Anyone ever use an Eastwood Rivet Gun? The company claims that it is about the same as a 4X gun. Since it's so cheap, I thought it could be a re-badged air hammer, but it sounds like a rivet gun in the YouTube videos.

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Comment by Timothy Aanerud on December 3, 2015 at 9:19am

I have a hand squeezer from the yardstore and a ATS 3x gun. Both bought on black friday a few years ago.  The hand squeezer ok for -4 and smaller rivets. If you use a hand squeezer on -5 rivets you'll have a much firmer handshake after your done. ;-)

Comment by Greg Harris on December 3, 2015 at 8:31am

Thanks, Timothy. I think I'll just for the 3X gun set from AS or ATS. For the $200 or so, it'll save me the hassle of trying to do it by hand or with my previous arbor press squeezer method.

Comment by Timothy Aanerud on November 25, 2015 at 7:46pm
I'd recommend a 3x or 2x rivet gun. A 3x rivet gun is nice for the AD470-5 rivets, but a 2x gun can easily handle the smaller 470-3 and 470-4 rivets.

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