This is a difficult operation. When replacing the Allen screw, be sure the screw hole is precisely aligned before turning the screw into place. The E-mail message field is required. Remove the inner magazine tube, and set the hammer on its safety step. Remove the bolt toward the rear. When the safety and its retaining plunger are installed, it will be necessary to again use a padded vise to hold the front of the bolt.
Unhook the safety-lever spring at the rear to release its tension. Grip the front part of the bolt in a padded vise, and use a tool to depress the safety retainer until the safety can be lifted out. The connecting rod is staked on the left side of the button, and these parts are not routinely separated. You will feel the tension. Further disassembly of the sight assemblies is not recommended. There was also a Deluxe version, which differs only in stock quality and added checkering.
Damage to the roll pin is likely, so this should not be done in normal takedown. By Kevin Muramatsu This brief booklet teaches you the way to take aside and reassemble your Remington 552 with self belief. The cartridge guide is a separate part, driven into a well in the underside of the receiver. With a non-marring tool such as a brass or bronze drift punch, push out the large cross pin at the rear of the receiver and the smaller cross pin at the center of the receiver. Drift out the trigger cross pin and remove the trigger and its spring upward. Restrain the trigger, as the spring is under tension. Easing the spring tension, remove the safety and the retaining plunger.
Tip the bolt upward at the rear, and move it a short distance toward the front. The pseudo gas block can be removed by punching out his roll pin. Remove the pin and unscrew the flash hider. The guide pin is staked in place, and should not be removed in normal takedown. As the spring is removed, control it. Push down at the front and slide it toward the rear for removal. Remove the trigger housing downward.
Push out the cross pin that retains the sear, and remove the sear and its spring downward. Swing the mainspring assembly downward, with the lever in closed position. Plus, Kevin Muramatsu's decades of gunsmithing experience shine through in practical reassembly tips that help you overcome specific reassembly hurdles for each model. The hammer and strut are connected with a pivot pin that should ordinarily stay in place. Caution: The sear spring is powerful, and there is a small ball bearing between the spring and the receiver. Loosen these two screws in the slots to release the barrel. Fully depress the right side magazine catch button to expose the left button.
Caution: Even in fired mode, the striker spring has some compression, so control the end piece. Among the high-class 22 bolt actions, the A-Bolt ranks as one of the best. Kevin lives in the Twin Cities area with his wife, three children and not enough guns. Removal of the carrier pin will also release the hammer stop block, and it can now be removed upward. Take care that the lock washer is not lost. The front barrel band can be removed only after the front sight is drifted out of its dovetail.
. Remove the ejector spring from its recess in the left inner wall of the receiver. Remove the trigger guard assembly downward. After the post is drifted into place, remember to rehook the spring under the lever at the rear. The sear contact stud in the top of the trigger is a separate part. In normal takedown, this system is best left undisturbed. The latch and spring can be removed by driving out the pin in the middle of the sides of the buttplate.
Remove the striker assembly toward the rear. Move it slowly, and insert a fingertip through the ejection port to restrain the ejector, as it will be released as the front of the bolt clears it. The extractor spring and plunger can be removed by inserting a small tool in order to lift the spring out of its slot. Remove the front stock mounting bolt. This is the hammer spring seat. The front and rear sight assemblies are both retained by large roll pins. Tap out this pin to separate the bolt pieces.