Ejector guide pins

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Ejector guide pins

Postby Paraord » 25 Dec 2017 08

Hey Everyone! Long time no see and Merry Christmas!

I hadn't messed with the 92 in quite some time as I had been favoring my 45-70 to the point where I was talking about selling it to a friend. As I was talking about it he says to me "Hey, I think you are biting on your own sales pitch here" and he was right. I went home and started emptying brass but it wasn't cycling great as the ejector was protruding out about a coil or 2 length out of the bolt. Course that didnt stop me from shooting about 100 rounds and loving it even in single shot mode. I had to search my memory bank but I did have this issue a while back so I pulled it, disassembled, reassembled, shot, repeat a good 5 times until I remembered that darn ejector guide. It had just enough slop to let the whole shebang come out.

So I pulled the pins which was no issue. Darn things nearly slid out once started. Calipers have them at .058". So now I am on the hunt for new ones or a few pins at .058, .059 and .060. Anyone have a source or a few rods they could spare to cut my own? Most places Ive found have a min buy of 10 pieces at 6 inches each. Id be able to repin darn near everyone's 92 on the board if I did that.

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Re: Ejector guide pins

Postby HarryAlonzo » 25 Dec 2017 11

I'm lucky enough to have an On-Line Metals warehouse within driving distance. I buy drill rod for such applications. If you have access to a well stocked tool & die retail shop, you should be able to buy single drills for cheap (or small packets of drills). The same shop might sell single gauge pins, which are more likely to be stainless, if you're particular. Good luck!
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Re: Ejector guide pins

Postby Paraord » 26 Dec 2017 18

Drill rod eh? I might have a line on some. Thanks for the tip! Ill let you know how I make out
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Re: Ejector guide pins

Postby Paraord » 28 Dec 2017 17

Well I tried some but it didn't work. But then I looked at 2 center punches and it clicked. KISS. What if I just use a center punch to swedge it up that half a thou? Well sure enough it worked. Hopefully this will help someone with a similar problem one day.
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Re: Ejector guide pins

Postby Ranch Dog » 28 Dec 2017 21

Thanks!
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Re: Ejector guide pins

Postby HarryAlonzo » 28 Dec 2017 22

Fine solution!
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Re: Ejector guide pins

Postby akuser47 » 29 Dec 2017 18

If it gets it done it is gtg, and plus side is now we have another solution for the future in case anyone needs it.
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