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  • Features/Specifications:
  • 5 1/2 inch
  • 14.4 Volts
  • Cordless

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    Owner's Manual CRFIFTSMI : INI 5 - 1 / 2 in . , 14.4 VOLTS CORDLESS TRIM SAW Model No . 973.113080 Save this manual for future reference • Safety • Features CAUTION : Read and • Operation follow all Safety Rules and • Maintenance Operating Instructions before first use of this product . • Parts List Customer Help Line : 1 - 800 - 932 - 3188 Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 USA Visit the Craftsman web page : www . sears . com / craftsman ® 972000 - 806 10 - 00
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    • Table of Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 • Warranty and Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 • Rules For Safe Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 - 6 A . Important Safety Rubes For Battery Tools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 B . Important Safety Instructions For Charger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 C . Important Safety Instructions For Trim Saws . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 • Product Specifications and Unpacking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 • Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 • Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . : . . . . _ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 • Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 - 16 • Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 • Battery Pack Removal and Preparation For Recycling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 • Exploded View and Repair Parts List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 - 19 • Parts Ordering / Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 _ 1 _ Look for this symbol to point out important safety precautions . It means attention ! H Your safety is involved . FULL ONE YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN 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 or rental purposes , this warranty applies for only 90 days from the date of purchase . 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 _ , CAUTION : Carefully read through this entiresaw . operations more pleasant and enjoyable . Safety , owner's manual before using your new trim performance and dependability have been given top Pay close attention to the RuLes For Safe priority in the design of this trim saw making it easy to Operation , Warnings and Cautions . tf you use maintain and operate . 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 .
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    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 MEANING SAFETY ALERT SYMBOL : , & Indicates danger , warning or caution . May be used in conjunction with other symbols or pictographs . DANGER : Failure to obey a safety warning will result in serious injury to yourself or to others . A Always folJow * the safety precautions to reduce the risk of fire , electric shock and personal injury . WARNING : Failure to obey a safety warning can result in serious injury to yourself or to others . A Always follow the safety precautions to reduce the risk of fire , electric shock and personal injury . CAUTION : Failure to obey a safety warning may result in property damage or personal injury to A 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 . DON'T FORCE TOOL . It will do the job better _ k WARNING : Do not attempt to operate this tool • until you have read thoroughly and understand and safer at the rate for which it was designed . completely all instructions , safety rules , etc . USE RIGHT TOOL . Don't force small tool or contained in this manual . Failure to comply can attachment to do the job of a heavy duty tool . result in accidents involving fire , electric shock , Don't use tool for purpose not intended - for or serious personal injury . Save owner's manual example - A circular saw should never be used and review frequently for continuing safe for cutting tree limbs or logs . operation , and instructing others who may use this tool . • WEAR PROPER APPAREL . Do not wear loose clothing or jewelry that can get caught in tool's READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS moving parts and cause personal injury . Rubber KNOW YOUR POWER TOOL . Read owner's gloves and nonskid footwear are recommended manual carefully . Learn its applications and when working outdoors . Wear protective hair limitations as well as the specific potential covering to contain long hair and keep it from hazards related to this tool . being drawn into nearby air vents . GUARD AGAINST ELECTRICAL SHOCK by ALWAYS WEAR SAFETY GLASSES . Everyday preventing body contact with grounded surfaces . eyeglasses have only impact - resistant lenses ; For example : Pipes , radiators , ranges , refrigera - they are NOT safety glasses . tor enclosures . PROTECT YOUR LUNGS . Wear a face mask or • KEEP WORK AREA CLEAN . Cluttered areas dust mask if operation is dusty . and benches invite accidents . PROTECT YOUR HEARING . Wear hearing • AVOID DANGEROUS ENVIRONMENT . Don't protection during extended periods of operation . use power tool in damp or wet locations or SECURE WORK . Use clamps or a vise to hold expose to rain . Keep work area well lit . work . It's safer than using your hand and it frees KEEP CHILDREN AND VISITORS AWAY . All both hands to operate tool . visitors should wear safety glasses and be kept a DON'T OVERREACH . Keep proper footing and safe distance from work area . Do not let visitors balance at all times . Do not use while standing contact tool or extension cord . 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 . 3
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    RULES FOR SAFE OPERATION ( Continued ) making adjustments to it , or when changing MAINTAIN TOOLS WITH CARE . Keep tools accessories . sharp at all times , and clean for best and safest performance . Follow instructions for lubricating USE ONLY THE CHARGER PROVIDED WITH and changing accessories . YOUR BATTERY TOOL . Do not substitute any REMOVE ADJUSTING KEYS AND other charger . Use of another charger could cause batteries to explode causing possible WRENCHES . Form habit of checking to see that serious injury . keys and adjusting wrenches are removed from tool before turning it on . DO NOT PLACE BATTERY TOOLS OR THEIR NEVER USE IN AN EXPLOSIVE ATMO - BATTERIES NEAR FIRE OR HEAT . They may explode . SPHERE . 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 Your battery tool should be charged in a location cloth when cleaning . Never use brake fluids , where the temperature is more than 50 ° F but gasoline , petroleum - based products or any less than 100 ° F . strong solvents to clean your tool . Under extreme usage or temperature conditions , • STAY ALERT . Watch what you are doing and battery leakage may occur . If liquid comes in use common sense . Do not operate tool when contact with your skin , wash immediately with you are tired . Do not rush . soap and water , then neutralize with lemon juice CHECK DAMAGED PARTS . Before further use or vinegar . If liquid gets in your eyes , flush them with clean water for at least 10 minutes , then of the tool , a guard or other part that is damaged seek immediate medical attention . should be carefully checked to determine that it will operate properly and perform its intended • If carrying your battery tool at your side , make function . Check for alignment of moving parts , sure it is not running and your finger is not on the binding of moving parts , breakage of parts , switch . Avoid accidental starting . mounting , and any other conditions that may SECURE WORK before applying power . NEVER affect its operation . A guard or other part that is • hold workpiece in your hand or across your legs . damaged should be properly repaired or replaced by an authorized service center unless • WHEN SERVICING USE ONLY IDENTICAL indicated elsewhere in this instruction manual . CRAFTSMAN REPLACEMENT PARTS . • DO NOT USE TOOL IF SWITCH DOES NOT IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS FOR TURN IT ON AND OFF . Have defective switches CHARGER replaced by an authorized service center . SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS . This manual • DRUGS , ALCOHOL , MEDICATION . Do not contains important safety and operating operate tool while under the influence of drugs , instructions for battery charger item number alcohol , or any medication . 9 - 11012 ( 981481 - 001 ) . CUTTING INTO ELECTRICAL WIRING IN Before using battery charger , read all instructions WALLS AND FLOORS CAN CAUSE THE • and cautionary markings in this manual , on BLADE AND METAL PARTS TO BECOME battery charger , and product using battery ELECTRICALLY LIVE . Do not touch metal parts charger . when cutting into walls and floors ; grasp only the insulated handle ( s ) provided on the tool . Make WARNING : To reduce risk of injury , charge sure hidden electrical wiring , water pipes , and only nickel - cadmium type rechargeable batteries . mechanical hazards are not in the blade path Other types of batteries may burst causing when cutting into a wall or floor . personal injury and damage . • INSPECT FOR and remove all nails from lumber Do not expose charger to rain or snow . before cutting . Use of an attachment not recommended or sold IMPORTANT SAFETY RULES FOR BATTERY by the battery charger manufacturer may result TOOLS 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 To reduce risk of damage to charger body and operating condition . Be aware of possible cord , pull by charger body rather than cord when hazards when carrying your battery tool , when disconnecting charger . 4
