Like many others out there I had my cocking handle break off of my hk91. I got the larger handle for it and sadly it sat around for a while. I was doing work on rifles today and decided I would go ahead and swap it out. I had heard it was a pain to do as some of the springs are very frustrating. Mine was not the case. My pin would not come out for the life of me and decided to break one of my bostich punchs. I started out punching it with a rubbler mallet. I didn't wanna take a chance messing up the finish on such a nice rifle. In the end I was making viking battle noises as I smashed the punch over and over to finally have the pin pop out. I was shaking with a bit of rage out how such a simple little thing could present me with such a hard time. I cooled off for a bit not wanting to attempt the spring work with shaking hands came back to it and the rest of the project went fast and easy. So if anyone else is going to change out to a 21 or something similar I strongly suggest you grab some break free or wd 40 and give it a good spray down before you attempt it. Also make sure you are working in a clear area that when you do finally making that killing blow it doesnt fly far far away.
Any who pics or it didn't happen. You will see my little hk91 with the new larger handle and the busted old one. And a shot of the rifle with some of his younger brothers all of which got some type of treatment today so sorry only the noveske got to keep its glass on.
Hk91 with prs stock and williams set trigger
sig 556 not much to it
5.45 ar with spikes lower henderson defense upper yhm rail gissele ssae trigger
and the noveske recon prs with the grsc 1-4 on it.
I just swapped out my old broken charging handle to a HK-21 charging handle also. A little bit of a pain, but it was worth it. Now I can charge the weapon so much easier.
Rubber Mallet + Punch = _______
And you chose which answer again?
wilson. I love that rifle more than some people love kids and stuff. So....yes epic fail. But a wise man once said love makes us do stupid things