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No, You Won't Shoot Your Eye Out

Ineeded to drill the tops of extremely large and heavy stamping dies. However, moving these dies into position on the bed of our huge drill press was a job that required brass hammers and a lot of elbow grease. I could have used a roller-ball table, but that required two people and wasn't the safest way to go. The solution was BBs. Yes, the same ones used in air rifles.

Now when I need to drill a large die, I first coat the drill press bed with a film of grease, then scatter the BBs across the surface to easily move the dies.

Ronald Kline, [email protected]

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