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Posted: 12/22/2003 9:57:24 PM EDT
I am replacing my DPMS bull barrel gas block with a 4 rail one and was wondering if I could reuse the roll pin I will have to tap out to get it off?  If I can not does brownells have these where I can just order one roll pin?
Link Posted: 12/22/2003 10:20:23 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/22/2003 10:21:24 PM EDT by Kaliburz]
[img]http://www.dpmsinc.com/products/BULL-02.jpg[/img]

I take it you have this....

[img]http://www.dpmsinc.com/products/GB-4RA.jpg[/img]

And you are replacing it with this????

Well, both are off of the DPMS site, and both are held in by set screws.... So I assume that you are asking if you can reuse the gas tube roll pin.  Sure, if it's not mangled, lost or destroyed.  Just go get a 5/64" roll pin from any hardware store.
Link Posted: 12/22/2003 11:21:07 PM EDT
No serios concerns with reusing the pins. The may be cosmetic issues, burred ends, metal in the white, etc.
Link Posted: 12/23/2003 5:46:41 AM EDT
Yes you can reuse just be careful its a tiny little sucker. Next time you're ordering parts add a few extra pins and/or springs, that way you'll have em just in case and won't get eaten by s&h.
Link Posted: 12/23/2003 3:24:36 PM EDT
Thanks Kaliburz, and others, those pics are the ones I have.
Link Posted: 12/24/2003 7:52:28 PM EDT
If you get some from Brownells they come in a 5 pack. I got some and had to lightly taper one end with my dremel to get it started.
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