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Old April 01, 2020, 09:26   #1
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Ak dimpling jig

Does anyone know the person that used to sell these and if they are still in business. I need to get another one as I broke the one I had. Thanks
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Old April 02, 2020, 06:24   #2
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For setting the countersunk rivets?
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Old April 03, 2020, 11:07   #3
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You're probably talking about a plinker jig?

Honestly with a good set of rivet jaws you can squash those rivets down were you don't see the taper.

The last time I tried dimpling the recessed rivet holes on a hardened receiver I was about to commit more damage to the receiver than any benefit of having the receiver dimpled.
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Old April 04, 2020, 10:14   #4
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Here's probably the best swell neck rivet dimpling tools out there. In a pinch you can use the head of drywall screw and a press to dimple them as well.

https://www.akfiles.com/forums/showt...ht=dimple+tool
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Old April 05, 2020, 03:19   #5
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Here's probably the best swell neck rivet dimpling tools out there. In a pinch you can use the head of drywall screw and a press to dimple them as well.

https://www.akfiles.com/forums/showt...ht=dimple+tool
I second this...best dimple tool there is
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Old April 06, 2020, 16:09   #6
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The current version of the AK riveting tool sold by AKBuilder.com contains a tool for doing this that works very well indeed...

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Old April 22, 2020, 10:35   #7
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Does anyone know the person that used to sell these and if they are still in business. I need to get another one as I broke the one I had. Thanks
did the jig look like a pair of pliers modified?
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