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Re: Dull Drill Bits #60315 12/29/05 08:35 PM
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BigJohn Offline OP
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
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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electricman2 Offline
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]

Re: Dull Drill Bits #60318 12/30/05 11:56 AM
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macmikeman Offline
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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