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Impact Driver 101: How to Use the Quick-Change Hex

Pro tips on quickly swapping bits on an impact driver

In this video, This Old House contributor Mark Clement shows how to make use of the quick-change hex chuck, or sleeve, of an impact driver. The tool uses hex-shank bits only. Consider purchasing "impact ready" bits.

Learn how to:

• Use the bit holder or the quick-change hex chuck

• Quickly switch bits

• Avoid snapping or overpowering bits