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Old 01-25-2015, 10:38 AM   #1
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Window rivets

I have a 72 Airstream. Want to replace plastic brackets that hold push bar that keeps windows open. Have the brackets. What brand/style/size rivets should I purchase? Have seen this replacement done with screws. Any comments on that?

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I used aluminum pop rivets about a 1/2 inch long.
On mine I found the predrilled holes on the replacement supports did not line up exactly with the originals in the window frame. Check the fit on one before you start

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