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Old 06-29-2005, 03:40 AM   #1
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DIY with rubbermaid

just a quick question, how do you guys/gals drill or cut holes for bulkhead fittings with rubbermaid containers?
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Old 06-29-2005, 04:19 AM   #2
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Prolly better in the DIY forum
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Old 06-29-2005, 04:23 AM   #3
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Old 06-29-2005, 04:26 AM   #4
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No worries, just might be more DIY Enthuisist(SP) in there, i know i didnt used to visit general often.
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Moved.

It depends on the hole size I need. I've drilled it or cut the thin stuff with a knife. I just put wood behind it to stiffen it up when I Drill it.
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you could also use a hole saw on a drill, to get larger holes if you need them. you will need to stiffen it though so it doesn't bend/flex during the cutting process just like bearfan said.
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If its the rubbermade that is flexable then I would advise putting some external bracing on the container itself to give it more stregnth.. if its one of those garden/farm rubbermade containers.. I think there still brown.. then drill away!!!
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