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The 15/16 nut that holds the blade on is locked tight.

The nut holding the blade on my MTD riding tractor is so tight I can't even budge it. Anyone have any tricks or tips ? Yes, I am using a 15/16 socket and rachet. Yes, I am securing the blade with a screw driver placed through the hole, to keep the blade from rotating. Hell, I even put some WD40 on it. Anyone ?

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Had the same problem with my mower. Find a length of metal pipe that will fit over the handle of your socket wrench and it will give you more torque. The nut on mine would not even budge with a 12" extension bar, but when I put a 3ft steel pipe over the bar, it popped loose with very little effort. I also used a wood block to hold the blade tight

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If you can get hold of a compressor & rattle gun, this will do the trick.

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