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Old 05-31-2016, 03:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Gizzy View Post
Even 1 misfire is too many. If you take the bolt out, the firing pin lays in a slot in the top of the bolt. There is a leg under the firing pin. That part hits the bolt when its struck by the hammer so it does not go too far. You might try taking a couple thousandths off of that leg so the firing pin can travel farther forward. Just be sure to use empties when dry firing.

Do you have any of those that did not fire? Maybe a pic of the firing pin strike?
That's is a great idea and saves having to buy a new one.

What is the accepted length dimension of the 39A firing pin btw?
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