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Having trouble selecting the perfect-size drill bit for a particular bolt shaft?

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Having trouble selecting the perfect-size drill bit for a particular bolt shaft? Here’s a way to drill bolt holes just the right size every time. Gently tighten the bolt in a vise. Slide a drill bit between the vise jaws, and use the gap as a gauge to find a drill bit that’s slightly larger than the bolt. — William A. Goldbach

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