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Re: [APD] Re: Drilling tanks
I think you have captured things quite neatly.
I always say, if a job is really tough, you're using the
wrong tool or using the right tool wrongly. But
affordability tempers our tolerance of imperfect tools.
--- Chuck H <grendel at usit_net> wrote:
> And, unfortunately, you're stuck with what you can
> I bought the steel bit I have to put standpipes in tanks
> (10 and 20
> gallon) for a rack system. It was my first experience
> glass, and I broke one tank by trying to go too fast, but
> the rest
> came out good enough (i.e., the fittings don't leak).
> The bit seemed
> well balanced and did not cut sloppily, just slowly.
> MMV. I had the
> advantage of a drill press, which no doubt made all the
> difference as
> far as quality of cut and hand tiredness goes.
> However, it took me a whole day to drill the tanks. In
> the diamond bit could've paid for itself in time savings
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