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    05-24-2015, 08:17 PM
    Carbide is great for parting off but you need a ridged set up and lots of coolant if you have it . I started out in a machine shop right out of high...
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    05-19-2015, 09:50 PM
    Will try some of that stay bright solder. I tryed heating and that seemed to help a least no more broken bits. I am using titainum bits they work...
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    05-19-2015, 03:08 AM
    Bits are good ones as for the alloy ? Just making bracelets out of old silver ware. I guess I will have to try an heat the end with the stamping and...
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    05-18-2015, 11:44 PM
    The drill does not break or chatter when I drill in the area where there is no stampings or design only where it has been stamped with a design,...
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    05-18-2015, 11:20 PM
    The bit I am using is 1/32" some times it works just fine other times it will chatter and break the drill seems to be hard on some and others not so...
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    05-18-2015, 10:23 PM
    Do you heat and quench stainless to make it softer? Have to drill some stainless silver ware and it is eating drill bits. Thanks Richard
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    03-28-2015, 12:46 AM
    RichardG replied to a thread OT: I am still alive in General
    Take care Evan will miss your posts. Richard
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retired carpenter / manual machinest /old school
Bainbridge Is WA
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