User Manual

A Division of Snow Joe
, LLC Model SWJ599E Form No. SJ-SWJ599E-880E-M
14-INCH | 9-AMP
© 2017 by Snow Joe
All rights reserved. Original instructions.
A Division of Snow Joe
Safety Instructions
All Operators Must Read These
Instructions Before Use
Read all the instructions contained in this manual. Keep this
manual in a safe place, so that the information is available at
all times. If you give the equipment to another person, make
sure to provide these operating instructions. Basic safety
precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of
re, electric shock, and personal injury.
Notice the personal safety alert symbol m used in this
manual to draw your attention to a WARNING given along
with the particular operating instruction. This means that
the operation requires special ATTENTION, CAUTION, and
Intended Use
This electric chain saw was designed and manufactured for
trimming and pruning tree limbs and branches and for cutting
smaller logs up to 10 in. (25 cm) thick. All of the wooden
objects intended to be cut with this chain saw should be no
thicker than the guide bar's maximum cutting capabilities.
Improper Use
Any other use diering from the above mentioned applications
poses a serious hazard to the user and may damage both the
tool and your personal property. Examples of improper use
include, but are not limited to:
• trimming hedges;
• carving;
• sectioning pallets, crates, and various packing materials;
• sectioning furniture or other materials with nails, screws, or
other metal components;
• butchering meat;
• using the machine to lift, move, or split objects;
• using the machine while fastened to xed supports.
Improper use of the machine will invalidate the warranty,
relieve the manufacturer from all liabilities. The user will
consequently be liable for all and any damage or injury to
himself/herself or others.
General Safety
mWARNING! When using electric yard tools, basic safety
precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of
re, electric shock, and personal injury, including the following:
1. Keep guards in place – Protective guards should be
checked periodically to ensure they are properly tted and
in correct working order.
2. Remove adjusting keys and wrenches – Check that
adjusting wrenches are removed from the saw before
turning it on.
3. Keep work area clean and well-lit – Clear work area of
branches and limbs after each cutting session. Cluttered
areas invite accidents.
4. Avoid dangerous conditions – Do not use this machine
in rainy, stormy, damp, or wet locations. Do not operate
the unit in gaseous or explosive atmospheres. Motors
in these units normally spark, and the sparks may ignite
5. Do not use the chain saw in the rain.
6. Keep bystanders and children away – All bystanders,
including children and pets, should be kept a safe
distance away from the work area.
7. Do not force the tool – It will do the job eectively and
safely if it is used at the rate for which it was designed.
8. Use the right tool – Do not force the tool or any
attachment on the tool to do a job for which it was not
9. Wear proper apparel – Do not wear loose articles of
clothing or jewelry since such items may get caught
in moving parts. Wearing heavy-duty rubber gloves,
substantial non-skid footwear, and close-tting clothing is
recommended when working outdoors with power tools.
10. Wear protective hair coverings to contain long hair.
11. Always wear safety glasses and ear defenders to
provide eye and ear protection – Everyday eyeglasses
only have impact resistant lenses and do not provide the
same protection as safety glasses.
12. Wear face or dust masks – If the cutting operation is
dusty, the use of a face or dust mask specially designed
to lter out microscopic particles is recommended.
13. Do not overreach – Keep proper footing and balance
at all times.
14. Maintain tools with care – Keep tools sharp and clean
for the best and safest performance. Follow instructions
for lubricating and changing accessories.

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