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    these probably 50 bloody bits sitting on my bench and they are all fooked. well, blunt as can be anyway.

    any recommended sharpeners for drill bits? dont want to pay a shit load for one, can i get one that works?
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    do them yourself??? on bench grinder

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    i suck and have trouble getting the angles right

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    agree with lolwat;


    get a linisher belt, watch some youtube vids... practice


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    youtube links and make your self a guage(get angle from google) make out of metal plate and use that as a guide for the angle (get the angle right and twist it as you go over the wheel)

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    Just get two hex nuts M12 should be big enough, hole them together on a flat edge n match you bit against that.

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    (flat edge being a flat side on either nut)

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    Quick little howto for you.

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    ive done it with a 6 onch grinder,bench grinder, linsher and disk sander and we also have a drill sharpener at work it spins on a handle then goes in and out to suit drill.

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    we have one at home. i havent used it yet but its awesome to not pick up a drill that my retarted brother has ground off centre.

    get them from usa ebay. at least half the price. you need a transfromer though...

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