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Bevel Setting - Craftsman 172.108510 Owner's Manual

7 1/4-in. circular saws
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TO ADJUSTTHE
BEVEL SETTING
1. Unplug the saw.
/_ WARNING:
Failure to unplug the saw could result in accidental
starting causing possible serious personal injury.
2. Loosen Knob (See Fig. 15).
3. Raise the motor housing end of the saw until you reach the desired angle
setting on the bevel scale See Fig. 15).
4. Tighten Knob securely,
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I Z_ WARNING:
Attempting a bevel cut without the knob being securely
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tightened can result in serious injury.
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POSITIVE 0° BEVEL STOP (See Fig. 15)
Your saw has a positive 0° bevel stop, it was adjusted at the factory to assure 0°
angle of the saw blade for 90° cuts. However shipping can cause misalignment.
To Check
1. Unplug the saw.
/_ WARNING:
Failure to unplug the saw could result in accidental
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starting causing possible serious personal injury.
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2. Place saw in an upside down position on workbench (See Fig. 15).
3. Use a carpenter's square to check the squareness of the saw blade to
the shoe on your saw.
To Adjust
1. Unplug the saw.
I Z_ WARNING:
Failure to unplug the saw could result in accidental
starting causing possible serious personal injury.
2. Loosen knob.
3. Loosen hex nut securing adjustment screw.
4. Turn screw and adjust shoe until square with saw blade.
5. Tighten hex nut and knob securely.
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I /_ WARNING:
Attempting to make cuts without knob securely tightened I
can result in serious injury.
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