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Lock nut on Makita GA4030 is stuck.

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Because the locknut on grinders are threaded to be self tightening, they can get lodged on quite tight. If it's stuck that bad, put the body of the grinder snuggly in a vice but don't crack the casing. Make sure the arbor lock is seated well and put all the pressure you can on the locknut wrench you can muster. If it still won't come loose, squirt some liquid wrench on the arbor-locknut gap and let it soak in.

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