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  • Model/name: GCD 12 JL
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Safety Notes
General Power Tool Safety Warnings
When using electric tools basic safety
precautionsshouldalwaysbefollowed
to reduce the risk of fire, electricshockand personal injury in-
cluding the following.
Read all these instructions before attempting to operate
this product and save these instructions.
The term “power tool” in the warnings refers to your mains-
operated(corded) power toolorbattery-operated(cordless)
power tool.
Work area safety
 Keepworkareacleanandwelllit.Clutteredordarkareas
invite accidents.
 Do not operate power tools in explosive atmospheres,
such as in the presence of flammable liquids, gases or
dust. Power tools create sparks which may ignite the dust
or fumes.
 Keep children and bystanders away while operating a
power tool. Distractions can cause you to lose control.
Electrical safety
 Power tool plugs must match the outlet. Never modify
the plug in any way. Do not use any adapter plugs with
earthed (grounded) power tools. Unmodified plugs and
matching outlets will reduce risk of electric shock.
 Avoidbodycontactwithearthedorgroundedsurfaces,
such as pipes, radiators, ranges and refrigerators.
There is an increased risk of electric shock if your body is
earthed or grounded.
 Do not expose power tools to rain or wet conditions.
Waterenteringapowertoolwillincreasetheriskofelectric
shock.
 Do not abuse the cord. Neveruse the cord for carrying,
pulling or unplugging the power tool. Keep cord away
from heat, oil, sharp edges and moving parts.Damaged
or entangled cords increase the risk of electric shock.
 When operating a power tool outdoors, use an exten-
sioncord suitablefor outdooruse.Use ofa cord suitable
for outdoor use reduces the risk of electric shock.
 If operating a power tool in a damp location is unavoid-
able, use a residual current device (RCD) protected
supply. Use of an RCD reduces the risk of electric shock.
Personal safety
 Stay alert, watch what you are doing and use common
sensewhenoperatinga power tool.Do notuse apower
toolwhileyouaretiredorundertheinfluenceofdrugs,
alcohol or medication. A moment of inattention while op-
erating power tools may result in serious personal injury.
 Use personal protective equipment. Always wear eye
protection. Protective equipment such as dust mask,
non-skid safety shoes, hard hat, or hearing protection
used for appropriate conditions will reduce personal inju-
ries.
 Prevent unintentional starting. Ensure the switch is in
the off-position before connecting to power source
and/or battery pack, picking up or carrying the tool.
Carrying power tools with your finger on the switch or en-
ergising power tools that have the switch on invites acci-
dents.
 Remove any adjusting key or wrench before turning
the power tool on. A wrench or a key left attached to a ro-
tating part of the power tool may result in personal injury.
 Do not overreach. Keep proper footing and balance at
all times. This enables better control of the power tool in
unexpected situations.
 Dress properly. Do not wear loose clothing or jewel-
lery. Keep your hair, clothing and gloves away from
movingparts. Loose clothes, jewellery or long hair can be
caught in moving parts.
 If devices are provided for the connection of dust ex-
traction and collection facilities, ensure these are con-
nected and properly used. Use of dust collection can re-
duce dust-related hazards.
Power tool use and care
 Donotforcethepowertool.Usethecorrectpowertool
for your application. The correct power tool will do the
job better and safer at the rate for which it was designed.
 Do not use the power tool if the switch does not turn it
on and off. Any power tool that cannot be controlled with
the switch is dangerous and must be repaired.
 Disconnect the plug from the power source and/or the
battery pack from the power tool before making any
adjustments, changing accessories, or storing power
tools. Such preventive safety measures reduce the risk of
starting the power tool accidentally.
 Store idle power tools out of the reach of children and
do not allow persons unfamiliar with the power tool or
these instructions to operate the power tool. Power
tools are dangerous in the hands of untrained users.
 Maintain power tools. Check for misalignment or bind-
ing of moving parts, breakage of parts and any other
conditionthat may affectthe power tool’s operation. If
damaged, have the power tool repaired before use.
