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Old 03-28-2010, 10:45 AM   #1
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Rivets on 61 Tradewind

Any suggestions for replacing rivets on a 61 tradewind... what to buy etc.?
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Old 03-28-2010, 10:51 AM   #2
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Any suggestions for replacing rivets on a 61 tradewind... what to buy etc.?
This depends on what rivets you are taking about. Are they inside or outside rivets?
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Lee is correct. On the inside - regular ol' pop rivets: typically 1/8" in diameter. Some of the interior rivets were bucked rivets (domed head, no hole) and would be replaced with Olympic rivets. The exterior was mostly bucked rivets as well and since you can't usually get to the backside of the rivet, you'll need Olympics to replace them.

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