A: Go to the Home Depot web site. Click on the box that says: "What can we help you find today?" and type in or paste in: "Milescraft DrillMate" and click the magnifying glass to search. Scroll to the second page where it says "Product Details" on the right. On the left it will say "Additional Recourses" and under that "From the Manufacturar." You will find a list of highlighted and downloadable information about the Milescraft DrillMate.
A: Measured 3 5/8" between the red collers at the bottom or the upright posts.
A: I've never done that heavy drilling with it but off the top of my head I would say it will work.
A: It should be just the thing you need for the job.
A: Yes, that is the purpose for which I purchased it! I have used it for a few other things as well and I'm happy with it, only wishing it had a larger chuck.
A: Yes as long as the bit will fit in a 3/8 Chuck.
A: Yes it can.