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Old 05-07-2019, 08:26 AM
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again. The 597 just went through a good cleaning and I noticed the ejector was rubbing on the bolt. I'll fix that and out came a pair of pliers to "adjust" it. Yeah right. Snap. Midway USA comes through again. Stupid, Stupid, Stupid.
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Old 05-07-2019, 08:37 AM
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Can't leave well enough alone, eh? I've been there.
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I'm sure that NONE of us in the forum have EVER done ANYTHING like that! Attempting to make a minor adjustment and then, OMG!! what have I done.
Nope. Nobody. Never.
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I've tried to bend mine a smidge for the same reason. Its a very rigid, sturdy, part and hard to correct.
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The part comes today so let's hope dumb isn't followed by dumber and I break it somehow. I used to work on the RR. They had a saying. Give him a glass hammer and a rail. He'd break the rail. I seemed to hear that behind my back fairly often.
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The part comes today so let's hope dumb isn't followed by dumber and I break it somehow. I used to work on the RR. They had a saying. Give him a glass hammer and a rail. He'd break the rail. I seemed to hear that behind my back fairly often.
If the new one rubs significantly take a smidge off the side of the ejector to satisfy the need to tinker? However keep in mind its sturdy for a reason.
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