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IMPORTANT: Read Before Using.


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  • Page 1 INSTRUCTION MANUAL Cordless Circular Saw BSS500 BSS501 007968 IMPORTANT: Read Before Using.
  • Page 2: Specifications

    ENGLISH (Original instructions) SPECIFICATIONS Model BSS500 BSS501 Blade diameter 136 mm at 90° 51 mm Max. Cutting depth at 45° 35 mm No load speed (min 3,600 Overall length 359 mm 364 mm Net weight 2.6 kg 2.7 kg Rated voltage D.C.
  • Page 3: General Power Tool Safety Warnings

    Electrical safety Makita Corporation responsible Power tool plugs must match the outlet. Never manufacturer declare that the following Makita modify the plug in any way. Do not use any machine(s): adapter plugs with earthed (grounded) power Designation of Machine: tools. Unmodified plugs and matching outlets will Cordless Circular Saw reduce risk of electric shock.
  • Page 4 15. Dress properly. Do not wear loose clothing or 26. When battery pack is not in use, keep it away jewellery. Keep your hair, clothing, and gloves from other metal objects, like paper clips, away from moving parts. Loose clothes, coins, keys, nails, screws or other small metal jewellery or long hair can be caught in moving objects, that can make a connection from one...
  • Page 5 Hold the power tool by insulated gripping or kickback from the workpiece as the saw is surfaces only, when performing an operation restarted. where the cutting tool may contact hidden 12. Support large panels to minimise the risk of wiring. Contact with a "live" wire will also make blade pinching and kickback.
  • Page 6 Additional safety warnings 23. Use extra caution when cutting damp wood, pressure treated lumber, or wood containing knots. Maintain smooth advancement of tool without decrease in blade speed to avoid overheating the blade tips. 24. Do not attempt to remove cut material when blade is moving.
  • Page 7 If electrolyte gets into your eyes, rinse them out with clear water and seek medical attention right away. It may result in loss of your eyesight. Do not short the battery cartridge: Do not touch the terminals with any conductive material. Avoid storing battery cartridge in a container with other metal objects such as nails, coins, etc.
  • Page 8: Functional Description

    Battery protection system FUNCTIONAL DESCRIPTION (Lithium-ion battery with star marking) CAUTION: 1. Star marking Always be sure that the tool is switched off and the • battery cartridge is removed before adjusting or checking function on the tool. Installing or removing battery cartridge 1.
  • Page 9: Bevel Cutting

    Be sure the blade is installed with teeth pointing • up at the front of the tool. WARNING: Use only the Makita wrench to install or remove For your safety, this tool is equipped with lock-off • • the blade.
  • Page 10: Operation

    When you wish to perform clean cutting operation, blade cannot revolve and use the wrench to loosen the connect a Makita vacuum cleaner to your tool. Install hex bolt counterclockwise. Then remove the hex bolt, the dust nozzle on the tool using the screw. Then outer flange and blade.
  • Page 11: Replacing Carbon Brushes

    90 ゚ CAUTION: These accessories or attachments are recommended • for use with your Makita tool specified in this manual. The use of any other accessories or attachments might present a risk of injury to persons. Only use 007981 accessory or attachment for its stated purpose.
  • Page 12 Makita Corporation Anjo, Aichi, Japan www.makita.com 884706D222...

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