Re: [CR]headbadge rivet question

(Example: Framebuilders:Bernard Carré)

Date: Sun, 18 Mar 2001 10:01:36 -0800 (PST)
From: "Craig Sandvik" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]headbadge rivet question
To: Classic Bike List <>
In-Reply-To: <005c01c0afc1$244c4120$7005ffd2@pcgxrgseries>

--- Takao Noda <> wrote of headbadge rivets:
> The method I saw Mr. Galmozzi did was simple. He
> drove in copper
> or brass rivets by a hammer . Then cut off the
> redundant parts of
> the rivets in the head tube by a long minus screw
> driver and a
> hammer. But I have not had an opportunity to try it
> yet.
> Takao Noda
> Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan

Takao, Did he use anything as an anvil inside the headtube to form the backside of the rivet? Usually with rivets, you place something heavy and hard (the "anvil") behind the rivet as you hammer.

I'm beginning to see why some builders preferred screws.

-- Craig Sandvik Berkeley, CA, USA

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