> On my Makita you would have to unscrew the screw at the bottom
> of the chuck (NOTE: this is a left hand thread) and then do the
> thing of chucking up an allen wrench and giving it a sharp wack.
> The thread on the spindle is a right hand thread. I'm not sure
> if the screw in the bottom of the chuck in mine is a TORX or not
> but I removed it with an allen wrench.
Okay, but when I've tried to unscrew it in the past, I just wind up
turning the motor. Any suggestions on holding the shaft? ...or am I
Chris Heerschap - UNIX Systems Mutilator/Postmaster