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Best Drill Bits for S-Steel

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Hello -

What's the best bit for drilling through Steel? I'm drilling through a S-Steel pedastal base - about a 5/16" hole.

thank you - erik

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I have used cobalt, but what ever you use, drill slow.

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the best way is a shap bit ant to pulse the bit on and off a slow speeds and you go right threw.

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Thanks guys. Basically I need to bore out a 3/16 hole to a 5/16 hole. I appreciate the help.

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i dont know about you guys but i normally spray wd-40 to cool the drill bits and the s steel when drillin. its help drill bits last longer that if ur going to use it oftens..

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Dip the bit in a small container of oil to cool it off and to lubricate the area you're cutting. WD 40 seems like an expensive way to go.

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