Originally Posted by 123pugsy
I had to get them just the right length. I didn't "pop" them. I used a center punch to flare the small end open and then squish it down flat with a large pin punch.
A guy can spend more time searching and driving than the 20 minutes it took to jig up and cut the dozen I needed.
Good point, especially if you only need 12 and they sell them by the box!