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jburd964 01-17-2013 07:06 AM

Self-Feed Bits
Needing to purchase a Self-Feed Bit are Bits for home electrical rough in, any favorites are recommendations?

Jim Port 01-17-2013 07:25 PM

I like these.

eastcoastsparky 01-17-2013 09:42 PM

Greelee nail biter auger bits. They go thru anything

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joecaption 01-17-2013 09:47 PM

A simple cheap paddle bit will do the same job a whole lot cheaper.

frenchelectrican 01-17-2013 11:54 PM


Originally Posted by joecaption (Post 1096089)
A simple cheap paddle bit will do the same job a whole lot cheaper.

As long you don't hit any nail the cheap paddle bits will work but normally I like to use the augar bits they last super long time and I have nail eater verison which it actually shear off the nails when I bore thru the stud or beams.

Just make sure you bore in the centre of the stud that will work the best.

Majorty of the time the 3/4 or 7/8 inch bit will serve the purpose most of the time but there are couple spots you will have to get larger bit to drill thru for larger cables or conduits.


md2lgyk 01-18-2013 06:49 AM

Another vote for Greenlee.

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