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Makita BLS713 Instruction Manual

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Cordless Slide Compound Miter Saw
IMPORTANT: Read Before Using.



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  • Page 1 INSTRUCTION MANUAL Cordless Slide Compound Miter Saw BLS713 011234 IMPORTANT: Read Before Using.
  • Page 2: Specifications

    ENGLISH (Original instructions) SPECIFICATIONS Model BLS713 Blade diameter 190 mm Hole (arbor) diameter 20 mm Max. Miter angle Left 47° , Right 57° Max. Bevel angle Left 45°, Right 5° Max. Cutting capacities (H x W) with blade 190 mm in diameter.
  • Page 3 When not in use, tools and batteries should be Makita Corporation responsible stored separately in a dry, high or locked up place, manufacturer declare that the following Makita out of reach of children. machine(s): Ensure that battery terminals cannot be shorted by Designation of Machine: other metal parts such as screws, nails, etc.
  • Page 4: Additional Safety Rules For Tool

    Connect dust extraction equipment. electric shock, overheating or leakage of corrosive If devices are provided for the connection of dust liquid from the battery. extraction and collection facilities ensure these are 19. Have your tool repaired by a qualified person. connected and properly used.
  • Page 5 14. Make sure that the turn base is properly such as those dust masks that are secured so it will not move during operation. specially designed to filter out microscopic 15. For your safety, remove the chips, small particles. pieces, etc.
  • Page 6: Installation

    out. The battery cartridge can explode in a fire. 1. Adjusting bolt Be careful not to drop or strike battery. Do not use a damaged battery. SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS. Tips for maintaining maximum battery life Charge battery cartridge before completely discharged. Always stop tool operation and charge the 011237 battery cartridge when you notice less tool...
  • Page 7: Blade Guard

    serious personal injury during operation. Battery protection system (Battery cartridge In the interest of your personal safety, always maintain with a star mark) the blade guard in good condition. Any irregular operation of the blade guard should be corrected 1. Star mark immediately.
  • Page 8: Maintaining Maximum Cutting Capacity

    Do not remove spring holding blade guard. If 2. Guide fence guard becomes damaged through age or UV light 3. Turn base exposure, contact a Makita service center for a new guard. DO NOT DEFEAT OR REMOVE GUARD. Positioning kerf board 1. Thumb screw 2.
  • Page 9: Stopper Arm

    WARNING: Adjusting the bevel angle After installing a new blade and with the battery • 1. Lever cartridge removed, always be sure that the 2. Release button blade does not contact any part of the lower base when the handle is lowered completely. If a blade makes contact with the base it may cause kickback and result in serious personal injury.
  • Page 10 • in unintentional operation and serious personal tool, always check to see that the switch trigger injury. Return tool to a Makita service center for actuates properly and returns to the "OFF" proper repairs BEFORE further usage. position when released. Do not pull the switch...
  • Page 11 5. Spindle installing or removing the blade. Accidental start up of the tool may result in serious personal injury. CAUTION: Use only the Makita socket wrench provided to • 003936 install or remove the blade. Failure to do so may 1.
  • Page 12: Securing Workpiece

    To attach the fastener, align the top end of the fastener Vertical vise with the triangular mark on the dust bag. The use of the dust bag makes cutting operations 1. Vise arm cleaner and dust collection easier. To attach the dust bag, 2.
  • Page 13: Operation

    topmost position, then fasten securely. If the vise knob is OPERATION forced in or pulled out while being turned clockwise, the projection may stop at an angle. In this case, turn the vise NOTICE: knob back counterclockwise until the screw is released, Before use, be sure to release the handle from the •...
  • Page 14 WARNING: Miter cutting Firmly tighten two clamping screws which • Refer to the previously covered "Adjusting the miter secure the slide poles clockwise so that the angle". carriage will not move during operation. Bevel cut Insufficient tightening of the locking screw may cause possible kickback which may result in serious personal injury.
  • Page 15 direction is changed during a cut, the precision of There are crown and cove molding joints which are the cut will be impaired. made to fit "Inside" 90° corners ((1) and (2) in Fig. A) and "Outside" 90° corners ((3) and (4) in Fig. A). Compound cutting Compound cutting is the process in which a bevel Measuring...
  • Page 16 In the case of right bevel cut CAUTION: Use the straight wood of even thickness as the • Table (A) wood facing. Bevel angle Miter angle Molding WARNING: position in 52/38° type 45° type 52/38° type 45° type Fig. A Use screws to attach the wood facing to the •...
  • Page 17: Carrying Tool

    Groove cutting 1. Cut grooves with blade 011247 Make sure that the battery cartridge is removed. Secure 001563 the blade at 0° bevel angle and the turn base at the full A dado type cut can be made by proceeding as right miter angle position.
  • Page 18 Miter angle Bevel angle Push the carriage toward the guide fence and 0° bevel angle tighten two clamp screws to secure the carriage. Push the carriage toward the guide fence and Loosen the grip which secures the turn base. Turn tighten two clamp screws to secure the the turn base so that the pointer points to 0°...
  • Page 19: Replacing Carbon Brushes

    Misuse of an accessory or 45°. attachment may result in serious personal injury. Replacing carbon brushes If you need any assistance for more details regarding these accessories, ask your local Makita Service Center. Carbide-tipped saw blades 1. Limit mark • Vise assembly (Horizontal vise) •...
  • Page 20 Makita Corporation Anjo, Aichi, Japan 884983B226...