Bedard, Justin wrote:
> Stick the short end of a 1/4" or larger allen wrench in the chuck and
> tighten it down. Next, get a soft hammer or piece of wood and hit the long
> end. This will loosen the chuck so you can remove it by hand.
This reminded me of a similar question which I have. I have a Makita
drill which has a 3/8" keyed chuck. I also have a 1/2" chuck which
will fit it, but I'm not exactly sure how to take the current chuck
off. There seems to be a T-40 Torx screw in the bottom of the chuck,
but I'm not sure how exactly I should hold the shaft so I can turn the
So far it has not been a problem, but I'd like to be able to make the
change if I have to.
Chris Heerschap - UNIX Systems Mutilator/Postmaster