The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > The Hide > The Dave McCracken Memorial Shotgun Forum

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old August 29, 2004, 11:11 PM   #1
usmcchiang
Junior Member
 
Join Date: August 29, 2004
Posts: 1
pump action 500c mossberg question

I have a mossberg 500c 20 ga pump action shotgun that has the thread of
the mag tube broken to the receiver... any ideas on how to get this out so i can replace it with a new mag tube?
thanks.
usmcchiang is offline  
Old August 30, 2004, 12:19 AM   #2
Dfariswheel
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 4, 2001
Posts: 6,817
The tube broke off and the threaded end is still in the gun?

Several options.
One, try to borrow or rent a LARGE screw extractor.
Tap, (not beat) the extractor into the tube and turn it out.

Two, use a SHARP center punch to reach into the tube, and tap with a hammer. The sharp punch will "dig in" and you may be able to get the tube to turn.

Three, make up a extractor from a section of steel or aluminum plate.
Taper the plate and sharpen the edges. Tap the plate into the tube so the sharp edges grip, and turn it out.

Four, get a piece of wooden dowel rod and epoxy it into the broken off section. Use the rod to turn the tube.

Five, take it to a pro gunsmith for extraction.
Dfariswheel is offline  
Old September 7, 2004, 10:07 AM   #3
DiN BLiX
Member
 
Join Date: June 18, 2004
Posts: 35
I would take it to a smith, he otta be ale to pop it right out. Id be wary of doing it my self, mossys have aluminium recievers, and even thought its hard T6 id be worried id mar the crap out of it.
__________________
.45 ACP, putting boot to ass since 1905.
DiN BLiX is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:15 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2014 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent: thefiringline.com
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.05744 seconds with 7 queries