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Old 10-28-2015, 07:02 PM   #11
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Well then, my Canadian Tire drill bit sucks. I was making so little progress that I checked to see if I was running the drill in reverse.
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Old 10-28-2015, 10:17 PM   #12
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Well then, my Canadian Tire drill bit sucks. I was making so little progress that I checked to see if I was running the drill in reverse.
Maybe there's a piece in the center running front to back and you were drilling through 3/4". Still, it's soft wood and the drill should have gone through easily.

Reminds of when a friend came over to my shop to use a drill to put a hole in a fender for an antenna. Went to another area and came back about 15 minutes later and asked if I could sharpen the drill bit because he couldn't get through the fender. All I can say is it wasn't the drill bit that needed sharpening and he's never lived it down.

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Old 10-28-2015, 11:06 PM   #13
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I was expecting it to be thin. As I drilled, making slow progress, I also wondered if there was a wire run or something important that was holding me up, but I eventually broke through. Everything still works.
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Old 10-29-2015, 09:06 AM   #15
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Well then, my Canadian Tire drill bit sucks. I was making so little progress that I checked to see if I was running the drill in reverse.
did you have the wrong end in the chuck?
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Well then, my Canadian Tire drill bit sucks. I was making so little progress that I checked to see if I was running the drill in reverse.
Turning the drill chuck and drill bit by hand is not usually enough. Next time make sure the drill is plugged into the 120 VAC power.
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Turning the drill chuck and drill bit by hand is not usually enough. Next time make sure the drill is plugged into the 120 VAC power.
you don't suppose gbaglo was using a red licorice Twizzler do ya?
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Don't like red licorice. I like black. And speaking of, what happened to licorice Nibs? All I can find is cherry ( or whatever they are ).
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Turning the drill chuck and drill bit by hand is not usually enough. Next time make sure the drill is plugged into the 120 VAC power.
Good one

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Turning the drill chuck and drill bit by hand is not usually enough. Next time make sure the drill is plugged into the 120 VAC power.
Reminds me of the uneducated rural ethnic ( how's that for political correctness ?) who bought a chainsaw and worked all day and still only had a small pile of firewood. Took the saw back to complain. Shop owner pulled the rope and started the saw. Ethnic jumped back and yelled, "What's that noise?"
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