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Old 06-07-2019, 03:53 PM   #11
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Has anybody ever just put a rivet in the hole?
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Old 06-07-2019, 04:27 PM   #12
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Old 06-07-2019, 05:39 PM   #13
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Has anybody ever just put a rivet in the hole?
A 3/8" rivet shaft?
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Old 06-07-2019, 06:38 PM   #14
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A 3/8" rivet shaft?
Well, they do exist but I thought the holes were 1/4" - nope.
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Old 06-07-2019, 06:45 PM   #15
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Well, they do exist but I thought the holes were 1/4" - nope.
Sure they exist. The bolts are 5/16" and after years of use they are slightly too big for a 5/16" rivet, meaning going up one size. Many much easier methods for filling holes. Plus a rivet that size would have to be a buck rivet or it would leak.
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I also went with the “pennies and caulk on the hole” method. Two tubes of sealant and 4 rolls of pennies is all it took.
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Old 06-07-2019, 07:26 PM   #17
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I also went with the “pennies and caulk on the hole” method. Two tubes of sealant and 4 rolls of pennies is all it took.
Was working under the bus and the flashlight kept reflecting shiny spots underneath. I realized they were the shiny pennies.
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Old 06-07-2019, 08:29 PM   #18
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If you're looking to further enhance and improve returns, should you ever decide to sell, may I recommend using dimes instead..?
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or if you really want to keep expenses down, use Canadian pennies
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