if the rivets are tight you can use a drill bit just a bit larger than the hole
in the rivet. most pop rivets take about a 1/8" hole, i use a 3/16" or so bit
and drill just until the head comes off, don't push hard and stop quickly or you
will enlarge the orginal hole. when the head is off you can use a small awl or
nail set to push out the back side of the rivet.
if they are loose in the hole you can use a small dremel(sp?) tool or a file to
grind the head off.
if they are really loose ones and are aluminum you can often get a pair of side
cutting wire cutters under them and just snip the heads off.
Barry Kutner wrote:
> Looking for advice on how to remove rivets. New territory for me...
David Robbins K1TTT
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