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Setting Up Your Trajan 125 Band Saw: A Simple Step-by-Step Guide

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Welcome to our interactive series focusing on power tools and equipment. Today, we’re taking a close look at the Trajan 125, a 5-inch portable band saw distributed by Known for its compact design and versatility, the Trajan 125 portable band saw is ideal for cutting a variety of materials with precision and ease.

Unboxing the Trajan 125 Band Saw

When you open the Trajan 125, inside you’ll find:

  • The Trajan 125 band saw itself
  • A set of rubber feet, designed to be attached to the machine’s bottom
  • A parts stop, useful for quickly cutting multiple parts of identical length

How to Get Your Trajan 125 Up and Running

Before diving into your projects, here’s how to get your Trajan 125 ready:

  1. Set the trigger handle: Using a 3mm Allen key, adjust the handle to the top position and secure it. This handle is initially positioned downwards for transport safety.
  2. Activate the motor breaker: Connect your saw to power and hit the green button to start the motor breaker. Use the red button to switch it off.
  3. Adjust the blade speed: The Trajan 125 and 150 series feature a variable speed motor, offering settings from 1 to 6. This range lets you cut through different materials by altering the blade speed.

Adjusting the Guide Arm

The Trajan 125’s guide arm is adjustable, accommodating various material sizes. Simply slide the guide arm to fit the size of the material, ensuring precise cuts for both small and large diameters.

Using the Miter Scale

Both the Trajan 125 and 150 saws come equipped with a large miter scale, marked from 0 to 60 degrees. This feature enables accurate angled cuts without limiting your workspace. The miter scale works with a head swivel, allowing the head to move instead of the material for angle cuts.

Your Trajan 125 Band Saw: Ready for Action

With these setup steps completed, your Trajan 125 band saw is ready for your cutting tasks. A valuable addition to any workshop, this tool promises precise, efficient cutting for a range of applications.