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Old 10-15-2007, 05:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Mrwood
Where is a good place to order high quality bits for steel. Im so sick of buying bits from different places that get dull before you get the first hole drilled, or they break off. I have a great drill press, and i always have my speed set slow and use oil. What company can i trust anymore so i dont buy made from china.

Slow is not always what you want when drilling steel. A 1/8 drill should run 3000 RPM.....That may be some of the problem. Here is a chart to help pick the right speed for the size drill.

http://www.ibiblio.org/twa/info/drillSpeedChart.pdf

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