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FishinMaverick

steel rivets?

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are these what i use in the hull of my boat or do i need aluminum? I know that i need solid ones. but if i need aluminum i cannot find any, anywhere would anybody have an isea where i can find aluminum solid rivots?

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aluminum!!!!!!!

Steel will react with aluminum and rust shortly.

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GOOGLE "solid aluminum rivet" there will be many choices to choose from.

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Go to any marine repair shop or boat dealer. They shouyld have the rivets you need. Use aluminum only.

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FishinMaverick, Some years ago, I replaced 90% of the rivets in a 17' canoe. I got solid aluminum rivets from the local Trucking garage. They use 'em on the cabs and trailers. I did need to make a bit for my air chisel but the canoe still floats so it musta worked smile.gif. Phred52

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