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Posted: 5/23/2003 1:28:34 PM EDT
Has anyone used this? It's a solid pin that replaces the cotter pin for retaining the firing pin.
Link Posted: 5/23/2003 8:34:31 PM EDT
The cotter pin was a replacement for the solid design in the 60's. Both work well, but the cotter pin is a lot cheaper to replace during the life of the rifle.
Link Posted: 5/24/2003 3:56:52 AM EDT
Somebody was just asking about these but I can't find the topic. He was going to get a couple and report back. Never heard nutin.
Link Posted: 5/24/2003 4:42:47 AM EDT
[url]http://www.ar15.com/forums/topic.html?b=3&f=7&t=159306[/url] That was you Steve.
Link Posted: 5/24/2003 5:34:56 AM EDT
The cotter pin can be removed by hooking the corner of a fingernail under the loop of the cotter pin. How hard is it to remove the solid pin? Any problems? thanks
Link Posted: 5/24/2003 11:49:47 AM EDT
Not really a problem removing the old style, you just drive it out from the other side until you can get your finger nail under the edge.
Link Posted: 5/24/2003 12:12:13 PM EDT
I've got some dental picks in my toolbox. The hooked ones work great for pulling the retainer. FWIW.
Link Posted: 5/24/2003 5:50:02 PM EDT
Wasn't going to fool w/ the things initially, but saw their ad in Shotgun news, and the 3fer price. If I use 'em, maybe when I drop the damn thing on the rug, I'll be able to find it again. Darn sure can't find those cotter pins[;D]
Link Posted: 5/27/2003 6:22:49 AM EDT
Del-ton sent an email, the pins are currently on back-order.
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