The chuck and taper on my drill press keep falling out. How do I get them to stay in?
John Brock: Start by cleaning both. Turning specialty stores sell green plastic Morse taper cleaners. I use them for my drill press, metal lathe head stock and tail stock, and the tail stock on my wood lathes.
Carol Reed: Thoroughly clean both the socket and the taper. Use a solvent to remove any hint of lubrication. Also, check for any burrs and carefully remove them.