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I am ready to invest in some good drill bits, so far all I have used the cheapo sets from Harbor Freight or Home Depot and are good for a few drills until the bit is useless. I know good drill bots are not cheap but I would like some decent ones that I can possibly sharpen or somehow extend the life of them. Anyone have any recommendation for good metal drill bits and maybe a sharpener (if that is still a thing)?

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Jobber drill bits are the answer. “Jobber” being not the brand but a commercial grade quality usually

the pic is a good example. I actually sliced my finger just grabbing one at my buddies shop one day. He swears by this exact one. He owns a full blown drag race chassis shop.
 

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Are they any stronger? My drill bit lifespan is usually about 20 minutes of drilling before braking them in half.
 

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If you need to drill into metal a lot, get a set of Cobalt M35 or M42 (Cobalt as the metal not the Kobalt brand) bits. Longer lasting compared to high speed steel. https://www.amazon.com/Irwin-Tools-3018002-Cobalt-Metal/dp/B000BO9JMK?th=1&psc=1

 

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Lawson commercial bits used to be real good.
They are, or were,, a vendor for commercial shops.
Not even sure if they are around any more …..
 

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