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Dunk RD
July 21, 2007, 11:30
I have many L1A1 mag pins and all measure .107 A freind told me by phone he had two that would not fit in the reciever. He sent them to me and they measure .116 and really do not fit.
Does anyone know of a different version of a L1A1 that takes a larger pin.
Dunk RD

July 22, 2007, 00:18
Shooting right out of my rear end, I'll betcha those are Indian. Betcha.

Dunk RD
July 22, 2007, 09:12
Hey, thanks Radio
I womdered about Indian but don't have any to check.
Dunk RD

July 31, 2007, 00:20
I have two types of Inch pins, both will thread into an Inch block, one has the correct outside head width to contact an L1A1 mag release lever and the correct pin diameter to pass through the release while the other has a negligably smaller head and, get this, a pin diameter too thick to fit the L1A1 mag release but turns out to be perfect for metric mag release diameter, wha .... ?
The good news is that you can now use them to bolt up an L1A1 mag release into a metric receiver, just ream out the hole in the release a bit.
I don't have a micrometer but I'll bet these are similare with yours, and Radio is probably on the money about them being Indian as the three I have vary dramatically in quality control.