Makita 5277B Instruction Manual

185 mm (7-1/4”) hypoid saw
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Hypoid Saw
185 mm (7-1/4")
For your personal safety, READ and UNDERSTAND before using.
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  • Page 1 Hypoid Saw 185 mm (7-1/4”) MODEL 5277B I N S T R U C T I O N WARNING: For your personal safety, READ and UNDERSTAND before using. SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. w w w . m a k i t a t o o l s . c o m...
  • Page 2: Specifications

    This plug will fit in a polarized outlet only one way. If the plug does not fit fully in the outlet, reverse the plug. If it still does not fit, contact a qualified elec- 5277B 185 mm (7-1/4”) 62 mm (2-3/8”) 44 mm (1-23/32”) 40 mm (1-9/16”)
  • Page 3 trician to install a polarized outlet. Do not change the plug in any way. Double insula- tion eliminates the need for the three wire grounded power cord and grounded power supply system. 5. Avoid body contact with grounded sur- faces such as pipes, radiators, ranges and refrigerators.
  • Page 4: Specific Safety Rules

    Keep your body positioned to either side of the saw blade, but not in line with the saw blade. KICKBACK could cause the saw to jump backwards. (See “Causes and Oper- tenance performed by unqualified personnel could result in a risk of injury.
  • Page 5 Kickback is a sudden reaction to a pinched, bound or misaligned saw blade, causing an uncontrolled saw to lift up and out of the workpiece toward the operator. When the blade is pinched or bound tightly by the kerf closing down, the blade stalls and the motor reaction drives the unit rapidly back toward the operator.
  • Page 6 When restarting a saw in the workpiece, center the saw blade in the kerf and check that saw teeth are not engaged into the material. If saw blade is binding, it may walk up or KICKBACK from the workpiece as the saw is restarted.
  • Page 7 Fig. 4 A typical illustration of proper hand support, workpiece support, and supply cord routing. 16. Place the wider portion of the saw base on that part of the workpiece which is solidly supported, not on the section that will fall off when the cut is made.
  • Page 8 SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS WARNING: MISUSE or failure to follow the safety rules stated in this instruction manual may cause serious personal injury. SYMBOLS The followings show the symbols used for tool. V ... volts A ... amperes Hz ... hertz ...
  • Page 9: Functional Description

    FUNCTIONAL DESCRIPTION 001346 1. Lever 001363 1. Lever 2. Bevel scale plate 001381 1. Base CAUTION: • Always be sure that the tool is switched off and unplugged before adjusting or checking function on the tool. Adjusting depth of cut CAUTION: •...
  • Page 10: Removing Or Installing Saw Blade

    Be sure the blade is installed with teeth pointing up at the front of the tool. • Use only the Makita wrench to install or remove the blade. To remove the blade, press the shaft lock so that the blade cannot revolve and use the wrench to loosen the hex bolt clockwise.
  • Page 11: Operation

    Hold the tool firmly. The tool is provided with both a front grip and rear handle. Use both to best grasp the tool. If both hands are holding saw, they cannot be cut by the blade. Set the base on the workpiece to be cut without the blade making any contact.
  • Page 12: Maintenance

    Never remove the breather from the gear housing. It is not an oil cap. To maintain product SAFETY and RELIABILITY, repairs, any other maintenance or adjustment should be performed by Makita Authorized or Factory Service Centers, always using Makita replacement parts.
  • Page 13 CAUTION: • These accessories or attachments are recommended for use with your Makita tool specified in this manual. The use of any other accessories or attachments might present a risk of injury to persons. Only use accessory or attachment for its stated purpose.
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  • Page 17 First-Class Postage Required Post Office will not deliver without proper postage. Makita U.S.A., Inc. 14930 Northam Street La Mirada, CA 90638-5753 Fold...
  • Page 18 Paste 3. How did you learn about this product: Magazine From Dealer Newspaper Store Display Catalog 4. Most favored points are: Design Features Size Price Makita Brand MODEL NO. YEAR SERIAL NO. PHONE 20-29 30-39 40-49 Paste Paste Radio Exhibition...
  • Page 19: Factory Service Centers

    Date Purchased When you need service: Send complete tool (prepaid) to one Dealer’s Name & Address of the Makita Factory Service Centers listed, or to an Authorized Makita Service Center. Be sure to attach a letter to the outside of Model No.
  • Page 20: Warranty Policy

    MAKITA LIMITED ONE YEAR WARRANTY Warranty Policy Every Makita tool is thoroughly inspected and tested before leaving the factory. It is warranted to be free of defects from workmanship and materials for the period of ONE YEAR from the date of original purchase.

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