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Old 5th Jan 2022, 2:30 pm   #21
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Default Re: Surprising workmanship.

My favorite expression which has saved me a red face many times is "If you make a mistake make a feature out of it" Just like Ken has done, would you know that was a mistake?
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Old 10th Jan 2022, 4:31 pm   #22
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However much I measure and dot punch the holes never come out where I want them. But if you want triangular shaped holes drilling I'm your man!
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Old 10th Jan 2022, 6:43 pm   #23
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The fact remains is : Measure twice, cut once.
I dread to think about how many times I've measurered once and cut twice.
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Old 10th Jan 2022, 9:39 pm   #24
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markfff, and it didnt matter how many times you cut it, it was still too short!!. Been there, done that.

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Old 11th Jan 2022, 8:17 am   #25
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Whenever I cut multiple holes in a box, it's always the last one that's wrong!
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Old 11th Jan 2022, 10:19 am   #26
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That's made my day! Here it is...
It appears that the cutouts are oversized and the offset is caused by the first

connector being located fully down and the second one fully up.

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Old 15th Jan 2022, 8:40 pm   #27
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If you did the last hole first you may avoid the error !
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