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Post by corey on Thu Dec 13, 2012 5:04 pm

I been fighting with the lock on my cva project hawken for 3yrs, thinking it was a stripped screw. I got some screws. while working on it I found that the sear spring was shot, the lock plate was needing a good polish, the tumbler was wrong, the sear was rubbing on the lock plate, the tumbler was wearing a groove in the lock plate.

just order a new l&r lock and be done with it.
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Post by corey on Tue Dec 18, 2012 6:15 am

my lock came in.
first thing I did was mark the areas that I thought I need to take away. I used a sharpie to do this

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next, using a trim router with a 1/4in straight bit, I slowly removed the areas I marked. once the markings where gone, I fitted the lock to the stock, ended up removing a little more wood. used a chisel to do so, cleaned up with sandpaper.

little proud of the inlay work I did, first time having to do anything like this.

one little mistake, the router did jump one time. and hit the out side of the stock. oh well, gives me a excuse to refinish it.
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few taps with a hammer (rubber mallet) the lock is in for the first time. I had to do a little playing around to get the lock in.
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one screw was not wanting to line up, once I got it to. it goes in clean every time.
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I am hoping to find out how I like the short stoke design. soon.

inlay, fitting time = 1hr
tuning the trigger= still going on
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