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Old 10-07-2011, 11:48 AM   #1
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Inner shell Rivet Removal

What is the best tool to remove the inner shell rivets?
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Old 10-07-2011, 11:56 AM   #2
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A sharp putty knife and a hammer!
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What is the best tool to remove the inner shell rivets?
# 30 drill bit.

When using a chisel, one slip and you may have gouged the metal or vinyl covering, depending on the year.

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Would that be for the rivets in the fiberglass for the bathroom as well?
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Would that be for the rivets in the fiberglass for the bathroom as well?
Every place on the interior.

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Put some extra weights on your wheels, put too much tension on your equalizer bars, and drive down Interstate 5 in California. That should do the trick.

Just kidding.........

I go with Andy's #30 drill bit. Check to see that the "nail" that is in the center of the rivet is not protruding. If it is, use a small pin punch to drive it in a little so that the drill bit does not slip from the center of the rivet head and damage the inside surface of your trailer.
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If you take tap putty knife between the sheets to be removed, any slips are in the under sheet not the top, where it would show if you slip with the drill. Just how you look at it.
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