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Old December 17, 2018, 19:55   #1
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Help with metric gas system disassembly for basic cleaning...

So I have tried to remove my gas piston for cleaning but it will not come out. Its metric, I depress the plunger, twist the head around, and it pops up like it wants to come out.....then stops. Pops up enough for me to see the top of the lugs on it. Rifle has had 200 almost flawless rds out if it, just wanted to clean it. Something I am missing?

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Old December 17, 2018, 20:01   #2
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---lugs are two different sizes should rotate 270 degrees counter clockwise and pop ou---probably dirty??

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Old December 17, 2018, 20:04   #3
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do a full 360---lugs are two different sizes

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180 (or 90 the other way may be a better way to say that)
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If you're talking about the piston, you can use a wood dowel or a screw driver. Push the piston back into the tube compressing the spring, and let it pop out. Be prepared to catch it so it doesn't launch too far.
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180 (or 90 the other way may be a better way to say that)
LOL---it's actually 270 degrees or 3/4 turn counter clockwise---just checked and fixed it
that's on gasplug with lever.
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Old December 18, 2018, 08:43   #6
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Guys thanks, got it loose and cleaned thoroughly. Hoping to put 80 rds put of it this sunday.
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