A Quick Question

Discussion in 'Gun Building, Modifications & Repairs' started by Rainbow, Sep 20, 2012.

  1. Rainbow

    Rainbow New Member

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    I have recently opened up my gearbox for the first time, it exploded lol. But the explosion is just a side note, don't worry I gathered all the pieces. Now I'm trying to put it back together, but I can't get the trigger to stay in. I've been going at this for a good hour now and whenever I get the trigger into place it pops off because of the spring. Is there any way to get it to stay (I know there is, I just fail), and how am I certain that I have put it in the right place (it looks the way it does in the videos I've watched, but looks can be deciding)?
     
    Last edited: Sep 21, 2012
  2. Mikeinator

    Mikeinator New Member

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    Based on your description, painters tape may work to hold it in place long enough to put the gearbox back together. At least this worked for me.
     

  3. sniper-assaulter

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    I always have a little trouble with that too. I just get everything else ready for the other shell to be put on(spring, anti-reversal latch, etc.) and I hold the trigger down with a toothpick. It works fine for me
     
  4. Rainbow

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    I was told to put the trigger in first, because it makes it a lot easier. Is it O.K. If I do it last? Will it be any harder?
     
  5. Urbanprodigy

    Urbanprodigy New Member

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    Alot of times my sector gear gets in the way when I'm putting it in, plus it makes it a little more difficult to see. But you can probably still do it if you want to
     
  6. Rainbow

    Rainbow New Member

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    I don't understand, does it even matter if I put the trigger in last?
     
  7. BRTSoloWing

    BRTSoloWing Active Member

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    No it does'ent, some times you can put the trigger in place and let the front of the spring set on top of the gearbox half, and as you put the top half on, take a small flat head and push the spring back in place as you close it. Sorry if this is confusing.
     
  8. Archer627

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    I think I'm just going to FaceTime him to help him out. Lol. That is if urban doesn't help him first. REMO GET ON AIM.
     
  9. Rainbow

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    I've been a whole bunch of fail with this repair lol. I'm working on getting the ARL right now but failing at that as well. On the bright side, I'm learning a lot from this lol
     
  10. Archer627

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    Lol. You have a lot to learn, padawan.
     
  11. Rainbow

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    You don't even know, this spring


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    Flew all over the place, learned a good lesson about how to out that back on lol. I learned always to decompress the spring, and at this point a could probably right an article about how to open up your gearbox like a newb
     
  12. CoppertopNeasg

    CoppertopNeasg New Member

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    That would be the tappet plate spring....................
     
    Last edited: Sep 22, 2012
  13. Rainbow

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    Yea, had a brain fart before. Decided just to post a picture of it