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Old 8th March 2014, 05:21 AM   #1
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How to use Rivnuts

I found this in my travels, some good info on Rivnuts and riveting • View topic - Rivets and Rivnuts 101 and also this on notching tube. • View topic - Alternitive to Hole saw notching(chopsaw mitering)
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Old 24th April 2014, 07:06 PM   #2
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Re: How to use Rivnuts

Good info, thanks.
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Old 24th April 2014, 07:47 PM   #3
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Re: How to use Rivnuts

Graeme, I usually use a Sawzall for this. Additionally, common mailing tubes are available in various sizes for practice layout as described on the Locost info.

I use a program that will plot a cut line for any diameter to any diameter and angles.
Print it and wrap & mark the tubing. I do mock one up with the cardboard tubes first should it be a complicated join.

My full-length SL-C cooling tubes were made up this way, first try was perfect.
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Old 24th April 2014, 08:23 PM   #4
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Re: How to use Rivnuts

This one is my favorite.

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