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Old 26 September 2020, 21:12   #1
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Willard 730, Bolt holes, new tube

Hi,

Just wondering if anyone has located and punched the bolt holes for a Willard tube attachment. Wondering what sort of punch people typically use on hypalon. Could drill but that seems a bit silly. Thanks
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Old 28 September 2020, 11:49   #2
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Hi,

Just wondering if anyone has located and punched the bolt holes for a Willard tube attachment. Wondering what sort of punch people typically use on hypalon. Could drill but that seems a bit silly. Thanks
are you trying to punch out a hole in hypaon, in place - lining up to the bolt holes? ... I think putting our new tube on, the attachment flange was held on with clamps and drilled up through the hole - to make sure it was exactly right spot. The hole not a lot bigger than the bolt.
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Wing sent a tool to mark the holes as the are always a little bit different on each tube. I then ended up using a drill. The PU is strong!
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My solution

I use a straight tip soldering iron. Heat it up and push through the fabric into the bolt hole, have some steel wool around to clean off the tip, the cleaner it is the better it works. i usually have 2-3 around my shop pay about 15$ each. work great.

Hope this helps
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