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What size rivets?

I need to put new rivets in the mast on my Newport 33 as some of the rivets holding the conduit in place have come out and the conduit is banging around in the mast making quite a racket. Anyhow, I was wondering what size (both diameter and grip) rivet I should be using? Thanks
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I just put in a new one with 1/8 BUT you have to go with whats there

Using Knotheads advise to drill and extra 1/8 hole and use a bent 1/8 rod to pull it tight against the mast worked really well

You have to carefull with the lenth as a long a rivet will hold the conduit in place BUT make it diffcult to pull wire in or out at some point in the future

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