No Longer Here, BY CHOICE
My 14" Grizzly has the quick release feature. A feature thats never been used. I read and read and read everything I could find on the issue when I purchased the saw. I couldnt find anything to lead me to believe that de-tensioning benefited my saw in any way. However, it could lead me to forget to retention and turn my saw on and destroy a blade or even worse. Mine has constant tension and will stay that way. The spring issue that was mentioned is the worse thing that could happen and I doubt its an issue. If it is, I guess when it gets weak I'll order a new $5 spring.
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