Stanley 5803 Drill Review By: I.Ball
Category: Old Drills
Tool Type: Hand Drill
Model No: 5803
The Stanley 5803 hand drill review details the black and yellow coloured
drill produced by the mighty Stanley Tools.
The 5803 has a double pinion gear mechanism which is encased within an alloy body.
The alloy body has been finished in a matt black finish with the exception of the rotating encasement lid which is finished in yellow finish.
The purpose of this enclosed case is to help keep the gears clean and clear of dust and dirt as well as helping protect the gears from rust.
The drill is fitted with black cellulose acetate handles.
The Stanley 5803 yellow and black drill has a three-jaw chuck which self-centres on the drill bit as it is locked.
The Stanley drill no. 5803 was presented in an orange Stanley cardboard box with a green label on the end detailing the core credentials of the drill.
<1965 - 1981>
Ljotulfson - It's a good practical hand drill:
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The gears of this drill are enclosed, so as to require the minimum of maintenance. Oil-holes tend to quickly become clocked by dust and dirt, and for this reason none have been provided. The drill should be lubricated as follows: A few drops of medium oil should occasionally be run between the gear-screw head and the gear (A), and also between the ball-cup and the thrust-pad (B). The teeth of both gear and pinion should be lubricated with heavy oil or grease. When this is necessary, the central gear screw (A) should be unscrewed and the gear wheel removed. After this has been replaced, the gear screw should be fully tightened to ensure correct meshing of the teeth under load.
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