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[APD] Re: Drilling tanks

> Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2004 09:22:31 -0800 (PST)
> From: "S. Hieber" <shieber at yahoo_com>
> Subject: Re: [APD] Re: Drilling tanks
> You can get even cheaper ones at Home Depot. they're fine
> for acrylic, not so hot for glass. Besides not cutting
> glass well (thus the need for the carbide) they often run
> pretty far off center and aren't always perpendicular to
> the shaft, both of which tend to create wobble, rough
> holes, and very tired hands.
> You get what you pay for; it's an inexpensive way to go.

The hole saws you buy at home depot are NOT for glass.  They are for wood, 
acrylic and sometimes thin sheetmetal.  Trying to drill glass with one of 
these is guaranteeing a broken tank.

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