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COLT MaxiCut 10-Pc. Forstner Bit Set w/ Custom Wood Case
COLT MaxiCut 10-Pc. Forstner Bit Set w/ Custom Wood Case
COLT MaxiCut 10-Pc. Forstner Bit Set w/ Custom Wood Case
COLT MaxiCut 10-Pc. Forstner Bit Set w/ Custom Wood Case
COLT MaxiCut 10-Pc. Forstner Bit Set w/ Custom Wood Case

COLT MaxiCut 10-Pc. Forstner Bit Set w/ Custom Wood Case

Item Number: 101-163

Regular Price: $281.90

Now only: $269.90

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The Smoothest Cutting and Longest Lasting Forstners Available! Large wooden storage box included!



Here's what the pro's have to say about COLT 5-Star forstner bits…

"The genius in these bits is that the cutting lip is designed to bust up the chips as they are severed. So you don't get big disc-shaped chips, which clog the works. Instead you get ribbon-like shavings, which eject easily, even from deep holes. We tried to overfeed this bit, and we failed. Bravo to Colt." 
Christopher Schwarz, editor Popular Woodworking Magazine.

We tested lots of forstner bits before deciding to offer the COLT 5-Star brand of bits. We chose them because of their long lasting and clean cutting design. We ran these bits hard and could not get them to burn and they hardly dulled in our testing. These Forstners are unlike any others we've tried and we're proud to offer them to you as a truly premium line of forstner bit for the discerning woodworker. They create such smooth entry and exit holes you have to see & feel it to believe it, even on end-grain and crosscuts.

Other benefits include:

  • Faster cutting & less heat build-up due to their patented cutter design.
  • RH of 63 means they remain sharp longer than inferior quality forstners.
  • Works in cross grain and end grain, ideal for woodturners.
  • The 3/8" RotaStop Shank System eliminates slippage and shank damage.
  • Can be easily re-sharpened.

This 10-pc. COLT Forstner Bit set includes the following:

  • 1/2"
  • 5/8"
  • 3/4"
  • 7/8"
  • 1"
  • 1-1/8"
  • 1-3/8"
  • 1-1/2"
  • 1-3/4"
  • 2"
  • Custom wood case for safe storage

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I bought your 10 bit set of Colt Maxi-cut Forstner bits. Every review I could find for these bits is great... I noticed that the packages all had the recommended speeds blacked out with a sharpie. When I used the 9/16" bit in face grain maple it burned and clogged up constantly. I slowed the drill press speed down, added a vacuum and some dry spray lube... still burning. I came in from the shop and looked up the spec. sheet with Infinity. It lists the speed to use the bit at 900 rpm's. Still burning. The blacked out package showed 1400 to maybe 1600 which is where I started. I put out a public question to folks that had bought the bits on Amazon, I got three replies, all said between 450 and 500 rpm's. Do you have any suggestions please? Do I need to sharpen all of these new bits before I use them? Do you have the correct sharpening "kit"? I spent $320 on ten bits. I'm fine with that if I can get the bits to live up to they're reputation.... please help. Thanks. Tedd in KS.