Press the shaft lock to lock the spindle and use the hex
wrench to loosen the hex socket bolt clockwise. Then
remove the hex socket bolt, outer flange and blade.
To install the blade, mount it carefully onto the spindle,
making sure that the direction of the arrow on the surface
of the blade matches the direction of the arrow on the
blade case. Install the outer flange and hex socket bolt,
and then use the hex wrench to tighten the hex socket
bolt (left-handed) securely counterclockwise while
pressing the shaft lock.
Return the blade guard and center cover to its original
position. Then tighten the hex socket bolt clockwise to
secure the center cover. Release the handle from the
raised position by pulling the stopper pin. Lower the
handle to make sure that the blade guard moves properly.
1. Center cover
2. Hex socket bolt
3. Hex wrench
4. Safety cover
1. Shaft lock
3. Blade case
4. Hex wrench
5. Hex socket bolt
1. Outer flange
2. Saw blade
3. Inner flange
4. Hex socket bolt
1. Blade case
3. Saw blade
Make sure shaft lock has released spindle before making
Dust bag (optional accessory)
The use of the dust bag makes cutting operations clean
and dust collection easy. To attach the dust bag, fit it onto
the dust nozzle.
When the dust bag is about half full, remove the dust bag
from the tool and pull the fastener out. Empty the dust
bag of its contents, tapping it lightly so as to remove
particles adhering to the insides which might hamper
If you connect a Makita vacuum cleaner to your saw,
more efficient and cleaner operations can be performed.
Dust box (Optional accessory)
Insert the dust box into the dust nozzle.
Empty the dust box at the earliest possible.
To empty the dust box, open the cover by pushing the
button and throw away sawdust. Return the cover to the
original position and it locks. Dust box can easily be
removed by pulling out while turning it near the dust
nozzle on the tool.
If you connect a Makita vacuum cleaner to this tool,
more efficient and cleaner operations can be
Empty the dust box before collected sawdust level
reaches the cylinder part.
1. Dust bag
2. Dust nozzle
1. Dust box