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Press stops under even slight pressure on drill

Trying to drill 3/4 hole in oak.  After drilling several holes, drill stops.  I can hold the chuck drive with one hand and still turn the pulley.  It seems that perhaps the shaft is not properly tightened?

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  • Carl Blank May 11, 2010

    Need brand and better description of problem

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    debus3 Aug 12, 2012

    My belts and pulleys are all turning but not the chuck on my Skil 10" tabletop drill press. Using a 1 3/4" Forstner bit, the bit stops moving but all pulleys are moving

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    debus3 Aug 12, 2012

    Do I maybe need to remove the chuck and clean the spindle?


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Adjust tension on pully or the belt may be worn or streched replace belt.

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