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Remington 58 question...I'll ask again

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by Tron, Apr 6, 2010.

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  1. Tron

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    Remington 58 question...I

    I have an old Remington 58 Skeet gun in 20ga that I CAN NOT get the cocking handle out of. I've tried everything.....I've never had this problem before with these guns. Anyone have any experience with this problem??
     
  2. EuroJoe

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    pull the trigger out and see if there's a set screw going up thru the bolt. I've seen that done, I had a 12ga SC Skeet gun like that.
     
  3. Tron

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    Nope, nothing like that on this gun. I've had this thing forever and never had a problem taking it apart until a while back...so, I just set it back in the safe. Now, I'd like to get to the bottom of the problem. I even put attached a slide hammer to the handle....didn't budge.
     
  4. short shucker

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    Tron,

    Have you used those two special Ford wrenches on that dude yet? You know, the blue wrench and the bfh! LOl.

    ss
     
  5. skeet_man

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    Have you tried spraying the whole assembly up with oil? I'm guessing the ball bearing that holds the handle in place has a bit of rust on it, and isn't depressing when you attempt to pull the handle out.
     
  6. Tron

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    Yep, soaked it with several types of oils. Dunno =(
     
  7. PerazziBigBore

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    I'd take a rubber mallet.. and tap it in first.. then try to pull it..
     
  8. DanLee

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    Post your question on the Remington forum on shotgunworld.com. Also on the gunsmithing forum there.
     
  9. Tron

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    I GOT IT! What I did was take a door panel tool (looks kind of like a screwdriver, but has a splayed end with a slot) and I put a rag between the tool and the receiver, then I whacked it with a hammer really hard several times (it was a real bugger) and the handle came flying out. It looks like the indent ball is deformed and will need to be replaced.

    Thanks all!
     
  10. short shucker

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    Tron,

    I told you that all it needed was a bfh. LMAO.

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  11. setter

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    Probably the same method he used to try and train his cat!
     
  12. g7777777

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    Tron has a gift with hammers, women, cats and guns- thats obvious

    regards from Iowa

    Gene
     
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