Pioneer HPM Grill Peg Removal-How?

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  1. kryten79

    kryten79 AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Any advice? They are ridged and pressed into the wooden corner pieces. Does not appear there is enough lip to use a door clip removal tool or pickle fork. Pulling out and twisting an old one with pliers didn't accomplish much other than to stress the framing staples. 100_1279[1].JPG 100_1280[1].JPG 100_1281[1].JPG
     

     

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  2. SoCal Sam

    SoCal Sam Lunatic Member

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  3. zebulon1

    zebulon1 Getting behind on work. I need help? Subscriber

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    Dremel?
    With a spiral bit, cut a slot from one side of the hole to the wood edge. Squeeze with pliers and remove.
     
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  4. kryten79

    kryten79 AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Makes sense. It's not as if I'm trying to save the old pegs. I'll tape the bit to mark the depth. Thanks.
     
  5. Dave_1962

    Dave_1962 Lunatic Member

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    Using a drift - punch it out from the front. Something with a round tip so as not to cut the grille cloth.

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    It looks like there's enough of a lip left to use a pry bar and work the bar around two or three places. Put a small block of something hard maybe 1/4" thick under the pry bar for more torque and to protect the wood as well.
     
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  6. ETLS

    ETLS metacarpophalangealcranium Subscriber

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    A good pair of nippers.


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