Question about Makita LS1013FL 15 Amp 10 Inch Dual Bevel Compound Sliding Miter Saw With Laser And Fluorescent Light

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Makita ls1013fl I need instructions on how to install

The blade guard including the spring on this compound miter saw. Step by step instructions or a site that would have these would be very helpful.

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  • jmalone1 Dec 20, 2008

    I fixed it but thank you for your offer.

  • olddog67 Feb 06, 2009

    Difficulty in Installing Blade guard and spring on MakitaLS1013FL. Can't get the spring cocked correctly. Guard goes on ok but very little spring force after installed. Moves out of the way as you bring blade down but not much spring tension.

  • olddog67 Feb 06, 2009

    Difficulty re installing blade guard correctly. Got it on and it moves out of the way as blade is lowered but couldn't get the spring tensioned correctly. Help.

  • tfranck Mar 13, 2009

    Blade guard does not fold up out of the way when cutting. It appears the metal arm that contacts the guard misses its target. Arm appears to be loose, is there a shim or washer that goes between the arm pivot and the saw body? Can't find my manual.

  • David Ford
    David Ford May 11, 2010

    Have you fixed this yet?? If not notify me and I will walk you thru it. Its not that hard


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I installed it by looking at the parts pictures in the manual and experimenting. Thanks for the try at helping me.

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