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BT 100 firing pin question

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by windyflat, Jun 7, 2012.

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  1. windyflat

    windyflat Member

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    Why are these guns so prone to breaking firing pins?
    Bought a mint 34" gloss BT 100 online and it arrived with a broken pin... after 4000 rounds broke another one.
    Anybody have any titanium firing pins they can spare?

    Tom
     
  2. joe90t

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    JMO-Tom, if it was MY BT-100 i would contact J & P Products (Jim Flynn)and purchase one of their BT-100 Kits. These are the BEST Firing Pins & Springs i have EVER used. Ts.com- Jim Flynn------------------joe90t
     
  3. XP100

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    Firing pin is installed at an angle to allow for the removal of the trigger assembly making it more prone to braeking. Some one on this sight had titanium firing pins listed at one time. I could not find it right now though
     
  4. goosedowner

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    I had a titanium firing pin put in my first BT-100 but when I needed a pin for the BT-100 I have now I could not find one. It seems that the company that made them no long does so I had one of the J&P kits installed like joe90t was talking about and I have been very happy with it. Any time I need a spring or firing pin J&P is ALWAYS my first choice,
     
  5. windyflat

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    I didn't realize J & P made bt 100 firing pins... I thought they just made them for the bt 99.


    Tom
     
  6. Hank55

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    windyflat, J & P DOES NOT make firing pins for BT-100's, I I E-mailed them and asked. They said that they may start in the future if they get caught up on other items. As of now, the best place to them is Midwest Gun Works.
     
  7. stilltrying

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    I had a Timney titanium firing pin and it broke after about two years. I just replaced a Factory firing pin last night. Browning sells then very cheaply and they are easily replaced. Suggest you buy a few mainsprings, top latch spring and a few other little parts since it cost about $7 for shipping but you get your order in a day or two. It is a pleasure knowing one can fix their own gun in a few minutes. I have two BT100s. I think I have used four pins since 2000. Do not dry fire!
     
  8. john g.

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    windyflat

    If Midwest is out of stock Brownells had them last month. If you do a search on BT 100 broblems here in T.S. you will find some good Info and detailed picture of the trigger group and instructions on how to change the firing pin.

    You have to weed out the good info from the B.S.But I for one THANK the members in the know for all the correct information they supply.

    As for the BT100 I have one and like my M12 I ordered extra fireing pins easy fix to keep good guns running.

    Good luck and thanks to all.

    John G.
     
  9. joe90t

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    windyflat, sorry about the wrong info, i USE the BT-99 Spring Kit. My Apologies----Dang First time To.!!! joe90t
     
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