The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > The Skunkworks > The Smithy

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old November 21, 1999, 02:54 AM   #1
Natty Bumpo
Junior Member
 
Join Date: September 30, 1999
Posts: 9
Is the ejector rod on a security six right or left hand thread?

My Ruger is stainless steel. What is the best way of removing it. I don't want to scar it in any way.

You always have the right answers. As always, thank you for your help.

------------------
><>


[This message has been edited by Natty Bumpo (edited November 21, 1999).]
Natty Bumpo is offline  
Old November 21, 1999, 08:39 AM   #2
George Stringer
Staff Alumnus
 
Join Date: October 12, 1998
Location: Earlington KY
Posts: 2,299
Natty, I don't know about always having the right answers but thanks. To remove the ejector rod grip it with leather padded smooth jawed pliers and turn clockwise (front view). That should take it out. If it doesn't work the first time try a little heat. There may be so locktite on the threads. If it is still stubborn, put the rod in a padded vise. Insert two empty shell cases about halfway and put a piece of dowel between them to use as a T-handle. George
George Stringer is offline  
Old November 21, 1999, 09:27 PM   #3
Robert Foote
Senior Member
 
Join Date: December 31, 1998
Posts: 623
I agree with the foregoing. I would suggest that upon reassembly you put some blue loctite on the threads as well to preclude unscrewing under use and recoil and possibly tying up the gun. I used to run qualifications with these guns and if the loctite was used and the recesses under the extractor kept clean we NEVER any problems whatsoever with the guns.
Robert Foote 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 08:00 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 0.06175 seconds with 7 queries