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Old 04-30-2019, 09:48 AM
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mhonard mhonard is offline
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Originally Posted by photo1902 View Post
As someone who does this frequently, you need to make sure you’re using a masonry bit and a hammer drill. Just because a drill bit is “carbide” doesn’t mean it’s a masonry bit. Also, a regular drill (even one equipped with a masonry bit) won’t always do the trick. Not to belabor the point, but I think if you tried a hammer drill and a true masonry bit, you’d see it’s not that difficult.
I’m using carbide bit for metal drilling and masonry bit for the masonry. I’m not sure how a masonry bit can cut through metal and the ones I have certainly don’t.
 
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