Butterfly repair or parts question

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limabravo
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Butterfly repair or parts question

Post by limabravo » Sat Mar 26, 2016 12:40 pm

I have this digi butterfly that I really like the look of, but it is put together with screws that constantly come loose and fall out - causing the knife to fall apart. Does anyone know if it is possible to replace the screws with rivets so that it will hold together, and if so, where can I buy rivets that fit or send the knife in to get fixed?
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DonC
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Re: Butterfly repair or parts question

Post by DonC » Sat Mar 26, 2016 1:41 pm

Try using some thread locking compound on the screws. Your local auto parts store should carry something like blue Locktite.
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limabravo
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Re: Butterfly repair or parts question

Post by limabravo » Sat Mar 26, 2016 7:27 pm

I haven't tried locking compound, but I think I tried crazy glue in the past. However, swinging this thing around as much as I do causes the screws to loosen and fly across the room. I'd like to find rivets that fit so that it would be fixed permanently.

sammy the blade
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Re: Butterfly repair or parts question

Post by sammy the blade » Tue Jul 26, 2016 5:34 pm

Try the green locktite, you have to heat it up to release screws after using it.

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