Best way to remove rivets from skates
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02-16-2006, 11:30 PM
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I've taken them out of ice skates a couple times.
To start I use a small flat blade screw driver to get under the rivet head and start to pry it up.
Then I take wire cutters like the ones in the picture and get under the head and pull it out (without cutting it off!). Pretty easy.
Thanks for the tip... I may try that. The inside sole of my boots are a plastic material and the prongs on the inside dig down into those pretty good. I'll give it a shot tho... thanks agian!
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