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md2lgyk 09-26-2013 07:05 AM

DeWalt Miter Saw Blade Change
 
I have acquired a DeWalt 10-inch compound miter saw that's four or five years old. I need to change the blade, and the manual doesn't say if the bolt holding it on is reverse threaded or not. I have tried (gently) to turn it in both directions without success. Does anyone know which way I shoud be turning it??

Fairview 09-26-2013 09:39 AM

Hopefully this will solve your problem.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZkZniNQmb0

md2lgyk 09-26-2013 03:39 PM

Excellent. Thank you.

DexterII 09-26-2013 06:53 PM

Sorry, dial up is too slow sometimes to view videos, so maybe this is redundant, but I just walked back up from the shop, and the blade holder onner bolt on my Dewalt 717, 10" compound slider, is LH. I don't know, but imagine that it's not something they did on just certain saws. Not sure that I had noticed before, but the washer is even marked! With trifocals though, I don't rely on such subtle marks; I have it marked on the side of the saw with a Sharpie!


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