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    RULES FOR SAFE OPERATION ( Continued ) • Make sure cord is located so that it will not be • KEEP BLADES CLEAN AND SHARP . Sharp stepped on , tripped over , or otherwise subjected blades minimize stalling and kickback . to damage or stress . • KEEP HANDS AWAY FROM CUTTING AREA . • An extension cord should not be used unless Keep hands away from blade . Do not reach absolutely necessary . Use of improper underneath work while blade is rotating . Do not extension cord could result in a risk of fire and attempt to remove cut material when blade is electric shock . If extension cord must be used , moving . make sure : WARNING : Blades coast after turn off . a . That pins on plug of extension cord are the _ i , same number , size and shape as those of • USE RIP FENCE . Always use a fence or straight plug on charger . edge guide when ripping . b . That extension cord is properly wired and in SUPPORT LARGE PANELS . To minimize the good electrical cSndition ; and risk of blade pinching and kickback , always c . That wire size is large enough for AC support large panels as shown in Figure 9 , Page ampere rating of charger as specified 11 . When cutting operation requires the resting below : of the saw on the workpiece , the saw should be rested on the larger portion and the smaller piece Cord Length ( Feet ) 25 ' 50 ' 100 ' cut off . Cord Size ( AWG ) 16 16 16 • LOWER BLADE GUARD . Note : AWG = American Wire Gage • DO NOT OPERATE CHARGER WITH A _ k WARNING : If lower blade guard must be raised DAMAGED CORD OR PLUG . If damaged , to make a cut , always raise it with the retracting have replaced immediately by a qualified handle to avoid serious injury . See Figure 21 , service technician . Page 16 . • Do not operate charger if it has received a • GUARD AGAINST KICKBACK . Kickback occurs sharp blow , been dropped , or otherwise when the saw stalls rapidly and is driven back damaged in any way ; take it to a qualified service technician . towards the operator . Release switch immediately if blade binds or saw stalls . Don't • Do net disassemble charger ; take it to a remove saw from work during a cut while the qualified service technician when service or blade is moving . See Pages 11 and 12 . repair is required . Incorrect reassembly may result in a risk of electric shock or fire . • BEFORE MAKING A CUT , BE SURE THE DEPTH AND BEVEL ADJUSTMENTS ARE • To reduce risk of electric shock , unplug charger TIGHT . from outlet before attempting any maintenance or cleaning . Turning off controls will not reduce • USE ONLY CORRECT BLADES . Do not use this risk . blades with incorrect size holes . Never use blade • Do not use charger outdoors . washers or bolts that are defective or incorrect . The maximum blade capacity of your saw is 5 - 1 / 2 • Disconnect charger from power supply when inches . net in use . NEVER touch the blade or other moving parts IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS FOR during use . TRIM SAWS KEEP GUARDS IN PLACE AND IN WORKING NEVER start a saw when its blade is touching ORDER . Never wedge or tie lower blade guard the workpiece . open . Check operation of lower blade guard NEVER lay a tool down before its moving parts before each use . Do not use if lower blade guard have come to a complete stop . does not close briskly over saw blade . SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS . Refer to them _ k WARNING : If saw is dropped , lower blade frequently and use them to instruct others who guard or bumper may be bent , restricting full may use this tool . If you loan someone this tool , return . If lower blade guard or bumper becomes loan them these instructions also . bent or damaged , replace them before reuse .
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    _ IWARNING : Somedustcreatedby powersanding , sawing , grinding , drilling , andotherconstruction activitiescontainschemicalsknownto causecancer , birthdefectsorotherreproductiveharm . Some examples of these chemicals are : • lead from lead - based paints , • crystalline 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 . No Load Speed 3,800 RPM Blade Arbor 3 / 8 in . Motor 14.4 Volts DC Cutting Depth at 0 ° Bevel Cut 1 - 9 / 16 in . Charge Rate 3 - 5 Hours Cutting Depth at 45 ° Bevel Cut 1 - 1 / 8 in . Charger Rating 120 volts , 60 Hz , AC Your trim saw has been shipped completely WARNING : If any parts are missing , do not assembled except for the blade . Inspect it carefully to operate this tool until the missing parts are make sure no breakage or damage has occurred replaced . Failure to do so could result in possible during shipping . If any parts are damaged or missing , serious personal injury . 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 accessories are currently available at Sears Retail Stores . • 5 - 1 / 2 in . Thin Kerr Blade , _ i WARNING : The use of attachments or accessories not listed might be hazardous .