Many accidents are caused by poorly maintained power
tools.
 Keepcuttingtoolssharpandclean.Properly maintained
cuttingtoolswithsharpcuttingedgesarelesslikelytobind
and are easier to control.
 Use the power tool, accessories and tool bits etc. in ac-
cordance with these instructions, taking into account
the working conditions and the work to be performed.
Use of the power tool for operations different from those
intended could result in a hazardous situation.
Service
 Haveyourpowertoolservicedbyaqualifiedrepairper-
son using only identical replacement parts. This will en-
sure that the safety of the power tool is maintained.
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Safety Warnings for Metal Cutting Saws
 The power tool is provided with a laser warning label
(marked with number 18 in the representation of the
power tool on the graphics page).
 Never make warning signs on the machine unrecognis-
able.
 Neverstandonthepowertool.Seriousinjuriescanoccur
when the power tool tips over or when inadvertently com-
ing into contact with the saw blade.
 Make sure that the guard operates properly and that it
can move freely. Never lock the guard in place when
opened.
 Use the power tool only for dry cutting. Water penetrat-
ingintoa power toolincreasestheriskof an electric shock.
 Never remove cutting remainders, metal chips, etc.
from the cutting area while the machine is running. Al-
ways guide the tool arm back to the neutral position first
and then switch the machine off.
 Guide the saw blade against the workpiece only when
the machine is switched on. Otherwise there is damage
of kickback, when the saw blade becomes wedged in the
workpiece.
 Keep the mains cable away from rotating application
tools. The mains cable can be cut through or get caught.
 Keep handles dry, clean, and free from oil and grease.
Greasy, oily handles are slippery causing loss of control.
 Operate the power tool only when the workpiece to be
machined is the only thing on the work area. The area
must be clear of any adjusting tools, metal swarf, etc.
Small pieces of metal or other objects that come into con-
tact with the rotating saw blade can strike the operator
with high speed.
 Keep the floor free of metal swarf and material rem-
nants. You could slip or trip.
 Alwaysfirmlyclampthepiecetobeworked.Donotsaw
workpieces that are too small to clamp. Otherwise, the
clearance of your hand to the rotating saw blade is too
small.
 Use the machine only for cutting the materials listed
under Intended Use. Otherwise, the machine can be sub-
ject to overload.
 Ifthesawbladeshouldbecomejammed,switchthema-
chine off and hold the workpiece until the saw blade
comes to a complete stop. To prevent kickback, the
workpiece may not be moved until after the machine
has come to a complete stop. Correct the cause for the
jamming of the saw blade before restarting the machine.
 Do not use dull, cracked, bent or damaged saw blades.
Unsharpened or improperly set saw blades produce nar-
rowkerfcausingexcessivefriction,bladebindingandkick-
back.
 Always use saw blades with correct size and shape (di-
amond versus round) of arbor holes. Saw blades that do
not match the mounting hardware of the saw will run ec-
centrically, causing loss of control.
 Donotusehighspeedsteel(HSS)sawblades.Suchsaw
blades can easily break.
 Do not touch the saw blade after working before it has
cooled. The saw blade becomes very hot while working.
 Checkthecableregularlyandhaveadamagedcablere-
paired only through an authorised customer service
agent for Bosch power tools. Replace damaged exten-
sion cables. This will ensure that the safety of the power
tool is maintained.
 Store the machine in a safe manner when not being
used. The storage location must be dry and lockable.
Thispreventsthemachinefromstoragedamage,andfrom
being operated by untrained persons.
 Do not direct the laser beam at persons or animals and
do not stare into the laser beam yourself. This power
tool produces laser class 1M laser radiation according to
EN 60825-1. Looking or viewing directly into the laser
beam – especially with optical instruments such as binoc-
ulars etc. – can damage the eye.
 Do not replace the installed laser with another laser
type. Alaserthat does notfitto this power tool couldpose
dangers for other persons.
