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Compression Type Dimpling Tool -- Drop Ships From Supplier (SKU: DRDT2)

  • $490.00

Product Description

DRDT-2  (Dash 2) is a welded steel c-frame rivet dimpler.   With its simple mechanical advantage, dimpling is virtually noise free. With a fully adjustable die holder you can achieve consistent and accurate dimples.  The DRDT-2 incorporates a new low force spring return system that prevents skin damage from the accidental release of the handle without increasing the force required to dimple.  22 throat depth allows dimpling of up to 44 wide sheets. The relief under the lower frame member provides dimpling access to spars, ribs, leading edge skins.

The DRDT-2 is powder coated and comes ready to dimple (minor assembly required).

DRDT-2 Setup and Operations Manual

Operational note: The DRDT-2 weighs approximately 55 lbs. and should be clamped securely to a sturdy work surface.


Weight: 55 lbs.                

Size: 28x16x3

Capacity: Up to 22" depth        

Gap: 4

Skin thickness: Up to 0.040 Aluminum.

Dimple Dies: 3/16 shank Diameter (Industry standard) **



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Shipping Weight: 60 lbs
Package Measurements: 31x19x7

Declared/Insured Value: $400

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Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Frank Dressel
Quiet consistent results

I bought mine in 2020 when I started to build our RV 14A and glad I did. The plane was painted this spring and the consistent dimples were essential for a nice finish. My workshop and this machine was located right below our bedroom so its quiet operation was why I bought it and I was not disappointed.
After thousands of dimples, the final ones were as nice as the first one, very sturdy