RipCart Set Up Instructions

How-to By Ken Collister

Opening RipCart™

Warning: Keep arms, fingers, and cords away from hinges.

  1. Release top handle lock by pressing 2 buttons (at front of RipCart™) simultaneously and raise the top handle.
  2. Release bottom handle lock by squeezing frame plate (thumb) and release button (index finger) together.
  3. Raise handle until both the top and bottom lock into position.
  4. Adjust the angle of the handle as needed by releasing the bottom handle lock (step 2)

Closing RipCart™

Warning: Keep arms, fingers, and cords away from hinges.

  1. Unplug extension cord.
  2. Close the power switch cover.
  3. Release top handle lock by pressing 2 buttons (middle of the handle) simultaneously and lower the top handle.
  4. Release bottom handle lock by squeezing frame plate (thumb) and release button (index finger) together.
  5. Lower the handle until the bottom locks into position.
  6. If necessary, move depth guide handle out of the way and lower top handle down until it locks into position.

Attaching saw to RipCart™

  1. Raise base plate to the highest level.
  2. Place saw into base plate.
  3. Slide saw lock tight against the saw table and tighten wing nuts.
  4. Tighten thumb screw to keep saw flush to base plate.
  5. Connect the ratchet strap and tighten.
  6. Wrap excess cord around the cord management system (at back of RipCart™) and plug saw cord into the RipCart™ switch plug.
  7. Wrap the velcro strap around the saw trigger.

Changing Saw Blade

Warning: Be sure saw blade has cooled.

  1. Unplug extension cord from the RipCart™ plug.
  2. Raise base plate to the highest level.
  3. Place RipCart™ on side behind a fixed object.
  4. Replace saw blade.

Changing Saw Blade Depth

RipCart™ controls the depth of the saw blade using 2 features.

Depth Guide (for large adjustments in depth)

  1. Release the depth guide lock by squeezing the depth guide handle.
  2. Move the handle forward (toward the front of the RipCart™) to lower the saw blade depth or backward (toward the back to raise) to raise the saw blade depth.
  3. When the saw blade is at the desired depth release the depth guide handle to lock it into position.

Fine adjustment (for minor adjustments in depth)

  1. Release the fine adjustment brass lock nut.
  2. Rotate the fine adjustment to the desired depth.
  3. Tighten the brass lock nut to lock the fine adjustment into place.

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