hook . 025 " TooMuch Squared Figure40 HookAngle OffCornel _ ngle \ _ Rounded BAR AND CHAIN OIL • TheGuldeBesandCuttth _ Chathrequirecontinu - ouslubricationto remainIn operatingcondition . \ ' t _ Orner - - Lackofoil wglquicklyrule the Sar and Chain . - - Tee little oll will cause overheatingshownby smokecomingfromthechainand / or disooiormioo RightWay WrongWay I of theguidebarrails . • GenuineSEARSCraftsmenBar and Chath Oilis Figure38 recommendedto protectyour unit againstexces - sive wearfromheatand friction . SEARSCraftsman oilresistshightemperaturethinning . IfSEARSCrafts - manBarandChainOit is not available , usea good gradeSAE3OoiLNeverusewasteoilthrharandshale lubrication . CHECK GUIDE BAR ( Fig . 39 - 40 ) . Infreezingweatheroilwiltthicken makingftneces - saP / tothinbarandchainoil withe smallamountof # e1e Awornguidebarwilldamagethechainandmakecuttinge DieseFl uelorkerosene . Barandchainoilmustbefr difficultC . hecktheconditioonfthoguidebareachtimeth chainis sharpenedC . onditionsinclude : fkiwthgfor theoilsystemto pumpenoughoilforade - quatelubrication . • Chainsawcufsthoneskleoretaeangio . USE THE FOLLOWING : • Chainsawhasth ha reinedthroughthecut . 30 _ or above - - 100 % lubrican - t - undiluted . • Inadequatesupplyofall to theherandchain . 30 _ - - 0F - - 95 % lubricantto5 % # 1 DieselFuelorker - osene , Ifreplacemeinstnecessaruys , eooJythereplacemernet - BelowO _ F - - 90 % lubricantto 10 % # 1 DieselFuelor ducedkickbacgkuidebarspecifiefodryoursawR . eplace kerosene . theguideherwhen : HOW TO RLL THE OIL TANK Stopthemotoranddisconnecptowersource . • the inskiegrooveoftha guidebar raikiis worn . Loooencapeiowiyandwagforpressureth thetankto • theguidebarisheator cracked , beraioesedbeforeremovingthecap , • Filltheoiftank , • excessheegngorburningoftheraikiis noted . • Replooethe oilcapsecurely . • ChecktheoillevelindicatorfrequenUyduringuse . Locatetheindicatoirnthesawframejustbethwandbe - hindthefronthandio . Figure14 . Ifoflisnotvisibioin theskitwhensawisuprighot na levelsurface , thetank requiresfilling . • Let thesawstandunpluggedfor lg rnthutesbefore Correct WornGrooves Rle Edges storing . ItIsnormalfora srnaiatmountofoiltoappear Groove Square underthesawwhenthesawisnotieuse . Theexcess Figure39 oilshouldbewipedfromthesawbeforestedng , - f ' / _
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SERVICEAND ADJUSTMENTS CHAIN REPLACEMEN ( TFig . 41 ) SPROCKET / GEAR ASSEMBLY ( Fig . 42 ) • ReleasetheThruttleTrigger . • Cleanthesprucketandsurruundingarsadailydur - * DisconnecttheunitfromthePewerSource . ingheavyuseof the , saw . ° ReplecetbeehalnwhencuttersorlJnksbreak . • Inspectthe sprocketregularlyfor wear . A wornd sprockewt illcausethechainto rune , ' raticalJayn • UseonlytheLow - KJckbeckreplacemenothainspeci - wiltshodenthelifeofthebarandChain , Figure42 . fledforyoursawinthe " Prudu _ S'tpecifications . " • [ fsprockeits worn ( Figure42 , havethesprocket . SeeyecrSearsSen , ' iceCentertoreplaceandsharpen replacedbyyourSEARS Sen'ice CenterlDepert . individuacluttersfor matchingyourchain , ment . Usersprocketreplacemenctancausethe • AlwayshaveaworneprocketrsplecedbyyourSears doubleinsulationsystemtobecomeineffective . Sen , iceCenlsrwheninstallinganewchaintoavoidex - cessiveweartothechain . CHAINWEARON Wearre DRIVESPROCKET Cutters DepthGauge Visib [ _ / DriveUeks - Figure42 Figure41 _ ] tt -
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STORAGE Immediatelpyrepareyourunitforstorageattheendofthe seasonor ifitwitlnotbeusedfor30 daysormore . STORE UNIT WITH ALL GUARDS IN WARNING PLACE . POSITIONSOTHATANYSHARP OBJECTSUCHASTHE CHAINCANNOTO ACCIDENTLY CAUSE INJURY T PASSERSBY . STORETHE UNITOUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN . CHAINSAWSTORAGEINSTRUCTIONS Ifyourchainsawistobestoredforaperiodoftime , c ] eenit thoroughlpydortostorage , Removeanydirt , sawdust , leaves , oil , grease , etc . Storeina cleandryarea : • Cleanthee _ re unit . • Inspecttheparclamparesandcleananydsida , wdust , grass , or debdsthathascoitected . Inspectthe guide barandchainr ; eplacea guidebarthatisbent , warped , crackedb , rokeno , rdamagedinanyotherway . • Replacea damagedor wornchain . • tJghtlyoi _ externaml etasl uitacetsoprevenrtesttrem forming . handlingchain , The chainis sharpand ' _ AUTION : Wearprotectivegloveswhen cancutyoueven whenit Is not rnovin . q . • Appfyacastiogofoiltotheentiresutfaeeofthegu [ de barandchainw ; rapitinheavypaperc , lotho , rplastic . • Besuraairhandlesandguardsareinplaceandarese - curelyfastened . Replecaanydamagedpads . • CheckengraunitforIoocascrews , nuts , andbolts . Re - placeanydamagedb , rokeno , r wornpads . • Donotcoverwithplastic . Plasticcannotbreatheandm . wi } linducecondensatioanndeventualrustor cor sion .
