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My Craftsman 16" variable speed scroll saw worked fine the last time I used it. I tried to use it yesterday and now suddenly it seems to have the bottom arm of the saw working in opposition to the upper arm, thus causing the blade to bend and then snap back. The only thing I did was to attempt to loosen the adjustment on the knob on the back of the saw. Any ideas what I need to check? Thanks

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Try retightening the tension knob...not sure exactly hows its hooked on,but sounds like you may have backed it out too far.If simply turning the knob to tighten does'nt work,try either pulling up on knob a little while trying to tighten..or opposite-push down on it while trying to tighten...the idea with both is to get the threads on the tightening knob to catch the nut inside...my guess is it came off.

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