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Ok so how do I remove them and how do I reattach them?
And if once they're removed, they're not reusable, where could I find a place to buy then?
Thanks for the help.
    
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post #2 of 27
you use a drill and drill them out, you can buy a rivet gun and rivets at home depot, lowes, etc
    
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usually a 1/8" metal drill bit to remove
pop-rivet gun to install new ones
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post #4 of 27
heres a pic. use a 1/8 drill bit in drill through both pcs or just put in holes if your re attatching something

Edited by phillipjos - 5/22/08 at 5:33pm
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Wait, so the excess just drops off after the middle is removed by drilling right?
Anyways, how much would rivets and a river gun cost?
    
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post #6 of 27
Yes

Sometimes you will get the gun and some rivets included for £10
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Oh ok, thanks.
    
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post #8 of 27
the pin or shaft breaks off,just keep track of them,10-20.00 for gun, a box of rivits about 3.00,be carefull witch ones you buy steel or alum.
Edited by phillipjos - 5/22/08 at 6:00pm
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What's the difference between steel and aluminum?
Are the aluminum ones worse?
And what do you mean by the pin or shaft breaks off?
    
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the pin or shaft breaks off,just keep track of them,10-20.00 a box of rivits about 3.00,be carefull witch ones you buy steel or alum.
I'm confused a little, $10-20 a box or $3 a box?
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