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Old December 2nd, 2016, 12:27 PM   #16
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This is all starting to make sense since the stock was never issued with a rifle. So difficulty with that original lock up seems to be the case.

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Old December 2nd, 2016, 12:33 PM   #17
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I appreciate your confidence I still may take it to my armor that just can't beat on it with a hammer yet.
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your picture at -
http://m14forum.com/attachments/stoc...p-img_1432.jpg

shows the trigger guard open much further than will allow locking closed w/o extreme pressure.

Some wood from the stock will likely need to be removed to give proper lockup. Stock likely is swollen due to humidity.

Please don't start banging on it with a hammer - or other 'weapons of mass destruction' ...

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Old December 2nd, 2016, 12:34 PM   #18
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Once you get the trigger guard past the trigger, you can wrap everything in surgical tubing to keep pressure on it until the wood compresses. You can also dampen the stock under the trigger assembly feet, to soften the wood a bit.

After you get her all locked up, you will need to do a function test to make sure the rear hammer hooks engage.

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Old December 2nd, 2016, 12:54 PM   #19
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What did you use to finish the stock? Something that builds up on the surface of the wood, or an oil?

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Old December 2nd, 2016, 08:28 PM   #20
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I finished the stock with tongue oil. I'll clean the wood up around the trigger housing real good , As suggested. I like the idea of compression with bungee or surgical tube.to be honest I just don't have the balls to hit with any kind of a hammer.

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A little grease on the lockup contact areas might help too.
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Old December 2nd, 2016, 09:17 PM   #22
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Verify first that the receiver is seated all the way down. Is the underside of the heel touching the stock, and also are the trigger pads touching.

I would also insert the trigger group into the receiver without a stock present, and just make sure that locks up as well.

It might just be a tight stock, but it would suck if you broke a trigger guard because it was some other issue.

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Old December 3rd, 2016, 03:55 AM   #23
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From the first set of pictures, you can see the trigger pads are not worn down.
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