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Old 06-16-2012, 07:41 PM   #1
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Here is the spring to my ithaca model 37 featherlight tube. They say that I shouldn't bend the spring or stretch it but both ends are coiled so there is no real way to get the 3 shot plug out without bending or stretching it. Any suggestions? Should I just stretch it some and bend it to where I can get the plug out or is there another way? Thanks in advance.

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Old 06-16-2012, 08:54 PM   #2
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"bend it to where I can get the plug out"
Yes, near one of the ends. When done if the spring looks bent, just bend it a little to straighten it.

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Ok, so I got the plug out of the spring now when I rack the gun, it won't fire. I messed with it for a few minutes and it seems to be if I press the action just slightly, it sounds like a spring is being released and it lets me pull the trigger and the gun goes off. Any ideas?

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Took the barrel back off and racked it a few times all with successful trigger pull with the firing pin coming forward. It is like something isn't sitting right after I have removed the plug while the barrel is on. Any ideas?

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After putting the barrel on and taking it back off, I have realized that when the barrel is on, the forearm doesn't slide fully forward like it does when the barrel is off of it.

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I solved it. Something just wasn't sitting right. Took it apart a last time and made sure everything was lining up correctly. Everything is good now.

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Looks like you worked all day at that!
Glad to see it worked out for you. Just like the rest of us, you learn as you go.

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Yessir, I don't give up on trying to fix things. I usually keep going till I can solve it even if it takes hours and hours. I am learning about things slowly but surely. Thanks for checking back in though.

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Good -- whew. Pic of gun?

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Originally Posted by HockaLouis View Post
Good -- whew. Pic of gun?
Glad to read you figured it out...

as a fellow Ithica 37 lover...(have 2 in the safe)

yes, lets see this 37...old? new? details man, DETAILS!!
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