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> hull rivets, how to fix?
Posted: May 21, 2020 - 09:50 pm

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looked at a boat today. It's what I want. problem is. It leaks more than I'm comfortable with. There are about 5 loose rivets. Should the rivets be welded or replaced? Looking for simple. Lol. Kidding


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Posted: May 22, 2020 - 07:30 am

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If you can access both sides of the rivets, you can usually hammer them tight again and stop the leaks. It will require a second person, one on each side of the rivet. Sometimes itís a lot of work to get at both sides if you have wooden floors or sides covering the rivets.

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