Augur Gimlets

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What is an Augur Gimlet?

Augur Gimlets

For those times when a quick hole is needed, augur gimlets are perfect for making pilot holes for screw sizes #2 to #9. With a tapered center screw tip and an augur style body, these gimlets are made from high carbon tool steel. They look like a leather punch - all one piece with the handle. You can buy five in a set for about $15.00.



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