_i, WARNING:Before performing anyadjustment,
make surethetoolis unplugged f romthepower
supplyandtheswitchis intheOFF( I) position.
Failure t o heed thiswarning couldresult i nserious
NOTE: These adjustments were made at the factory and
normally do not require readjustment.
The saw arm should rise completely to the up position
If the saw arm does not raise by itself or if there is play
in the pivot joints, have saw repaired by a qualified
service technician at your nearest Sears store or repair
center to avoid risk of personal injury.
BEVEL PIVOT ADJUSTMENT
Your compound miter saw should bevel easily by loos-
ening the bevel lock knob and tilting the saw arm to the
If movement is tight or if there is play in the pivot, have
saw repaired by a qualified service technician at your
nearest Sears store or repair center to avoid risk of
See Figure 37,
The depth stop limits the blade's downward travel. It
allows the blade to go below the miter table enough to
maintain full cutting capacities. The depth stop positions
the blade 1/4 in. from the miter table support.
NOTE: The miter table support is located inside miter
The depth stop is factory set to provide maximum cut-
ting capacity for the 10 in. saw blade provided with your
saw. Therefore, the saw blade provided should never need
However, when the diameter of the blade has been re-
duced due to sharpening, it may be necessary to adjust
the depth stop to provide maximum cutting capacity. Also,
when a new blade is installed, it is necessary to check the
clearance of the blade to the miter table support before
starting the saw. Make adjustments