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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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$5.25

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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

Complete set of 7

Item # 1717
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List Price $36.75
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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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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.

1.0

Depth stop drill bit

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Diameter too big for screws on guitar machine

5.0

Works well!

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This helped me get it right the first time. I should have gotten the whole set!

2.0

Could be better

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The guard moves and it was just a silly buy for me. I would have been better off just wrapping some electrical tape sound th bit.

5.0

Great drill set for guitar work!

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I purchased this little drill set back in 2014 when I started to build my first guitar kit.
It was perfect for all those tiny screws, worked well then, as is still perfect today.
I just watched the video posted here, and I will ne buying a second set which I will super glue the depth stops to some permanent placements, as I am now building my seventh guitar now.
Highly recommended!

3.0

Nice idea but not a quality tool

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Nice idea , but unfortunately not made very well . Plastic slips down , not tight enough. It might need a little help before you can use it to drill precisely .

5.0

Nice depth stops

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These bits are nice and the depth stop is great to have (beats a piece of masking tape!).
I'd like to see a 2mm (or 5/64th) brad point drill bit for the Waverly screws.

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