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SKU: 1368

DrillMate™ (for 43mm Ø)

A Portable Drill Guide For Use Almost Anywhere
Not for US Style Drills, Only Euro Style Drills with 43mm neck Ø


(4 customer reviews)

$34.99

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DrillMate™ (for 43mm Ø) - Replacement Parts

A portable drill stand for use almost anywhere, now you can drill straight holes all the time. With the DrillMate™ drilling straight or angled holes, drilling on the edge of a board or even round stock has never been easier. This all-metal construction DrillMate™ drill guide provides the precision of a drill press with the ease of a hand drill.

Metal Head

  • Accepts Euro style drills with 43 mm collar, not for use with US drills without neck

*For US drills with no neck, Milescraft offers the 1318 DrillMate

Innovative Metal Base with Angle Readout

  • Self-centering base
  • Angle readout for setting drilling angles to 45°, 60°, 75° and 90°
  • V-groove for drilling on round stock
  • Non-slip TPE feet, prevent slipping and marring on the work surface
  • Mounting holes for mounting with screws when needed

Metal Angle Adjusters

  • Allows you to easily lock your selected drilling angle into place

Adjustable Stop Collar

  • For precise, repetitive drilling

Auxiliary Handle

  • Can be mounted in a fixed position on the base for maximum support no matter what drilling motion you are doing

Specs

  • Material:

    All Metal Body

  • Drill Compatability:

    Euro-style drills with 43mm collar

  • Guide Head Inside Diameter:

    1-3/4″ (43mm)

  • Guide Head Height:

    1″ (25mm)

  • Base:

    5.5″ (140mm) x 4.25″ (108mm)

  • Base Opening:

    3.5″ (90mm) diameter

  • Overall Height:

    14″ (355mm)

  • Guide Bar Diameter:

    .55″ (14mm)

  • Inside Distance Between Guide Bars:

    3.98″ (101.2mm)

Reviews

Venancio da Silva
Venancio da Silva
Verified ownerVerified owner
5/5
Needs to be oiled properly before using, but very capable. It's very difficult to keep a clean cut though hardwood at an angle and the jig wants to swing around. Can be difficult to secure it to a lar...
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11 months ago
Anonymous
Anonymous
Verified ownerVerified owner
5/5

Great tool for the price.

2 years ago
Rick
Rick
Verified ownerVerified owner
5/5

Needed a direct drive from my drill.

4 years ago
Pete
Pete
Reviewer
5/5

I love this tool. I can't believe how much I use it. It's so damn convenient and drills perfectly straight. Well made, sturdy, and handy. Can't beat it for $30. Must own tool!!!

6 years ago

4 reviews for DrillMate™ (for 43mm Ø)

  1. Pete

    I love this tool. I can’t believe how much I use it. It’s so damn convenient and drills perfectly straight. Well made, sturdy, and handy. Can’t beat it for $30. Must own tool!!!

  2. Rick Verified Owner

    Needed a direct drive from my drill.

  3. Anonymous Verified Owner

    Great tool for the price.

  4. Venancio da Silva Verified Owner

    Needs to be oiled properly before using, but very capable. It’s very difficult to keep a clean cut though hardwood at an angle and the jig wants to swing around. Can be difficult to secure it to a large face and still have enough cutting depth. But it functions where a drill press doesn’t.

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FAQs

Can the DrillMate be secured to a board?

The DrillMate can be secured to a wood board. It also has non-slip TPE feet, which prevents slipping and marring on the work surface.

 

Can the DrillMate be used to start holes in porcelain tile shower walls?

Yes, the DrillMate can be used to start holes in porcelain tile.

 

What type of grease can I use on the 1318 DrillMate Guide Bars?

Silicone based WD-40 is preferred, so there is no long-term damage done to the guide bushing in the Guide Head.

Can the DrillMate be secured to a board?

The DrillMate can be secured to a wood board. It also has non-slip TPE feet, which prevents slipping and marring on the work surface.

 

Can the DrillMate be used to start holes in porcelain tile shower walls?

Yes, the DrillMate can be used to start holes in porcelain tile.

 

What type of grease can I use on the 1318 DrillMate Guide Bars?

Silicone based WD-40 is preferred, so there is no long-term damage done to the guide bushing in the Guide Head.