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Lite Hits with Silver Seitz

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by hoosier, May 5, 2012.

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  1. hoosier

    hoosier TS Member

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    Went shooting today and after 75 shells or so I start getting shells that wouldn,t go off. The firing pin barely hit the primer. Then the next sheel might go off. Or I might shoot 3 or 4 then another light hit. During handicap I had 4 shells in a row that didn't go off. Would this more then likely be a broken firing pin? Thanks
     
  2. hoosier

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    Zard, They were new AA,s. I field clean the gun every time I finish shooting. I took the side plate off and cleaned what I could reach about a month ago. Thanks, Hoosier
     
  3. canyonman

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    You most likely have a broken firing pin spring. Remove the "wafer" surrounding the pin and check for dirt, clean the area, and replace spring. Also, it's a good idea to keep an extra spring. Hope that solves your problem.
     
  4. Dr.Longshot

    Dr.Longshot Banned

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    The Seitz requires a spanner wrench and lite heat to remove and clean firing pin & spring. After cleaning reverse the procedure.

    I have never heard or seen this w/a Seitz.


    Gary Bryant
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  5. Dr.Longshot

    Dr.Longshot Banned

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    What serial number is your gun I have #367 you need a spanner wrench, take the Bbl off, and heat the area where the firing pin is and use the spanner wrench and screw it out, Use a Q-Tip and clean out pocket where firing pin a spring are, clean the firing pin and spring, use lite coat of Rem Oil reassemble with a small amount of Blue Loc Tite, snug it in place.


    Gary Bryant
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  6. hoosier

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    Gary, I have number 504. The gun came with a spanner wrench.
     
  7. blade819

    blade819 Well-Known Member

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    Contact Richie.

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  8. Phillip's Gunsmithing

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    It has a broken cocking lever return spring. Send it to someone and have it fixed. Do not go heating parts up on it.
    You can pay a little now or a lot later if you start trying to work on it and not know what you are doing.

    Phillip Crenwelge
     
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