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Old 02-17-2014, 04:47 PM   #11
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When you got to drill the pilot hole, make sure you either use a center punch or take the bit separate from the drill and lightly hammer a ding to mark where you want to start the drilling. Wouldn't want your bit to move from where you want the hole


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The drill bit will probably shatter if you do this.
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Old 02-17-2014, 04:52 PM   #12
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The drill bit will probably shatter if you do this.
+1 center punches aren't that expensive.
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+1 center punches aren't that expensive.
A nail might wok too.
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Old 02-18-2014, 01:32 AM   #14
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When you got to drill the pilot hole, make sure you either use a center punch or take the bit separate from the drill and lightly hammer a ding to mark where you want to start the drilling. Wouldn't want your bit to move from where you want the hole


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Old 02-18-2014, 04:49 PM   #15
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I have a center punch so I will use that. Thanks for the tip, I wouldn't have thought about that to be honest. I'm calling HF today to see if they have the bits in store. I live nearby a couple of them.

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The concord bit looks promising and I like drilling ss with hole saws except they never give a reliable hole size. That one looks to have a consistent tooth pattern rather than the jagged set teeth of a normal hole saw

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