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Posted: 5/3/2003 7:39:44 AM EDT
I am currently building my first AR15. I got to the bolt catch, but the spring and buffer are stuck in their little hole. Is there any way to free them?
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 11:02:13 AM EDT
Try warming it up with a hair dryer or heat gun and use a magnet. Hey... it might work!
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 12:02:41 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/3/2003 12:03:05 PM EDT by Kreutzberg]
I took it to American Spirit Arms (right down the street) and they used a drill press. Apparently it was an out of spec buffer from Model 1.
Link Posted: 5/4/2003 4:38:16 AM EDT
Heya, I did this too when test fitting the parts. Any other suggestions other than drilling the pin out? It kind of makes me think there ought to be a 1mm hole on the back side of this pin to aid disassembly... -Cabby
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