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Old 04-05-2014, 06:37 PM   #11
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Sorry, should have said since we already own a compressor and both of us have carpal tunnel and osteoarthritis neither of us have the strength required to use the "hand" rivet gun we are definitely looking for a gun that uses a compressor. But incase I'm being overly cautious we'll check out the Huck hydraulic. May be just what we need.
Due to your medical issues, you probably should consider the hydraulic. Too, the hydruaulic would provide more portability over the pneumatic.

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Old 04-05-2014, 06:54 PM   #12
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I did go and the Huck. Gotta say I liked what I saw. Going to try and find one I can try out before buying anything. Just started the hunt. Thanks much.

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Just something to think about with your hand issues, the air and hydraulic tools are a lot heavier than the manual tools. As in 3# versus 3/4# or so. I have the manual tool Fort Idaho mentioned and it doesn't take a lot of hand pressure to seat and finish a small pop rivet. Now any bigger and you'll likely have problems. The leverage on that particular one is designed for the larger pop rivets

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