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Ridgid R4511 arbor wrench size

by dcm
posted 08-26-2016 12:49 PM


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MrUnix

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#1 posted 08-26-2016 01:07 PM

Do you mean this?
Ridgid R4511 Replacmnt 1/2- 7/8 Closed End Wrench # 089037005165

Cheers,
Brad

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#2 posted 08-26-2016 01:36 PM

Hey Brad,

No, I need the open end one that goes on the arbor itself. I’ve got a 7/8 wrench that works fine on the nut. The lands for the back up wrench on the arbor are too narrow for a regular open end wrench to fit, and I didn’t think about getting the size with my calipers when I had the insert off last night. As I recall, it looked sort of like the current one that they make for the 4512, but I can’t remember. I had the saw in storage for over a year while I got a shop built, had back surgery, took care of family stuff, etc., etc., and last night was the first time since the move that I need to pull the blade off. Here’s a link to amazon’s listing (Currently (and possibly) unavailable):

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#3 posted 08-26-2016 01:45 PM

Brad, I just heard form a guy on ridgidforums that the wrench measures 23mm.

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#4 posted 08-26-2016 02:04 PM


Brad, I just heard form a guy on ridgidforums that the wrench measures 23mm.
- dcm

I imagine quite a few different saws use that size… Grizzly sells one for their saws (16mm X 23mm open end) that might work. I find it easier to just use a scrap piece of 2×4 though :)

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Brad

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#5 posted 08-26-2016 02:10 PM

Thanks Brad! That’s great! I figured that some other saws would have the same size, but without knowing what it was, I couldn’t check. For the price of the wrench and shipping from grizzly, I can probably buy an open end wrench and grind it down to work.

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#6 posted 08-26-2016 03:47 PM

Or just hold the blade with a gloved hand. The nut should need to be tightened that tight as its rotation further tightens the arbor nut.

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#7 posted 08-26-2016 03:49 PM

Thanks Toolie. That’s what I did last night.

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#8 posted 08-26-2016 04:23 PM

Might be cheaper to buy an inexpensive 23mm and grind it thinner.

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#9 posted 08-26-2016 04:34 PM

Maybe I should check a few of my old router wrenches…...to see what size they are….

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#10 posted 08-26-2016 04:46 PM



Might be cheaper to buy an inexpensive 23mm and grind it thinner.

- Rick M.


Yep. The wrench from grizzly with shipping is $12.00. For about that, I can get one at the local big box and grind it down.

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#11 posted 08-27-2016 03:27 AM

Open box Delta wrench, $8.30. Doesn’t list the size though.
https://smile.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B00ZQUZI74

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#12 posted 08-27-2016 11:44 AM

The R4511 was made by Steel City/Orion, so I’d think the wrenches from their hybrid models or the Craftsman 22104, 22114, or 22124 would also work.

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#13 posted 08-27-2016 08:28 PM

Get a wrench from a thrift store or pawn shop for a buck or so.

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#14 posted 08-29-2016 09:46 PM



The R4511 was made by Steel City/Orion, so I d think the wrenches from their hybrid models or the Craftsman 22104, 22114, or 22124 would also work.

- knotscott


Thanks. Looks like Sears is still selling a granite top saw. Same specs as the r4511, except for the cabinet and the fence. Insert and the blade guard look exactly the same. I wish mine had that outfeed extension on it, though. They’ve got it as the Craftsman Professional 1-3/4 HP Premium Hybrid 10 Table Saw.

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