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Brad Point Drill Bits


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No chip-out, no burn marks!
A must for installing tuning machines, inlay dots and bridge studs with clean professional results.

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Brad Point Drill Bits
 
Item# Description In stock Price Quantity
0023 Fractional, set of 7 Yes
$27.45

0024 Metric, set of 7 Yes
$27.45


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Certain drilling jobs demand precision that standard twist bits can't provide. Brad point bits help prevent chip-out on wood and finished surfaces.

We offer premium brad point bits with twin grooved flutes. This ingenious feature improves guidance, clears wood from the hole more efficiently, and prevents burn marks.

Durable machined alloy tool steel, and are available in fractional and metric sets of 7.

Fractional set
Dia.Shank
1/8"1/8"
3/16"3/16"
1/4"1/4"
5/16"5/16"
3/8"3/8"
7/16"5/16"
1/2"5/16"
Metric set
Dia.Shank
4mm4mm
5mm5mm
6mm6mm
7mm7mm
8mm8mm
10mm10mm
12mm8mm


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Brad Point Drill Bits
Brad Point Drill Bits
 
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5 12-25-2013
Excellent set

As expected, those bits are really precise and did the job without any chip-out.
However, I broke the littlest one in my guitar making a hole from the electronics cavity to the bridge, but I think I was not using it as gently as I should have. So be careful with that one!

FĂ©lix Girault  France
5 12-22-2013
a great tool for perfect steady drilling

the point really helps these stay true ...

mikrow  Huntington Beach, CA Read my reviews (33)
5 11-20-2013
Best ever, of all time

I have been modifying guitars for over 15 years, not until this year have I begun the process of building a guitar. After testing out the current hardware store bits on extra maple and swamp ash laying around and seeing all the chips, fuzzy edges and ugly holes I decided to grab a set of the fractional bits and I couldn't be happier. So far, I've tested them out on my scrap wood and the holes came out clean with minimal fuzzies on the exit hole, but it's not a big deal at all. Best drill bits ever, of all time.

Mark Tiongco  Coppell, Tx Read my reviews (3)
5 11-11-2012
drill bits

i am very happy with these. they're worth the money.

Jordan Anderson  Streator, IL Read my reviews (2)
5 8-30-2012
good quality

These drill bits are great! nice clean holes with no rip out at all. I use these all the time and have not had one bad experience.

Dingobass  Perth, Australia Read my reviews (76)
5 2-18-2012
Works Well

This set of drills has been invaluable for producing neat holes without chipping and preserving the finish when drilling prefinished bodies for pick guards etc.

Kish.R  Chaguanas, Trinidad Read my reviews (3)
5 8-19-2011
My salvation!

The drill hole is perfect for Bass tuners are hard to find.

Rodrigo Gomes  Brazil Read my reviews (44)
5 2-02-2011
Stew Mac does everything better

Why is it that everything i get from Stew Mac works so much better than its hardware-store-variety counterpart? I've used these to drill new Tune-o-Matic bridge posts, piezo cable holes in acoustic bridges, Pot holes on the face of a resonator, strap button pilot holes.. and they just work better than any other drill bits I've owned (which is a LOT). When it comes to tools, even ones available at local hardware stores in Sydney, I just wouldn't use anything but Stew Mac.

Mikes Guitar Garage  Sydney, Australia Read my reviews (10)
5 12-15-2010
great set

I looked all over for a set like this in the big box stores. If anyone is into building guitars you need a good set of brad point bits

jakemit1  Cibolo,Tx Read my reviews (15)
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