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Adjusting The Bevel Angle; Adjusting The Miter Angle - Makita LS0714 Instruction Manual

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With the tool unplugged, rotate the blade by hand while
holding the handle all the way down to be sure that the
blade does not contact any part of the lower base.
Re-adjust slightly, if necessary.
WARNING:
After installing a new blade, always be sure that the
blade does not contact any part of the lower base
when the handle is lowered completely. Always do
this with the tool unplugged.
Stopper arm
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The lower limit position of the blade can be easily
adjusted with the stopper arm. To adjust it, move the
stopper arm in the direction of the arrow as shown in the
figure. Adjust the adjusting screw so that the blade stops
at the desired position when lowering the handle fully.

Adjusting the miter angle

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Loosen the grip by turning counterclockwise. Turn the
turn base while pressing down the lock lever. When you
have moved the grip to the position where the pointer
points to the desired angle on the miter scale, securely
tighten the grip clockwise.
CAUTION:
When turning the turn base, be sure to raise the
handle fully.
After changing the miter angle, always secure the
turn base by tightening the grip firmly.
1. Adjusting screw
2. Stopper arm
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1. Turn base
2. Lock lever
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3. Miter scale
4. Pointer
5. Grip
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Adjusting the bevel angle

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To adjust the bevel angle, loosen the lever at the rear of
the tool counterclockwise.
Push the handle to the left to tilt the saw blade until the
pointer points to the desired angle on the bevel scale.
Then tighten the lever clockwise firmly to secure the arm.
To tilt the blade to the right, push the release button at the
rear of the tool while tilting the blade slightly to the left
after loosening the lever. With the release button
depressed, tilt the saw blade to the right.
CAUTION:
When tilting the saw blade, be sure to raise the
handle fully.
After changing the bevel angle, always secure the
arm by tightening the lever clockwise.
When changing bevel angles, be sure to position
the kerf boards appropriately as explained in the
"Positioning kerf boards" section.
Adjusting the lever position
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The lever can be repositioned at every angle 30° when
the lever does not provide full tightening.
Loosen and remove the screw that secures the lever at
the rear of the tool. Remove the lever and install it again
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1. Lever
2. Release button
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1. Pointer
2. Bevel scale
3. Arm
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1. Lever
2. Screw

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