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post #9 of (permalink) Old 08-04-2009, 05:42 AM
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Instead of buying a $60 reamer, I had a tool sharpening shop grind a worn-out end mill to the 1.5"/ft taper. IIRC they charged about $20 and supplied the end mill. Only downside is that you do have to have a vertical mill or stout drill press to use it.

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