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  1. Jul 25, 2019 #21

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    If it's actually a true 1/8 inch bit, will it work? ......assuming that they don't really have a super duper specialized Crain, 1/8" bit, (meaning you don't need a Crain bit) Then save a buck and buy an easily available bit locally. I used DeWalt bits. They had a funky shaped tip, sort of like a sloppy W. I once drilled 99 holes with one bit and on hole number 100, the last hole............... it burned the tip off. Those are the best ones ever made............. in the 1/8" size anyway.
    I just bought a pair of Milwaukee 1/8" bits. One was bent and the other only drilled 10 or so holes before self destructing. Everyone locally just installed large Milwaukee tool displays so I think there was some bribes made here in town by the Chinese (they own Milwaukee)
     
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    I'll do a 3/16 Bosch bit just cus they wiggle
     
  3. Jul 25, 2019 #23

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    I never got that smart. :D
     
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    What's thew benefit of wiggle?
     
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    No benefit, just makes the hole wider. So if you use a hammer drill bit like bosch makes they are long and wiggle which makes the hole wider.
     
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    or is that a 3/32 to make a 1/8 inch hole? LOL
     
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    Do whatever math you need and use bamboo skewers.
     
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    Or tooth picks
     
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    You confused me.......... my uncle Muller has the same problem, so maybe if you can just type a bit slower. :D
     

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