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From: "Haskell, Patrick" <[log in to unmask]>


> I've done my share of research and have asked around a bit and
have gotten
> mixed opinions, so I'll ask the larger brain trust.  The
professionals
> recommend that when drilling through a metal top sheet that you
tap the hole
> before mounting.  Jerm has assured me that this is not
necessary, and I was
> happy to try until everyone else I talked to looked at me like
I had just
> kicked their dog (not that they could offer any concrete
information
> contrary).
>
> Thoughts, informed opinions, baseless speculations?

Depends on the screw.  If they're pointy, no problem.  If they
have a flat point I've had problems getting them to self-tap the
metal before.

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