Hi, I'm mr.p from Hazel Green, Al and have been doing a little woodworking in my spare time over the last twenty years. Now that I'm retired I am doing a little more and I have a question. My chuck for my floor drill press keeps coming off while I'm drilling and I was wondwring if anyone has the same problem or is it time to replace something? Any info would be appreciated.
It fits with a taper, it must be clean, CLEAN, to stay
Put it in place and drive it on with a soft hammer,
or piece of wood, one sharp rap, not a hard hit.
If it will not stay on then, there is some wear some
where and parts will be needed.
Use acetone or spray carb cleaner to clean the
taper, no oil. Some fine steel wool is OK, but very