This saw is an extremely simple machine to operate. However, there are just a few
general instructions which should be followed. This saw is completely wired, ready to run.
However, when connecting reversible motors, be sure crank disc is revolving in
counterclockwise direction as shown by the arrow. Oil each hole daily, except the motor.
Do not drop the saw blade on the work.
HYDRAULIC LIFT ADJUSTMENT
Before using machine for the first time, fill Hydraulic Lift
The hydraulic lift mechanism
Tank to proper oil level as indicated on decal. Use
automatically lifts blade on return stroke. Blades last
No.10 Non-Detergent Motor Oil. Run machine 15 to 20
longer, run cooler and cut better.
minutes to work the air out of the Hydraulic Lift System.
VARIABLE FEED PRESSURE CONTROL. Simply turn
To INCREASE Lift: Lengthen Push Rod with
knob clockwise to increase feed pressure for heavy bar
the two jam nuts on cam or eccentric lever.
stock, etc., and turn counter-clockwise for sawing
thinwall, tubing, softer metals, etc. On cabinet base Hy-
CAUTION: DO NOT lengthen too far as
Duty models, the maximum feed pressure is 200 lbs.
plunger will bottom on cylinder. The lift
CAUTION: Do not apply excessive pressure to work.
should not exceed 1/8-inch at handle end of
Few jobs require over 150 lbs. working pressure. For
maximum cutting efficiency, select the correct sawing
combination. Follow the suggestions listed on page
TO DECREASE Lift: Reverse the Procedure
3.The pressure Feed Control is located on the front of
to shorten push rod.
the Hy-Duty models.
ADJUSTABLE BRONZE GIBS. Guide bar operates on
FOR ANGLE CUTTING. Simply swivel the vise up to 45
bronze gibs in saw frame. Gibs may be adjusted by
degrees and tighten.
take-up screws in the saw frame to compensate for wear
and to maintain proper alignment.. The bronze gibs are
provides a 45 degree angle.
easily and inexpensively replaced.
TEN HOUR CHECK. After the new saw has been in
VARI-SPEED DRIVE provides infinite adjustment of
operation for about ten hours, the bronze gibs should be
cutting speed from 65 to 170 strokes per minute.
tightened to compensate for normal wear-in of the