mac davis wrote:
| On Mon, 16 Jul 2007 22:10:44 GMT, digitect
|| On Mon, 16 Jul 2007 08:14:43 -0700, mac davis wrote:
||| On Mon, 16 Jul 2007 00:46:00 GMT, digitect wrote:
|||| Try pop rivets, $10 at Harbor Freight will buy the tool and all
|||| you need.
||| IMHO, instead of waiting until 2 or 3 of the $10 riveters break,
||| get a good Stanley or other name brand for $20 or $30 and find
||| out how pop riveting is SUPPOSED to be.. DAMHIKT
|| For cheap tools (<$30), I usually buy the good one the second go
|| around. That way, if I get a bargin I'm happy, but if it breaks I'm
|| not out too much. Besides, the $10 unit at HB is nearly the most
|| expensive, they actually sell a $5 one.
| I bought a set of "professional" ones at HF... pop rivets and
| threaded inserts..
| Even as a big fan of HF, I have to say that they weren't worth
| buying, for any price..
Interesting - I bought my pneumatic riveter on sale at HF and it has
been going strong for three years now. I'd buy it again in a flash.
I go to Fastenal(sp?) for stainless steel pop rivets and I use s/s
washers as backup plates - of course, you wouldn't really want to have
to drill one out...
DeSoto, Iowa USA