drilling

  1. brucemillar

    Drilling out snapped/broken bolts.

    For those of you out there who have the occasion to drill out snapped or broken bolts and have struggled to do so, try these. I have no affiliation or connection here. But have on many an occasion had to drill out bolts and screws and experienced the frustrations of breaking or blunting drill...
  2. SPX

    Precision drilling required

    Bought a watch last week that came with a leather strap fitted and a spare rubber strap so I wanted to swap them over and as I unscrewed the screw out of the case I discovered it had been cross-threaded and it snapped, leaving 1/4 of the screw in the case...:o Anyway...I need the 1-1.5mm thick...
  3. grober

    Lake Whillans drilling

    News yesterday that the American team hot water drilling through the Antartic Ice sheet have probably reached reached Lake Whillans. A British attempt to reach Lake Ellsworth had to be abandoned in December 2012. To be fair it was good bit deeper. Scientists hope this lake may provide...
  4. W

    Drilling out brake disc retaining screw - but what next?

    Today I changed my car's brake discs and pads. But I had to drill out the disc retaining screws as even an impact hammer would not remove them. I didn't anticipate this happening so I had no replacement. So I just refitted with new parts minus the screw. But I would like to replace the screw...
  5. Iyse

    Drilling the airbox

    Any advice on drilling the standard Merc airbox to make it sound beefier? (Apart from "Don't do it")
  6. L

    Drilling holes in a ML

    I would like to install a fire extinguisher on the floor of a ML on the right hand side of the driver's seat. Does anyone know if there are any wires or the like under the carpet?
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