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Posted: 10/10/2003 7:18:07 PM EDT
Does anybody know of a tool or procedure to install the front sling swivel rivet? I would like to get the "factory-looking" swaged and rolled end. Punches and other such tools don't seem to do it.

Thanks
Link Posted: 10/11/2003 3:43:22 PM EDT
Use a brake/clutch lining rivet tool. They are available through aviation tool supply outlets and are relatively inexpensive.
Link Posted: 10/12/2003 9:39:08 AM EDT
Thanks Russ. I was wondering the same thing. Mine just decided to wiggle free and I need to redo it.
Link Posted: 10/12/2003 11:01:02 AM EDT
Thanks, I checked some aircraft tool suppliers, and located several tools for around $20 that look like they will work perfectly.
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