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Automatic Electric Brake - Black & Decker SM1850BD Instruction Manual

7-1/4 in. sliding compound miter saw
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AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC BRAKE

(FIGURE X)
WARNING
For your convenience,
!
your saw has a blade brake. The brake
is not a safety device. Never rely on it
to replace the proper use of the guard
on your saw. If the blade does not stop
within approximately 10 seconds, wait
for the blade to stop, unplug the saw
and check the Troubleshooting on page
32 & 33. Contact customer service at
1-844-437-5095 for additional technical
information.
NOTE: To prevent unauthorized use,
insert a padlock through the hole (2) in the
trigger switch, locking the tool's switch,
preventing children and other unauthorized
users from turning the machine on.
X
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SLIDING CARRIAGE SYSTEM
(FIGURE Y)
WARNING
To reduce the risk of
!
injury, return carriage to the full rear
position after each crosscut operation.
• For a chop cutting operations on small
workpieces, slide the cutting head
assembly completely toward the rear
of the unit and tighten the carriage lock
knob (1).
• To cut wide boards up to 8 in., the
carriage lock knob should be loosened
to allow the cutting head to slide freely.
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Y
BEFORE LEAVING THE SAW
• Never leave tool running unattended.
Turn power OFF. Wait for all moving
parts to stop.
• Make workshop childproof. Lock the
shop. Disconnect master switches.
Store tool away from children and other
unqualified users.
WARNING
!
To avoid injury from
materials being thrown, always unplug
the saw to avoid accidental starting,
and remove small pieces of material
from the table cavity.
BASIC SAW OPERATIONS
WARNING
!
To reduce the risk of
injury, turn unit off and disconnect it
from power source before installing
and removing accessories, before
adjusting or when making repairs. An
accidental start-up can cause injury.
MITER CUT (FIGURE Z)
• When a miter cut is required, unlock
the miter table by turning the miter
handle (1) counterclockwise.
• While holding the miter handle, lift up
on the positive stop locking lever (2).
• Rotate the miter table to the right or left
with the miter handle.
• When the table is in the desired
position, as shown on the miter
scale (3), release the positive stop
locking lever and tighten the miter
handle. The table is now locked at
the desired angle. Positive stops are
provided at 0°, 15°, 22.5°, 31.6° and
45°.
IMPORTANT: Always tighten the miter
table lock handle before performing
every cutting operation.
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