GUN Stuck safety on M93 mauser...

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  1. minus

    minus Damn you, Damn the Broccoli, and Damn the Wright B

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    I have a M93 spanish mauser that has either a stuck or broken firing pin. I want to take the bolt apart but the safety has to be in the middle position. I've soaked it in oil and still can not get it to move. Any ideas?
     
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    BigBadJohn Pay-back time OT Supporter

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    WD40 maybe. My dad uses it on his collectors sometimes
     
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    I just soaked it in remoil.
     
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    BigBadJohn Pay-back time OT Supporter

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    My dad bought a powder horn once, and the nozzle was stuck and there was 100+ yr old gunpowder in it. He used a bit of kerosene I think to get the nozzle slide to move
     
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    I had it working before.
     
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    lobstradomus New Member

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    CLP and a hair dryer perhaps?
     
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    What would the hair dryer do?
     
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    the heat will help the metal expand, making more room for it to move

    plus it will losen up any thickened oil, just be careful not to catch it on fire
     
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    I got it to move took it apart then put it back together. Now it will not come apart again. The safety definetly needs to be in the middle to take the bolt apart.
     
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    is it a mechanical problem or something that is gumming up and preventing movement?
     
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    The bolt is dry. I got the safety to move once I am really unsure of what is causing it not to move. I think I might take it to a smith.
     

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