Craftsman 172.10853 Owner's Manual page 20

7 1/4-in. circular saw
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TO ADJUSTTHE
BEVEL
SETTING
1. Unplug the saw.
I A_ 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. 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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_ 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.
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Z_
WARNING:
Failure t° unplug the saw c°uld
result in accidental
I
starting causing possible serious personal injury.
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.
Fig. 15 __aw
Blade
__/Car_nte_s
Square
J(l
Knob
Positive 0 °
Bevel Stop
Adjustment Screw.
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ex
ut
To Adjust
1. Unplug the saw.
I!t_
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 Z_ WARNING:
Attempting
to make cuts without
knob securely
tightened
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can result in serious
injury.
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