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Old March 14, 2013, 03:46 PM   #1
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H&R 999 coil mainspring

I'm replacing it with a new one and need to compress it to replace the plate. The new one came with a crappy piece of metal.

Advice would be greatly appreciated.

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Old March 14, 2013, 10:07 PM   #2
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Here's what a coil mainspring tool looks like.
It's pricey, but not hard to make:
http://www.brownells.com/gunsmith-to...-prod1008.aspx
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Old March 15, 2013, 08:10 AM   #3
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That's brilliant

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