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Forum topic by woodsmith posted 924 days ago 1251 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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woodsmith

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924 days ago

I bought a new Delta 17-950L drill press and the chuck key that came with it fits the chuck so poorly that it is hard to make work. I have not see any one talking about on line but a salesman at an industral supply company said they were all that way. Good drill press but I may have to buy a new chuck to get a key that fits.

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#1 posted 924 days ago

Give the sales guy a choice either he gets you a good chuck key or a least credits you for a replacement or tell him you would like a refund. Just because he settling for it does not mean you the consumer should. No one should settle for poor quality. Make it right or keep it!

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rum

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#2 posted 924 days ago

Well they certainly aren’t “all” that way. The chuck key on mine works fine. The little spring “can’t leave it in the chuck” thing is – imho – slightly annoying because you have to hold it in a little more than an old style key, but other than that I don’t have any problems.

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