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Re: breach screw

Posted by Dick Hosmer on Wednesday, 19 November 2008, at 10:26 a.m., in response to Re: breach screw, posted by Bruce Stewart on Wednesday, 19 November 2008, at 10:11 a.m.

I sacrificed an old monkey wrench, by grinding a slight angle on the jaws, which can then also be padded with a strip of copper, or other soft metal. Be sure to grip the receiver SOLIDLY in a LARGE padded vise. To avoid scratches or deformation, everything needs to be rock solid, so that the only part that can move is the screw itself.

Since you are removing a broken one, you don't care about getting it out, and for the reinstall, you will be able to clean and lube the threads, so it should go pretty easy.


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