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Milwaukee Shockwave Titanium Red Helix Drill Bit Set (20-Piece) $15 @ Home Depot in store

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Shockwave Titanium Red Helix Drill Bit Set (20-Piece)
  • Offers 3 times longer life over black oxide bits
  • Delivers precise starts, accurate holes and reduced heat build-up
  • Compatible with most impact drivers or drill/drivers

About the same price as a sold out FP deal for the drill bits: Link
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Pretty decent deal if you need bits for an impact driver, though obviously these can be used with either a drill or impact.
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Have two sets and they've lasted a year of moderate use. Had two bits break but because of user error.
Good bits
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Decent for the price but cobalt for the ultimate win
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Decent for the price but cobalt for the ultimate win
Fun fact cobalt is radioactive.
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No wonder my drilling hand is bigger than the other!
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Fun fact cobalt is radioactive.
Fun fact. Just because you read it in Slickdeals doesn't mean it's true.

59Co is the only stable cobalt isotope and the only isotope that exists naturally on Earth.

Radioactive isotopes of Cobalt are man-made.
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These drill bits were man made. Checkmate science.
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These drill bits were man made. Checkmate science.
DANG. You destroyed his anus.
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Fun fact cobalt is radioactive.
There are radioactive isotopes of many elements. The cobalt for these drills may not have some to even detect.

Another fun fact. Uranium is common in many households water if water source is from wells. But it is mainly U-238.

HomeDepot gave me the 23 piece set since I online ordered from the store and they could not locate this set.
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Fun fact cobalt is radioactive.
Fun fact, you are radioactive.

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Decent for the price but cobalt for the ultimate win
almost double the price
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almost double the price
True, I should have been more clear, I have this titanium set and a set of cobalt Rigid bits. I was a mechanic for a long time and the cobalt bits are amazing for professional use. The titanium work great for home use, just use oil and slow speed.
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is this good set to use on drywall?
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These are made for quick change out for cordless impact drivers, drills, and cordless screwdrivers. I use them without oil at the highest speed setting for wood, aluminum, sheetmetal, plastic, steel electrical boxes, etc. Low speed setting for more control.

Many times I will use a center punch or awl to mark metal or wood. I start with a smaller drill to make a pilot hole then continue up in size to the desired hole size. I may use 2 or more smaller size drills stepping up in size or I might just use the drill I need. Depends on the situation.

For cutting and drilling sheetrock, I use to use a trimmer with sheetrock drill/cutter, or utility knife or jabsaw. Now use those oscillating tools. If I am drilling through sheetrook into a stud, I use a wood or metal drill bit. If drilling though stucco into wood then masonry bit through stucco then wood or metal drill bit into wood.
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