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

1/16" / .063" / 1.59mm

Item # 1710
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$5.51

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

No.50 / .070" / 1.78mm

Item # 1711
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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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Depth-stop Drill Bits 3/32" / .094" / 2.39mm

3/32" / .094" / 2.39mm

Item # 1714
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Depth-stop Drill Bits No.38 / .101" / 2.57mm

No.38 / .101" / 2.57mm

Item # 1715
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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

Complete set of 7

Item # 1717
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List Price $38.57
Your Price $35.48

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Depth-stop Drill Bits

About This Item

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?)

SAVE when you order the complete set of 7

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!


Video

Trade Secrets!

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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for pilot holes

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these worked great(i got the 5/64 also) for drilling the pillot holes for vitage tuners in an am standard strat. you could make your own with tape but these aren't much more than a regular bit.

2.0

AwShucks

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One of the drill stops had to be super glued when received. No lock set screw on these (just friction)

5.0

Too Easy

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Use the number 50 to drill holes for tuning machines, and also bought Stewmac's cutting lubricant to avoid stripping the screws which I am prone to do. The combination of these two make installing tuners really easy. Great tool.

5.0

bits

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These are fine drill bits.

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Depth-stop Drill Bits

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Works as intended.

5.0

Handy dandy drill bits

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Brought for a build and got the set nice addition to the tool box

5.0

A Godsend

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I used one of these the first day I received them. What a joy! I am so glad I bought them. Thanks Stew Mac.

5.0

Once used-----becomes the standard.

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Well done!! Easy to use and simple as expected from Stew-Mac.

5.0

Works for me

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These little guys work great for strap buttons and installing tuning machines. Much better than tape!

4.0

Wish I could buy just the stops

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These are a great idea. I don't use them for guitar work, but for fine woodworking. The only problem is that the plastic material cracks way before the drill bit needs replacing. I would love it if I could just buy the stops to replace the ones that crack, instead of having to purchase the whole stop and bit combination.

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StewMac PDF Catalog, page 21 See Depth-stop Drill Bits
on page 21 of our StewMac Digital Catalog