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Replacing the guard on the LS1214 Sliding mitre saw

After changing the blade on this saw i never took much notice about the way the safety guard came off, now i am in a fix as to how to replace it??? any help appreciated

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  • a191 Dec 16, 2008

    disassembled the thisng. didn't realise i could replace the guard by just undoing the bolt to release the guard .now when i put it all back together as the diagram in the manual suggests, it is catching on something and not working right.

    there is a bar that is supposed to catch on the guard and push it up when you push the saw down and i think this is the problem. it is bent? is is supposed to be??? thanks

  • David Ford
    David Ford May 11, 2010

    Did you take it off in one piece or completely disassemble?



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Did you remove the center plate? It has to come out before you can remove the blade. Also make sure that the saw is unplugged before you go any further. If you still have questions contact me and I will do what I can. Also if you would like you can download a schematic of this tool at just type in your model and look at the schematic. Good luck

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Here is a link for your parts diagram and owners manual.

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