Originally Posted by Jim Cate
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!