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My blade is in upside down. How do I get it out?

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I don't know how much help I can be becauseI've always had millwaukee sawsall and on them the blades are reversible. Havve you tried loosening retaining screw up and using pliers right at base or foot and just grip it tightly and rock it up and down a little bit..while pulling stright out.Hope this helps. Good luck Thanks

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Here is a website where you can download the owner's manual for your saw: http://www.retrevo.com/d/ds/progress?doc=e045b5a9143e1e2ea028b778addd77ca&rk=0.7594880065395843

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