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Old 09-13-2014, 03:13 PM   #1
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show me bucking bar for C channel

Hi Everyone, I am getting kinda bummed all this time fabricating parts then destroy them trying to buck rivets is a big waste of time
I am having problems bucking the rivets in the c channel The bars I have don't fit so I have had to use a little piece of tungsten but that flips the bus end every time because I can't hold it
what are you using?? Thanks, John
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A very common bucking bar would the "foot bar". It works fine on most C and U channels unless the "legs" of the channel are longer than the foot of the bar. something like this
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Old 09-13-2014, 03:37 PM   #3
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It takes two people as well. One to rivet and one to buck.

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Or the wife drops an 1inch and a half piece of common flat stock into the channel, sets a 4lb maul against the outside of the interior channel, holds it with her foot while you sit on a bucket, sip beer and set rivets on the outside. Be carefull when working under windows, they can see!!!!
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A very common bucking bar would the "foot bar". It works fine on most C and U channels unless the "legs" of the channel are longer than the foot of the bar. something like this
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I use that one for 99% of all my jobs
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or the wife drops an 1inch and a half piece of common flat stock into the channel, sets a 4lb maul against the outside of the interior channel, holds it with her foot while you sit on a bucket, sip beer and set rivets on the outside. Be carefull when working under windows, they can see!!!!

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