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 Post subject: Re: Citori - Complete Receiver Tuneup - With Pics
PostPosted: Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:51 pm 
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Ugh......I wish the pictures didn't disappear.




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 Post subject: Re: Citori - Complete Receiver Tuneup - With Pics
PostPosted: Thu Jun 28, 2018 10:39 pm 
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Your suggestion should be a good one, Ulysses, but for the problem I am having which is I cannot get the end of the hammer spring guide to slip into the receiver hole. Still, I will give it a go with picture hanging wire. This may work if it allows me, with the receiver clamped firmly in a vice, to get a good look at the guide pin so that I can position it into that blasted hole. Come to think of it, that might work just as well if I use the screwdriver tool I fashioned with a dremel; the trick being that I can stand behind the receiver and see what I am doing.


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 Post subject: Re: Citori - Complete Receiver Tuneup - With Pics
PostPosted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 9:49 am 
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Your suggestion should be a good one, Ulysses, but for the problem I am having which is I cannot get the end of the hammer spring guide to slip into the receiver hole. Still, I will give it a go with picture hanging wire. This may work if it allows me, with the receiver clamped firmly in a vice, to get a good look at the guide pin so that I can position it into that blasted hole. Come to think of it, that might work just as well if I use the screwdriver tool I fashioned with a dremel; the trick being that I can stand behind the receiver and see what I am doing.


Yeah, this is one of those jobs where a firmly anchored vise comes in handy. This way you can use both hands.

If you can get the spring compressed enough, getting the front end of the guide rod into the hole on the back of the hammer should be very easy. Of course, this assumes you can see the hole. :)

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 Post subject: Re: Citori - Complete Receiver Tuneup - With Pics
PostPosted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 6:20 pm 
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Can I see the hole to get it in? Harkens back to my youth.

Anyhow, I figured out a way to get that main spring and main spring guide for the lower barrel lined up. (The left side was a cinch, but it is installed at a very different angle and not up against the thumb of its firing pin.)

For a good laugh at how I got it see the following picture and how I put to use a twisty tie from a package of tacos and a larger one that I picked up off the garage floor. I think it had been used to secure garden vines to a block wall. That one kept the firing pin compressed against the firing pin return spring and I used the other to pull the pin up into position as I looked through the hole from the butt end of the receiver. It looks ridiculous but it worked!

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Now that I have my procedure down and my screwdriver tool formed I am ready to install the new parts due to arrive tomorrow. More fun.


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 Post subject: Re: Citori - Complete Receiver Tuneup - With Pics
PostPosted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 6:29 pm 
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cheecho1960 wrote:
Ugh......I wish the pictures didn't disappear.


I think they are disappearing because I am doing something wrong with photobucket. What is weird is the pictures just taken this week and posted the same way on another thread of mine are there. That one is also on Shotgun Gunsmithing & Restoration but it is called How did I screw up my Citori's reciever?


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 Post subject: Re: Citori - Complete Receiver Tuneup - With Pics
PostPosted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 6:33 pm 
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cheecho1960 wrote:
Ugh......I wish the pictures didn't disappear.


I think they are disappearing because I am doing something wrong with photobucket. What is weird is the pictures just taken this week and posted the same way on another thread of mine are there. That one is also on Shotgun Gunsmithing & Restoration but it is called How did I screw up my Citori's reciever?


You cannot third-party link to Photobucket without paying some fee like $500 anymore.

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 Post subject: Re: Citori - Complete Receiver Tuneup - With Pics
PostPosted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 7:06 pm 
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Curly N wrote:
TheKlawMan wrote:
cheecho1960 wrote:
Ugh......I wish the pictures didn't disappear.


I think they are disappearing because I am doing something wrong with photobucket. What is weird is the pictures just taken this week and posted the same way on another thread of mine are there. That one is also on Shotgun Gunsmithing & Restoration but it is called How did I screw up my Citori's reciever?


You cannot third-party link to Photobucket without paying some fee like $500 anymore.


I dunno. I just got a pic to show up from photobucket, but let's see if it disappears in a day or two. It seems to make a difference how I obtain an address.


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 Post subject: Re: Citori - Complete Receiver Tuneup - With Pics
PostPosted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 7:18 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Citori - Complete Receiver Tuneup - With Pics
PostPosted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 7:19 pm 
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TheKlawMan wrote:
Curly N wrote:

You cannot third-party link to Photobucket without paying some fee like $500 anymore.


I dunno. I just got a pic to show up from photobucket, but let's see if it disappears in a day or two. It seems to make a difference how I obtain an address.


Also, there is an extension for Chrome that makes the pictures visible.

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/deta ... apbifiaedg

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 Post subject: Re: Citori - Complete Receiver Tuneup - With Pics
PostPosted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:12 pm 
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Thanks Curly. I don't know if that extension is dangerous or not, but the reviews talk about an issue with inserting Amazon ID extensions.

Is there something other than photobucket that works easier and is free?


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 Post subject: Re: Citori - Complete Receiver Tuneup - With Pics
PostPosted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:30 pm 
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TheKlawMan wrote:
Thanks Curly. I don't know if that extension is dangerous or not, but the reviews talk about an issue with inserting Amazon ID extensions.

Is there something other than photobucket that works easier and is free?


Yes, use www.imgur.com see instructions below

https://www.shotgunworld.com/bbs/viewto ... 2&t=460765

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 Post subject: Re: Citori - Complete Receiver Tuneup - With Pics
PostPosted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 9:00 pm 
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Again thanks Curly. I signed up for Imgur and here is a test photo, which is similar to what I posted above.

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Vila. EZ PZ. Thanks Curly.


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 Post subject: Re: Citori - Complete Receiver Tuneup - With Pics
PostPosted: Sat Jun 30, 2018 4:19 am 
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I came across this video of using a spring compression tool made from channel locks. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yxaqt_Afmgs[/youtube]

If I worked on guns much, I might grind myself a pair out of some cheap Harbor Freight channel locks.


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 Post subject: Re: Citori - Complete Receiver Tuneup - With Pics
PostPosted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 10:39 am 
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Curly notified me that my pictures disappeared and he fixed my old post about firing pin maintenance and using his instructions I just fixed the photos in this post so hopefully everybody will be able to see the photos again.

Thanks Curly!



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