I don't know if you'll mess up the inner pin doing it that way, but we were taught to start the outter pin maybe 1/8", then start on the inner pin (180 degrees off), and then tap them both home. In doing it this way, they will support each other and be less likely to bend on you.
Rednecks... Keeping the woods critter-free since March 2, 1836. (TX Independence Day)
I'm going to use the words "clip" and "Long Colt" every chance I get. It grinds my gears to see new members attacked when we all know dang good and well what's being refered to.