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Help please; BSA Ultra Multi breech block removal - what am I missing?

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by cloverleaf, May 7, 2014.

  1. cloverleaf

    cloverleaf Super Moderator Staff Member Mod/Admin

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    I need to strip an earlier MMC (but AT-fitted) BSA Ultra Multi; specifically I need to remove the breech block.

    I've taken out the rear breech block retaining bolt that's accessed by unscrewing the rear portion of the loading probe for access, and removed the loading probe latch and spring.

    I know the plastic sleeve(s) that surround(s) the bolt and form a breech assy need to be withdrawn rearward to give access to the front breech block retaining bolt just underneath the breech area, however I can't get the bloody thing to move. What am I missing?

    Any guidance much appreciated - I'm like a sodding monkey with a Rubik's cube at the moment.. :eek:
     
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    cloverleaf Super Moderator Staff Member Mod/Admin

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    Thanks - looks like a decent guide but unfortunately the rifle in question is a multishot and apparently not the same. Appreciate the thought though :)


    If only I could Terry; if only I could :p
     
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    Thanks - found the problem in the end; for anyone else in a similar situation the plastic sleeve within which the loading probe slides is held inside the action block by a grub screw fitted vertically from underneath. This grub screw can only be accessed once the trigger assy (and associated anti-tamper plug) has been removed; allowing an allen key to be inserted through the striker housing and into the grub screw.

    This fixing has a flat end and serves to prevent the loading probe from rotating about it's principal axis; when refitting the grub screw a bit of thread lock probably isn't a good idea as the screw doesn't actually tighten against anything (doing so would lock up the probe).

    Thanks again for those who helped :)
     

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