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Re: Other: Magnetic Hatch closures- consensus?

Sure, makes sense
Well, my challenge is I don't own a drill press, so I don't think I'll be able to achieve the necessary level of precision for your exact method using a hand drill.

You need one. That's the best reason to buy one.

Buy a used one, good old steel/iron, low cost

Here's a used one from "Craig's List" Connecticut.

https://hartford.craigslist.org/tls/6152266872.html