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How do I change the drill bit - my husband did these things... he has since passed and I don't know exactly what I am doing

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Hi auntygamma,

Welcome to fixya!

Yes, you need to use a bit with all drills. They come in different sizes and shapes. If you don't have any bits to put into your drill, an all purpose kit would be nice to have. You can find them at your local hardware store or online.

Check out this webpage: http://www.toolup.com/dewalt_dw2163_37-piece-screwdriving-set-with-tough-case.aspx

Copy and paste this entire web address into your browser and a page with one of the kits on it will open up for you. You don't have to buy a kit with lots of bits, you can pick up just one or two bits that you would use the most at the hardware store. The most used bits would be the #1 and #2 Phillips bits and a couple of different sizes of flat bladed bits. A few drill bits might come in handy too.

The drill that you have has a keyless chuck. This means you don't need any special tools to put in a bit or change one. If you look at the chuck, you'll see that the ridged part has two sections. If you hold the back section with your left hand, you can turn the front section to either open the chuck or close it to put bits in.

I don't know if this was clear or not, but if you have any problems or more questions about this, please be sure to reply back. I'll be glad to help you.

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Can't locate manuel for dw222 chuckless drill and don't have a clue on how to change drill bit or whatever, help, it was my husbands and really need to use it


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Open chuck jaws by turning plastic collar with fingers and insert shank of bit about 3/4" into
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side of the tool housing (Fig. 4). To release bit, turn plastic collar COUNTERCLOCKWISE while
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Link to manual:- http://servicenet.dewalt.com/Products/Detail?isId=true&productNumber=DW222&selectedType=2752#

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To whom it may concern, In reference to the item below, I just want to be able to identify what each drill bit / device in the kit is used for. I really want to buy it but I am unsure all descriptions....


Hi. It's hard to determine exactly what all these bits are for by just looking at the photo. there is a list of bit uses on the webpage.
Although I do not know this product personally, in my experience, these "mixed-type" drill kits are usually of cheap quality and, unless you're an extremely occasional user, will not last any sort of long term distance. They blunt very easily and yo will be constantly forking out for replacements.
In my opinion, the best thing to do is to determine exactly what it is that you want to drill and go out and buy a good quality set of bits specifically for drilling that material. It might cost you $50 or so for a kit of a dozen drill bits, but this will pay for itself over the years.
You'll also need to learn how to drill the material correctly to maximise the life of the drill bit (and the drill).
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How far do you put a bit in to know it's placed correctly. I'm trying to surprise my husband by removing some kitchen cabinets, but I'm not sure I put the bit in right and I don't know how to make the...


Find the reverse switch near the trigger. Press one direction for forward, in the middle is a trigger lock and the other direction is reverse. Dont surprize yourself and have the cabinet fall on you.

If you have short bits, put about 1/2 of it into the chuck. If you have long bits (about 2 inches long), put about 1/2 inch of it into the chuck.

Be aware that when the drill runs in reverse, the chuck tends to loosen and when that happens, your bit will fall out.

If Hubby has a bit holder, I'd suggest you use that and place the bit into the bit holder. Makes for a better reach.

Good luck on your project.

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