blade before cutting. Never apply stick wax to a moving blade.
The wax, available at most hardware stores and industrial mill supply
houses, provides proper lubrication and keeps chips from adhering to
Be sure to properly secure work. Certain workpieces, due to their
size, shape or surface finish, may require the use of a clamp, jig or
fixture to prevent movement during the cut.
When cutting bowed material always position it as shown in Figure
14 and never like that shown in Figure 15. Positioning the material
incorrectly will cause it to pinch the blade near the completion of the
CUTTING PLASTIC PIPE AND OTHER ROUND CROSS-
Plastic pipe can be easily cut with your saw. It should be cut just like
wood and CLAMPED OR HELD FIRMLY TO THE FENCE TO KEEP
IT FROM ROLLING PARTICULARLY WHEN MAKING ANGLE CUTS.
(Perform all maintenance with miter saw unplugged.)
1. All bearings are sealed. They are lubricated for life and need no
2. Periodically clean all dust and wood chips from around AND
UNDER the base and the rotary table. Even though slots are
provided to allow debris to pass through, some dust will
3. The brushes are designed to give you several years of use. If
they ever need replacement follow the instructions in this manual
or return the tool to the nearest service center for repair.
To assure product SAFETY and RELIABILITY, repairs, maintenance
and adjustment (including brush inspection and replacement) should
be performed by authorized service centers or other qualified service
organizations, always using identical replacement parts.
TROUBLE! SAW WILL NOT START
1.Saw not plugged in.
2.Fuse blown or circuit breaker tripped.
4.Brushes worn out.
TROUBLE! SAW MAKES UNSATISFACTORY CUTS
2.Blade mounted backwards.
3.Gum or pitch on blade.
4.Incorrect blade for work being done.
Trouble Shooting Guide
BE SURE TO FOLLOW SAFETY RULES AND INSTRUCTIONS
If you have any questions, call 1-800-54-HOW-TO
WHAT TO DO...
1.Plug in saw.
2.Replace fuse or reset
3.Have cord replaced by
4.See "Brushes" in this
WHAT TO DO...
2.Turn blade around.
3.Remove blade and
clean with turpentine
and coarse steel wool
or household oven
4.Change the blade.