Depth-stop Drill Bits

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Depth-stop Drill Bits 1/16" / .063" / 1.59mm

1/16" / .063" / 1.59mm

Item # 1710
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$5.25

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Depth-stop Drill Bits No.50 / .070" / 1.78mm

No.50 / .070" / 1.78mm

Item # 1711
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$5.25

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Depth-stop Drill Bits 5/64" / .078" / 1.98mm

5/64" / .078" / 1.98mm

Item # 1712
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Depth-stop Drill Bits No.44 / .086" / 2.18mm

No.44 / .086" / 2.18mm

Item # 1713
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$5.25

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Depth-stop Drill Bits 3/32" / .094" / 2.39mm

3/32" / .094" / 2.39mm

Item # 1714
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$5.25

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Depth-stop Drill Bits No.38 / .101" / 2.57mm

No.38 / .101" / 2.57mm

Item # 1715
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$5.25

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Depth-stop Drill Bits 7/64" / .109" / 2.77mm

7/64" / .109" / 2.77mm

Item # 1716
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Depth-stop Drill Bits, Complete set of 7

Depth-stop Drill Bits, Complete set of 7

Item # 1717
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List Price $36.75
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Depth-stop Drill Bits

Stop breaking off small screws! When that little tuner mounting screw breaks off, you'll wish you'd used the right size drill bit!

Here's a versatile 7-piece mini bit set for avoiding catastrophes when you're installing tuners, pickguards, string trees, truss rod covers, pickup rings, and more. The closely spaced sizes let you choose exactly the right bit, a must for installing diabolically small screws in hardwoods such as maple, ebony and rosewood. As a bonus, each bit is color-coded with a handy movable plastic depth stop (you don't want to accidentally drill completely through your peghead, do you?)

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Here's a tip from our R&D luthiers:
If a depth stop sleeve loosens over time, remove it and put a little #10 thin super glue inside. Turn the sleeve to coat the inside evenly and tighten the inside diameter. Not too much glue—don't clog the sleeve. Apply a little paste wax to the bit and push it through the sleeve. You can spray a dash of super glue accelerator for a faster glue cure. The depth stop will fit like new again!


Trade Secrets!

Fixing a 1965 Gibson Firebird with holes in its head!

Dan Erlewine fills holes in the peghead of a 1965 Gibson Firebird.

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great bits

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I've used these for pickguard and tuner screws, and found them very handy. To anyone complaining that the collar is loose and they need to use tape - take a look at the picture above of the bit in the drill. You're supposed to set the collar to the depth you want, and then insert the bit right up to the drill chuck. This means it can't move any deeper than you've set it. No need for messing with tape at all, and you're guaranteed not to drill any deeper than you've set it.

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Really useful

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First of all I'd like to congratulate you (again), for the excellent service! The depth-stop drill bits work fine and, though a simple idea, great execution. Pity it is not made for bigger bits...

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Waste of time and money

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Basically the plastic sleeves are loose - very loose. So, you have to hold them in place with bits of tape. But hang on, that's why I bought these drills in the first place; to save me having to mess about using strips of sticky tape as a depth gauge? I already have all of these drill sizes, it was just the 'trick' convenience thing of just setting the plastic sleeve depth that sold me on them. But the sleeves are loose, they don't work...

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