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Old 08-23-2008, 04:55 AM   #1
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I am looking to add a thermometer to my igloo MLT this weekend. Are there any tricks when drilling into an igloo cooler? Not sure what to expect. I will be using a Thermomabob to attach the thermometer.


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Old 08-23-2008, 05:10 AM   #2
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my tip would be to use a 1/16" pilot bit to drill through, then use a paddle bit to drill one side of the plastic then the other. A thermo prob needs a smaller hole that a ball valce so use the same principle with the standard bit side you need but drill into the piolt hole from each side.
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Old 08-23-2008, 05:15 AM   #3
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since its a small hole id just use a normal drill bit. just keep it level. if your making a bigger hole use a forstner
you will get the cleanest hole.

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