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My makita sliding mitre saw is off a few degrees How do I adjust...non laser...10''

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Move the blade until it is square to the fence then loosen the screws on the table with the degree increments and set to zero.

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Do you know where i can source a manual for a Ryobi 1800w 254mm Compound Sliding Mitre Saw model EMS 1825 SCL


normally they do
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by adjusting that and the across the bed angle , you can cut compound angles
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contact Makita, it may be defective
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I have a Makita 10 inch compond mitre saw. My owners manual has been lost and I need the tables that show what degree to set the mitre and bevel for various degrees.


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I lost my manual and need to adjust the bevel settings


Make sure its a compound mitre and not just a mitre saw. The check in the back for a round knob with degrees marks on it, theres your adjuster.

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rotating the laser in its' housing moves it left and right. The hexagonal bolt on the sides needs to be loosened to do this, then it can also be adjusted up and down. Make sure the trigger to the saw is locked before doing this.

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I have a makita mitre saw and need to adjust the angle to 45 degrees. I unlock it and try to turn it but it won't turn. Any ideas?


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45 degree cut


Are you having problems with the miter or bevel ? Are you asking how to physically move the saw to that degree angle?

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