Hold chain saw firmly with both hands when using. For your own safety, please read and follow the safety precuations in this manual before attempting to operate your chain saw. Improper use can cause serious… For Consumer Assistance Please Call Thank you for purchasing a Mc Culloch product. With proper operation and maintenance, it will provide you with years of service. In order to make the best use of your investment, be CERTAIN to familiarize yourself with the contents of the ENTIRE user manual before attempting to operate and maintain your unit. Be sure to carefully follow the step-by-step illustrations in this manual to start, operate and maintain your new product. Page 4
In order to make the best use of your investment, be CERTAIN to familiarize yourself with the contents of the ENTIRE user manual before attempting to operate and maintain your unit. Be sure to carefully follow the step-by-step illustrations in this manual to start, operate and maintain your new product. In the manual there will be the following call-outs: NOTE:, WARNING / CAUTION and WARRANTY. A NOTE: is used to convey additional information, to highlight a particular explanation, or to expand a step description. A WARNING or CAUTION identifies a procedure which, if not undertaken or if improperly done, can result in serious per- sonal injury and/or damage to the unit. Page 6
The catcher is designed to intercept a whipping chain.… Numbers preceding the descriptions correspond with the numbers on preceding page to help you locate the safety… 1 LOW-KICKBACK CHAIN helps significantly reduce kickback, or the intensity of kickback, due to specially designed depth gauges and Guard links. 9 LOCK / OFF BUTTON prevents accidental acceleration of the saw motor. The trigger cannot be squeezed unless lock/off button is depressed. 10 TRIGGER START / STOP SWITCH stops saw motor when released. 11 HAND GUARD protects the operator’s left hand in the event it slips off the front handle while saw is running. 15 ELECTRIC MOTOR is double insulated for added safety. Page 8
Beware of kick back. 4. Hold Saw properly with both hands. 2. Do not attempt to hold saw with one hand.… Kickback can lead to dangerous loss of control of the chain saw and result in serious or fatal injury to the saw oper- ator or to anyone standing close by. Always be alert because rotational kickback and pinch kickback are major chain saw operational dangers and the leading cause of most accidents. AVERTISSEMENT RECOMMANDE… Your Mc Culloch Chain Saw is provided with a safety label located on the HAND GUARD. This label, along with the safe- ty instructions on these pages, should be carefully read before attempting to operate your saw.
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