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Posted: 1/1/2016 1:46:42 PM EDT
I picked up a few Type 56 SKS's from CAI back when they were doing the $1000 shipped for 5 deal and finally ran a few mags through them for the second time last week. One has a bolt hold open latch that's being ornery and won't work properly. I have thoroughly cleaned them so I don't think it's debris but a weak spring. I've tried hammering out the bolt hold open latch pin from both sides but it won't budge. Any suggestions how I could get it out?

Thanks
Link Posted: 1/1/2016 3:30:23 PM EDT
I have one of these it works good on lots of stubborn pins.

Arbor press
Link Posted: 1/1/2016 8:20:29 PM EDT
So it just needs to be beaten/pressed out? No tricks to remove it?
Link Posted: 1/2/2016 12:07:49 AM EDT
Some of them are extremely tight.
Link Posted: 1/2/2016 9:47:40 AM EDT
A good penetrating oil will help to get things moving.
I use a few different lubes, PB Blaster, Brute blast  or if
that doesn't do it I use the torq cb it works great
to loosen any crappy rusty fastener.

Link Posted: 1/3/2016 2:29:57 PM EDT
I may try PB Blaster then brute force... Thanks guys
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