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Viking Mountain bushing set from WalMart?

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Good morning!

I just introduced myself in the introductions area, and I have a question: has anyone used these "Big Horn 19604" brass bushings from the Walmart website? It says "Sold and shipped by Viking Mountain Tool Works"

(I would post the link but I need 10 posts under my belt first.)

It's just brass, threads, and in circle form - shouldn't be too hard to produce, so is this at the level of a "Harbor Freight Gem"?

Thanks for any insight you may have!
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Check for a short shank set, they allow you to use a thinner template. But this looks like a pretty standard set and the price is OK. Short shank means that the tube the bit passes through (collar) is less than a quarter inch long. Also, you must get a centering pin or cone ( to make certain the bit is dead centered theough the collar. If it isn't it can affect the size or accuracy of the cut. Centering pins are cheap. Pix below.

Here's a video on how they're set up...


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