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Using the flex shaft attachement.

Is it normal for the "Flex Shaft" attachment to get hot when in use? I no longer have the owners manual to refer to, to even know if I have it attached correctly! I have used a collet nut which I threaded the inner metal shaft through at the base of the flex shaft unit where it attaches to the dremel. I also used a collet at the end where the bit fits at the end of the "flex Shaft".can anyone tell me if this sounds correct?


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    The motor runs but the flex shaft doesn't turn after I got the bit caught in my jacket


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I dont think it should get that hot. Dremel has a program for the 225 Flex Shaft and for 17.90 they will exchange it for you. Send it to DREMEL 4631 E. Sunny Dunes Rd. Palm Springs, CA 92264. Their phone number is 1-800-275-2052. Hope this helps. Dave

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