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Maintenance; Adjusting The Cutting Angle - Makita LS0714 Instruction Manual

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1. Stopper pin

MAINTENANCE

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1. Guide fence
2. Hex bolt
Carrying tool
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Make sure that the tool is unplugged. Secure the blade at 0° bevel angle and
the turn base at right miter angle fully. Secure the slide poles after pulling the
carriage toward the guide fence fully. Lower the handle fully and lock it in the
lowered position by pushing in the stopper pin.
Carry the tool by holding both sides of the tool base as shown in the figure. If
you remove the holders, dust bag, etc., you can carry the tool more easily.
CAUTION:
Always secure all moving portions before carrying the tool.
Stopper pin is for carrying and storage purposes only and not for any
cutting operations.
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CAUTION:
Always be sure that the tool is switched off and unplugged before
attempting to perform inspection or maintenance.
WARNING:
Always be sure that the blade is sharp and clean for the best and safest
performance.

Adjusting the cutting angle

This tool is carefully adjusted and aligned at the factory, but rough handling
may have affected the alignment. If your tool is not aligned properly, perform
the following:
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Miter angle
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Push the carriage toward the guide fence and tighten two clamp screws
to secure the carriage.
Loosen the grip which secures the turn base. Turn the turn base so that
the pointer points to 0° on the miter scale. Then turn the turn base
slightly clockwise and counterclockwise to seat the turn base in the 0°
miter notch. (Leave as it is if the pointer does not point to 0°.) Loosen the
hex bolts securing the guide fence using the socket wrench.
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