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Old 02-08-2011, 11:42 AM
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here is a neat little trick that alot of you might already know. I break hole saw drill bits constantly! Drill press, hand drill, doesnt matter. So I came up with this oneday. I predrill my 1/4" hole and put a 1/4" piece of round stock where the drill bit goes. havent had one break since! The round bar just guides it like the bit would and you can make it longer to line up holes like two plates or frame holes!
I use this to drill holes in round tube race car frames for bolt spuds. works better than burning up step drill bits! This way I can use a 3/4" holesaw for welding in pieces of 3/4" .120 wall tubing. Plus it makes cool little curved washers (I guess for curved 1/4" bolts?)
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Old 02-08-2011, 01:21 PM
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GREAT tip thanks drill rod can be found at ENCO http://www.use-enco.com/CGI/INLMK32?PARTPG=INSRAR2 and if you get their e-mails coupons all the time.
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Old 02-08-2011, 05:37 PM
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Ive seen that trick with making in takes and headers Davidson but not the plywood great ideah! You can tack a piece of pipe or tube that barely fits over your saw to the metal to drill and it'll work but the ply wood sounds easier.
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Old 02-08-2011, 05:55 PM
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Default I agree....

That wood thing is trick....
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Old 02-09-2011, 01:50 PM
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I already did the round stock (usually a piece of drill rod), but the plywood idea is new.
Iím going to have to try that one.
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