B. SETTINGS AND ADJUSTMENTS
Use the two wrenches supplied with the saw for this
Unplug your saw and make sure
the blade guard assembly
to avoid serious personal
Raise the blade guard. See figure 27, overview of
Remove the three screws from the throat plate and
lift the throat plate out of the slot.
Push the bevel locking lever to the left for elevation
Raise the blade to its full height by turning the
blade adjusting handle clockwise.
Place the open end of the small hex wrench into
the slot beside the blade. The wrench will fit over
two flats on the arbor (blade shaft). See Figure 28.
Fit the large hex wrench onto the arbor nut. Turn
clockwise and remove the nut, taking care not to
drag your knuckles across the blade.
Note: The arbor nut has left-hand threads.
Remove the outer blade washer from the arbor and
then remove the blade. Make sure that inner blade
washer and both spacers are tight against arbor
Replace with a new blade. Make sure the blade
teeth are pointing forward, toward incoming work.
Put the outer blade washer and arbor nut back on,
aligning with the flats on the arbor. _ghten the nut
with a counterclockwise turn.
Note: Use care not to cross thread arbor nut. Do
Rotate the blade by hand to make sure it is turning
Check the riving knife and adjust if needed (See
Insert the throat plate, lower the blade, then secure
the throat plate with the three throat plate screws.
Tighten the screws firmly.
Push bevel locking lever to the left to allow blade
elevation and lowering.
INNERANDOUTER BLADE WASHER
TOLOWERBLADE, P USHBEVEL
TO RAISE BLADE, PUSH BEVEL
LOCKING LEVER LEFT AND
TO LOCK BLADE ANGLE,
ROTATE BLADE ADJUSTING
PUSH BEVEL LOCKING