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    Haven't been scrolling much lately, last time I used it it was working fine. Today, could hardly cut a straight line to save my life. It wants to skew off to the right.
    Tightened what screws I could, the plastic auto tightening mechanism in the front of the arm seems to have quite a bit of wiggle, don't know if its supposed to be that way or what.
    Has anyone else had this problem ?

  • #2
    The only time I've ever had that happen on any saw is when the blade somehow got twisted. Have you tried a few different blades to see if you get the same result?


    • #3
      Sounds like not enough tension on the blade.
      Dan in So.Ca.


      • #4
        I've had that happen many times with a twisted blade. Doesn't take much, just a little twist with the saw not running. Can't tell by looking or feeling the blade, but it won't cut straight for anything! Sometimes when I'm sitting a little differently the blade seems to want to cut differently, but not by that much.


        David Griffin
        Tuliptree Craft


        • #5
          I have E21 you should not have any play in the tension knob in the front. Is your blade tight if it is maybe a twisted ain't using a spiral blade are you?


          • #6
            May also be the blade with a burr on the back side. Give Ray a call.


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