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Mortar rakes for power drills

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labelled mortar rake for drill Mortar rakes that are designed for power drills have a solid shank.
chuck on drill The shank is solid because it is gripped by the drill’s chuck.
Any mortar rake that is suitable for a power drill will say so in the product description. However, you can find out if your drill will take the mortar rake by opening the chuck jaws to their maximum capacity and then see if the shank of the mortar rake can fit into the jaws of the chuck. If the mortar rake slides into the jaws and they can be tightened around the shank then you know the shank will fit into the chuck. If your mortar rake is suitable for a power drill, this information should be provided in the product description.

However, you can find out if your drill will take the mortar rake by opening the chuck jaws to their maximum capacity and inserting the mortar rake.

The mortar rake should slide into the jaws easily and allow them to be tightened against its surface.

Another way to test whether the drill chuck can accomodate the shank of the mortar rake is to measure the width between the chuck jaws when they are opened to their maximum capacity with a tape measure. Then measure the width of the end of the shank. If the shank width is smaller then the chuck capacity than your mortar rake will work in your drill. Another way to test whether the drill chuck can accomodate the shank of the mortar rake is to measure the width between the chuck jaws when they are opened to their maximum capacity.

Then measure the width of the end of the shank. If the shank width is smaller then the chuck capacity than your mortar rake will fit into your drill.

Mortar rakes for drills are fluted. Fluted mortar rakes come in either three or four flutes. The more flutes there are more even the mortar clearance will be. Mortar rakes for drills are usually fluted. Fluted mortar rakes come in either three or four flutes. The more flutes there are, the more even the mortar clearance will be.