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Old October 25, 2007, 06:30 PM   #1
stickdog
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Rem 1100 reciever question

I've got the whole thing stripped down except for the "interceptor latch spring". Is there an easy way to remove ? The spring is staked in place and i dont want to break it. i need to get this apart so i can have the reciever refinished. Putting it back in shouldn't be a problem, i just dont want to break it comming out.

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Old October 25, 2007, 07:25 PM   #2
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Brownell's sells a tool for that...part number 080-187-202

You use it to "spread out" the staking...works pretty well. Good luck.

Jason
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Old October 28, 2007, 07:30 AM   #3
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Leave it in. I've reblued a dozen 1100s with the spring left in place. No trouble from any of them. jim
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Old October 29, 2007, 01:22 PM   #4
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Second on leaving it in.
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Old October 30, 2007, 12:15 AM   #5
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I have reblued several 1100's and 870's.. Leave the spring in..
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