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Old 13th February 2020, 09:31 AM   #31
Stuey is offline Stuey  Australia
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As mad as it sounds I have had really good results cutting out holes for XLR, Speakons and powercons using flat blade wood drill bits, I didn't have anything else to hand so gave it a try on some spare 2mm ally plate and it made nice clean holes. I then filed a 25mm bit down to make an interference fit hole.
I've thought of that a few times but never tried it. I might now!
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Old 13th February 2020, 10:32 AM   #32
levistubby is offline levistubby  United Kingdom
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For deburring larger circular holes and rectangular holes, I use these deburring tools. The pivoting cutter is double edged as so suits left and right handers. The cutters are replaceable when they loose their edge. I wouldn't be without them.


The picture shows a cheap and cheerful plastic handled version and a nicer metal one.
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