Is there a video of disassembling a Remington 550?
In fact, there is an excellent Video on YouTube called Disassembling the Remington 550-1. I would suggest that you watch that. By the looks of the carbon build up on the Extractor I am sure there is more crud on the inside of the Rifle.
When was the first Remington 550 1 made?
IMO all your 550-1 needs is a good cleaning. The first ones area dated in Dec. 1947 with the majority made in 1948. It is a piece of Cake to clean one of them. In fact, there is an excellent Video on YouTube called Disassembling the Remington 550-1.
How do you disassemble an American rifle?
To Disassemble — Remove bolt assembly from rifle. Uncock bolt by turning bolt handle until firing pin cam pin moves to forward position (at base of handle). Red indicator at rear of bolt will not show when bolt is uncocked. Tap out bolt sleeve pin. Caution: Bolt sleeve is under tension from main spring.
How do you remove a firing pin from a gun?
Remove bolt sleeve, main spring, safety indicator, Slide out and remove loosened main spring plunger from bolt. Push out firing pin cam pin and remove bolt handle assembly from bolt. Push out firing pin cam pin and remove bolt handle assembly from bolt.
How to replace the sear spring on a Remington 550?
To properly replace the sear spring and case you will need to remove the bolt, safety and trigger. Insert a tool from the rear of the receiver to hold the sear close to the bottom of the receiver, which clears the shelf out of the way.
What’s the best wrench for a Remington 550?
This is perfect for the 550 barrel, then, I took a 1×3 3 foot packing crate board and using a spade bit, cut two holes, one 7/8 and right below that, a second circle 3/4. Guess what, this fits the contour of the 550 receiver, and is a perfect non-marring receiver wrench.