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    Thanks Bob and Ron for your response. I was going...

    Thanks Bob and Ron for your response. I was going to use them where CCP-42 were called out in the plans. Given your wariness, I might not use them at all.
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    Thanks Bob for taking a look. I am attaching a...

    Thanks Bob for taking a look. I am attaching a picture of the rivets ( the j is on the left. It's a little shorter than the standard CCP-42 rivet (0.241" vs 0.265). I also included the label. ...
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    Difference between a CCP-42 and CCP-42J?

    Hi All,
    I can't seem to find specs for CCP-42J rivets anywhere. I see that they appear shorter than standard CCP-42, so I assume their grip length is going to be less.

    When I bought a used kit,...
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    Thanks very much, I may not need to drill out so...

    Thanks very much, I may not need to drill out so many holes!
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    Thanks very much. Found a reference...

    Thanks very much. Found a reference
    https://www.fastenermart.com/understanding-blind-rivets.html
    Slightly different range

    It also seems that all CCP-42 rivets are not the same. Something else...
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    Sorry for the confusion. I was referring to the...

    Sorry for the confusion. I was referring to the hole drilled for the rivet. Nominally, the hole is .125. However, if the hole was widened to, say .132" when removing and old rivet, do you have to...
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    Hole ranges for pull rivets

    Hello,
    I am curious as to what hole range is acceptable for blind rivets. In my particular case, I'm looking at CCP-42 and CCP-44 blind rivets. I found a mil spec (47196A) , but I believe they are...
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    Yes, I did knock out the stem, so I started...

    Yes, I did knock out the stem, so I started pretty much on center every time.

    I typically drill until the rivet removal tool bottoms out. A few whacks with a spring loaded punch breaks the top...
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    Thanks for the response and sorry for not being...

    Thanks for the response and sorry for not being clear. My application is pop rivets. See photo. You can see that there is some marring under where the rivet was (some marring was due to the rivet...
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    Re-riveting aluminum holes

    After removing a river, there usually is some markings around the hole, sometimes some deformation. Definitely different from its original state, before having a rivet pulled on it. Is there any...
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    This is a very interesting thread for me as I'm...

    This is a very interesting thread for me as I'm on the hunt for a used kit. I go back and forth between getting a kit mostly done, to get closer to the flying part faster, or one that's far from...
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    Hi Ron, Always appreciate your analysis of...

    Hi Ron,
    Always appreciate your analysis of aircraft accidents. It informs the entire community.
    Instead of cruise speed as differentiator, why not use stall speed since most accidents occur...
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    EAA20 in San Carlos California is building an RV...

    EAA20 in San Carlos California is building an RV 12. We are just about finished with the tail kit. A bit of a ways to go still.
  14. One thing to keep in mind is that static ground...

    One thing to keep in mind is that static ground tests may be more stressful as there isn't much induced airflow associated with forward movement. When you are climbing out, you may be seeing an...
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    Hi Ron and Frank, Forgive me as I try to...

    Hi Ron and Frank,
    Forgive me as I try to understand the dataset. As a very rough reliability factor, would you divide the "In compare AMA set" column by the "Registry" column?

    If only there was...
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    I've been looking at the 650 as well as the...

    I've been looking at the 650 as well as the Sonex. Did you have the same thoughts? What made you go in this direction?
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