GUN Damn springs...

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  1. THT

    THT The easy way is always mined

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    Was swapping out my grip on my AR and managed to mangle the selector spring. Dammit.
     
  2. The Cable Guy

    The Cable Guy New Member

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    I was installing my ASAP and my rear takedown detent spring got all mangled. Luckily I had a spare from my LPK.
     
  3. THT

    THT The easy way is always mined

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    I've got 30 LPKs behind me but I can't bring myself to opening one. I'll just order a couple with my next order from a supplier. Just don't like not having my AR...
     
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    phrozenlikwid New Member

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  5. SnakeEater

    SnakeEater OT Supporter

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    won't a spring from a bic lighter work?
     
  6. LancerV

    LancerV Something Happened OT Supporter

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    They work fine if they are bent :dunno:
     
  7. THT

    THT The easy way is always mined

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    Not as bent as mine. There are multiple bends (don't ask me how I did it, I have no idea)
     
  8. One of the benefits of the AR design is the lack of threaded things to fall out or loosen. For the relatively few times that selector/pin springs need to be dealt with it's easy enough just to take your time.
     
  9. mattsb2000

    mattsb2000 OT Supporter

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    I see no problem with tapping the holes. Even if the set screws loosened up they can't go anywhere.
     
  10. imperial

    imperial Lurker | Gun | STI Crew OT Supporter

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    I did the same shit when I put my ASAP plate on. Dug into one of my spare LPKs and then ordered the replacement spring from midway for like $0.30.
     

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