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Re: Dull Drill Bits #60315 12/29/05 08:35 PM
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BigJohn Offline OP
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Sounds like the thing to do is break out the Dremel and just keep sharpening the same bit until there ain't nothing left to sharpen.

Should save me a few pennies. I appreciate all the help. And thanks Spark Master Flash for the details on sharpening.

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Re: Dull Drill Bits #60316 12/30/05 09:24 AM
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briselec Offline
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I use bullseye auger bits, cut the bullseye off and stick it in my armbreaker drill. They last a lot longer before needing sharpening.

Re: Dull Drill Bits #60317 12/30/05 11:03 AM
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I use the cheap spade bits. Use a good file and you can keep them cutting for a long time. I don't want to spend big bucks for a auger bit and ruin it on the first hole. [Linked Image]


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Re: Dull Drill Bits #60318 12/30/05 11:56 AM
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On the other hand you can just keep buying spade bits, wear em out fast, buy more, and deduct the cost of them from your tax return

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