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Posted: 9/26/2005 6:27:15 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/27/2005 4:55:20 AM EDT by Ripcode]
Okay... any tips on getting the gas tube pin out?

I broke (2) 1/16 punches and a (1) 1/16 drill bit.

The pin has not budged.
Link Posted: 9/26/2005 6:34:30 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/26/2005 6:44:08 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/26/2005 6:45:06 PM EDT by Ripcode]
Hey Tweak,

I did a quick search in the archives and found out the roll pin is really 5/64.

I cut down a 5/64 drill bit and used that. That got it out.

Looks like I'm going to Sears tomorrow to get a new punch and a couple of drill bits..

ETA: Yeah, that short 1/16 probably would have worked.
Link Posted: 9/26/2005 7:33:26 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/26/2005 7:34:27 PM EDT by Tweak]
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 4:55:05 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Tweak:
never use a full length pin punch for a pin with a short throw else you won't have a full length punch for long.

I'll consider this a learning experience!

Thankfully it isn't going to be an expensive one!
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 5:37:54 AM EDT
Why are you taking your gas tube out, Cuz?
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 6:16:54 AM EDT

Originally Posted By markm:
Why are you taking your gas tube out, Cuz?

I'm in the process of un-banning my Colt MT6700C.
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 8:49:32 AM EDT
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