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#1

Can you fit wood blades?

A. Yes if the blade specifications are 230mm in diameter, 20mm Bore, Max 2.4mm Kerf, No. of Teeth is optional.

#2

Can you fit a diamond blade?

A. Yes if the blade spec is 230mm in diameter, 20mm Bore, Max 2.5mm Kerf, Dry cutting.

#3

Can it cut stainless steel or cast iron?

A. No. Use only on mild steels.

#4

Can a dust bag be fitted?

A. Dust bags cannot be fitted, but this machine has its own collection box.

#5

Can a dust extraction be fitted?

A. A dust extraction cannot be fitted.

#6

Where can I find the cutting capacities?

A. See specification page in the operator's manual.

B. Go to product webpage.

#7

Is there a table attachment for this machine?

A. No.

#8

Why is a riving knife fitted?

A. To reduce the chance of kick-back.

#9

Can the saw plunge cut?

A. No. The machine is fitted with a riving knife and also there is no guard return lever.

#10

The motor is shutting down under load.

A. Check the blade for damage or excessive ware.

B. If tripping very frequently and blade is not damaged, replace overload switch.

A. Replace / reset overload switch.

B. Replace overload switch.

#11

There is flashing, sparking or popping from the rear of the motor housing.

A. Check the carbon brushes are not sticking first.

B. Check for damage to the armature commutate or brush holder.

A. Remove and clean the brushes with a dry cloth, also clean the brush holder.

B. Replace damaged parts.

#12

The saw is not cutting straight.

A. Check all adjusting knobs are tight.

B. Check base is parallel to blade.

C. Check for damage to blade.

B. If base is not parallel to blade, it may require replacement.

C. Replace the blade.

#13

The blade is not turning under load.

A. If motor running has normal.

B. If motor running very noisy and vibrating rapidly.

A. If in warranty please contact our customer service team for required replacement gearbox unit.

B. If in warranty please contact our customer service team for required replacement armature and gearbox.

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