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Old May 26, 2014, 15:49   #4
Sagerider
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Chain breaker tool

I used a chain breaker tool I have and it worked perfectly to install the rivet for the charging handle. Chain breaker tools break and install riveted master links on drive chains for modern high horse power motorcycles.
I used the install pin that flares the rivet which fit perfectly inside the charging handle. I put a .44 caliber heavy felt wad on the outside head of the rivet to act as a buffer to prevent marring the rivet head. I may have over done it a bit but the rivet is not coming out that's for sure.
Here and following are some pictures. I wish I could post more than one picture per post. This is what I used.
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Last edited by Sagerider; May 26, 2014 at 16:04.
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