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Old 01-15-2011, 09:28 PM
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Just found chims website under Dissassembling an new Buckmark. I can see the spring orientation in one of the pictures so should be able to get it together now.
Thanks chim.
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Old 09-05-2011, 11:13 PM
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great post chim

Hey thank you for the post. I went on an internet hunt, looking for pictures of the buckmark with the grips removed and finally found your post. I subscribe to a few firearms forums but your post brought me here. Thank you and I am looking forward to this forum.
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Old 09-06-2011, 06:24 AM
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Welcome aboard! RFC is the place with the most Browning activity I've been able to find.
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Buck Mark Disassembly/Reassembly Page here:

http://chim.embarqspace.com/#
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Old 10-16-2011, 01:27 AM
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Tremendous thread. Thanks!!

Just finish a few upgrades to the 2009 Camper Whisper... Browning set-screw trigger, Heggis spring flip (4 lb 13 oz to 2 lb 14 oz), and a Tactical Solution rail w/ integral rear sight.

Oh, and I may have forgotten to put the mag "safety" back in when reassembling.

I appreciate everyone taking the time to contribute to these threads.
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Old 10-16-2011, 02:39 AM
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Those dis-connectors sure fall out easily, don't they?
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Old 10-16-2011, 08:21 AM
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Those dis-connectors sure fall out easily, don't they?
Yep... appropriate for something that shouildn't be there in the first place though.
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Old 10-22-2012, 06:10 AM
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Just found the web site and this post,
It has been very helpfull with my new Buckmark
I had a MK II for twenty years and I kind of like this BM.
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Old 10-22-2012, 11:11 AM
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Ran about 250 rounds thru yesterday,,a real kick. My buddy had about 100 cases of orange and yellow clay pigeons given to him. We usually set a dozen or more out on the hill and plink away. Once the full pigeons are shattered, we go for the smaller pieces then.
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Just found the web site and this post,
It has been very helpfull with my new Buckmark
I had a MK II for twenty years and I kind of like this BM.
My grandfather used to say there's nothing like a good BM.

Come to think of it, he may have been referring to something else.

But seriously, I too came to own a BuckMark after 20+ of Ruger Mk II ownership.

I now shoot the BuckMark much more than the Ruger.

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Chim,
Thank you for the great thread. The pictures and instructions are outstanding.
I just printed this thread and took it to my work shop to replace the trigger and sear spring in my Buck Mark Hunter. I'm not sure that I would have attempted it without these great photos and hints. As soon as I obtain an empty binder, I will put the whole printed thread on the workshop shelf.
I will be off to the range tomorrow to make a comparison between the Buck Mark and my MKIII 22/45 with Volquartsen Accuracy group.
( I also some how lost the magazine disconnect wire while re assembling the pistol)
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I can't figure out how to start a thread on Tapatalk on my iPad so I figure this is a good place to ask this question. I recently purchased a Buckmark Camper and after taking it to the range the first time I decided to field strip it and clean it. Well while taking it apart the first time this little micro nut came fell out from the guts of the pistol and I have no idea what the heck it is or where it belongs, can anyone please help me figure out what it is and how to put it back where it belongs? Thanks in advance guys.
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It looks like a "c" clip: http://www.midwayusa.com/product/211...k-rifle-pistol
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well new here so really have not figured out how to post so thought I would try here. New Buckmark Practical URX, about 300 rounds fired, field striped and like others recoil spring flew out. Lost c clip , bought ne one at HD, 1/8" put in groove in guide rod but cannot figure how to reinstall. Seems rod is longer than space available to install, Pointed end goes into buffer and flat round end goes into hole on front of slide, but cannot compress enough to get assembly in. What am I doing wrong? Only componets I have are the spring/rod assembly with c clip on and the buffer. No pics on her look like my set up. Hope someone can help
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Old 01-29-2017, 11:15 AM
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The picture hosting site I’ve been using made some changes that made pictures inaccessible to everyone – me included – when attempting to use the links. Additionally, several people asked about posting pictures so they wouldn’t have to go back and forth between the RFC and picture sites. This AM I finally got around to addressing those problems. This is no longer “dialup friendly”, but most of us have ditched the dialup anyway. Due to the limitations (10 images per post) this will be split into three separate posts with a “Click Me” at the end of each post so you can proceed in the right order.

From time to time, shooters have asked questions that could have been answered better with some pictures. So tonight I grabbed the camera and a few Buck Marks. Only one pistol is completely stripped down, a Contour I picked up a while back. I did partially disassemble a couple others to illustrate some differences, mostly the variations in Buck Mark slides and a newer pistol with a magazine disconnect. The “innards” are pretty much the same otherwise.

My plan is to plagiarize something I have already posted, but add some comments and pictures along the way.

