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Blade Tilt Adjustment - Black & Decker BT1800 Instruction Manual

Black & decker bt1800 10'' (254mm) table saw
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BLADE TILT ADJUSTMENT

To tilt the saw blade, loosen the lock handle (A)
Fig. 30 and move the handwheel (B) until the blade is at
the desired angle. Tighten the lock handle (A).
NOTE: The lock handle (A) is spring-loaded. Pull out on
the handle (A) and reposition it on the serrated stud
located underneath the handle.
THE BLADE TILTING LOCK HANDLE
(A) MUST BE LOCKED DURING ALL
CUTTING OPERATIONS.
90 AND 45 DEGREE POSITIVE STOP ADJUSTMENTS
Your saw is equipped with positive stops for rapid and accurate positioning of the saw blade at 90 and 45 degrees to
the table.
DISCONNECT MACHINE FROM POWER SOURCE.
TO ADJUST POSITIVE STOP AT 90 DEGREES
1. Raise the saw blade to its maximum height.
2. Loosen the blade tilting lock handle (A) Fig. 30, move
the blade tilting mechanism (B) as far as possible to
the left, and tighten the blade tilting lock handle (A).
3. Place a square (A) Fig. 31 on the table with one end
of the square against the blade, and check to see if
the blade is 90 degrees to the table. If not, loosen the
screw (B) Fig. 31 a few turns and move the blade
tilting mechanism until the blade is 90 degrees to the
table. Tighten the blade tilting lock handle (A) Fig. 30,
and tighten the screw (B) Fig. 31 until it stops.
TO ADJUST POSITIVE STOP AT 45 DEGREES
1. Raise the saw blade to its maximum height.
2. Loosen the blade tilting lock handle (A) Fig. 31, move
the blade tilting mechanism (B) as far as possible to
the right, and tighten the blade tilting lock handle (A).
3. Place a square (A) Fig. 32 on the table with one end
of the square against the blade, and see if the blade
is 45 degrees to the table. If not, loosen the screw
(C) Fig. 32 a few turns and move the blade tilting
mechanism (B) Fig. 30, until the blade is 45 degrees
to the table. Tighten the blade tilting lock handle (A)
Fig. 30, and tighten the screw (C) Fig. 32 until it
stops.
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A
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Fig. 30
A
Fig. 31
Fig. 32
B
B
C

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