How to push pin/tacks/rivets in further

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  1. Batman

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    Hi guys just wondering if anyone can give me advice on how to push those flat head rivet type ins in further (like the ones used to hold wheels on). Normal pins I have no problem, but these tack ones I am clueless. I need to force a pin in about 2 mm or so extra.

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    Any help would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. OMEGAPRIME1983

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    You want to push the pin further in? Take a small flat head screwdriver and a hammer to it. Place the end of the screwdriver on the pin head (hehe) and tap it down lightly. And I do mean lightly, you can easily over tighten those.
     
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    Ok try this - soldering iron on the pin to warm it up and with the iron push the pin further in through the wheel. Works for me!
     
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    Exactly what I do too :) 
     
  5. hXcpunk23

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    I do what the gentlemen above me mentioned......soldering iron on the pin, works every time (to tighten and remove pins/rivets).
     
  6. Batman

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    Sweet! Thanks for all of the advice guys :rock 

    The pins are nice and tight now :D 
     
  7. nellie131

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    glad to be of service!
     

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