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Re: Twister "kit"
« Reply #15 on: August 25, 2020, 02:02:08 PM »
Don't sweat it. Everybody screws up sometime or another.
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Re: Twister "kit"
« Reply #16 on: August 25, 2020, 05:14:37 PM »
I guess this was my "sometime"! L@J The schematic I looked at wasn't real clear, but if I had looked a little more closely I might have saved myself time and money.

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Re: Twister "kit"
« Reply #17 on: August 25, 2020, 05:19:11 PM »
Happens to all of us. More times than I care to remember.
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Re: Twister "kit"
« Reply #18 on: August 28, 2020, 09:38:52 AM »
Lookee what came in the mail today! Back to square one...

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Re: Twister "kit"
« Reply #19 on: August 28, 2020, 09:57:54 AM »
Woohoo!

Can't wait to see it go BANG!
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Re: Twister "kit"
« Reply #20 on: August 28, 2020, 10:22:14 AM »
So cool that parts are available!
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Re: Twister "kit"
« Reply #21 on: August 28, 2020, 12:38:43 PM »
Deer Creek has parts for a lot of these old Classic Arms kit guns....Duckfoot, New Orleans Ace, pepper box,  etc. I have built a few of these kits in the past. Look 'em up if you need something. My hammer was shipped to me in 3 days.
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Re: Twister "kit"
« Reply #22 on: August 28, 2020, 06:34:44 PM »
I've dealt with Deer Creek in the past. Good people, and about the only ones left that carry old ASM parts.
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Re: Twister "kit"
« Reply #23 on: August 29, 2020, 05:47:32 PM »
I had hoped that by now I would have been able to shoot the Twister, but nooooo! The new hammer needs "adjusting" it seems. Before hacking on this one I am going to repair the one I "destroyed" so diligently , at least enough to get it to cock. With the spring on the correct shelf, the hammer still will still not rotate enough to go to full cock, the spring hits the top of the slot in the frame. So, back to the drawing board. More to follow.

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Re: Twister "kit"
« Reply #24 on: August 29, 2020, 07:01:43 PM »
Boy, that little devil is being stubborn!
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Re: Twister "kit"
« Reply #25 on: August 30, 2020, 07:51:05 AM »
Ya think?! The good thing is that nearly each time I go down to work on it, I do a little more polishing on it. One of these days......

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Re: Twister "kit"
« Reply #26 on: August 30, 2020, 09:40:27 AM »
With the spring on the correct shelf, the hammer still will still not rotate enough to go to full cock, the spring hits the top of the slot in the frame.

How? The front half of the spring is being pushed down as the hammer rotates.

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Re: Twister "kit"
« Reply #27 on: August 30, 2020, 03:28:20 PM »
Hawg, your spring has, what, 1/16" clearance above the frame when at full cock? My spring hits the top of that slot. I will definitely work on the "sacrificial" hammer to see just what might have to be done before working on the new one. Maybe something as simple as the bend in the spring? I will work with a "sacrificial" spring also. Measure twice, cut once!