Recessed Oversize trim ring - Page 6 - Electrician Talk - Professional Electrical Contractors Forum
CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY, IT'S FREE!
Go Back   Electrician Talk - Professional Electrical Contractors Forum > Electrical Forum > General Electrical Discussion


Like Tree62Likes
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-01-2016, 08:39 PM   #101
Petulant Amateur
 
99cents's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Perky Nipples, Canada
Posts: 20,654
Rewards Points: 11,673
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by HackWork View Post
NDC linked to a better option in the other thread, a grit 4-3/8" holesaw. Works on drywall and plaster and never dulls. It's $25 here but like $100 up there
Bring your gold card when you move up here, Hack. We'll give it a good beating .
Majewski likes this.
99cents is online now   Reply With Quote
Join Contractor Talk

Join the #1 Electrician Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

ElectricianTalk.com - Are you a Professional Electrical Contractor? If so we invite you to join our community and see what it has to offer. Our site is specifically designed for you and it's the leading place for electricians to meet online. No homeowners asking DIY questions. Just fellow tradesmen who enjoy talking about their business, their trade, and anything else that comes up. No matter what your specialty is you'll find that ElectricianTalk.com is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally free!

Join ElectricianTalk.com - Click Here JOIN FOR FREE


Warning: The topics covered on this site include activities in which there exists the potential for serious injury or death. ElectricianTalk.com DOES NOT guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information contained on this site. Always use proper safety precaution and reference reliable outside sources before attempting any construction or remodeling task!

Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 10-01-2016, 08:44 PM   #102
Big nosed attic troll
 
Majewski's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2016
Location: In a van down by the river!
Posts: 7,544
Rewards Points: 2,774
Default

I wish I could visit CA so bad.
__________________
I've been alive as long as I can remember.
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Majewski is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2016, 01:33 PM   #103
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2015
Location: Sacramento, California
Posts: 13,819
Rewards Points: 25,884
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by telsa View Post
The HC-10 needs the smooth shaft pilot + slow revs + plenty of pressure.

It's original bit leaves a wide kerf... so I ground mine to a much thinner profile.

Said reduced profile does WONDERS for the quality of the cut.

There is a strong tendency during use to use excessive speed.

One must back down the revs so as to maintain rock-steady control.

You'll be through the sheetrock soon enough, anyway.
This particular hole cutting tool is so rigid that the pilot mostly serves to position the location -- the octagon lip has a cushion face that should hold the tool steady, mostly.

The original design used standard tooling for the cutting tip. It's too 'fat.'

Hence, one is wise to grind it down -- a lot -- so that its kerf is not so absurdly huge.

This also decreases the dust, the tip resistance... while increasing the elegance of the cut.

It's the one flaw in the tool... bit it's easy to fix.

This tool also has the considerable advantage of having only one cutting tip -- and absolute freedom to determine the size of hole cut -- from 3" on out to 9"+ !
telsa is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Recessed Light Brand shocksystems General Electrical Discussion 7 09-14-2016 10:35 PM
Recessed lights /no access WronGun Residential Electrical Forum 297 09-14-2016 07:57 PM
Need LED can retrofit trim with magnetic removeable trim Hippie Lighting Design 7 02-15-2016 09:05 PM
Beauty / Trim ring for 4S Box oldschoolvdub General Electrical Discussion 3 02-02-2016 04:29 PM
Exterior Box trim for recessed boxes psgama Residential Electrical Forum 7 01-22-2016 06:18 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:22 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Our Pro Sites Network
ContractorTalk.com | DrywallTalk.com | HVACSite.com | PaintTalk.com | PlumbingZone.com | RoofingTalk.com