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How can I use small drill bits with my dremel?

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The current chuck (or whatever it's called) on my dremel will not tighten down enough to fit very small drill bits, and I need to use a #68 drill bit (.0310").



Is there some sort of attachment I need to buy?



Thanks a lot for helping!

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Hi, thanks for your reply.



I think you misread my post; I said 0.0310", not 0.310".

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I have an opposite question/problem. I have the standard collet (1/8) and the keyless chuck, but am looking for something that will give me a way to attach 1/4" bits to the unit.



A slightly larger chuck, like the 4486 that handles 1/4" would be perfect. I'll be using the unit at a low speed for polishing mostly, but can't seem to find anything







......Tills


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Thanks for your help; I bought the dremel chuck and it works great!

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Does the chuck really go down to a #68 bit?  The spec says the chuck is for 1/32" to 1/8", and 1/32" is .0315.  When I use the 1/32" collet, a .0310 bit just falls out, no matter how much I tighten it.  I'd hate to invest in the chuck just to discover that there's no good way to secure a #68 bit.  Frankly, I'd like to go down to a #69 bit, but I wonder if that's even possible with a Dremel?



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