Turning Archive 2005

Subject:
PC Recall

W.C. Turner
>This is for Porter Cable Mag-Saw owners.

November 29, 2005
Porter-Cable is recalling about 196,000 7¼-inch MAG-Saw Circular Saws. The lower guard on these saws could stick in the open position, posing a risk of severe lacerations to consumers.

The recall involves Porter-Cable 7¼-inch MAG-Saw Circular Saws with model numbers 324MAG (serial numbers 10001through 108962), 325MAG (serial numbers 10001through 014712), 423MAG (serial numbers 10001through 100371), and 424MAG (serial numbers 10001through 012690). The model and serial numbers are located on a label on the top of the saws.

Units marked with a “T” at the location shown below have been inspected and are not affected by this recall. “Porter-Cable” is written on the side of these saws.

Consumers should stop using the circular saws immediately and contact Porter-Cable for the location of the nearest service center to receive a free inspection and repair, if necessary.

Consumer Contact: Call Porter-Cable toll-free at (800)949-7930 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the Porter-Cable Web site at www.porter-cable.com.

Hope this helps someone.

Thanks,
W.C.

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