Same here, the average man without special tools can replace crank bearings and seals on aI appreciate your reasoning. I just find it easier to take apart the plastic and rebuild the clamshell than to split the case and reseat bearings, seals, and case gasket. I'm just weird that way I guess.
Clam Shell, the so called pro saws with the split case will stop anyone without the special
tools in their tracks.
I can see the day when the Clam She’ll will take over, it’s easier to produce and every bit as reliable,
Only needs the frames to be beefed up a bit, if the same effort and light materials and frames were toughened
up to withstand pro use, what more would you want.
Modders might not be happy, but my take is buy a bigger saw if you need more power.