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What Is Hole Pilot?

Installing new lighting, cabinetry, or plumbing fixtures can be an arduous and frustrating endeavor—especially when you drill a hole that’s too small.This often leads to broken materials, lost time, and plenty of wasted money when trying to make the hole bigger.

Thankfully, there’s a better way—Hole Pilot.

Hole Pilot is an advanced, award-winning solution to achieving perfectly-sized holes. Hole Pilot’s revolutionary design and cutting capabilities require no back access—meaning you’ll never lose materials to faulty tools again.

What’s Inside?

Everything you need to make holes bigger comes prepackaged and included in our Hole Pilot Kit! Inside the Hole Pilot case, you’ll find:

  • 8 wedges (Sizes 1 to 2 1/2 inches) 
  • 2 Hole Pilot Bolts
  • 2 Washers & Nuts

How To Use Hole Pilot:
Step 1:
Select the appropriately-sized Hole Pilot wedge that fits your existing undersized hole.

Step 2: Insert the Hole Pilot Bolt into the wedge with the head of the bolt on the wedge’s narrow side.

Step 3: Use the washer and nut to secure Hole Pilot Bolt to the wedge.

Step 4: Place the Hole Pilot into the existing hole with the Hole Pilot Bolt 1/4 Drill Bit facing you.

Step 5: Select the correctly-sized hole saw, secure it to Hole Pilot, and let ‘er rip!

Hole Pilot Applications:

Hole Pilot was purpose-made for professional and DIY categories, including: Recessed lighting,AV electrical, cabinetry, plumbing, and HVAC.

Here’s a quick rundown on how you can use Hole Pilot in your project:

Recessed Lighting:

The goal of a recessed lighting project is to provide a sleek, smooth look.With outdated methods, you need the precise pilot hole measurements or you risk ruining your project. But with Hole Pilot, you get smoother holes and bolder performance—no back access required.

AV Electrical:

Running wires in home theaters or sound systems can be challenging without knowing the exact pilot hole measurements your project needs.Thanks to Hole Pilot, you’ll eliminate the guesswork, saving yourself from fuss and frustration.That’s because Hole Pilot creates smooth holes without breaking materials.


Much like recessed lighting, installing cabinet lights provide a stylish, smooth look. However, pulling off proper lighting installation is easier said than done.With Hole Pilot’s no back-access necessary design, you’ll save your project from damage.


Home plumbing projects can be disastrous if you don’t have the perfectly-sized fittings—so drain your worries away with Hole Pilot. Because of Holt Pilot’s self- centered design, you’ll save yourself from a flood of problems every time.


When performing HVAC installation, you need to manage complex copper, PVC, and rigid pipes—requiring high levels of precision. Hole Pilot can be used in HVAC applications to create access where other tools can’t.

So save yourself from the hassles, headaches, and holdups of outdated saw hole tools and put Hole Pilot in your toolbox today.With Hole Pilot’s next-level design, you’re guaranteed to get bigger holes every time.