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Old 12-10-2013, 08:15 AM   #15
Wampus
somebody shut me the fark up.

 
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Originally Posted by ebijack View Post
I don't think your going to drill thru any quality S.S. with a step drill. Cutoff wheel yes. Torch, yes. Just so you know.
Oh yes you can.

I drilled all these holes in this SS "bucket" with a unibit to make what was originally supposed to be the firepan on my SSUDS, but is now a giant chimney starter.



It was pretty thick walled too.....







Now.....I'm not saying it wasn't tough.
AND.....I'm not saying I didn't trash the bit either.


BUT......I am saying it can be done.



AND, by the way.....there's about 1.58 MM in 1/16th of an inch, so the wall of my bucket was more than twice as thick as his 0.9mm drum wall.
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