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Re: Pop rivets: AL vs SS

The real problem with aluminum rivets is, that the shear pin in the middle of them is made of mild steel, so they tend to rot from the inside out. It pays to take a magnet with you when buying rivets as even the cheaper stainless steel ones have a mild steel inner, defeating the object of the whole operation.


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