Where to put batteries for laser on a tooltec 1800w mitre saw part no.273102 ?
I am not at all familair with your particular saw, but I have seen and used many other miter saws with lasers, so I hope this will help:
Many saws install the whole laser assembly right at the center of the saw blade itself. If you look, very likely you will see two pretty beefy washers, one on either side of the blade, right where the motor's arbor passes through the center hole of the blade. One of these washers is the laser itself. complete with batteries. Please unplug the power and take a close look; I'll bet you will be able to spot the lens of the laser.
If your laser turns on automatically when you spin the blade, this is almost certainly where the laser is. In the beefy washer is the light source, a couple of button batteries, and a centrifugal switch that closes when the balde sipns fast enough, thereby turning on the laser. When you release the trigger, the saw slows and stops, the switch is no long held closed by centrifugal force, and the light goes out. Pretty slick!
To replace the batteries, unplug the power and remove the blade according the instructions in your manual. Be aware that many saw blade arbors and their retaining nuts are LEFT HAND THREADED.
Look closely at the washer to see how it comes apart, and take the batteries with you when you shop for repalcements.
If you don't have the manual, speak up, and together we go over blade removal/blade changing, but it is pretty straightforward. Good luck.
Nov 14, 2017 |