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Old 02-04-2012, 06:48 PM   #1
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worn out drill bits or chuck?


i have this keyless chuck drill

http://www.milwaukeetool.com/tools/d...k-cord/0302-20

it is awesome and powerful but, as of late, it loses grip on bits and they stay in lumber when i try to pull them out. i drill real slow and gently and all but still.

my question is whether the problem is with the chuck itself or maybe worn out bit shafts. or both?

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It's the chuck.

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so, replace the chuck?
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Jacobs makes a great racheting chuck, not cheap but would work as goo or better.
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so, replace the chuck?

Yep..replace the chuck. Has the drill been dropped on the chuck, is it rusty or difficult to turn? You could try removing it and soaking it in a solvent, but if it's worn it won't do anything except clean it.
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Has the drill been dropped on the chuck, is it rusty or difficult to turn?
nope, none of that
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Nothing more you can do at this point except replace it. But you could write an email or call Milwaukee and tell them how pissed you are. I had a drill with the exact same issue.
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http://www.jacobschuck.com/product_details.asp?pid=25
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Have you tried lubing the inside of the chuck? Try a shot of WD-40 or similar on the gears before you condemn it.
But, chucks do go bad.
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Have you tried lubing the inside of the chuck? Try a shot of WD-40 or similar on the gears before you condemn it.
have not yet but certainly could. WD-40 or machine oil?
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I'd start out with WD-40. That'd clean out any old sawdust and lube.
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