Author Topic: Drilling  (Read 172 times)

Ma Deuce

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Drilling
« on: November 29, 2019, 04:20:14 PM »
Not having much luck drilling holes in armor, any suggestions?
Mike
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1948 Willy’s CJ 2A
1953 Willy’s CJ 3A
1947 Bantom T3-C trailer
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mfrance

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Re: Drilling
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2019, 04:57:45 PM »
Mag drill ..   oil.   Quality small size drill bits and size up.... slow process ...

http://halftrackinfo.com/index.php?topic=237.0
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emptyhead

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Re: Drilling
« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2019, 05:25:35 AM »
Started holes with carbide bit them sharped some cheap masonry bits and finished the hole

Ma Deuce

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Re: Drilling
« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2019, 03:19:21 PM »
What do you guys think about using plasma cutter to make holes ?
Mike
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1948 Willy’s CJ 2A
1953 Willy’s CJ 3A
1947 Bantom T3-C trailer
1943 White M3A1

mfrance

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Re: Drilling
« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2019, 06:35:14 PM »
Plasma will blast everywhere without a starter hole...
As its forcing air and arc into starting point