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by jmiles1960
Mon Jun 27, 2016 9:29 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: GEW 88 Handkerchief
Replies: 1
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GEW 88 Handkerchief

Is the GEW 88 Handkerchief available (repro) anywhere? I would like to buy one to go with my rifle. Thanks
by jmiles1960
Mon Jun 20, 2016 12:15 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: I'm Stuck - GEW 88 Bolt Re-Assembly
Replies: 6
Views: 4030

Re: I'm Stuck - GEW 88 Bolt Re-Assembly

Admin - a video for the GEW 88 bolt disassembly / re-assembly would be greatly appreciated. I believe I have figured it out, but others would likely benefit significantly. Thanks for your help.
by jmiles1960
Wed Jun 15, 2016 2:08 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: I'm Stuck - GEW 88 Bolt Re-Assembly
Replies: 6
Views: 4030

Re: I'm Stuck - GEW 88 Bolt Re-Assembly

Well, I got the bolt back together and working. I was not aligning the cocking piece onto the back of the firing pin shaft correctly, to allow enough threads for the back-end bolt piece. What a lesson learned. The guy who posted the video didn't even mention this and I paid no attention when I took ...
by jmiles1960
Mon Jun 13, 2016 9:35 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: I'm Stuck - GEW 88 Bolt Re-Assembly
Replies: 6
Views: 4030

Re: I'm Stuck - GEW 88 Bolt Re-Assembly

gamblrgrogan - Thanks for the help. I will give this a try. Would you recommend Paul Scarlata's book on the GEW 88 as a source for assembly / disassembly info?
by jmiles1960
Mon Jun 13, 2016 5:04 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: I'm Stuck - GEW 88 Bolt Re-Assembly
Replies: 6
Views: 4030

I'm Stuck - GEW 88 Bolt Re-Assembly

I disassembled the bolt on GEW 88/05 after watching a YouTube video. I cannot get the rear screw cap piece to reach the flush edge of the firing pin. It goes about half way. I don't want to force it with a tool. I'm stuck! I watched the video numerous times and can't figure what I am doing wrong. An...