LH Mk I or Folbot Yukon

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Re: LH Mk I or Folbot Yukon

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Thanks Michael. I spoke with Margaret at Folbot about rivets and will be getting a rivet tool and bringing one on long trips next time :-). When the rivets popped out of the tubes they deformed the hole a bit (the hole "erupted" outwards). When the hole is deformed like this, are there any tricks to re-rivet using the same hole? Thanks for your help.

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Re: LH Mk I or Folbot Yukon

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I'd try to squeeze it flat with a c-clamp, and use washers if necessary if the hole is enlarged. There may be better ways.
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