 Secure the workpiece. A workpiece clamped with clamp-
ing devices or in a vice is held more secure than by hand.
 Never leave the machine before it has come to a com-
plete stop. Cutting tools that are still running can cause in-
juries.
 Never use the machine with a damaged cable. Do not
touch the damaged cable and pull the mains plug when
the cableisdamagedwhile working.Damaged cables in-
crease the risk of an electric shock.
Products sold in GB only: Your product is fitted with an
BS 1363/A approved electric plug with internal fuse (ASTA
approved to BS 1362).
If the plug is not suitable for your socket outlets, it should be
cut off and an appropriate plug fitted in its place by an author-
ised customer service agent. The replacement plug should
have the same fuse rating as the original plug.
The severed plug must be disposed of to avoid a possible
shock hazard and should never be inserted into a mains sock-
et elsewhere.
ProductssoldinAUSandNZonly: Usearesidual currentde-
vice (RCD) with a rated residual current of 30 mA or less.
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Symbols
The following symbols can be important for the operation of
your power tool. Please memorise the symbols and their
meanings. The correct interpretation of the symbols helps
you operate the power tool better and more secure.
Product Description and Specifica-
tions
Read all safety warnings and all instruc-
tions. Failure to follow the warnings and in-
structions may result in electric shock, fire
and/or serious injury.
Intended Use
Themachineisintendedforstationaryusewithsaw blades to
perform lengthways and crossways straight cuts and miter
angles to 45° in metal materials without the use of water.
Product Features
The numbering of the components shown refers to the repre-
sentation of the power tool on the graphic pages.
1 Locking lever
2 Laser protection cap
3 Spindle lock
4 Retracting blade guard
5 Chip box
6 Angle stop
7 Clamping spindle
8 Quick-release button
9 Spindle handle
10 Clamping lever of the saw-table extension
11 Saw-Table extension
12 Allen key (size 6 mm)/Phillips screwdriver
13 Tension handle to lock the angle stop
14 Transport safety-lock
15 Blade guard
16 Handle
17 On/Off switch
18 Laser warning label
19 Laser on/off switch (for marking of cutting line)
20 Transport handle
21 Cover plate
22 Bracket
23 Mounting holes
24 Chip drawer
25 Saw table
26 Lower fastening screw
(cover plate/retracting blade guard)
27 Upper fastening screw
(cover plate/retracting blade guard)
28 Guide bolt
29 Allen screw (size 6 mm) for mounting of saw blade
30 Clamping flange
31 Saw blade
32 Interior clamping flange
33 Angle display
34 Scale for miter angles
35 Adjustment screw for laser position
(parallelism)
36 Screw for angle display
Accessories shown or described are not part of the standard deliv-
ery scope of the product. A complete overview of accessories can
be found in our accessories program.
Symbol Meaning
 Laser radiation
Do not view directly with optical in-
struments
Class 1M laser product
 Keep hands away from the cutting ar-
ea while the machine is running. Dan-
ger of injury when coming in contact
with the saw blade.
 Wear ear protectors. Exposure to
noise can cause hearing loss.
 Wear safety goggles.
 Wear a dust respirator.
Observe the dimensions of the saw blade.
The hole diameter must match the tool
spindle without play. Do not use reducers
or adapters.
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Technical Data
Noise/Vibration Information
Measured sound values determined according to EN 61029.
Typically the A-weighted noise levels of the product are:
Sound pressure level 100 dB(A); Sound power level
113 dB(A). Uncertainty K =3 dB.
Wear hearing protection!
Vibration total values ah (triax vector sum) and uncertainty K
determined according to EN 61029:
ah=3.5 m/s2
, K=1.5 m/s2
.
The vibration emission level given in this information sheet
has been measured in accordance with a standardised test
given inEN61029 and maybe used to compare one toolwith
another. It may be used for a preliminary assessment of expo-
sure.
