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I got in a 322 with a broken tender step. Here's how I fix broken steps.
 

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Next I get out a .03 drill bit and drill a hole in the tender step area. Before I do that however, I get a large, stiff paper clip and measure the diameter of the clip, and then use the appropriate drill bit. 004.JPG

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Let it dry over night, and viola, finished product..A little paint and off she goes.. Sorry about the poor quality of the pix. 009.JPG
 

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Nice, I have never seen that before.

Where did the repo step come from?
Several company's offer steps, both for Hudson's and K5's..You can find them on ebay as well.. PortLines comes to mind right off.
 

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I'm impressed you can drill accurately with that big drill! :dunno: I usually start with a pin vise with a #60 drill bit to accurately position my hole, then I move to the power tools.

The JB-Weld step is my standard, can't argue with that step! :D
 

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I'm impressed you can drill accurately with that big drill! :dunno: I usually start with a pin vise with a #60 drill bit to accurately position my hole, then I move to the power tools.

The JB-Weld step is my standard, can't argue with that step! :D
That drill I used has a great chuck, it holds the small drills very precisely, but I wouldn't want to go any smaller, it would be a push.:thumbsup:
 

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I use my Dumore jeweler's drill press for fine work, it'll hold a #80 bit nicely. Even there I like a "starter" hole before I hit it with power. Doing it with a hand drill? Not a chance for me! :D
Your pay scale and experience are way beyond mine, lol. I wish I had 1/3 of your expertise.:smilie_daumenpos:
 
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