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Why does a Keyless chuck sometimes stick?

I noticed that Keyless chucks in cheap drills tend to become stuck often, but I've always wonder why does this happen. Is it due to overtightening the chuck? Are low quality drill bits a factor to ...
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Is it normal for drill bits to slip in a keyless chuck when binding in metal?

I'm trying to drill some 5-10mm holes in 1-1.5mm thick steel. I'm using a DeWalt DCD777 18V cordless drill with Bosch HSS bits (which claim they're made for drilling into metal). Both the drill and ...
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Adapter: 1/8“ Dremel shank to 1/4” chuck

Situation: I have a Dremel rotary tool with normal 1/8" shank and a Dremel Multi-Vice. Need: I wish to attach this Dremel tool (with standard 1/8" shank held stead with my Dremel Multi-Vice)...
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How do I remove this keyed Jacobs drill chuck?

I have an old Jacobs keyed drill chuck in my box-o-spares, and I need a drill chuck for my hobby lathe. I have a suitable tailstock arbour, but the drill chuck has something already installed, and I ...
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How to further disassemble cordless drill/driver chuck?

I've completely disassembled cordless drill/driver Black&Decker EGBL188 H1 10mm, except this chuck, as seen in the pictures. I've tried pulling out the plastic piece: I've put the chuck facing up ...
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How to remove an old bosch drill chuck?

I've got an old Bosch corded hammer drill, model PSB 500. It's not the "RE" (reversible) model. The chuck is a traditional one with the jaws and the key to loosen and tighten the bits. Since this ...
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What size chuck key do I need for my Black & Decker DNJ62 drill?

I have been given an ancient Black and Decker DNJ62 power drill from my father (who knows even less about DIY than I - which is saying something). Unfortunately he has lost the chuck key for it, ...
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Increasing the Maximum Shank Dia [closed]

There is a device in my head that I know must exist, but I can't seem to find it. I own a drill. Kinda small. It has a small chuck so the shank dia of the drill bits that I can use is limited. Is ...
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How do I adapt my spiral ratcheting screwdriver to use with all bits?

I have a spiral ratcheting screwdriver like the one shown below. I want to adapt it to use with all kinds of bits. This basically means putting a 1/4" hex socket on the other end. Fig.1. Yankee ...
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Bosch PSB 650 hammer drill chuck won't tighten [closed]

I was using my hammer drill and wanted to change the tool but it now looks like the chuck won't tighten to hold any tool. The motor is still working fine but can't use it as can't attach anything to ...