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Replacing the blade on a Makita 255mm miter saw

I have an Irwin replacement blade plus the 3 washers that come in the pack to go on a Makita 255 miter saw that was bladeless when I got it.

Where and in what order do the washers go?

Do I place 1 of the 2 'narrow' washers, with the slight burr around the edge, within the centre hole of the blade itself, place the new blade in position over the centre drive, add the wider washer and then apply the centre bolt?

Appreciate your assistance

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  • watson_gn Feb 19, 2009

    Thanks very much.



    I needed a washer to fit in the arbor. Once that was done the blade fitted in to place comfortably, the flange went on top and then the bolt. Snug fit, just the tiniest amount of 'play' in the blade.

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I take it you have both flanges and the washer that is behind the innner flange, if not stop there and you need to get them. As far as the blade goes it depends on what size arbor it has. You would need to use the washer that goes on the spindle with no play (movement) and put the blade on the washer I would not use a washer that is thicker than the blade. Put the outer flange on making sure of the direction and then the blade bolt LH thread. Let me know if you have any problems before starting the saw PLEASE and I will help more.

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