Centerfire Firing Pin and Trigger Disassembly

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Centerfire Firing Pin and Trigger Disassembly

Post by knightrifles » October 1st, 2018, 2:27 pm

Turning the receiver and butt stock slightly on its side, locate the trigger group release lever. While gripping the trigger group, push the release lever forward and hold. With a slight rocking motion, remove the trigger group by pulling it out and away from the receiver. Set the trigger group aside.

Turn the receiver upside down and locate the firing pin retainer set screw. Using the flat screwdriver end of the extractor, turn the firing pin retainer set screw approximately two turns clockwise. Turn the receiver upward and with your free hand catch the firing pin, as it will free fall from the receiver. Set it aside.

Do not disassemble your rifle any further. Any additional disassembly should only be performed by a qualified gunsmith or by Knight Rifles warranty staff.

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