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Old 05-01-2016, 20:03   #31
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Re: trouble drilling deeper dimples into prop shaft

Thanks Magnet. Been a Cobalt man for decades, ther arent cheap but i still wreck a few. Didnt know Sutton made this bit. Thanks.
Dont know if ive seen them in Bunnings though. Anyway, ill find them. You guruman too.
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Re: trouble drilling deeper dimples into prop shaft

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Thanks Magnet. Been a Cobalt man for decades, ther arent cheap but i still wreck a few. Didnt know Sutton made this bit. Thanks.
Dont know if ive seen them in Bunnings though. Anyway, ill find them. You guruman too.
Yep, Bunnings sells them. I didn't know they existed until I saw them on the rack while looking for cobalt bits. Needless to say it was tried last because I had my doubts, but man, I'm a convert now although I'll still use hss first because they'll usually do the job.

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Re: trouble drilling deeper dimples into prop shaft

Youve converted me. Been so bloody Cobalt for years Ive probably thought them rubbish. Im in! Thanks.
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