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10 in. compound miter saw double insulated
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KNOW YOUR COMPOUND
MITER SAW
See Figure 1.
Before attempting to use this product, familiarize your-
self with all operating features and safety requirements.
14 AMP MOTOR
Your saw has a powerful 14 amp motor with sufficient
power to handle tough cutting jobs. It is made with all
ball bearings, and has externally accessible brushes for
ease of servicing.
10 in. BLADE
A 10 in. saw blade is included with your compound
miter saw. It will cut materials up to 2 in. thick or 6 in.
wide, depending upon the angle at which the cut is be-
ing made.
CARRYING
HANDLE
See Figure 2.
For convenience
when carrying or transporting
your
miter saw from one place to another, a carrying handle
has been provided on top of the saw arm as shown in
figure 2. To transport, turn off and unplug your saw, then
lower the saw arm and lock it in the down position. Lock
saw arm by depressing the lock pin.
CARRYING
HANDLE
SAW
ARM
SPINDLE
LOCK
BUTTON
See Figure 3.
A spindle lock button has been provided for locking the
spindle which keeps the blade in your saw from rotating.
Depress and hold the lock button while installing, changing,
or removing blade.
SPINDLE
LOCKBUTTON
SWITCH
TRIGGER
LOCK
PIN
o
Fig. 3
TRIGGER
LOCK
See Figure 4.
To prevent unauthorized
use of your compound miter saw,
we suggest that you disconnect it from the power supply
and lock the switch in the off position. To lock the switch,
install a padlock (not included) through the hole in the switch
trigger. A lock with a long shackle up to 17/64 in. diameter
may be used. When the lock is installed and locked, the
switch is inoperable. Store the padlock key in another loca-
tion.
SWITCH
TRIGGER
MITER LOCK
HANDLE
SAWARM
LOCKED IN DOWNPOSITION
Fig. 2
MITER
LOCK
HANDLE
See Figure 2.
The miter lock handle securely locks your saw at de-
sired miter angles.
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PADLOCK
Fig. 4

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