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Is there a locking pin on the right side of the saw that lets the saw spring up?

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It should spring up by itself,it may be broke hence the name BUFFALO. there should be one to keep it down. it is next to the hinge.need to hold it down OR UP ? just use a black bundgie cord. jay

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