Aircraft Riveting: Cordless Electric Blind Riveting Tool

From a recent Zenith Aircraft hands-on kit building workshop, here's a closer look at an electric cordless blind riveting tool (Milwaukee M12 12-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless Rivet Tool).
Workshop participant Anthony, along with his ten year old daughter Kalista, brought his own riveter to rivet the rudder kit assembly together.

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Comment by Damien Graham on January 18, 2020 at 4:16pm

I did not need to have machined heads. I bought the M12 for another project. It used to be that if you sent the heads to Zenith that they would machine them for you.

Comment by Michael Doornbos on January 18, 2020 at 1:52pm

I have one of these. What did you use to modify the heads that came with it? The ones I have from zenith don’t thread into mine 

Comment by Lawrence Michael Wilson on May 8, 2019 at 10:35am

I have one. Works very well. Used a round burr to modify the sets to make the dome heads.

Comment by Fred Wellman on May 8, 2019 at 10:09am

I really like the concave machined head. Did that come with the tool, or did you purchase that separately?  Thanks

Comment by Damien Graham on May 8, 2019 at 9:48am
I have one of those. It is sweet !!!

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