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Whos' did you use the last time you put a pistol together?

Why? ...and how did it go and did you have to replace anything in the kit for some reason? Whos' kit and what had to be replaced and why?


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I've been using the Marvel oversize hammer and sear pins. They remove any wobble introduced by improperly sized or out-of-round pins or holes. I've been using Wolff for sear and mainsprings, but I've got a ISMI recoil spring in most-used .45.
 

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Originally posted by RickB:
I've been using the Marvel oversize hammer and sear pins. They remove any wobble introduced by improperly sized or out-of-round pins or holes.
RickB: Do you have to ream the holes to fit the O/S pins? If so, do you have a source for reamers?

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Rick, we use an oversize sear pin only. This allows the hammer to float a little or find it's own. you will find sometimes the hammer and sear pin hole are not strait and with a true hammer and sear they only hit on one side. you can favor the sear to one side or the other, but the std hammer pin seems to help. The sear pin keeps the creep out.
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Hammer/sear pin reamers are available from Brownells. O/S pins usually drop right in to Colt or Springfield guns in my experience. I have rarely had to ream the frames of any gun. Just had the reamers sitting in the box just in case. One bad experience out of many good with O/S reamers/pins- Had a McCormick fully preped sear that the O/S pin would not fit. Brownells tech support told me to ream the sear to fit the pin. It ripped the teeth right off the reamer. Hard sucker!
 
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