One-Piece Firing Pin for the Marlin
week or so ago I ordered a one-piece firing pin kit from Evil Roy's Shooting School
having read good reviews of it.
Our own Steve Young here on Leverguns sells the one-piece firing pins. You
can get hold of him at:
Steve Young aka Nate Kiowa Jones Sass# 6765
Steve's Guns aka "Rossi 92 Specialists"
4525 Alamosa st.
Port Arthur TX 77642
This was the last part of the
customizing/rebuild that I had planned for the 32-20 Model
1894CL. I was excited to see the kit come in the mail today and
immediately made for the shop.
was fast and easy. And WOW! I thought the little levergun was slick
before! I cannot describe adequately how much of a difference installing this
kit made. The kit includes the new firing pin (made of tool steel, a new main
spring and lever plunger spring.
Installing the one-piece firing pin kit.
made sure the levergun is unloaded, remove the lever.
the lever out and then remove the bolt. Be careful not to lose the
ejector. It simply sets in a notch so be aware of it.
pins holding the firing pin in place must be driven out. You do not have
to remove the one in the middle completely from the bolt. Remove the
rear one and then drive the center one up until the firing pin comes
the new firing pin into place, making sure it is turned correctly so
that the center retaining pin can be reinstalled.
the pin retaining the lever plunger. Remove the old spring and
install the new spring, then reinstall the lever plunger.
the bolt and the lever in the firearm. Then remove the stock and
with the hammer down, remove the main spring. Simply slide the
mainspring retainer sideways in the slot. Don't force it. You don't need
to bend anything. It will come out the side.
the new mainspring on the hammer strut. Put the mainspring retainer on
the strut, with the bottom edge inserted into the slot in the lower
tang. Push the top of the retainer forward and slide it in.
the stock and you are ready! The difference in feel is amazing.