Aha! Makes sense. Guess I didn't realize there was any slip in the actual motor, thus me blaming it on the spindle. Mine didn't bend (yet) but it sure makes a loud noise when it starts whipping off the side! Thanks for the info. I'll have to try the replacement blades and see if it helps.
2015 Legacy SR340 360RB
2014 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Toad
Gigi, Poppy and Sadie Lady...On the road, but not full time!