The declared vibration emission level represents the main ap-
plications of the tool. However if the tool is used for different
applications,withdifferentaccessoriesorpoorlymaintained,
the vibration emission may differ. This may significantly in-
crease the exposure level over the total working period.
An estimation of thelevelofexposure tovibrationshouldalso
take into account the times when the tool is switched off or
when it is running but not actually doing the job. This may sig-
nificantly reduce the exposure level overthe total working pe-
riod.
Identify additional safety measures to protect the operator
fromtheeffectsofvibrationsuchas:maintainthetoolandthe
accessories, keep the hands warm, organisation of work pat-
terns.
Declaration of Conformity
We declare under our sole responsibility that the product de-
scribed under “Technical Data” is in conformity with the fol-
lowing standards or standardization documents: EN 61029,
EN 60825-1 according to the provisions of the directives
2011/65/EU, 2004/108/EC, 2006/42/EC.
Technical file (2006/42/EC) at:
Robert Bosch GmbH, PT/ETM9,
D-70745 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
Robert Bosch GmbH, Power Tools Division
D-70745 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
Leinfelden, 29.05.2013
Assembly
 Avoid unintentional starting of the machine. During as-
semblyandforallworkon themachine,thepowerplug
must not be connected to the mains supply.
Delivery Scope
Carefully remove all parts included in the delivery from their
packaging.
Remove all packaging material from the machine and the ac-
cessories provided.
Beforestartingtheoperationofthemachineforthefirsttime,
check if all parts listed below have been supplied:
– Metal cutting saw with mounted saw blade
– Allen key/Phillips screwdriver 12
Note: Check the power tool for possible damage.
Before further use of the machine, check that all protective
devices are fully functional. Any lightly damaged parts must
be carefully checked to ensure flawless operation of the tool.
Allpartsmustbeproperlymountedandallconditionsfulfilled
that ensure faultless operation.
Damaged protective devices and parts must be immediately
replaced by an authorised service centre.
Stationary or Flexible Mounting
 Toensuresafehandling,themachinemustbemounted
onalevelandstablesurface(e. g.,workbench)priorto
using.
Mounting to a Working Surface (see figure A)
– Fasten the power tool with suitable screw fasteners to the
working surface. The mounting holes 23 serve for this pur-
pose.
Flexible Mounting (not recommended!)
If, in exceptional circumstances, it is not possible to securely
mountthepowertoolonaworksurface,youcanimproviseby
placing the feet of the saw-table 25 on an appropriate base
(e.g. work bench, flat ground, etc.), without screwing down
the power tool.
Metal Cutting Saw GCD 12 JL
Article number
3 601 M28 ... ... 0.. ... 060
Rated power input W 2000 1650
No-load speed min-1
1500 1500
Soft starting  
Laser type nm
mW
650
< 0.39
650
< 0.39
Laser class 1M 1M
Weight according to
EPTA-Procedure 01/2003 kg 20 20
Protection class /II /II
Permissible workpiece dimensions (maximal/minimal) see page 22.
The values given are valid for a nominal voltage [U] of 230 V. For differ-
ent voltages and models for specific countries, these values can vary.
Dimension of suitable saw blades
Saw blade diameter mm 305
Blade body thickness mm 1.8–2.5
Mounting hole diameter mm 25.4
Henk Becker
Executive Vice President
Engineering
Helmut Heinzelmann
Head of Product Certification
PT/ETM9
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Changing the Saw Blade (see figures B1–B4)
 Before any work on the machine itself, pull the mains
plug.
 Actuatethespindlelock3onlywhenthetoolspindle is
stopped. Otherwise, the machine can become damaged.
 Whenmountingthesawblade,wearprotectivegloves.
Danger of injury when touching the saw blade.
Use only saw blades whose maximum permitted speed is
higher than the no-load speed of the power tool.
Use only saw blades that correspond with the characteristic
data given in these operation instructions and that are tested
and marked in accordance with EN 847-1.
