[Healeys] Holes in Painted Surface

BJ8Healeys sbyers at ec.rr.com
Tue Apr 12 05:22:39 MDT 2016

Use a punch to make a small dimple at the center of the hole to keep the drill bit from "walking".  

Drill normally.  

Treat bare edges of hole with a metal prep solution to prevent rusting (if the material is subject to rust). 

Prime and paint edges.


Steve Byers


BJ8 Registry
AHCA Delegate at Large

Havelock, NC  USA


From: Healeys [mailto:healeys-bounces at autox.team.net] On Behalf Of Michael MacLean
Sent: Tuesday, April 12, 2016 3:30 AM
To: Healeys Help
Subject: [Healeys] Holes in Painted Surface


What's the best way to drill holes in a painted surface?

Mike MacLean

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