Gunsmith Help Ejector Rod S&W

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Gunsmith Help Ejector Rod S&W

Post by beaverfever » Fri Aug 17, 2012 9:29 am

Well I had the ejector rod on my S&W Model 19-5 get bent while shooting. I tried to straighten it out with no luck and ordered a new one, seems the new one is slightly bent aswell. I could be wrong but I'm pretty sure it is the issue since durring dry fire I see the retention pin in the underlug that pushes into the inside of the ejector rod, change varying degrees of insertion along with a heavy trigger pull on a single cylinder.

Was wondering if anyone knew of a gunsmith, machinist, or someone on here that could take care of this for me. As for doing it myself, already tried with the last one and had to wait a week for this one so I don't want to wait another if I fudge up.
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Re: Gunsmith Help Ejector Rod S&W

Post by neverenoughguns » Fri Aug 17, 2012 11:57 am

beaverfever wrote:Well I had the ejector rod on my S&W Model 19-5 get bent while shooting. I tried to straighten it out with no luck and ordered a new one, seems the new one is slightly bent aswell. I could be wrong but I'm pretty sure it is the issue since durring dry fire I see the retention pin in the underlug that pushes into the inside of the ejector rod, change varying degrees of insertion along with a heavy trigger pull on a single cylinder.

Was wondering if anyone knew of a gunsmith, machinist, or someone on here that could take care of this for me. As for doing it myself, already tried with the last one and had to wait a week for this one so I don't want to wait another if I fudge up.
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Post by beaverfever » Fri Aug 17, 2012 4:04 pm

where is he located btw?
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Re: Gunsmith Help Ejector Rod S&W

Post by scottly » Fri Aug 17, 2012 8:40 pm

You sure you didn't bend the yoke, and not the rod? They make a tool to straighten the yoke.
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Post by beaverfever » Wed Aug 22, 2012 3:28 pm

scottly wrote:You sure you didn't bend the yoke, and not the rod? They make a tool to straighten the yoke.
Not sure honestly.
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Re: Gunsmith Help Ejector Rod S&W

Post by scottly » Wed Aug 22, 2012 5:59 pm

Well, you need the tool to check the yoke for abend. Suggestion: Find a smith with that tool.
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Re: Gunsmith Help Ejector Rod S&W

Post by 767fixer » Thu Aug 30, 2012 10:03 am

a bent yoke would likely always have the cylinder dragging on a set location on the gun. a bent ejector rod will cause dragging on one chamber location, and hard to close or open with the cylinder in a certain location. if the rod has been changed and still doing the same thing i would look at the ejector star shaft being bent where the ejector rod screws onto it.

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Post by Rentprop1 » Thu Aug 30, 2012 12:21 pm

767fixer wrote: i would look at the ejector star shaft being bent where the ejector rod screws onto it.
this was my thought too :-k
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Re: Gunsmith Help Ejector Rod S&W

Post by beaverfever » Thu Aug 30, 2012 12:49 pm

Not sure if this is the reason for ALL the issues, but my barrel is cracked. Just found out yesterday. ](*,)
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Re: Gunsmith Help Ejector Rod S&W

Post by 767fixer » Thu Aug 30, 2012 9:30 pm

Unfortunately, that is a common trait on the 19's due to the relieved barrel. Although I doubt it caused the other issue unless gun fired out of time. I had a Taurus do that once....it bent the Rod something good

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