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Old November 10, 2012, 11:41 PM   #8
Clark
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Join Date: December 4, 1999
Location: WA, the ever blue state
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In 1982 an immigrant moved into a rental and there was a Stevens 20 ga break shotgun all rusty left behind. It was illegal for him to have a firearm and I got it for free.

The firing pin was broken.
I took it apart, looked at what was left of the firing pin, and made a new one with a framing nail chucked up in a drill while I attacked it with a file.

That nail firing pin helped me and others to kill birds and varmints with that shotgun.
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