CHANGING SPRINGS IN PA-63 AND MOST FEG SMALL FRAME

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CHANGING SPRINGS IN PA-63 AND MOST FEG SMALL FRAME

Post by normsutton » March 1st, 2009, 5:29 pm

CHANGING SPRINGS IN PA-63 AND MOST FEG SMALL FRAMED PISTOLS
you can get springs at http://www.gunsprings.com/SemiAuto/FegNF.html#PA63


FIRRING PIN SPRING AND RECOIL SPRING

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a plastic bag that you can see though and get both hands in
hemostats
tweezers
dental pick

MAKE SURE GUN IS UNLOADED


RECOIL SPRING
take the slide off
if you don't know how download this or print it
http://www.angelfire.com/oh2/manowar/images/PA63.pdf

it will give you the basics

pull spring off
put new spring on small end first

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while you got your slide off you can change your firing pin spring



FIRING PIN SPRING

the first thing is to take the extractor out

take dental pick put it in between the extractor and the extractor pressure pin
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pull back on the extractor pressure pin and take out extractor slowing let go of extractor pressure pin
and take out
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push firing forward as far as it will go take hemostats and clip the on to the firing pin

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put muzzle end of slide strait down this will relieve the safety pin

you may have to pull down on the hemostats at the same time wiggle and turn safety until comes out

release hemostats take firing pin out

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there is a small spring with a plunger on top of the firing pin you may want to just clean it and put it back

pull firing pin spring off and replace

put back together in reverse order

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CHANGING SPRINGS IN PA-63 AND MOST FEG SMALL FRAME

Post by normsutton » March 1st, 2009, 5:31 pm

CHANGING HAMMER SPRINGS

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small hammer
punch
screw driver

take grips off

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be careful not to lose the sear push pins there are 2 of them and they will fall out one on each side
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drive the pin out of frame and the hammer spring plug

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pull out hammer spring plug and spring

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put together in reverse order

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Re: CHANGING SPRINGS IN PA-63 AND MOST FEG SMALL FRAME

Post by cobber » October 10th, 2015, 8:39 am

Nice instructions.

On replacing the hammer spring, I didn't remove the sear pins and it seems to have changed out fine.

I have a 9# hammer spring in now, and it seems far too light, although I don't have any range time yet. I can imagine it giving very light primer strikes.

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Re: CHANGING SPRINGS IN PA-63 AND MOST FEG SMALL FRAME

Post by erich » August 27th, 2016, 9:46 pm

Great thread - thank you!

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