Useonly sawbladesrecommendedbythetoolmanufacturer,
and suitable for sawing the materials to be cut.
Removing the Saw Blade
– Bring the power tool into the working position. (see “Re-
leasing the Machine (Working Position)”, page 21)
– Loosen the fastening screw 26 (approx. 2 turns) with the
Phillips screwdriver 12.
Do not completely unscrew the screw.
– Loosen the fastening screw 27 (approx. 6 turns) with the
Phillips screwdriver 12.
Do not completely unscrew the screw.
– Push the locking lever 1 and swing the retracting blade
guard 4 upwards to the stop.
– Then pull back the retracting guard blade 4 and the cover
plate 21 from the fastening screw 27 until the retracting
guard blade is held by the guide bolt 28 in the bracket 22.
– Turn the Allen screw 29 with the Allen key 12 provided
while at the same time pressing the spindle lock 3 until it
engages.
– Keep the spindle lock 3 pressed and unscrew the Allen
screw 29 in anticlockwise direction.
– Remove the clamping flange 30.
– Remove the saw blade 31.
Mounting the Saw Blade
If required, clean all parts to be mounted prior to assembly.
– Place the new saw blade onto the interior clamping flange
32.
 When mounting the saw blade, pay attention that the
cutting direction of the teeth (arrow direction on the
sawblade)correspondswiththedirectionofthearrow
on the blade guard!
– Put on the clamping flange 30 and the screw 29.
Press the spindle lock 3 until it engages and tighten the
screw, turning in a clockwise direction.
– Loosenthespindlelock3again.Ifnecessary,pulltheknob
by hand all the way up.
– Push the locking lever 1 and slide the retracting blade
guard 4 and the cover plate 21 back under the fastening
screw 27.
– Slowly guide the retracting guard blade4downwards until
the saw blade is completely covered again.
– Retighten the fastening screws 27 and 26.
Operation
 Before any work on the machine itself, pull the mains
plug.
Transport Safety (see figure C)
The transport safety-lock 14 enables easier handling of the
machine when transporting to various working locations.
Releasing the Machine (Working Position)
– Push the tool arm by the handle16 down alittle in order to
relieve the transport safety-lock 14.
– Pull the transport safety-lock 14 completely outward.
– Guide the tool arm slowly upward.
Note: When working, pay attention that the transport safety-
lockisnotpushedinwards.Otherwise,thetoolarmcannotbe
lowered to the requested depth.
Securing the Machine (Transport Position)
– Guide the tool arm downward until the transport safety-
lock 14 can be pushed completely inward.
For additional information on transport, see page 23.
Preparing for Operation
Extending the Saw Table (see figure D)
Long workpiecesmust beunderlaid orsupportedattheir free
end.
The saw-table can be extended leftward using the saw-table
extension 11.
– Fold the clamping lever 10 downwards.
– Pull out the saw-table extension 11 to the desired length.
– Tolockthesaw-tableextension,pulltheclampinglever10
back up.
Adjusting the Cutting Angle (see figure E)
The miter angle can be set in a range from 0° to 45°.
Frequently used mitre angles are identified on the angle stop
6 with appropriate markings. The 0° and 45° position are set
at the respective end stop.
– Loosen the tension handle 13 of the angle stop 6.
– Turn the angle stop 6 until the angle display 33 indicates
the desired miter angle on the scale 34.
– Retighten the tension handle 13.
Marking the Cutting Line (see figure F)
A laser beam indicates the cutting line of the saw blade. This
allows for exact positioning ofthe workpiece for sawing, with-
out having to open the retracting blade guard.
– For this, switch the laser beam on with the switch 19.
– Alignthecutting markonyourworkpiecewithreferenceto
the right-hand edge of the laser line.
Note: Before sawing, check if the cutting line is still indicated
correctly (see “Adjusting the Laser”, page 23). The laser
beam,as an example,canmisadjust due to vibrations after in-
tensive use.
