Are you saying there is no way to hold the arbor still when tightening
the nut on the blade? If so, that doesn't sound right. I've only used
old Rockwell/Delta table saws but it takes two wrenches to tighten the
blades. Used lots of circular saws, but always there was a way to lock
up the blade/arbor when tightening the blade. Even with a lawn mower,
one must lock the arbor when tightening the blade, with a block of wood.
If a hunk of dirt, or sawdust is preventing you from tightening the
blade, and a touch of friction is working, it sure sounds shaky to me.
I'm generally one to throw caution to the wind, but hmmmm...
I'm not saying you're doing it wrong or anything, just that it *sounds*
wrong to me, I don't own your particular saw...
How do you take the blade off? Even if not very tight when putting it
on, after use, doesn't it tighten up, to the point you need to lock the
arbor to loosen the nut?
Does your blade have pins or a square recess, something to hold it to
the arbor instead of super friction from a very tight nut? If it does,
then you should be able to hold the arbor steady by physically stopping
the blade from spinning with a screwdriver through a gullet or a block
of wood... something, or am I missing something?
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