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Old 09-18-2019, 03:12 PM   #1
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1967 24' Tradewind
Berlin , Berlin
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Patch on roof. Olympic, pop rivets oder bulb rivets


I have a questions regarding rivets. I want to do a patch on the roof.
I have no interior skins on. So far I used olympic rivets.
Now I have to do a patch where the letout for the chimney was.
What kind of rivets should I use? It's not realy visible. Would pop rivets be fine?

And would you buy the shaver tool for just a hand full of rivets? it's a lot of money.

All the best,
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Old 09-18-2019, 05:17 PM   #2
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1971 27' Overlander
Kansas City , Kansas
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Pop rivets survived a good 30 years on top of mine with silicone smeared over them and they weren't leaking when I removed them all. I don't reccomend smearing silicone over them but pop rivets with sicaflex sealing the tops of them works fine.
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