USING THE ELECTRIC CHAIN SAW - Continued
NEVER STAND DIRECTLY BEHIND
Make sure power source is disconnected. Before
using, ensure that the chain teeth (1) are in the
proper position (saw should cut in direction of
Check the teeth to make sure they are sharp and
Stand to the left of the saw (3) with your left hand on
the front handle (4) and your right hand on the rear
Reverse the position of the stance and
hands if left-handed.
With your weight evenly distributed, depress trigger
to start saw.
WHEN CUTTING, KEEP THE NOSE OF
THE GUIDE BAR FROM CONTACTING
LOGS, BRANCHES, GROUND OR ANY
OTHER OBSTRUCTION. THIS CAN
CAUSE "KICKBACK" WHICH IS A
QUICK AND DANGEROUS UPWARD
MOVEMENT OF THE GUIDE BAR AND
The saw chain should be at maximum
speed before contacting working surface.
Cut with the spike bar (6) set firmly against the wood
and apply light pressure.
Continue to guide the chain saw through the work
until cut is completed.
Ensure that the work (2) is stationary and well
secured to prevent slippage or movement.
Connect chain saw to power source.