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Old 08-27-2021, 11:10 AM
BOHICA BOHICA is offline
 
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Default Missed Dimple. What to do?

Missed dimpling a hole and most of Horizontal Stabilizer is riveted. Do I just dimple in place? The nose rib underneath is dimpled.

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Old 08-27-2021, 11:34 AM
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yes, dimple in-place if you can reach it.
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Old 08-27-2021, 11:35 AM
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get the dimple vise grips. I've also seen people fit the dimple dies in and then use vice grips to clamp down on them.
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Old 08-27-2021, 12:58 PM
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Default Dimple vice grips

Have used these a couple of times and they work. I might even have mine around if you want me to look.
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Old 08-27-2021, 01:01 PM
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Spot is easy to get to with my squeezer. So what I am hearing is dimple and build on.
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Old 08-27-2021, 01:05 PM
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You can still use the simple dies and hand squeezer in there, right?
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Old 08-27-2021, 03:49 PM
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You can still use the simple dies and hand squeezer in there, right?
Yup. Went quick with no issues. Rivet is nice a flush and pretty.
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