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I have a Titan SF16G 406mm Scroll Saw. While I was cutting the blade slipped and lost the pin on one end. When I tried to start again, there just seems to be a humming sound but the blade in holder no longer seems to run and no air is emitted from dust blower. Any ideas? Many thanks

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    farmerbear Sep 07, 2010

    Did you replace the broken blade with a blade that has both pins and then try? the saw won't engage if the blade is not chucked in the pinholders top and bottom. If you have done this and it still wont go, the lost pin may have fallen into the works and be jamming.

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