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Old 27-01-2015, 20:24   #16
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Re: Cheek blocks on an OI 41

Originally Posted by Jim Cate View Post
Too right! Drilling s/s, especially old work hardened s/s can be difficult, especially without a drill press. For jobs like disassembling those blocks, use of a small die grinder (or even Dremel) with a grinding cutter will make short work of the rivet heads.


Good point. Just so happens I recently bought a good quality die grinder for the boat that uses 1/4" shanks. This was only after destroying two Dremel's! And I do have some grinding wheels, now that you mention it. Thanks!

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