Hammer Strut Pin?

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Hammer Strut Pin?

Post by xmastershooter on Wed Oct 16, 2013 12:45 pm

I need to attach a 1911 hammer strut to the hammer.

1. Is the diameter of the pin standard and will fit all brands of hammers?

2. Is there any special method of tapping the pin in?

3. Lastly, where can I get a hammer strut pin?

Thank you,

Norman

xmastershooter

Posts : 35
Join date : 2011-06-10

Back to top Go down

Re: Hammer Strut Pin?

Post by Ira Latimer on Wed Oct 16, 2013 1:00 pm

Try Brownells.  They have about everything you need.

Sandy

Ira Latimer

Posts : 30
Join date : 2011-07-29
Age : 86
Location : Charleston, WV

Back to top Go down

Re: Hammer Strut Pin?

Post by Axehandle on Wed Oct 16, 2013 3:38 pm

Recently ordered a set of five (5) from Brownells.  Seems to be one size fits all.  While they may be lightly staked in with a center punch it is not required.  The frame will hold the pin in.  Danger is if you don't stake the pin it can fall out when you remove the hammer from the frame.

Axehandle

Posts : 473
Join date : 2013-09-17
Location : Alabama

Back to top Go down

Re: Hammer Strut Pin?

Post by DavidR on Wed Oct 16, 2013 3:59 pm

All the same, should take light to moderate pressure to remove with a steel punch, if its loose then stake it at each end.

DavidR
Admin

Posts : 2856
Join date : 2011-06-10
Age : 62
Location : NRA:Expert, Georgia

Back to top Go down

Re: Hammer Strut Pin?

Post by Jerry944T on Wed Oct 16, 2013 4:53 pm

Depends on the specs of the hammer strut and the pin that you buy. I've had them fall into place and other I've had to start a taper so I could pound them in. If it's too tight it's easy to enlarge the strut hole with a round jeweler's file.
If it's loose make sure you stake the pin.

Jerry944T

Posts : 33
Join date : 2013-01-26

Back to top Go down

Re: Hammer Strut Pin?

Post by Sponsored content Today at 4:00 pm


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum