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Removing pop rivets on interior skin?

what size drill do i need to remove the interior skins?


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removing pop rivets on interior skin

1/8 " will drill Clean through with little enlargement of the hole, and a 3/16 will work well for zipping the heads off.

I prefer just taking the heads off with a 3/16, it is much faster than drilling clean through.

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Originally Posted by kokomoscalls View Post
what size drill do i need to remove the interior skins?

The drill bit sizes for the 3 sizes of rivets that Airstream uses are as follows.

1/8 rivet # 30

Olympic rivet # 21

3/16 rivet # 11

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