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Walt Gifford

DO NOT spin a head in the drill press. There is a good chance it will come flying out. Those chucks are held in with a taper not good at taking side loads or vibrations of any kind.

You can scrape the carbon off with a small pen knife, just don’t dig in too hard or you’ll scratch the aluminum.


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