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I was installing a screen door yesterday and had to drill two holes with the provided spade bit. Instead of going back to the trailer I decided I would just use my impact as it was only two holes and it had it with me.

After drilling the holes without any problems I went to remove the bit and it's stuck. I think the cheap bit must have twisted inside the chuck.

Any tips on how to remove it??
 

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I tried a few I those with still no luck. Maybe I need to spend a bit more time with it.
Then go to Plan Z, muscle it out.
I've had to do that with regular impact bits on rare occasions. They just got stuck. I always managed to get them out even if it took two of us.
 

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I wedged a bit in a hammer drill real good once and I had to put
It in a vice to wrestle out.
 

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I had the same problem with my Makita, I ended up having to replace the part the bit goes in...bit wouldn't come out no matter what. It was very cheap to order the part I needed and its back in service and still my workhorse 4 yrs later.

I now refuse to lend my tools out, he is lucky I wanted a second impact which I bought until I got the one he screwed up fixed. I don't think it cost me more than $6 to fix it.
 
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