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  tempered rivets and 10'20 screws
  Posted by: melenas on Nov-05-12 9:52 AM (EST)
 

nice insider details that will hopefully help me avoid some mistakes!

CEWilson wrote:

> When replacing pop rivets, be sure to acquire tempered rivets...

where can I get the tempered aluminum(?) pop rivets if not the hardware store?

> ...You'll want to use 10'20 SS rather than 1/4 in,

Unfamiliar with the 10'20 notation---what diameter and length is that? I did
get Ed's stainless seat hardware kit, but I take it that won't be sufficient?

> and worse, the machine screw heads and washers are a real issue, pulling
> divots from wooden rails when doing boat over boat rescues and from hands
> whenever paddling.

that does sound a little concerning. I take it they're more in the way than
other thwart screws?


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