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Harrington GAT Refurbishment


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#1 colintaylor

 
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Posted 16 December 2011 - 08:59 PM

This is my first ever post so apologies for any schoolboy errors.

I have a Harrington GAT from the early seventies which I had as a schoolboy. It was never any good but I would like to refurbish it - seals etc.
Anyone have any ideas how it comes apart? The grip side and trigger mechanism come apart with two screws but that's as far as I can get.

It's my Corgi James Bond Aston DB5 next week...

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Posted 19 December 2011 - 08:58 AM

I had a Gat pistol years ago; you need to hold the barrel, extended of course, and turn, ie unscrew the end cap of the barrel; I think its knurled, or maybe even slotted. When it comes off so will the barrel and spring.

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Posted 19 December 2011 - 07:53 PM

QUOTE(Crater @ Mon Dec 19 2011, 08:58) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I had a Gat pistol years ago; you need to hold the barrel, extended of course, and turn, ie unscrew the end cap of the barrel; I think its knurled, or maybe even slotted. When it comes off so will the barrel and spring.


Many thanks I 'll try this. Although it looks like the end is riveted on by peening the end of the barrel over.




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