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Just arrived from Australia....

Discussion in 'Chit-Chat' started by Cookiemonster, Jul 19, 2005.

  1. Cookiemonster

    Cookiemonster

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    Just got this in from Australia today. Pretty sweet, huh? Cost $230. It's a core drilling bit, custom made in US for $400.

    www.hoskindiamond.com.au
     
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    For trepanation? :flipoff2:
     
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    You're not wanting to borrow it are you?

    Thats just way strange.....people drilling holes in their heads!
     
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    That's a big ass snorkel you're installing.
     
  6. Cookiemonster

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    Swank it's for drilling some fatty granite.

    In the States the larger production (off the shelf) bits I could find were around 3-3 1/2". What I needed was 4 5/16 or 140mm. After being quoted 400 bucks for a "custom" made one here in the states I opted for the Australian one which conveniently happened to be the exact size I needed. I love Australia....... :)
     
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    Inquiring minds need to know .... what are you using that for. I know you said granite, but whats the bigger picture??



    TY
     
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    Seems pretty fat a hole for explosives. A guy that built out where I had property had a guy come in and 'move' some rock with dynamite. Marked all the holes he was done with with an empty, upside down beer bottle .. :eek:



    TY
     
  10. NorCalDoug

    NorCalDoug problems solved daily...

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    Cool...granite.

    That said...I wonder if it would be the right size for a snorkel hole :D
     
  11. Cookiemonster

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    Walk in shower. It's for z drain. Fastest way to do it for a custom slab.
     
  12. T Y L E R

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    *Releasing breath!*


    Tanks :D



    TY


    PS: I'd like to see some pics of your projects sometime .. they sound pretty sweet. :cheers: