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Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 07-11-2012, 02:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,012
Posted By RobertsUSA
Mini bolt snafu

OK .............

Is the bolt loose in the receiver?
If so, persevere and finally it will fall out as if why didn't it do that before.

If it is not loose, is the firing pin the original factory...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 06-21-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,972
Posted By RobertsUSA
Mini hammer spring tool

I made a couple sleeves with proper inside contours to capture and release the hammer spring off the pin punch used to remove the spring with the guide bar.
Chucked one end in my drill press and...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 06-20-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,972
Posted By RobertsUSA
Changing hammer spring

I just heard about someone using an old fork from the kitchen (if the wife doesn't see) and a small vise. The flat slides through the fork.

Good idea but still has the possibility to launch into...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 06-20-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,972
Posted By RobertsUSA
What do you use to change the hammer spring?

I would like to hear how the masses here change the Mini hammer spring after removing from the trigger group.

I remember having had some struggles in the past, but recently knew I had several to...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 10-04-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1,146
Views: 124,358
Posted By RobertsUSA
I used to clean after every time I shoot. ...

I used to clean after every time I shoot.

Now I let it ride for up to a couple hundred rounds unless I used a powder that was extremely dirty. Trick is not to have to much oil to catch dust,...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 09-18-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,833
Posted By RobertsUSA
+1 for the above. Often overlooked and when...

+1 for the above.

Often overlooked and when found to be guilty, few admit to it.

There is hope for your (any) Mini. As mentioned, read the stickies and you are on your way.

Were there any...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 07-15-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 843
Views: 53,476
Posted By RobertsUSA
10/22 contest

Did the "Like" on Facebook.

Please enter me too.............. :-))
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 11-07-2010, 02:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,744
Posted By RobertsUSA
Tired but just know some are not informed.

It is all good........well, in some states anyway.

I got a Mini when California didn't allow AR's anymore, and asked what would fit the bill for 3-gun. I was told a Mini.

Got one, shot it some,...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 10-30-2010, 05:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,568
Posted By RobertsUSA
10 Round Factory Mags

Andeans has had them for $28.

Out now and go fast when available. Get on wait list to be notified when available. Worked for me last time.

Andean firearms & gun accessory store: Magazine, for...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 10-30-2010, 05:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 804
Posted By RobertsUSA

Thank you for this clarification. I have not heard some of these facts before.

One other AR-10 tidbit is --- the new Armalite mags insert at a 3 degree angle as well as the mag catch slot is at 3...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 10-30-2010, 04:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,621
Posted By RobertsUSA
advise / first ar

I have heard that a smaller hammer moving faster will shock the pin and not damage something that a large hammer may.

I have had good luck with this but when working on your own firearms, you have...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 10-30-2010, 04:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,161
Posted By RobertsUSA
Dpms lr308


It looks like you have an AR-15 PRS and not the AR-10 style.

The AR-10 style has the front of the cheek rest bobbed to accommodate the longer pull of the charge handle.

I want one...
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