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Old 12-09-2012, 08:35 PM
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Some variation in the lockup on each of the cylinders would be normal, mainly because the ratchets on the older models were fit by hand. As long as the cylinder "carries up" and locks into position prior to hammer fall it should be fine. Some gauge, or "wink" as the factory calls it, is necessary for the parts to function correctly. Since it is a service gun, you might also check the front and rear gauges on the cylinder to see if they are still ok. .004-.008 front and .060-.064 in back
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