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Old 04-23-2009, 06:31 PM   #1
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Default 30 qt alum. pot leaking...

Filled my pot for the first time and notice one of the rivets on the handle is leaking... Is there a fix for this..?

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Old 04-23-2009, 06:46 PM   #2
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Yup, with a very solid backing (perhaps the head of a sledge hammer) pound the rivet with another hammer to smash it.

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Old 04-23-2009, 07:18 PM   #3
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A 2 hammer job...Me likey...and it worked...Thanks!

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Old 04-23-2009, 07:22 PM   #4
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That is great. When in doubt just hit it with a hammer, or two.

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Old 04-23-2009, 09:08 PM   #5
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If it was made in china do I need to get metric hammers?

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Old 04-23-2009, 09:11 PM   #6
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I still have 7 hammers left over from when I was a watch maker...

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