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Have a Ridgid r3121 jigsaw ..can't get the blade in straight,,only used a couple of times ...supplied'T' blade ....worked great first couple of times..ideas?

Blade won't install straight

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I was having the same problem and when I downloaded the manual, I realized I was using a U shank blade and the saw is designed for the T shank blade -- unlike the current Rigid model on display at the store that takes both! I bought T shank blades and they fit. Haven't cut with it yet, but it looks to be just fine.

Posted on Nov 19, 2011

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