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Old 07-26-2014, 2:52 PM
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Originally Posted by MountainShooter View Post
Excellent tutorial! From a non-machinist this is going to be very helpful. Thank you. I plan to drill the holes on my frame with 5/32" and 7/64" bits. Then ream them with a #22 and #35 reamers respectively.
Don't trust the decimal equivalent of your fractional bits. I have a high quality US made set; 7/64" bit is actually .110" at the shank and .111 on the flutes. #35 reamer fell thru the hole. Don't forget to countersink the holes also. A spotting bit work well for this.
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