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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 4/5/2006 12:35:12 PM EDT
I think I remember hearing and seeing a guy use toothpicks to hold the rear trunnion in and it actually held.

Is this possible? Or did I hear and see wrong?
Link Posted: 4/5/2006 12:51:45 PM EDT
Link Posted: 4/5/2006 12:57:40 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 4/5/2006 12:59:08 PM EDT by Pave]
Now, be honest, y'all thought I was crazy....
Link Posted: 4/5/2006 1:17:18 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 4/5/2006 1:22:10 PM EDT by JCKnife]
I'm missing something...the link above points to a thread that refers to another thread that I can't find...
Link Posted: 4/5/2006 1:27:35 PM EDT

Originally Posted By JCKnife:
I'm missing something...the link above points to a thread that refers to another thread that I can't find...



Here's the post from the other site...

Here they are again...

Toothpick rivets


Test rig ready to go



"Catastrophic" results of three shots


Link Posted: 4/5/2006 1:40:29 PM EDT
Wow! I've never seen this before! That's great that somebody actually tested it!
Ya learn something everyday!
Link Posted: 4/5/2006 2:09:06 PM EDT
Link Posted: 4/6/2006 4:20:53 AM EDT
Tapeo, thanks for posting the pics. Damn, I guess I'm not so worried about the one less-than-perfect rivet head on my first build!
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