Remove the barrel/rib assembly. All you need to do is make sure the gun is empty and lock the slide back, remove the mag, remove the rearmost screw of the rear sight (or rib if so equipped). Note the locations of the washers. Now loosen the screw in the front of the triggerguard. The barrel will lift off. Carefully release the slide to relieve most of the tension on the spring.

Looking at the top of the pistol with the sight removed, you will see something that looks like either the top pistol (a newer Buck Mark with the plastic firing pin guide) or the lower pistol (IIRC, a pre-2001 model) in the picture below:



Note on New Slides / Firing Pin Housing Removal

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Last night I became enlightened. Who says I'm too old to learn? Apparently I've been looking at something from a different perspective than some shooters without realizing it. Some here have commented that the plastic firing pin housing was very difficult to remove.

When I described removing the PFPH by lifting it with a dental pick, this was AFTER the slide was removed from the pistol. When I do any disassembly on Buck Marks, it starts with the removal of the barrel. Most of my pistols have optics on them. For that reason, my standard procedure is to mount the optic forward enough to clear the rearmost rib (or sight) mounting screw. That screw and the barrel screw are what I remove to take the barrel and rib off as one piece, after locking the slide back.

Last night I was checking the differences between the old and new slides so I could answer a question. The "old" gun was a pre-2000 with a Varmint barrel. I disassembled this in my normal fashion. The "new" pistol was one with a standard rear sight. Since I already had the allen wrench that fit the sight screw in my hand, I figured I'd depart from my standard procedure and just remove the rear sight leaving the barrel in place.

That's when the light went on. I finally found the reason some people have complained about removing the PFPH and probably why some shooters have a bent recoil spring guide rod.

On the older Buck Marks, the slides are made so the giude rod can pivot inside the slide. This allows the slide to simply be lifted off (whether or not the barrel is still on the frame). On the newer models, the guide rod can't pivot and there isn't enough space between the breech and recoil post for me to get the guide rod forward sufficiently to disengage from the hole in the recoil post in the rear. I had to remove the barrel in order to get the slide off so as not to damage the guide rod.

To remove a slide with the plastic firing pin guide, it's necessary to gently pry the buffer forward just far enough to disengage the recoil spring guide rod from the recoil lug as shown below. When the rod is clear of the hole, the slide will lift straight off:



Same for reassembly. On the older guns, the slide can be dropped on without the recoil assembly. Then the buffer can be slipped into place, and the recoil assembly can be put in by simply inserting the back end of the guide rod into the hole through the buffer and the little plastic "tombstone" at the front end can be slipped into the slot in the front. On the newer guns, it's a lot easier to get the slide, recoil assembly and buffer all together and drop it in as a complete unit - just a matter of helping the buffer slide over the recoil post by compressing the spring a tiny bit - again, without the barrel in place.

Didn't intend to take up so much space on the server, but I felt an explanation was in order because I now understand some of the comments regarding difficulty of disassembly..................chim


If it is an older one, the slide will pretty much just lift off at this point. Unless you’re missing the “C” clip retainer for the slide return spring, no parts will fly off.



To remove the plastic firing pin guide, use a dental pick to get under it and pry it up and out. There's space between the plastic and the slide to work the hook of a dental pick in below the plastic housing. The housing needs to come straight up so it doesn't bind. So don't try to get it out without moving the pick to the front and rear to keep it even on the way out.) Here’s a shot of that:



Place the pistol flat on a table and remove the right grip. Note where the parts are located. The “T”-shaped flat mag button spring is installed so it humps up in the middle. It and the button are only held in by gravity at this point. The disconnector is held in place (not securely with the grips off) with the “V” shaped spring. Here is a picture of a “pre-mag safety” Buck Mark. Nothing special, but for those of you with very recently built guns, here’s what the previous ones look like:



For those of you with older Buck Marks, here’s how the newer ones look. My mag disconnect “accidently” came off right after getting the pistol. I reinstalled it for the series of pictures.




Lift the loose parts off of the gripframe, pull the disconnector spring out and lift the disconnector. Turning the pistol over will dump the mag button. Here’s a shot of the disconnector being lifted off with a dental pick:



When the disconnector is raised a bit, it can be unhooked from the mag safety link. The link itself can be easily removed by using a mag to depress the spring plunger that the lower end of the mag link engages:



On the left side, the slide stop will be loose, and will be easy to lift out. Note how the small hook on the spring goes through the slide stop in the picture below. If the end of the spring misses the tiny hole in the slide release button, the slide may fail to lock open on the last round, or fail to drop out of the way after inserting a loaded mag:



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These pics aided me a lot..Went to the range yesterday and my BM Contour would not fire post polishing of the contact points..Dang, upon closer inspection, I inadvertently placed the U-shaped flat tensioner spring in a different manner so the sear was not engaging that "notch" hidden behind the slide.

Thanks a lot Herr Chim
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