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Posted: 9/2/2004 4:04:33 PM EDT
does anyone in socal know how to instal the tapco ak gas pistons? from the look of the original piston i would need to drill a hole through the tapco piston for the pin to go through. anyone want to earn some money?
Link Posted: 9/2/2004 5:55:42 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/3/2004 3:10:57 PM EDT
im just curious as to what your installing? got a pic?

how is it different from the standard?
Link Posted: 9/3/2004 4:23:26 PM EDT
i can't do pics. the problem is the tapco piston has no hole through the threads as the original does. it is made from stainless steel and i have no drill press.
Link Posted: 9/3/2004 5:54:43 PM EDT
there is a pin you'll have to remove.

On the new one, you're supposed to drill a hole and tap a new pin in. Me, i filled the thread with epoxy and torqued the new piston on. it held rock solid.
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