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Forum topic by 7fingers posted 03-28-2016 10:03 AM 548 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-28-2016 10:03 AM

I saved an old drill press from the junk heep that a friend was just going to toss. I can’t find anything about it on the net and I cannot seem to be able to remove the chuch any help would be appreciated. It has a plate on the front that says anco power tool heavy duty drill press Model# GDM-100A Capacity Chuck 1/2 inch Spindle UT#2 1/2 Serial number 200

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#1 posted 03-28-2016 01:01 PM

Looks like one of those Chinese clones. Try cranking the handle, bringing the chuck down as far as it will go. You should see a slot come down in the side of the tube. A wedged piece of metal can be driven into the slot which should jar the chuck (and spindle) loose.

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#2 posted 03-28-2016 01:35 PM

70s or 80s Taiwanese. Chuck is probably driven on to the quill and must be driven off. Why do you need to remove it – are the jaws bad?

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#3 posted 03-28-2016 10:10 PM

I’m trying to disassemble it to cleanup the rust and figure out where a lot of noise is coming from

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