How long should a masonry drill bit last?

Answer On One Hand: Tungsten Carbide on Small JobsTungsten carbide steel masonry bits can last up to 20 to 40 holes drilled when used in medium to soft material such as brick, blocks, or mortar. Hanging s... Read More »

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How long does a 14.4 volt cordless drill battery charge last?

A fully charged, new, 14.4-volt nickle cadmium battery in a cordless drill will last anywhere between two to 12 hours, or more. The hardness of the material drilled or screwed, the atmospheric temp... Read More »

What kind of drill bits should I get to drill through concrete?

You'll need a masonry bit (you can find them in the tool corral of Home Depot or in the fastener section where they have the concrete anchors). The tip of the bit looks like a pointed spade made of... Read More »

I need to drill a hole in a water-melon, should I use a manual drill or electric (health & safety)?

My first reaction is WHY?After that, the DRILL is not the issue. I would recommend a NEW bit, fresh out of the package, and flame sterilized. Even then, I am not eating that watermelon.

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