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    KNOWYOURTRIM SAW SWITCH See Figure 1 . See Figure 1 . Before attempting to use any tool familiarize yourself Your saw is equipped with a lock - off button which with all operating features and safety requirements . reduces the possibility of accidental starting . The lock - off button is located on the handle above the switch Features include easily operated bevel cut and depth trigger . You must depress the lock - off button in order of cut adjustment mechanisms ; positive 0 ° bevel stop ; to pull the switch trigger . The lock resets each time spindle lock ; and blade wrench storage , the trigger is released . Note : You can depress the lock - off button from either the left or right side . _ 1 WARNING : If any parts are missing , do notced . APPLICATIONS operate tool until the missing parts are repla Failure to do so could result in possible serious ( Use only for the purpose listed below ) personal injury . • Cutting all types of wood products ( lumber , plywood , paneling ) . CHARGER RIP GUIDESCREW ( WINGSCREW ) BATTERY PACK RED LIGHT BLADEWRENCH BLADEWRENCH ( 5 mmHEXKEY ) STORAGEAREA LOCK - OFF DEPTHOF BUTTON CUT ADJUSTMENT SPINDLE ( DEPTHADJUSTMENTKNOB ) LOCK BUTTON CHARGING STAND RIP SWITCH GUIDESCREW TRIGGER ( WINGSCREW ) UPPER BLADEGUARD - LOWER BEVELCUT BLADEGUARD ADJUSTMEN1 ( BEVELADJUSTMENT ' BLADE KNOB ) RIPGUIDE BASE ASSEMBLY Fig . t 7
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    • Connect charger to power supply . , _ WARNING : Always wear safety goggles orting safety glasses with side shields when opera • Place battery pack in charging stand . Align raised tools . Failure to de so could result in objects rib on battery pack with groove in charging stand . being thrown into your eyes , resulting in possible See Figure 1 . serious injury . • Press down on battery pack to be sure contacts on battery pack engage properly with contacts in charging stand . _ i WARNING : Do not allow familiarity with yourhat trim saw to make you careless . Remember t a • When properly connected , the red light on charging careless fraction of a second is sufficient to inflict stand will turn on . severe injury . • Note : If charger does not charge battery pack , return battery pack , charger and charging stand to your CHARGING BATTERY PACK nearest Sears Repair Center for electrical check . The battery pack for this tool has been shipped in a • After normal usage , 3 hours of charging time is low charge condition to prevent possible problems . required to be fully charged . A minimum charge Therefore , you should charge it at least 3 to 5 hours time of 3 to 5 hours is required to recharge a prior to use . completely discharged tool . Note : Batteries will not reach full charge the first time • The battery pack will become slightly warm to the they are charged . Allow several cycles ( cutting touch while charging . This is normal and does not followed by recharging ) for them to become fully indicate a problem . charged . • Do not place charger in an area of extreme heat or TO CHARGE cold . It will work best at normal room temperature . • Charge battery pack only with the charger and • When batteries become fully charged , unplug charging stand provided , charger from power supply . • Make sure power supply is normal household voltage , 120 volts , 60 Hz , AC only .
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    , _ WARNING : Always remove battery pack from , _ WARNING : A 5 - 1 / 2 in . blade is the maximum blade capacity of your saw . Never use a blade your saw when you are assembling parts , making that is too thick to allow outer blade washer to adjustments , assembling or removing blades , cleaning , or when not in use . Removing battery engage with the flats on the spindle . Larger pack will prevent accidental starting that could blades will come in contact with the blade guard , cause serious personal injury . while thicker blades will prevent blade screw from securing blade on spindle . Either of these TO REMOVE BATTERY PACK situations could result in a serious accident . • Locate latches on end of battery pack and TO ASSEMBLE OR REMOVE BLADE depress to release battery pack from your saw . TO ASSEMBLE BLADE : See Figure 2 . • Remove battery pack from saw . DEPRESSLATCHESTO RELEASEBATrERYPACK _ 1 = WARNING : Failure to remove battery pack from saw could result in accidental starting causing possible serious personal injury . • Locate latches on end of battery pack and depress to release battery pack from your saw . See Figure 2 . • Remove blade wrench ( 5 mm hex key ) from storage area . See Figure 1 . • Depress spindle lock button and remove blade screw and outer blade washer . See Figure 3 . LATCHES SPINDLE BATTERY LOCKBUTTON PACK Fig . 2 • Remove battery pack from your saw . TO INSTALL BATTERY PACK See Figure 2 . • 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 LOWERBLADE OUTER BLADE groove on battery pack and latches snap in place GUARDHANDLE BLADE BLADE SCREW properly . Improper assembly of battery pack can WASHER cause damage to internal components . Fig . 3 Note : Turn blade screw clockwise to remove . • Wipe a drop of oil onto inner blade washer and outer blade washer where they contact blade . _ L WARNING : If inner blade washer has beenn removed , replace it before placing blade o spindle . Failure to do so could cause an accident since blade will not tighten properly .
