Harbor Freight Tools 41151 Owner's Manual

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JAW GAP ADJUSTMENT INSTRUCTIONS

Bolt cutter jaws are set at the factory.  However, it is a good practice to “fine tune” 

them prior to each use.

The two screws on the side of one of the handles perform the following:  

1. 

Hex head screw located on the jaws end of the adjustment link sets the jaws 

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gap at their tip end.
Hex screw with washer at the handle end of the adjustment link sets the 

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jaws gap at the joint end.

Note 1: Before each adjustment, open the jaws slightly.  When closing the jaws, 

make sure that the jaw heels do not press against one another.

Correctly set jaws will have a uniform gap along the length of their edges.  To 

2. 

verify the gap, place a sheet of paper between the jaws and fully close them.  

They should hold the paper in place.

Note 2:  Do not turn the screws more than 1/6th of a turn (one flat of the hex) at a 

time.

WARNING

To prevent serious injury:

Wear ANSI-approved safety goggles during use.

1. 

Never use on live electrical circuits.

2. 

Keep fingers clear of sharp blades.

3. 

Keep out of children’s reach.

4. 

BOlT CUTTERS

ITEM

41147  12”

41148  18”

41149  24”

41150  36”

41151  42”

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3491 Mission Oaks Blvd., Camarillo, CA 93011

Visit our website at: http://www.harborfreight.com

 Read this material before using this product.  

Failure to do so can result in serious injury. 

SAVE THIS MANUAl.

Copyright© 2009 by Harbor Freight Tools®.  All rights reserved.  No portion of this manual or 

any artwork contained herein may be reproduced in any shape or form without the express 

written consent of Harbor Freight Tools.

For technical questions or replacement parts, please call 1-800-444-3353.