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I would like to replace the Stingray seat badge on a banana seat. I already found a replacement seat badge but I would like to rivet it into place like original. Does anybody have any experience with this process ?
 
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I believe the most appropriate tool for this task would be a rivet press that looks a lot like a C-clamp with a modified anvil. For some reason, these things are disproportionately expensive, even though C-clamps are cheap. Go figure.

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Might have to get another badge to get the split rivets that come with a lot of them. These are real easy. You just push them through and spread the 2 tabs. They look like the originals when you get them installed too.

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Now that I've been giving it some thought I could also try something like these headless screws.
Since I'm currently working on a non Stingray build I was thinking about using a Persons seat badge and these would make it very easy to revert back to a Stingray seat badge if I decided to later..
 
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Now that I've been giving it some thought I could also try something like these headless screws.
Since I'm currently working on a non Stingray build I was thinking about using a Persons seat badge and these would make it very easy to revert back to a Stingray seat badge if I decided to later..
Those are called "Chicago Style" screws
 
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Might have to get another badge to get the split rivets that come with a lot of them. These are real easy. You just push them through and spread the 2 tabs. They look like the originals when you get them installed too.

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It would be cheaper to use a cutoff wheel in a dremel tool to cut a slot in a rivet, wear safety glasses!
 

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