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Posted: 7/6/2012 8:30:28 AM EST
thought i had a blown bolt catch spring. but i took things apart and the plunger apears stuck. tried to wd-40 it but no budge. any help?

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Link Posted: 7/6/2012 10:06:39 AM EST
I had the same problem...the bolt catch put a little indentation on the receiver on the underside of the plunger. No one ever answered my post questioning why or how it happened. I warmed up the receiver around the plunger with a small butane torch and it popped back out. Cleaned off a small amount of flashing around the hole, lubed the plunger and re-installed it.


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Link Posted: 7/6/2012 10:14:41 AM EST
[Last Edit: 7/6/2012 10:16:13 AM EST by Dano523]
Posted By PlaymoreMinds:

'Twas not the <cough> sweet and innocent <cough> PlaymoreMinds...

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Link Posted: 7/7/2012 8:48:16 AM EST

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Link Posted: 7/12/2012 11:11:47 AM EST
just ended up drilling it. released as soon as the drill bit pushed through the aluminum. cleaned it up and wire wheeled the plunger, lubed then installed. works like a charm.

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Link Posted: 7/12/2012 12:13:38 PM EST
somebodies putting out some crap plungers mine was from jp...

toio many of these posts in the last month or 2

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