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Old 02-24-2009, 09:53 AM   #1
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DH wants to buy me a Drill Doctor. Good idea/Bad idea?

Anyone have one? Do they work? Do you use it?


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Old 02-24-2009, 12:53 PM   #2
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they do work i borrowed one from my buddy,i had a whole bunch of old bits and spent a very boreing afternoon sharpining them.Once you get the hang of it its easy,i would buy one


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Old 02-24-2009, 01:38 PM   #3
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I have one and love it. Good investment. BOB.
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Old 02-24-2009, 04:43 PM   #4
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I have one my kids bought me for a Christmas present at least five years ago. As a retired machinist I can say this unit is very good. I had to learn the old way, to sharpen drill bits by hand, and right. The Drill Doctor is worth the monies, I have the unit that sharpens up to 1/2". Thanks, David
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Old 02-28-2009, 12:46 PM   #5
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Well worth the $20.00 I spent on one on closeout a couple of years back. It sat around for a while, then a neighbor was working on an old truck (restoring it) and kept wearing out bits trying to drill out welds to get a body panel off. I went and got the Drill Dr. and in a couple of minutes we figured it out. Only takes a minute to touch up a bit. A couple of passes and a broken one is usable.
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