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Re: Dremel or drill?



Hi, Artemis. My Dremel drill bit seems to slide away from where I want it
also, so I've taken to making a small indentation with an awl where I
want the hole to be. I place the drill bit on that indentation and it
doesn't slide or jump away on me.

Lavinia Adler

On Mon, 28 Dec 1998 09:30:28 -0800 Artemis BonaDea <paradux@xxxxxxxxxx>
writes:
>When purchasing a Dremel (or other brand) system, consider a one
>speed drill with a foot pedal.  The tools that have five speeds with
>an adjustable button on the handle are not near as versatile as you
>have to move your hand to change speed and the speeds are set.  The
>foot
>pedal lets you choose a variety of speeds with your foot while both
>hands
>are where you want them.
>
>I tried a drill press attachment for the Dremel tool but the holes I
>was able to drill were not straight, the bit seemed to vere off at an
>angle when it contacted the paper.  Perhaps this was a problem with
>the
>bit and not the drill press?  Any personal experience on this?
>
>Thanks.
>
>Artemis BonaDea
>


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