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From: "John Gospodarek" <John.Gospodarek@...>
Date: Thursday, May 6, 2004 9:42 AM
Subject: Re: drilling holes for Bug
--- In BugHLG@yahoogroups.com, "oldtalorcraft" <oldtalorcraft@y...> wrote: > When you need to drill the 1/8 holes for your Bug, like for the wing > mounting dowel hole in f-2 or in the wing leading edge use a sharpend > 1/8 brass tube. It will make a much neater hole and the tube wont > wander like a drill does. You just sharpen the outside edge on one > end with a file and then make 4-6 small serations(so it cuts better) > or whatever you can fit with the edge of the file on the same > sharpend end.Then CA some sand paper on the other end for a good grip > for your fingers.You will be happy with the results. Rob Don't forget to put a drop of thin ca on the hole to harden it after you are done. It helps it to not round out with use. John