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What size of drill to use?

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If you can get a good deal on a 3/8 drill you can always change the chuck to 1/2" later i did

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The most popular size is 3/8 inch, which means it accommodates a 3/8-inch diameter bit. Smaller ¼-inch drills are less expensive, but more limited. Heavy duty jobs might require a ½-inch model.

Posted on Aug 27, 2008

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SOURCE: chuckless drill stuck tight with drill bit in

if you trap the chuck in a bench vice or alike and then use the drill in reverse in short bursts until it loosens a good spray with wd40 will also aid the situation

Posted on Jul 09, 2009

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SOURCE: how the cordless drill works in drill mode,

the basic operation for the drill working in the drill only mode is you tighten the clutch up which puts more pressure on the spring not allowing the clutch to ratchet like it would in another position therefore bypassing the clutch completely. Give me the brand and model number and I will try and find a parts explosion for you.

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SOURCE: How do you fix drill bit in drill.I have followed

take screw out from inside chuck and remove chuck then put a new one on.

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