Removing rivets, for re-covering Kolb Firestar

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Removing rivets, for re-covering Kolb Firestar

Postby DrHook » Sat Mar 25, 2006 9:03 am

Any suggestions on how to remove rivets, so I can use the same hole to re-rivet.
I need to remove the hinges form the Ailerons, elevator & ruuder to re-cover. I will be replacing all hinges.
They are all 1/8 inch dia steel rivets and most have 1/8 inch grip.
Is the only way to do this, is to drill with 1/8 inch bit and rotate the drill around so the rivet wiil not spin?
Or are the other tricks?
Thanks, Chris
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