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TROUBLESHOOTINGPOINTS TROUBLE SHOOTINGCHART SYMPTOM i CAUEE REMEDY Oil inadequatfeor I . FiloliItank . 1 . oglankempty , barandchain 2 . Oiloutletdogged . 2 , ContactyourSEARSServiceCenferlDept . lubrication . ! 3 . Removebarandclean . 3 . Guidebaroilholeblocked . Chaindoesnot move i . See = ChainTensioo . " 1 . Chaintensiontoolighl , whentriggerswitch 2 . Guidebar railspinched . 2 . Repairorreplace , isengaged . 3 . OrdStopSwgchfagure . 3 . ConlaetyourSEARSServiceCenter / Dept . Chainclatters t . Chaintensionincorrect . 1 . See " ChainTension . " 2 . Cuttersdamaged . 2 . ContacytourSEARSServiceCenter / Dept . orcutsroughly . 3 . Chainworn , 3 . Reeharpenorreplacechain . 4 . Cuttersdull . Impropertsyharpenedo , r 4 . Seethechainsharpeninginstructions . depthgaugestoohigh . 5 . Spxockelworn . 5 . ContactyourSEARSServiceCenter / Dept . Chainstopswithin 1 . Chaincuttertopsnotfiledflat . 1 . Seethechainsharpeninginstructions . thecuL 2 . Guidebarburredor bent ; railsuneven , 2 . Repairorreplaceguidebar . Chaincutsatan 1 . Cuttersdamagedor = oneside . I . Resharpenuntilalfcuttershave equal angle . i anglesand lengths . 2 . Resharpenuntilallcuttershave equal 2 , Chaindullononeside . anglesandlengths . 3 . Replaceguidebar . 3 . Guidebarben or worn . If situationosccur whicham notcoveredin thismanual , rjsecamandgoodjudgemenL If you needassistance , contactyourSEARSSan4ceCenter / Depadmenotr the CUSTOMERASSISTANCEHOTLINEat 1.800 - 235 - 5878 . - 20 -
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TABLE . . . . OFCONTENTS iiii SafetyRules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 ServiceandAdjustment . s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 ProductSpecirmation . s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190 Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Troubleshootin . . g . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Accessodes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Operation . . . . . . . . . . + . . . ; . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 RepairPartsOrdedng / Se _ ca . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 CustomerResponsibilitie . s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 INDEX III A M . MaintenancaSchedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 ModelNumber . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 AdjustingScrew . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 O Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6,7,8 B Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 , 10 , 11,12 , 13,14 Barand ChainOil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11,16 OrdedngRepairParts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BackCover P Bucking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 C Pruning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Chair ) Oiler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 R ChainSharpening . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16,17 RepeirPads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . _ ] ackCover CustomerResponsibilitie . s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 S Cut6ngTeehniqubs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 ServiceandAdjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 . G Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 GuideBar Lubrication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 StarterRope . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 H Starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119 HardwareContents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Biomge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 K T KnowYourGasCbeinSew . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 TreeFelting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120 Tmubioshoottn . . g . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 L W . Umbing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 . . . . . . . . ACCESSORIES T _ eseaccessoriesandattachmentwsereavailablewhentheunitwasoriginallpyurchased . Theyarealso availableat mostSearsretailouSetsandservicecenters . MostBearsstorescanordertheseitemsforyouwhenyouprovidethemodel numberofyourunit . PERFORMANCE Hearing Safety Gloves ExtensionCord - Protection Goggles i MAINTAINENCE Carrying Chain Y 9
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