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I need to R & R components within the breech bolt. However, I'm unable to separate the block into halves. One pin is removed easily but the other pin is in a "blind hole," can't tap thru. I've tried to force block part but I'm afraid of damage. Anyone have any experience with this?

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I have all kinds of dumb ideas to ruin your family heirloom.

1) A rare earth magnet. It may be loose enough to pull it out (maybe with some vibration?)?

2). Drill it from the other side and push it out.

3) Use grease in a syringe and try to hydraulically push it out. Messy, probably won’t work.

4) Get a needle tip solder point, solder an old drill bit to the pin, and pull it out. Preferably with some penetrating oil, patience, and lots of swearing.

5) Drill it out and find a new pin.

Best of luck!
 

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I have all kinds of dumb ideas to ruin your family heirloom.

1) A rare earth magnet. It may be loose enough to pull it out (maybe with some vibration?)?

2). Drill it from the other side and push it out.

3) Use grease in a syringe and try to hydraulically push it out. Messy, probably won’t work.

4) Get a needle tip solder point, solder an old drill bit to the pin, and pull it out. Preferably with some penetrating oil, patience, and lots of swearing.

5) Drill it out and find a new pin.

Best of luck!
Thanks for the tips.
 
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