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Clamping the Workpiece (see figure G)
To ensure optimum working safety, the workpiece must al-
ways be firmly clamped.
Do not saw workpieces that are too small to clamp.
Long workpiecesmust beunderlaid orsupportedattheir free
end.
– Place the workpiece against the angle stop 6.
– Slide the clamping spindle 7 against the workpiece and
firmly clamp the workpiece with the spindle handle 9.
Loosening the Workpiece
– Loosen the spindle handle 9.
– Tilt up the quick release 8 and pull the clamping spindle 7
away from the workpiece.
Working Advice
General Sawing Instructions
Protect the saw blade against impact and shock. Do not sub-
ject the saw blade to lateral pressure.
Do not saw warped/bent workpieces. The workpiece must al-
ways have a straight edge to face against the fence.
Long workpiecesmust beunderlaid orsupportedattheir free
end.
Permissible Workpiece Dimensions
Maximal workpiece sizes:
Minimal workpiece sizes
(= all workpieces that can be clamped via the clamping spin-
dle 7):
Length 80 mm
Cutting depth, max. (0°/0°): 115 mm
Dust- / Chip Disposal (see figure H)
Dusts from materials such lead-containing coatings, minerals
and metal can be harmful to one’s health. Contact with or in-
haling the dusts can trigger allergic reactions to the operator
or bystanders and/or lead to respiratory infections.
Certain metal dusts are considered hazardous, especially in
conjunctionwith alloys such aszinc,aluminiumor chromium.
Materials containing asbestos may only be worked by special-
ists.
– Provide for good ventilation of the working place.
– It is recommended to wear a P2 filter-class respirator.
Observe the relevant regulations in your country for the mate-
rials to be worked.
Thesawblade31canbecomeblockedbydust,chipsorwork-
piece fragments in the slot of the saw table 25.
– Switch the machine off and pull the mains plug from the
socket outlet.
– Wait until the saw blade has come to a complete stop.
– Pull out the chip drawer 24 and empty if completely.
 Prevent dust accumulation at the workplace.Dusts can
easily ignite.
Starting Operation
 Observe the mains voltage! The voltage of the power
source must correspond with the data on the type plate of
the machine.
Position of the Operator (see figure I)
 Do not stand in a line with the saw blade in front of the
machine. Always stand aside of the saw blade. This pro-
tects your body against possible kickback.
– Keep hands, fingers and arms away from the rotating saw
blade.
– Do not cross your arms when operating the tool arm.
Switching On (see figure J)
To save energy, only switch the power tool on when using it.
– Tostartthemachine,presstheOn/Offswitch17andkeep
it pressed.
Note: For safety reasons, the On/Off switch 17 cannot be
locked; it must remain pressed during the entire operation.
The tool arm can be guided down only after pushing the lock-
ing lever 1.
– Forsawing,thelockinglever1mustbepushedinaddition
to pressing the On/Off switch.
Soft starting
The electronic soft starting feature limits the torque upon
switching on and increases the working life of the motor.
Switching Off
– To switch off the machine, release the On/Off switch 17.
Sawing
– Firmly clamp the workpiece as appropriate for its dimen-
sions.
– Set the desired mitre angle.
– Switch on the machine.
– Push the locking lever 1 and guide the tool arm slowly
downward with the tool handle 16.
– Saw through the workpiece applying uniform feed.
– Switch off the machine and wait until the saw blade has
come to a complete stop.
– Guide the tool arm slowly upward.
Mitre/Bevel Angle
Workpiece Form 0° 45°
115 Ø 90 Ø
100 x 100 85 x 85
158 x 80 85 x 85
110 x 110 85 x 85
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Checking and Adjusting the Basic Adjustment
 Before any work on the machine itself, pull the mains
plug.
To ensure precise cuts, the basic adjustment of the machine
must be checked and adjusted as necessary after intensive
use.
A certain level of experience and appropriate specialty tools
are required for this.
