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Forum topic by thiel posted 07-04-2009 07:20 AM 777 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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thiel

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07-04-2009 07:20 AM

Gang,

I just picked up a new mortising machine, and I wanted to remove the chuck so I could install a provided chuck extension… but I just can’t get the thing to budge.

How hard should it be? Should I force it? Is this gonna cause me trouble later in life (or in another?)

Thanks!

—Thiel

-- Laziness minus Apathy equals Efficiency


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#1 posted 07-04-2009 07:24 AM

I’m assuming you have loosened the allen head scew that holds the chisel in and of course loosened the chuck the holds the drill part of the mortiser. Then I would say the chisel has been jambed in and stuck.

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thiel

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#2 posted 07-04-2009 07:27 AM

Ah! An allen head screw! Eureka! (I’m going to obfuscate my embarrassment with celebratory prose :-)

Now… if you could only identify the species of wood on my bench. I forgot what I bought!

—David

-- Laziness minus Apathy equals Efficiency

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