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Recommend me a good cheap pop rivet gun
« on: 08 May, 2022, 12:21:50 pm »
One where the rods don't constantly get jammed in the jaws, meaning it takes an hour to fit four rivets.
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Re: Recommend me a good cheap pop rivet gun
« Reply #1 on: 08 May, 2022, 12:27:12 pm »
I'm pretty sure that mine is a Draper. Any rods that do get stuck are easy to remove.

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Re: Recommend me a good cheap pop rivet gun
« Reply #2 on: 08 May, 2022, 01:14:54 pm »
Ditto a Draper - but I have found that the "getting the rods stuck" issue is related to the quality and material that the actual pop-rivet is made from . . . aluminium rivets crush up fairly easily but the steel (or similar, harder metal) ones I sometimes use require a more aggressive pull on the rod when the teeth in the gun abrade the rod causing it to stick.

Re: Recommend me a good cheap pop rivet gun
« Reply #3 on: 08 May, 2022, 04:30:47 pm »
I'm pretty sure that mine is a Draper. Any rods that do get stuck are easy to remove.
Actually, given its orange handles, it is probably a Rawlplug. But the pattern is identical to that of a Draper.