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Depth-stop Drill Bits

Depth-stop Drill Bits

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

1/16" / .063" / 1.59mm

Item # 1710
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Depth-stop Drill Bits No.50 / .070" / 1.78mm

No.50 / .070" / 1.78mm

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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 $59.57
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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!


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WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.


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

excellent when used with tuner jig

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Verified Buyer


bought this to use with tuner jig to install fender locking tuners, worked great and the depth stop helped.

5.0

small but very helpful

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Nice to not have to use tape,should hav got this a while ago.

5.0

Easy to use

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Super easy and simple to use. I have never used a depth-stop or many drill bits in general, and this made me less stressed than I would have been had I done this without it.

5.0

machine heads

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Excellent service and quality product line. Will not hesitate to order from this company again. Thank you Stew/Mac.

5.0

Super useful

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Verified Buyer


As some other people mentioned, the sleeve itself doesn't "lock" into a certain depth so people use a drop of superglue, which makes sense to me. However, I found that I could set my depth by pushing the bit into my drill until the sleeve was flush with the drill and couldn't push back any further. This essentially allows me to set (and lock) the depth using only the bit and my drill which is useful to me.

3.0

I like them ...but

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Verified Buyer


I've had these for quite a while and they are useful however today I went to use the 0.076" drill for the first time and the stop sleeve just slides up and down on the drill bit so it is no use to me. Check yours after you buy them to be sure they are ok.

Response from StewMac


Hi Steven,

Thank you for sharing your honest feedback with us, we genuinely appreciate that. The plastic depth stop on these drill bits is movable by design. Still, the depth stop sleeve can loosen over time so our R&D Luthiers addressed this on the product page. 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. I hope this information is helpful. Certainly let us know if you have any questions or concerns.

5.0

All around useful in the shop

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Verified Buyer


I have a lot of drill bits, but these with the sleeve stops on them make a lot of sense, and work great. I made up a little color coded chart to keep along with them for quick sizing info, in fractional and numbered sizes along with the decimal equivalents. Perfect for those fiddly little screws in instrument work, and other jobs in the shop.

5.0

Easier

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Verified Buyer


Allows veiwing as you drill, and just a drop of glue to hold in place. On to next project

5.0

Excellent product!

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Verified Buyer


Works exactly as advertised. Never had a problem with them slipping down or anything else. Adjust to the amount of exposed screw you want, chuck it up and go!

5.0

Perfect Accessory

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Verified Buyer


Works as advertised for exactly what I needed to install tuners.

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