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Old 04-06-2011, 04:19 AM   #1
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was planning on making use of some of my local granite and wound like to make a piece into a bubbler, the plan was to drill through a peice and place an air stone into it. and was wandering if i would need to use a air stone? was just wandering as well would this work?

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Old 04-06-2011, 09:21 AM   #2
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There goes that plan the granite just broke ma drill.<mod edit>. Back to the drawin board. 
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There goes that plan the granite just broke ma drill. <mod edit>. Back to the drawin board. 
Were you using a masonry bit? Use water to cool it, lower speeds are better and it should work.
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Yeh a did mate. Theres a bit inside that's broke a think it may be the trigger. The bit wats a diamond tip bit as well. But o well. Lol.
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granite is amazingly hard but still i would try again did you break the diamond tip bit?
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Old 04-15-2011, 01:21 PM   #6
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granite is amazingly hard but still i would try again did you break the diamond tip bit?
No. The drill just died. I got about 1/2 and inch down likes. The drills old likes I inherited it. Lol. I want to still try likes. I love my local granite it's a red. And looks amazing polished up.
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lol thats crazy those old drills are almost imposible to kill i got one thats 30 years old black and decker still kickin so are you gonna try again?
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Yeh that was wat mines was. Lol. Well don't frill granite it will kill it lol. Yeh av only got another 3.5 inches to go. Lol.
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hey folks,

was planning on making use of some of my local granite and wound like to make a piece into a bubbler, the plan was to drill through a peice and place an air stone into it. and was wandering if i would need to use a air stone? was just wandering as well would this work?

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Without an air stone, it wouldn't get defused much if any would it?

My vote is use one.
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Without an air stone, it wouldn't get defused much if any would it?

My vote is use one.
Yeh mate that true the hole am drilling is big enough to fit a air stone into it. With several smaller holes leading to the bigger hole
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