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Old 07-18-2010, 03:04 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by blarf View Post
A few thoughts:

- The plastic rivets aren't so bad, I've found that a trim removal tool works perfectly at getting the insert out without damaging anything. I use a PB Swiss 671/6. Amazon has this plus a bigger one for about $25. You can buy it individually direct from PB Swiss for about $16.
Things are horrible if you don't have the tool. Ripped the off because I didnt have the tool and I wasnt going to not do my project because of 3 stupid plastic rivets.

Reminds me... I need rivets
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