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Posted: 1/12/2005 2:26:20 PM EDT
Ok I got my slant break it fits on the threads I put on my AK but I have no idea how to put on the plunger pin and spring. Can anyone help me?
Link Posted: 1/12/2005 2:55:33 PM EDT
The pin won't fit in the hole above the barrel....
Link Posted: 1/12/2005 3:11:46 PM EDT
I had to knock out the front pin holding the front sight base,
insert the spring (had to cut it shorter),
insert and align the retaining pin,
and tap front holding pin back in place.
Link Posted: 1/12/2005 3:25:55 PM EDT
that is gonna suck.. Think I can shave off the pin a bit to fit it through?
Link Posted: 1/12/2005 3:38:18 PM EDT
Easy knocking it out and puttin it back in?
Link Posted: 1/12/2005 5:09:03 PM EDT
The spring and locking plunger must be installed from the inside of the sight base. If you could just install it from the front, what would keep it from just popping out? I decided to not take the sight off when I installed my slant brake - I epoxied it in place with the indexing cut at the empty plunger hole.
Link Posted: 1/12/2005 6:13:27 PM EDT
Just make a fake pin from a nail or piece of rod ,
and loctite it and the brake.
It will look fine.

We promise not to tell anyone...
Link Posted: 1/12/2005 7:42:32 PM EDT
How hard is it to knock the pin a little more than half way and do it right, damn!
Link Posted: 1/13/2005 5:00:03 AM EDT
I'm surprised no one has suggested using JB Weld like usual....
Link Posted: 1/13/2005 5:51:20 AM EDT
knock out the pin on the fsb. this will be holding the plunger in place when your done.


install spring then brake

slide plunger in and hold it where the cut is lined up with the hole in the fsb


whack the pin back in.


the pin holds the plunger in place which holds the brake.



the pin isnt that hard to get out. a couple of whacks with a punch and hammer and your set.

i had to clean out the hole for the spring and plunger though, it had what looked like dried cosmoline or some sort of build up which prevented the plunger from going all the way in.

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