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Makita LS1030N Instruction Manual

Miter saw equipped with electric blade brake 255 mm (10”)
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Miter Saw
Equipped with Electric Blade Brake
255 mm (10")
For your personal safety, READ and UNDERSTAND before using.
Save These Instructions FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.
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  • Page 1 Miter Saw Equipped with Electric Blade Brake 255 mm (10”) MODEL LS1030N 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

    SPECIFICATIONS Blade diameter : ... 255 mm (10”) Hole diameter : ... 15.88 mm (5/8”) Max. Miter angle : ...Left 45°, Right 52° Max. Cutting capacities (H x W) 0° 90.5 mm x 95 mm (3-9/16” x 3-3/4”) 69 mm x 130 mm (2-3/4”...
  • Page 3 6. KEEP CHILDREN AWAY. should be kept safe distance from work area. 7. MAKE WORKSHOP KID PROOF with pad- locks, master switches, or by removing starter keys. 8. DON’T FORCE TOOL. It will do the job bet- ter and safer at the rate for which it was designed.
  • Page 4: Additional Safety Rules

    Not More Than ADDITIONAL SAFETY RULES DO NOT let comfort or familiarity with product (gained from repeated use) replace strict adherence to miter saw safety rules. If you use this tool unsafely or incorrectly, you can suffer seri- ous personal injury.
  • Page 5 13. Make sure that the turn base is properly secured so it will not move during opera- tion. Use the holes in the base to fasten the saw to a stable work platform or bench. NEVER use tool where operator positioning would be awkward.
  • Page 6: Save These Instructions

    SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS WARNING: MISUSE or failure to follow the safety rules stated in this instruction manual may cause serious personal injury.
  • Page 7 INSTALLATION 001792 1. Stopper pin 001856 1. Bolt FUNCTIONAL DESCRIPTION 001860 1. Blade guard Bench mounting When the tool is shipped, the handle is locked in the lowered position by the stopper pin. Release the stopper pin by lower- ing the handle slightly and pulling the stopper pin. This tool should be bolted with two bolts to a level and stable surface using the bolt holes provided in the tool’s base.
  • Page 8 Do not remove spring holding blade guard. If guard becomes discolored through age or UV light exposure, con- tact a Makita service center for a new guard. DO NOT DEFEAT OR REMOVE GUARD. Kerf board This tool is provided with the kerf board in the turn base to minimize tearing on the exit side of a cut.
  • Page 9 001540 1. Top surface ot turn base 2. Periphery of blade 3. Guide fence 001778 1. Pointer 2. Lock lever 3. Grip 4. Miter scale 001862 1. Lock-off button 2. Switch trigger With the tool unplugged, rotate the blade by hand while hold- ing the handle all the way down to be sure that the blade does not contact any part of the lower base.
  • Page 10: Installing Or Removing Saw Blade

    NEVER use the tool if it runs when you simply pull the switch trigger without pressing the lock-off button. Return tool to a Makita service center for proper repairs BEFORE further usage. •...
  • Page 11 3. Hex bolt 4. Blade guard 001859 1. Socket wrench 2. Shaft lock 001786 1. Hex bolt 2. Outer flange 3. Saw blade 4. Inner flange 5. Spindle 001787 1. Blade case 2. Arrow 3. Saw blade 4. Arrow To remove the blade, use the socket wrench to loosen the hex bolt holding the center cover by turning it counterclock- wise.
  • Page 12 NOTE: If you connect a Makita vacuum cleaner to your saw, more efficient and cleaner operations can be performed. Securing workpiece WARNING: •...
  • Page 13 001796 1. Vise arm 2. Vise rod 3. Guide fence 4. Holder 5. Holder assembly 6. Vise knob 7. Screw 001807 1. Vise knob 2. Projection 3. Vise shaft 4. Base Vertical vise The vertical vise can be installed on the guide fence or the holder assembly (optional accessory).
  • Page 14 Gently press down the handle to perform the cut. If the handle is pressed down with force or if lateral force is applied, the blade will vibrate and leave a mark (saw mark) in the workpiece and the precision of the cut will...
  • Page 15 Always make sure that cut workpiece length at the back of the work- piece is the same as wall length. Adjust cut length for angle of cut. Always use several pieces for test cuts to check the saw angles.
  • Page 16 001789 1. Crown molding stopper L 2. Crown molding stopper R 3. Base 001560 1. Guide fence 2. Crown molding 3. Crown molding stopper 4. Screw 001844 1. Vise 2. Spacer block 3. Guide fence 4. Aluminum extrusion 5. Spacer block Use the crown molding stoppers (optional accessories) when cutting the corners((1) - (4) in Fig.A).
  • Page 17 Over 10mm (3/8”) 1. Hole 001846 1. Set plate 2. Holder 3. Screw Over 460mm (18-1/8”) 137mm 70mm 70mm 137mm (5-3/8”) (2-3/4”) (2-3/4”) (5-3/8”) CAUTION: • Use straight wood of even thickness as the wood facing. • Use screws to attach the wood facing to the guide fence. The screws should be installed so that the screw heads are below the surface of the wood facing.
  • Page 18 001792 1. Stopper pin 001774 MAINTENANCE 001781 1. Hex bolt Carrying tool Make sure that the tool is unplugged. Secure the turn base at right miter angle fully by means of the grip. Lower the handle fully and lock it in the lowered position by pushing in the stop- per pin.
  • Page 19 10 minutes. Then check the tool while running and electric brake operation when releasing the switch trigger. If electric brake is not working well, ask your local Makita service center for repair. After use •...
  • Page 20 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.
  • Page 21 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 22 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 23 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 24: 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.