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Makita BSS500 Instruction Manual

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INSTRUCTION MANUAL
Cordless Circular Saw
BSS500
BSS501
007968
WARNING:
For your personal safety, READ and UNDERSTAND before using.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.
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  • Page 1 INSTRUCTION MANUAL Cordless Circular Saw BSS500 BSS501 007968 WARNING: For your personal safety, READ and UNDERSTAND before using. SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.
  • Page 2: Specifications

    The declared vibration emission value may also be • used in a preliminary assessment of exposure. For Model BSS500 ENG102-3 WARNING: Noise The vibration emission during actual use of the •...
  • Page 3: General Power Tool Safety Warnings

    Makita Corporation responsible Electrical safety manufacturer declare that the following Makita Power tool plugs must match the outlet. Never machine(s): modify the plug in any way. Do not use any Designation of Machine: adapter plugs with earthed (grounded) power Cordless Circular Saw tools.
  • Page 4 15. Dress properly. Do not wear loose clothing or coins, keys, nails, screws or other small metal jewellery. Keep your hair, clothing, and gloves objects, that can make a connection from one away from moving parts. Loose clothes, terminal to another. Shorting the battery jewellery or long hair can be caught in moving terminals together may cause burns or a fire.
  • Page 5 Hold power tool insulated gripping When restarting a saw in the workpiece, • surfaces when performing an operation where centre the saw blade in the kerf and check the cutting tool may contact hidden wiring. that saw teeth are not engaged into the Contact with a "live"...
  • Page 6 guard does not move freely and close instantly. speed. Never clamp or tie the lower guard into the 17. Do not attempt to remove cut material when open position. If saw is accidentally dropped, blade is moving. Wait until blade stops before lower guard may be bent.
  • Page 7 result in a risk of overheating, possible burns and even an explosion. If electrolyte gets into your eyes, rinse them out with clear water and seek medical attention right away. It may result in loss of your eyesight. Do not short the battery cartridge: Do not touch the terminals with any conductive material.
  • Page 8: Functional Description

    FUNCTIONAL DESCRIPTION For cleaner, safer cuts, set cut depth so that no more than one blade tooth projects below workpiece. Using proper cut depth helps to reduce potential for dangerous CAUTION: KICKBACKS which can cause personal injury. Always be sure that the tool is switched off and the •...
  • Page 9 NEVER tape down or defeat purpose and function • • at the front of the tool. of lock-off lever. Use only the Makita wrench to install or remove the • Lighting the lamp blade. To remove the blade, press the shaft lock so that the...
  • Page 10: Operation

    Rip fence (guide rule) (Accessory) When you wish to perform clean cutting operation, connect a Makita vacuum cleaner to your tool. Install the dust nozzle on the tool using the screw. Then connect a hose of the vacuum cleaner to the dust nozzle as shown in the figure.
  • Page 11: Replacing Carbon Brushes

    Only use accessory or attachment for its stated purpose. If you need any assistance for more details regarding these accessories, ask your local Makita Service Center. Saw blades • Rip fence (Guide rule) • Hex wrench 5 •...
  • Page 12 Makita Corporation Anjo, Aichi, Japan 884706B222...

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