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brushless? or brush motor? could be the brushes are worn

Speed Drills | Answered on Jan 06, 2020

You need to know the hole diam. where the key goes and the max size for the chuck. 1/2 3/8 Grainger has your key when you know what to order.

Drills | Answered on Dec 30, 2019

broken shaft not many places would have this but a salvage yard

Drills | Answered on Dec 30, 2019

Found Ryobi P505 18v battery. Compare it to what you already have. Stores have other brands if this does not match. Was listed at The Home Depot.

Drills | Answered on Dec 30, 2019

lots of WD-40 double channel locks and strong person. work it a little at a time to avoid damage.

Drills | Answered on Dec 30, 2019

similar to mine so find out the thread going into the shaft and order either the 3/8 or 1/2 to suit your needs.

Craftsman Drills | Answered on Dec 30, 2019

it is possible that a chuck is spun on if it has fine threads. most likely if the chuck is frozen you would have to use spanner on key hole and put the outer ring in a vise. It should loosen up. Sometimes I use a pipe wrench and the large channel locks to spin the chuck open. Most have a screw but it can get rounded over which would require drilling it out.

Drills | Answered on Dec 30, 2019

Test the batteries with a multimeter that will tell you if the batteries are shot. You can do the same with the charger, test it with a multimeter but I don't recommend it unless you know what you are doing because you will be live testing it.
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Craftsman Drills | Answered on Dec 22, 2019

Take the old pulley to a shop where they sell pulleys and try to match it up. I did that with my lawn tractor and found one that worked.

Delta Machinery... | Answered on Dec 17, 2019

I had the same problem and searched extensively for a replacement pulley, but couldn't find one. I thought I'd try something else and began looking at Love Joy variable speed pulleys. They function the same way and are much heavier duty that the cast pewter used by Delta. The one problem, they are EXTREMELY expensive. Tried ebay and found a number of different brands and sizes. I recently found and purchased a Reeves variable speed pulley 850C 5/8" bore & 5" OD off of Ebay for just under $30. Well, the motor shaft is just under 5/8" but larger than 9/16" so I was going to use a metal 1/2" ID x 5/8" OD spacer as a shim and file the inside down to the motor shaft diameter, which would definitely work. Fortunately I had an old 1/2 HP motor from an old drillpress and it had a 5/8" shaft. Dropped the Reeves pully right on and mounted it on the DP350 and it ran like a charm. It's a little off of alignment and I had to cut a hole in the top cover for the Reeves pulley to protrude out an inch or so, but other than that it works great. My only fear is that the front pulley might explode now. Guess I'll have to wait and see. I'll bet there'll be a lot of searchers for a 5" OD variable speed pulley on ebay! Hope yours works as well as mine!

Delta DP350... | Answered on Dec 17, 2019

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