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    Machine Gunner Circuits's Avatar
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    Sep 2003
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    They're steel. Not super hard.

    I did a few back in the day, and used an end mill to make each cut on my mill. Possible but not recommended for a drill press, though you can do it by walking it over on an xy table and taking only plunge cuts, with a final side-cutting cleanup pass.

    Also possible using the abrasive cutoff wheels in a dremel, or a hand edge grinder, but those two methods lack the stability and precision of a mill or xy table on a drill press.
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    Dec 2009


    I will try slower speeds on my press.
    Reinforced cut off wheels break around the center and wobble out.....
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