How much trouble is it to drill a 0.18 or so hole thru a 1/2" diameter bolt 1 " long? It needs the hole to install a mini base (automotive type), to grease internal sprocket bearings. I lost a main bolt out of my ac tiller and Simplicity don't stock/sell them anymore! I don't want/need grade 8 stuff, grade 5 is good enough. I have the floor drill press, 16 speed, good vise mounted on it and wonder if that long run would work.
Lining up and keeping square would be the biggest problem, and wonder if drills would stay sharp that long. My former drilling in iron was with oxy/acy.! lol! thanks sonny

Last edited by sonny; 03/26/2019 07:43 PM.

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