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Forum topic by Hard_as_Wood posted 06-22-2016 03:26 PM 588 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Hard_as_Wood

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06-22-2016 03:26 PM

i have the Bosch Gcm12sd miter saw and I can’t tilt it to the right to get it to 0° My knob on the right, the circular one doesn’t move I can’t move it to the left or to the right it’s locked straight up I’m at my wits and have no idea how to fix this. Any ideas?

-- Ciao!


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GR8HUNTER

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#1 posted 06-22-2016 03:41 PM

buy a dewalt LMAO

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#2 posted 06-22-2016 03:54 PM

call or go online to the bosch website. they have online chat help available. I feel like with mine, I have to tilt it a little before turning the knob, like I have to back off the pressure.

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Hard_as_Wood

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#3 posted 06-22-2016 03:55 PM

a slight update:
I was able to get the miter saw bevel back up to zero.
on p9, knob #41 is locked up and will not turn left or right, I called Bosch and they said that isn’t correct and I need to take it in to a service center to fix it.

Anyone else have this problem? Solutions?

-- Ciao!

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Hard_as_Wood

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#4 posted 06-23-2016 01:14 PM

Well it all works well now!

When my wife came home from work yesterday, I took her down to my shop to show her how this doesn’t work correctly and then the knob unstuck!

I think I needed to wiggle the head a bit.

-- Ciao!

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Woodchuck2010

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#5 posted 06-23-2016 03:59 PM



Well it all works well now!

When my wife came home from work yesterday, I took her down to my shop to show her how this doesn t work correctly and then the knob unstuck!

I think I needed to wiggle the head a bit.

- HardasWood

Probably needs a little cleaning and some lube like graphite.

-- Chuck, Michigan,

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nkawtg

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#6 posted 06-23-2016 04:13 PM


Well it all works well now!

When my wife came home from work yesterday, I took her down to my shop to show her how this doesn t work correctly and then the knob unstuck!

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