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How do you adjust the angle of the miter

I followed the directions on the owners manual and it doesn't want to move. Can you help?
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It should move if you unscrew the handle at the base of teh table. There is also a lever on most of these saws, under the handle. Unscrew handle, operate lever to release locking pin and move. That's the theory anyway.

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