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    SAW BLADES • Fitsawbladeinsidelowerbladeguardandontohe spindleN . ote : Thesawteethpointupwardatt The best of saw blades will net cut efficiently if they frontof sawasshowninfigure3 . are not kept clean , sharp , and properly set . Using a • Replaceouterbladewasher . dull blade will place a heavy load on your saw and increase the danger of kickback . Keep extra blades on • Depressspindlelockbuttont , henreplaceblade hand , so that sharp blades are always available . screwT . ightenbladescrewsecurely . Gum and wood pitch hardened on blades will slow Note : Turnbladescrewcounterclockwistoetighten . your saw down . Use gum and pitch remover , hot • Returnbladewrenchto storagearea . water , or kerosene to remove these accumulations . Do REMEMBER : Never use a blade that is too thick to not use gasoline . allow the outer blade washer to engage with the BLADE GUARD SYSTEM flats on the spindle , The lower blade guard attached to your trim saw is TO REMOVE BLADE : there for your protection and safety , It should • Remove battery pack from saw . never be altered for any reason . If it becomes damaged or begins to return slow or sluggish , do _ l _ WARNING : Failure to remove battery pack from not operate your saw until the damage has been saw could result in accidental starting causing repaired or replaced . Always leave guard in possible serious personal injury . operating position when using saw . • Remove blade wrench from storage area . See Figure 1 . , _ DANGER : When sawing through workpiece , lower blade guard does not cover blade on the • Position your saw as shown in figure 4 , depress underside of workpiece . Since blade is exposed spindle lock button , and remove blade screw . on underside of workpiece , keep hands and Note : Turn blade screw clockwise to remove . fingers away from cutting area . Any part of your • Remove outer blade washer . See Figure 3 . body coming in contact with moving blade will Note : Blade can be removed at this point . result in serious injury . See Figure 5 . SPINDLE LOWERBLADEGUARD LOCK BUTTON IS IN UP POSITION WHENMAKINGA CUT BLADE SCREW BLADEEXPOSEDON . BLADE UNDERSIDEOF WORKPIECE Fig . 5 \ WRENCH Never use saw when guard is not operating correctly , Guard should be checked for correct operation before each use . If you drop your saw , Fig . 4 check the lower blade guard and bumper for damage at all depth settings before reuse . 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 . 10
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    TO LESSEN THE CHANCE OF KICKBACK : KICKBACK See Figure 6 . • 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 . BLADESETTOO DEEP * 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 . CORRECTBLADEDEPTHSETTING = _ i DANGER : Release switch immediately if blade BLADEEXPOSEDONEBLADETOOTH binds or saw stalls . Kickback could cause you to BELOWTHE MATERIALTO BECUT Fig . 8 lose control of your saw . Loss of control can lead to serious injury . • Inspect the workpiece for knots or nails before beginning a cut . Never saw into a knot or nail . KICKBACK IS CAUSED BY : • Make straight cuts . Always use a straight edge • Incorrect blade depth setting . See Figure 6 . guide when rip cutting . This helps prevent twisting the blade in the cut . • Sawing into knots or nails in workpiece . Always use clean , sharp and properly set blades . • Twisting blade while making a cut . Never make cuts with dull blades . • Making a cut with a dull , gummed up , or improperly To avoid pinching the blade , support the workpiece set blade . properly before beginning a cut . The right and • Incorrectly supporting workpiece . See Figure 7 . wrong ways to support large pieces of work are shown in figures 7 and 9 . RIGHT Fig . 9 Fig . 7 • Forcing a cut . • Cutting warped or wet lumber . • Tool misuse or incorrect operating procedures . 11
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    • Whenmakinga cutusesteady , evenpressure . STARTING A CUT Neverforcecuts . Know the right way to use your saw . • Donotcutwarpedorwetlumber . See Figure 11 . • Alwaysholdyoursawfirmlywithbothhandsand keepyourbodyinabalancedpositionsoasto resisttheforcesofkickbackshouldit occur . 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 BLADE DEPTH • Remove battery pack from saw . RIGHT Fig . 11 , _ WARNING : Failure to remove battery pack from saw could result in accidental starting causing Never use your saw as shown in figure 12 . possible serious personal injury . • Loosen depth adjustment knob . See Figure 10 . o \ BASE ADJUSTMENT ASSEMBLY KNOB Fig . 10 WRONG Fig . 12 • Hold base flat against the workpiece and raise or Never place your hand on the workpiece behind lower saw until the required depth is reached . your saw while making a cut . • Tighten depth adjustment knob securely . & 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 . 12
