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letting it run for a few seconds. 

If it makes an unfamiliar noise or 

vibrates, stop immediately. Turn 

the chop saw off and unplug. 

Do not restart the tool until the 

problem has been corrected.

2. 

DO NOT FORCE THE TOOL:

●  Only cut one piece per cutting 

operation.

3. 

BEFORE FREEING JAMMED 

MATERIAL:

●  Release the trigger switch.

●  Wait for al  moving parts to stop.

●  Unplug the chop saw.

4. 

BEFORE LEAVING THE CHOP 

SAW:

●  Release the trigger switch.  

●  Unplug the chop saw.

●  Make the workshop childproof. 

Lock the shop. Disconnect 

master switches.  

● 

A 14 in. wheel is the maximum 

wheel capacity of your chop saw. 

Never use a wheel that is too thick 

to al ow outer flange to engage 

with the flats on the spindle. 

Larger wheels wil  come in contact 

with the wheel guards, while 

thicker wheels wil  prevent the bolt 

from securing the wheel on the 

spindle. Either of these situations 

could result in a serious accident 

causing personal injury. 

● 

Do not attempt to cut wood or 

masonry with this chop saw. Never 

cut magnesium or magnesium 

al oy with this machine. Failure 

to comply could result in serious 

personal injury. 

7. 

PLAN YOUR CUT:

●  Do not cut freehand. Guide your 

workpiece solidly against the 

fence and table top. Make sure 

there is no debris between the 

workpiece and its supports.

●  Use extra caution with large, 

small or awkward workpieces.

●  Use extra support (tables, 

sawhorses, blocks) if your 

workpiece is hard to hold down 

to the table. Do not use another 

person as additional support or 

to help feed, support or pull the 

workpiece.

●  Do not cut more than one 

workpiece at a time.

●  Do not turn your chop saw 

ON before clearing everything 

except the workpiece and related 

support devices of  the table.

8. 

AVOID ACCIDENTAL STARTING:

Make sure the switch is off before 

plugging the abrasive chop saw 

into a power source.

WHEN THE CHOP SAW IS RUNNING

DO NOT ALLOW FAMILIARITY 

GAINED FROM FREQUENT USE 

OF YOUR CHOP SAW TO CAUSE A 

CARELESS MISTAKE. REMEMBER 

THAT A CARELESS FRACTION OF A 

SECOND IS ENOUGH TO CAUSE A 

SEVERE INJURY.

1. 

KEEP CHILDREN AWAY:

●  Make sure all bystanders are 

clear of the power tool before 

and during use.

●  Before using the power tool, test 

the saw by turning it on and

CAUTION

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CAUTION

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