A Bosch after-sales service station will handle this mainte-
nance task quickly and reliably.
Adjusting the Laser
Note: To test the laser function, the machine must be con-
nected to power.
 While adjusting the laser (e. g. when moving the tool
arm), never actuate the On/Off switch. Accidental start-
ing of the power tool can lead to injuries.
– Bring the power tool into the working position.
Checking: (see figure K1)
– Draw a straight cutting line on the workpiece.
– Push the locking lever 1 and guide the tool arm slowly
downward with the tool handle 16.
– Align the workpiece in such a manner that the teeth of the
saw blade are in alignment with the cutting line.
– Hold the workpiece in this position and slowly guide the
tool arm upward again.
– Clamp the workpiece.
– Switch the laser beam on with switch 19.
The laser beam must be in alignment with the cutting line on
the workpiece over the complete length, also when the tool
arm is lowered.
Adjusting: (see figure K2)
– Turn the adjustment screw 35 with the Phillips screwdriv-
er 12 provided until the laser beam is parallel to the com-
plete length of the cutting line on the workpiece.
One rotation in anticlockwise direction moves the laser beam
from left to right; one rotation in clockwise direction moves
the laser beam from right to left.
Aligning the Angle Display (see figure L)
– Bring the machine into the transport position.
– Loosen the tension handle 13 of the angle stop 6.
– Turn the angle stop 6 until the stop to the 0° position.
Checking:
– Adjust an angle gauge to 90° and position it between the
angle stop 6 and the saw blade 31 on the saw-table 25.
The leg of the angle gauge must be flush with the angle stop
over the complete length.
Adjusting:
– Twist the angle stop 6 until the leg of the angle gauge is
flush with the saw blade over the complete length.
– Retighten the tension handle 13.
– Loosen the screw 36 with the Phillips screwdriver 12 pro-
vided and align the angle indicator along the 0° mark.
– Retighten the screw again.
Transport
Before transporting the power tool, the following steps must
be carried out:
– Bring the machine into the transport position.
– Remove all accessories that cannot be mounted firmly to
the power tool.
If possible, place unused saw blades in an enclosed con-
tainer for transport.
– Always carry the power tool by its transport handle 20.
 The power tool should always be carried by two per-
sons in order to avoid back injuries.
 When transporting the power tool, use only the trans-
port devices and never use the protective devices.
Maintenance and Service
Maintenance and Cleaning
 Before any work on the machine itself, pull the mains
plug.
 Clean the ventilation slots of your power tool regularly
with a soft brush. The motor fan draws dust into the hous-
ing, and a large accumulation of metal dust can lead to
electrical hazards.
 In extreme conditions, always use dust extraction as
far as possible. Blow out ventilation slots frequently
and install a residual current device (RCD). When work-
ing metals, conductive dust can settle in the interior of the
powertool.Thetotalinsulationofthepowertoolcanbeim-
paired.
 Have maintenance and repair work performed only by
qualified specialists. In this manner, it can be ensured
that the safety of the power tool is maintained.
Theretractingbladeguardmustalwaysbeabletomovefreely
and retract automatically. Therefore, always keep the area
around the retracting blade guard clean.
If the replacement of the supply cord is necessary, this has to
be done by Bosch or an authorized Bosch service agent in or-
der to avoid a safety hazard.
Accessories
After-sales Service and Application Service
Inallcorrespondenceandsparepartsorder,pleasealwaysin-
clude the 10-digit article number given on the type plate of
the machine.
Our after-sales service responds to your questions concern-
ing maintenance and repair of your product as well as spare
parts. Exploded views and information on spare parts can al-
so be found under:
www.bosch-pt.com
Bosch’sapplicationserviceteam willgladlyanswerquestions
concerning our products and their accessories.
Article number
Saw blade 305 x 25.4 mm, 60 teeth 2 608 643 060
Saw blade 305 x 25.4 mm, 80 teeth 2 608 643 061
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