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Extending the Life of Your Drill Bit Set

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Radial Skybolt Builder: 220.45% completed
Aug 21, 2006
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South Jersey
Found this tip while reading up on lathes.

One tip to extending the life of any drill set: when drilling a hole, such as a pilot hole, for which the exact drill diameter is not critical, choose an off-size bit. This will save wear and tear on the commonly used sizes such as 1/4" and 3/8".

Ya'll might have known to do that but I would have went with the 1/8" or one of the common sizes.

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