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Replacing the Blade:
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This article shows how to replace a miter saw blade on a saw with or without a blade lock.
This eReplacementParts.com Quick Fix Tutorial will help you replace your miter saw blade, whether your saw has a blade lock or not.
1. Slide the blade guard out of the way
Slide the blade guard up to gain access to the screw that secures it to the saw, then loosen the screw.
Press down on the saw's locking pin and spin the blade until it locks. Then use an open-ended wrench or Allen wrench to remove the bolt.
Install the new blade and add the flange. Tighten the bolt using the locking pin or piece of 2x4.
Now just slide the blade guard back into position and tighten the screw.
Replacing the blade on a miter saw is a simple repair that will only take you about five minutes and a new blade will breathe new life into your wood-cutting projects.
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