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Old 07-05-2009, 05:57 PM   #1
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Best fix for holes from lock hasp

Need advise on ways to fix the holes left after I removed the riv-nuts where a PO had installed a "deer camp special" (hasp for a padlock). I have 2 holes on the door and 4 on the body of the A/S. I have some 2024 sheeting and thought about making a patch panel and using counter sunk aircraft rivets. I have the interior skin loose around the door to replace the floor so I have access to buck the rivets. I also thought there might be a easier way, I just haven't thought about. The holes are a little bigger than the head of an Olympic rivet.

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Old 07-05-2009, 07:04 PM   #2
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I would consider filling the holes with some high quality stainless machine screws of an appropriate size.

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Need advise on ways to fix the holes left after I removed the riv-nuts where a PO had installed a "deer camp special" (hasp for a padlock). I have 2 holes on the door and 4 on the body of the A/S. I have some 2024 sheeting and thought about making a patch panel and using counter sunk aircraft rivets. I have the interior skin loose around the door to replace the floor so I have access to buck the rivets. I also thought there might be a easier way, I just haven't thought about. The holes are a little bigger than the head of an Olympic rivet.

Thanks in advance for ideas.
I wouls suggest ice looking plates, since you already know the rivet routine.

Seal the holes with Vulkem, before you plate the area.

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Old 07-05-2009, 08:57 PM   #4
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Add a patch of aluminum with Olympic Rivets which will blend right in with the originals
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