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Black and decker KS631 jig saw. Whenever I start using this jigsaw, the blade starts cutting and then it gets pulled out by the material being cut. The blades are the quick connect ones where you pull a lever up, insert the blade and via the spring loaded lever, it moves back into position holding the blade. Any help would be good as this is so frustrating when you only get to cut 1mm before the blade comes out!!! Thanks

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Here is a link to the instruction manual, and just under the place where it says Save These Instructions it tells you how to change the blade.
http://www.dewaltservicenet.com/documents/English/Instruction%20Manual/90520882,JS515.pdf
Fitting the saw blade (figure A)
- Hold the saw blade (9) as shown, with teeth facing forward.
- Push the lever (3) downwards.
- Insert the shank of the saw blade into the blade holder (10) as far as it will go.
- Release the lever.

There is a little lever where the base of the blade fits into the holder that you depress to release the blade...You can see a picture of it in the manual.

I hope this answers your question...if so, please take a aec to rate this post...thanks.

Posted on Mar 28, 2009

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SOURCE: How do I change the blade on a Black & Decker

Go to Dewaltservicenet.com and type in your model number and you can download the instruction manual for this tool with detailed instructions on how to change the blade. It is 8 pages long.

Posted on Oct 10, 2009

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I'm thinking the blades that go in Jig Saws are and have been standard since the late 80's. Once upon a time, blades were held on with a collar and a set screw while today they have a fat part that locks into the collet.

Can't find the proper blade at the Depot, my advice would be check with Black and Decker directly.

When I searched B&D, the first hits were Sears (Maybe at K-mart) and Lowes. Home Depot didn't come up at the top. You might find the blades you need at your local Ace or Sentry or Tru-Value or other brand hardware store. Be nice to support your local merchant, your neighbor.

Anyway, try here for your parts http://www.blackanddecker.com/ProductGuide/CategoryOverview.aspx?cPath=1496.2514.1020.147

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Posted on Dec 06, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a corded Black and Decker jigsaw, that is

Don't bother. Return it to the store where it was purchased. No tool should malfunction that early in its life.

Posted on May 26, 2010

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SOURCE: I have a JS660 jigsaw.

Hi,
That is a common problem with those saws... the blade holder is a POS....
Some engineer's idea of a better idea that don't work in the real world...

Here is another review of that saw...

http://www.epinions.com/review/Black_Decker_JS660_Jigsaw_with_Smart_Select_Dial/content_493711167108

Don't know what else to tell you except that you may have to use a different saw....
I usually use my Milwaukee Sawzall for that job....I can place a longer blade in that and it works much better then a jig saw...

I have even used the old hacksaw standby already in a tight space...the bolts are brass and if you can get a groove halfway through you can break the top off from there...

heatman101

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