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 Rexio Pucara 226 is a copy of a what?
My-Name-Is-John  [Member]
12/26/2008 9:06:04 PM EDT
I have the subject 22lr revolver, and a part broke, it looks like the firing pin striker. Numrich doesn't have parts based on the pucara name, but I heard that this revolver is a clone/copy of a H&R revolver. Does anyone know which one? If I had to guess, I would say it's close to this:

and the part looks kind of like #17, except...well... different. Several H&R revolvers have the same item #(215250C), except the last letter changes from A-E... any help would be appreciated.

photos of:

broken firing pin striker:

Pucara 226, yeah a few pieces are missing. they are in a bag right now:
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Parrot32  [Member]
12/28/2008 5:59:37 AM EDT
The transfer bar is not like the one for the 926 you linked to. (I have a 926 and they don't look like that)

I would weld it up – case harden it and go for it… Likewise it doesn't look that hard to make from flat stock.

I am guessing this is a love of labor?
My-Name-Is-John  [Member]
12/28/2008 2:03:46 PM EDT
hmm... welding it might be an option, and heck, I'll give it a try when I have time. I'd still like to have a source for parts for this revolver...

so far this has been a free gun with my only investment being the time in taking the two photos.

I'm also curious why this part is in the revolver. It seems to be a safety mechanism to prevent misfires when the hammer isn't cocked all the way. is that correct?
Parrot32  [Member]
12/30/2008 6:01:00 AM EDT
Safety is what it is for. The hammer cannot touch the firing pin unless the trigger is pulled and the bar is in place.

I haven't ever seen one with a slot in it like yours. – no claim to be a gunsmith and few revolvers have ever followed me home.

Can you see what the function of that slot is?

I have a Rohm .22 freebee. One grade above junk but it is still a gun and I can't part with it!
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My-Name-Is-John  [Member]
12/30/2008 7:22:49 PM EDT
welding was a colossal failure. I probably had the perfect weld done and could have installed the part but (of course there's a but) I then thought to myself, "you know what,
I think I need to put just a little bit more of a bead on there and then grind it back down." well, the second time I welded it, I melted the part

I did figure out what that square notch is for, first some background:

Here is where the "top" of the transfer bar goes, the hammer strikes it and it strikes the firing pin which strikes the bullet case.

Here is where the "bottom" goes. This is the part with the square notch. it's tough to see because it installs behind the trigger (I did NOT want to take the trigger out again,
that spring is wicked tough to get back in). But you see that pin hole on the trigger mechanism? It's right above the square notch :

This part rotates the cylinder and installs in the pin-hole on the trigger. The square notch on the transfer bar is around the pin so when the pin moves, the transfer bar moves up.

Just another pic of parts installed:

that part that pushes on the cylinder also looks like it got some heat applied to it as it's blue closer to the cylinder. In fact, several of the parts seemed to be banged
up like they didn't quite fit together and the metal would rub and scratch and wear off edges or scratch dents into other parts. strange.

Ah well, don't know what I'm going to do now. I guess I could take a piece of steel to the grinding wheel and try to bend/grind my own transfer bar...
Parrot32  [Member]
1/4/2009 6:03:09 AM EDT
Well that will be tough now, without the original as a pattern and dimension guide.

What were you using to weld with?

Might consider another piece to span the 2 parts and allow you to fill weld. Then grind the other off when done?

In the first pics, it looks like they might have started with flat stock and just cut & bent it?
My-Name-Is-John  [Member]
1/4/2009 3:49:07 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Parrot32:

In the first pics, it looks like they might have started with flat stock and just cut & bent it?

I think that's correct, I'll try to do the same...when I have time...
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