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Old March 15, 2011, 03:58 PM   #18
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I know what you mean.
I replaced the 1-piece firing pin in my FAL as they have similar pin breakage issues. After swapping them I had too much FP protrusion with "identically interchangeable" parts! I ended up using a FP protrusion gauge & re-grinding the FP front half's tip, but only after a lot of checking to find where EXACTLY the discrepancy was. Luckily I discovered the problem before there was a problem.
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