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Old 01-17-2013, 07:06 AM   #1
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Needing to purchase a Self-Feed Bit are Bits for home electrical rough in, any favorites are recommendations?


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Answers based on the National Electrical Code. Local amendments may apply. Check with your local building officials.
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Greelee nail biter auger bits. They go thru anything

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

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