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    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 withuld the workpiece before it reaches full speed co 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 : 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 WRONG Fig . 13 coming in contact with the moving blade will result in serious injury . 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 . 13
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    TOP VIEWOF SAW GUIDELINE RIP GUIDE ( EDGE GUIDE ) Use the rip guide provided with your saw when FRONTOFSAW il J ¢ , / ' / 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 RiP GUIDE • Remove battery pack from saw . GUIDENOTCH II _ / / / , _ i WARNING : Failure to remove battery pack from saw could result in accidental starting causing ALIGNOUTERBLADEGUIDENOTCHON SAWBASEWITH LINEOF CUT AS SHOWNWHENMAKINGCROSSCUTSOR possible serious personal injury . RIPCUTS 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 RIP the guideline . GUIDESCREW ( WINGSCREW ) WIDTH OF CUT SCALE See Figure 16 . RIP GUIDE ( EDGEGUIDE ) ASSEMBLY BASE _ _ PLACERIP GUIDETHRUHOLES 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 CUT SCALE guiding edge of workpiece must be straight for your BLADE Fig . 16 cut to be straight . Use caution to prevent the blade from binding in the cut . 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 . 14
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    TO BEVELCUT When making a bevel cut hold your saw firmly with both hands as shown in figure 19 . Theangleofcutof yoursawmaybeadjustedto anynpthof desiredsettingbetweenzeroand50 ° . Note : Whee makingcutsat50 ° , bladeshouldbesetatfulld cut . Whenmaking45 ° bevelcuts , nthereisanotchintheeof sawbasetohelpyoulineupthebladewiththeli cut . See Figure 18 . BEVEL BEVEL SCALE ADJUSTMENT LOWER BLADEGUARD Fig . 19 BLADE Rest the front edge of the base on the workpiece . GUIDENOTCH Depress the lock - off button and squeeze the switch GUIDELINE trigger to start your saw . Always let the blade reach full speed , then guide your saw into the workpiece . _ k 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 . ALIGNINNERBLADEGUIDENOTCHON SAWBASEWITH After you complete your cut release the trigger and LINE OFCUT AS SHOWNWHENMAKING45 ° BEVELCUTS allow the blade to come to a complete stop . After the blade has stopped , lift your saw from the workpiece . Fig . 18 TO ADJUST BEVEL SETTING Align your line of cut with the inner blade guide notch • Remove battery pack from saw . on the saw base when making 45 ° bevel cuts . Since blade thicknesses vary and different angles , _ WARNING : Failure to remove battery pack from require different settings , always make a trial cut saw could result in accidental starting causing in scrap material along a guideline to determine possible serious personal injury . 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 . _ WARNING : Attempting bevel cut without knob securely tightened can result in serious injury . 15
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    POSITIVE 0 ° BEVEL STOP • Turn screw and adjust base until square with saw blade . See Figure 20 . • Tighten hex nut and bevel adjustment knob securely . ADJUSTMENT BEVEL , _ 1 WARNING : Attempting to make cuts awithoutn SCREW ADJUSTMENT bevel adjustment knob securely tightened c KNOB result in serious injury . TO POCKET CUT See Figure 21 . HEX NU1 BLADE _ 1 , WARNING : Always adjust bevel setting to ezerot before making a pocket cut . Attempting a pock 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 While holding lower blade guard by the handle , firmly SQUARE 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 • Remove battery pack from saw . , _ i WARNING : Failure to remove battery pack from saw could result in accidental starting causing LOWER possible serious personal injury . BLADEGUARD POCKETCUT • Place your saw in an upside down position on Fig . 21 workbench . See Figure 20 . • Using a combination square , check squareness of Depress the lock - off button and squeeze the switch saw blade to the base of your saw . trigger to start your saw . Always let the blade reach full speed then slowly lower blade into the TO ADJUST workpiece until base is flat against workpiece . • 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 , & WARNING : Failure to remove battery pack from has stopped , remove it from the workpiece . Corners saw could result in accidental starting causing may then be cleared out with a hand saw or sabre saw . possible serious personal injury . , _ WARNING : Never tie the lower blade guard in ad • Loosen bevel adjustment knob . raised position . Leaving the blade exposed coul • Loosen hex nut securing adjustment screw . lead to serious injury . 16
