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must be repaired.
18. Disconnect the plug from the power source
and/or the battery pack from the power tool
before making any adjustments, changing
accessories, or storing power tools. Such
preventive safety measures reduce the risk of
starting the power tool accidentally.
19. Store idle power tools out of the reach of
children and do not allow persons unfamiliar
with the power tool or these instructions to
operate the power tool. Power tools are
dangerous in the hands of untrained users.
20. Maintain power tools. Check for misalignment
or binding of moving parts, breakage of parts
and any other condition that may affect the
power tools operation. If damaged, have the
power tool repaired before use. Many accidents
are caused by poorly maintained power tools.
21. Keep cutting tools sharp and clean. Properly
maintained cutting tools with sharp cutting edges
are less likely to bind and are easier to control.
22. Use the power tool, accessories and tool bits
etc. in accordance with these instructions and
in the manner intended for the particular type
of power tool, taking into account the working
conditions and the work to be performed. Use
of the power tool for operations different from
those intended could result in a hazardous
23. Have your power tool serviced by a qualified
repair person using only identical replacement
parts. This will ensure that the safety of the power
tool is maintained.
24. Follow instruction for lubricating and
changing accessories.
25. Keep handles dry, clean and free from oil and
extension cord is in good condition. When using an
extension cord, be sure to use one heavy enough to
carry the current your product will draw. An undersized
cord will cause a drop in line voltage resulting in loss of
power and overheating. Table 1 shows the correct size
to use depending on cord length and nameplate ampere
rating. If in doubt, use the next heavier gage. The
smaller the gage number, the heavier the cord.
Table 1: Minimum gage for cord
Ampere Rating
Volts Total length of cord in feet
120 V 25 ft. 50 ft. 100 ft. 150 ft.
More Than Not More Than AWG
0 6 18 16 16 14
18 16 14 12610
10 12 16 16 14 12
12 16 14 12
Not Recommended
DO NOT let comfort or familiarity with product
(gained from repeated use) replace strict adherence
to sander safety rules. If you use this tool unsafely
or incorrectly, you can suffer serious personal
Safety Warnings Common for Sanding Operation:
1. This power tool is intended to function as a
sander. Read all safety warnings, instructions,
illustrations and specifications provided with
this power tool. Failure to follow all instructions
listed below may result in electric shock, fire
and/or serious injury.
2. Operations such as grinding, wire brushing,
polishing or cutting-off are not recommended
to be performed with this power tool.
Operations for which the power tool was not
designed may create a hazard and cause
personal injury.
3. Do not use accessories which are not
specifically designed and recommended by
the tool manufacturer. Just because the
accessory can be attached to your power tool, it
does not assure safe operation.
4. The rated speed of the accessory must be at
least equal to the maximum speed marked on
the power tool. Accessories running faster than
their rated speed can break and fly apart.
5. The outside diameter and the thickness of
your accessory must be within the capacity
rating of your power tool. Incorrectly sized
accessories cannot be adequately guarded or