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Old 30-01-18, 16:18
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Default Hmmmmm........ back to the drawing board

The semi hollow rivets turned up today, so with a glint in my eye and a handful of rivets I disappeared down the shed for the evening.

Using guesswork and black magic, I made up a former to hold and roll the rivet end and welded these to a sturdy g-clamp. Results are 50/50, the tool works okay but I now have to find some 3/4 rivets and modify the tool to get the right angle on some of the rivets.
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