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Old 06-29-2020, 11:26 PM   #341
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Join Date: Apr 2019
Location: Savannah GA
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Year: 2003
Coachwork: Bluebird
Chassis: TC2000
Engine: Cummins 5.9 24v
Rated Cap: 54 passenger
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I've been using 3-1 oil. it seems to work well enough. There's no cap of course, just like everyone else's.
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Old 06-30-2020, 07:50 AM   #342
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Join Date: Jan 2020
Location: Wild Wild West
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Year: 1999
Coachwork: Blue Bird
Chassis: TC RE
Engine: 8.3 Cummins MD3060
Rated Cap: 84
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You're doing a lot better than me, man. Bout 30 minutes out in that heat and I'm done.
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LOL I spent an hour out there today. Got three holes drilled into the bus. That was it I was done.

I think I'm pretty much done till September now.
It was 30 degrees on my way in to work this morning. It'll probably top out at 75 today, but beginning next week will be back into the 90's. Goofy weather so far this year, matches up with all the rest of the goofy things going on in 2020!

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Most people spin most drill bits too fast if they can, and put way too much pressure into dry drilling. Download a speed chart and you'll be surprised how slowly the mfrs recommend drilling. Here's a good one, for really good quality HSS bits listing maximum speeds.

https://www.imperialsupplies.com/pdf/3660-5_F_Drill_Bit_Sheet_Update.pdf
You mean HSS doesn't mean go as fast as the drill will spin?

I have been trying to pound that into my kids heads for years. I finally bought a nice set in 1/64th increments and keep them locked away from the boys. My oldest boy (24 ay the time) got ahold of my Silver & Deming set once and used one to waller out a large slotted hole. He quickly found out why I keep my bits locked away from them!
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