Rememingtom j lock

Discussion in 'The Basics, Starting Out' started by Dead Beat, Feb 16, 2006.

  1. Dead Beat

    Dead Beat Well-Known Member

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    ok im not the brightest light bulb out there. is the j lock good bad does hurt how good or bad the rifle shoots can it be takin off or should i leave it alone thanks Jim wannbe long range hunter
     
  2. James Jones

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    Not exactly sure what negitive effects it has on accuracy but Ive heard that it is not a good thing to help with accuracy , I'm guessing that the new desgine has a heavier firingpin which slows lock time and thats a bad thing in most cases and as for most factory firingpins its a sloppy fit.
    As for changing it yes it can be done , their are several replacement shrouds on the market , but for the money I'd go with the whole shroud pin replacement setup from Gre-Tan , it comes with a new light weight firing pin , tight spring and new replacement bolt shroud that Aluminum the whole setup drops some wight from the gun and makes for a better fitting firing pin the cost is around $50 or so and its a simple at home swap
     

  3. kfrye

    kfrye Well-Known Member

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    Could someone post a picture of a jlock safety?
     
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  6. Dead Beat

    Dead Beat Well-Known Member

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    alright thanks guy's is this something and average person can do or should. i have a Gunsmith do it thanks again Jim
     
  7. Skinny Shooter

    Skinny Shooter Well-Known Member

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    Hi Dead_Beat, the average person can easily change out a firing pin/spring assembly in a couple of minutes. I just got the two items below from Sinclair to replace the J-lock on a VSF.
    Sinclair Firing Pin Removal Tool
    PIERCEision Gun Works Remington Firing Pin Assemblies
    Also added this trigger to the VSF and also a VS: Rifle Basix Rem Trigger LV-1 Model

    Sinclair may cost a bit more than other places but they have great service and will spend time on the phone when you have questions. And they're much nicer to deal with than Sierra's tech support. Maybe I shouldn't have brought up hunting with Matchkings though... /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
  8. Dead Beat

    Dead Beat Well-Known Member

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    ok so the only specialty tool i need is the firing pin removal tool from snclair and the GRE-tan firing pin asslembly thanks Jim
     
  9. James Jones

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    thats all you'll need , the bolt break down tool is a good thing to have so don't look at it like your only ever gonna use it once , I break my rilfes down several times a year to totaly degrease and relube and the inside of the bolt is often overlooked by most folks
     
  10. Dead Beat

    Dead Beat Well-Known Member

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    ok thank for the help ill order stuff first part of the week Jim
     
  11. biggjake

    biggjake Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone know why the Sinclair seems to work with all Remington actions,but the Pierce clearly says it won't work with several othe Rem. actions such as the XP-100?
     
  12. EddieHarren

    EddieHarren Well-Known Member

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    The early XP-100s'& 600 actions had a narrower bolt shroud than the 700 and 722/721.