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Old 2010-06-17, 12:08 PM
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some people say the opposite though.

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You shouldn't have to push that hard at all to drill into brick! It shouldn't take much more pressure than drilling into wood.
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Old 2010-06-17, 12:56 PM
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some people say the opposite though.
If you are drilling a one inch diameter hole in concrete then you may have a point about needing more pressure. But the size of hole you need to drill in your bricks in order to hang your house number should not require much pressure.
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Old 2010-06-17, 01:16 PM
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that makes sense. I'll try again on the weekend and let you know what happens. thanks

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If you are drilling a one inch diameter hole in concrete then you may have a point about needing more pressure. But the size of hole you need to drill in your bricks in order to hang your house number should not require much pressure.
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Old 2010-06-22, 10:20 AM
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guess what guys. yesterday I became a man.
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Old 2010-06-22, 01:41 PM
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what did the trick?
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Old 2010-06-22, 01:46 PM
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my wife bought a better drill bit. i was able to drill the hole pretty easy, not even using the hammer setting. up next are two hose reels. one at the back of the house being screwed into the brick and one in the garage.
I'll probably start a new thread for the garage one.

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Old 2010-06-22, 05:50 PM
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Homie gonna go nuts with the drill now and have lots of ventilation in the house...
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Old 2010-06-22, 06:22 PM
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Homie gonna go nuts with the drill now and have lots of ventilation in the house...
no worries - if he ends up with too many holes he can just cock them...

(you know someone was going to say it)

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Old 2010-06-22, 06:30 PM
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no, my caulk is to small.

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Old 2010-06-23, 06:40 PM
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