Removing a Rivet

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Old 01-15-08, 05:42 PM
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Removing a Rivet

Hi,

I assembled some aluminum tubing with EZ Pull Rivets.

Anyone know how can I remove them?

I can't access the underside/backside of the rivet, since its inside the hollow aluminum tubing.

I think they are 3/16" long type.
 
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Old 01-15-08, 06:20 PM
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Drill it out with the same size bit that you used for the rivet.
 
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Old 01-17-08, 05:50 AM
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Once you drill it out, however, the waste will be inside the tube, so if you can't access it, it will rattle around for eternity.
 
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