Question about Saws
THE SAW IS HARD TO PUSH DOWN OR UP. I TOOK BOLT OUT THAT SERVES AS A AXLE BUT STILL HAS THE SAME PROBLEM WHEN I PUT IT BACK IN.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
push down gently on the arm and reach around to the rear of saw with your right hand and pull retainer pin the arm should release and allow usuage of your saw.
Posted on Oct 24, 2008
Look at the pivot point on the rear of the miter saw for the push/pull locking pin. The pin is there so you can lock the saw in the down position for easier carrying. To unlock the saw, simply pull the locking pin out (Makita calls this the "stopper pin"). Then you can use the saw and easily raise and lower it for cutting.
As you might find it helpful to have, I have included a link from the Makita web site for a free copy of the owners manual that you can print or save for future use and reference. It has some handy info on use and care of your saw.
Hope you find this Very Helpful and best regards!
Posted on Sep 20, 2009
what spring? do you mean the one in the guard? if so you don;t have to remove it to change the blade, give me the exact model number or you can go to makitatools.com and download a breakdown that shows the reassembly of the guard, it is not that hard, and also you can download an owners manual that shows the proper blade replacement procedure.
Posted on Jan 19, 2010
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