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Makiata how do you unlock the saw so it can slide

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On the front there is a knob that needs to be loosened. The problem is if you just loosen the inner knob. You must also loosen the bigger, outer knob ...then it will slide.

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There should be a release knob or switch on the rail (the part that slides) of the saw. There shouldn't be really any moving parts there , so if you see a little knob loosen it to see if it slides. Good Luck

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