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Old 11-09-2010, 11:57 PM
Tisdel Tisdel is offline
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Default Rivets

Originally Posted by bigbob76 View Post
When the manufacturer uses cheap unskilled labor it's not much of a leap to think maybe they used rivets not designed for the shear loads imposed on them. They can get away with soft rivets in areas where the only load is tension but soft rivets yield under shear loading. Most of us that build AKs buy our rivets from AK-Builder.
Thanks for the tip, bigbob.
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