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Posted: 9/24/2004 2:44:29 PM EST
I have access to a press like this...

http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/photos/46700-46799/46768.gif

Does anyone have a good description or pics on exactly how I can press off the FSB of my WASR? I'd like to thread the barrel and I know to do it right I need to press off the FSB. I'm paranoid that I'll mess it up.
Link Posted: 9/24/2004 3:01:10 PM EST
Link Posted: 9/24/2004 5:05:27 PM EST
Thanks! Excellent description.

I thought it would pretty much go like that. After threading, does it go on easier than it came off? I would think that you could bugger up the threads that way. I won't have to press it back on?
Link Posted: 9/25/2004 5:13:12 AM EST
You may or may not have to press it back on-it depends on how tight the press fit is to begin with. You may be able to get by with tapping the base back on with a hammer/block of wood.

When I replaced the FSB on my SAR 2, I did not have a press, and it took a hell of a lot of pounding with a wood block and a five pound hammer to get my new base on.
Link Posted: 9/25/2004 5:25:18 AM EST
+1
Link Posted: 9/25/2004 7:12:46 AM EST
Here's what I use. It's an automotive bearing splitter. I have my own but you might be able to
'rent' one (free of charge by putting a deposit on it) at a local auto parts store.

http://home.earthlink.net/~mrboston3/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderpictures/brgsplitter.jpg
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