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    Donotabusepowertools . Abusivepracticescan _ 1 , WARNING : Whenservicingu , seonlyidentical Craftsmanreplacemenptarts . Useofanyother damagetoolaswellasworkpiece . partmaycreatea hazardorcauseproduct Onlythepartsshownonpartslist , page19 , are damage . intendedto berepairedorreplacedbythecustomer . AllotherpartsshouldbereplacedataSearsService Avoidusingsolventswhencleaningplasticparts . Center . Mostplasticsaresusceptiblteo damagefromvariousdoil , typesof commerciaslolventsandmaybedamaget , bytheiruse . Usecleanclothsto removedirt , dus _ i WARNING : Donotattempttomodifythistoolor createaccessoriensotrecommendefdoruse greasee , tc . withthistool . Anysuchalterationormodification ismisuseandcouldresultina hazardous d _ kWARNING " Donotatanytimeletbrakefluids , conditionleadingto possibleseriouspersonal gasolinep , etroleum - basepdroductsp , enetratingy oils , etc . comeincontactwithplasticparts . The injury . containchemicalsthatcandamagew , eakenor destroyplastic . To obtain the longest possible battery life , we suggest BATTERIES the following : Your saw's battery pack is equipped with 12 nickel - • Store and charge your batteries in a cool area . cadmium rechargeable batteries . Length of service Temperatures above normal room temperature from each charging will depend on the type of work will shorten battery life . you are doing . • Never store batteries in a discharged condition . The batteries in this tool have been designed to Recharge them immediately after they are provide maximum trouble free life . However , like all discharged . batteries , they will eventually wear out . Do not disassemble battery pack and attempt to replace the • All batteries gradually lose their charge . The batteries . Handling of these batteries , especially when higher the temperature the quicker they lose their wearing rings and jewelry , could result in a serious charge . If you store your tool for long periods of burn . time without using it , recharge the batteries every month or two . This practice will prolong battery . BATTERY PACK REMOVAL AND To preserve natural resources , please recycle or dispose of PREPARATION FOR RECYCLING batteries properly . _ WARNING : Upon removal , cover the batteryape . This product contains nickel - pack's terminals with heavy duty adhesive t cadmium battery . Must be disposed De not attempt to destroy or disassemble battery of properly . Local , state , or federal pack or remove any of its components . Nickel - laws may prohibit disposal of nickel - cadmium batteries must be recycled or disposed cadmium batteries in ordinary trash . of properly . Also , never touch both terminals with Consult your local waste authority for information metal objects and / or body parts as short circuit regarding available recycling and / or disposal options . may result . Keep away from children . Failure to comply with these warnings could result in fire and / or serious injury . 17
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    CRAFTSMAN CORDLESS TRIM SAW - MODEL NUMBER 973.113080 11 27 12 13 17 14 28 19 20 23 10 21 22 5 25 ' 2 18
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    CRAFTSMAN CORDLESS TRIM SAW - MODEL NUMBER 973.113080 The model number will be found on a plate attached to the motor housing . Always mention the model number in all correspondence regarding your lCORDLESS TRIM SAW or when ordering repair parts . I SEE BACK PAGE FOR PARTS ORDERING INSTRUCTIONS PARTS LIST Part Key Key Pad No . Quan . Number Description Quan . No . Number Descr _ tion 1 975546 - 000 17 975540 - 000 Carriage Bolt ( M6 x 102 mm ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Spring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 2 975547 - 000 18 975539 - 000 Lower Blade Guard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Base Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 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 21 975536 - 000 Spring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Bearing Retainer Screw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 6 975551 - 000 22 975534 - 000 Inner Blade Washer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Wing Screw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 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 Charger w / Charging Stand ( 981481 - 001 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 12 975557 - 000 Warning Label . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 28 975554 - O00 Rip Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 13 975545 - 000 Upper Blade Guard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 29 975553 - 000 Blade Wrench ( 5 mm Hex Key ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 14 975543 - 000 Upper Blade Guard Screw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 30 975855 - 000 Carrying Case - Not Shown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 15 975542 - 000 Bumper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 31 981918 - 001 Combo Carrying Case - Not Shown . . . . . . . . 1 16 975541 - 000 Bumper Screw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 972000 - 806 Owner's Manual * Can Be Purchased Thru RSOS ( Retail Special Order System ) 19
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