May 17th, 2016

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manurhin and korth tools

Manurhin MR73:

  • Brownells 180-3: blade diameter: .180", blade thickness: .030", for the grip & sideplate screw;

  • Brownells 210-3: blade diameter: .210", blade thickness: .030", for the mainspring tension screw;

  • Brownells H5222XM: 2mm hex bit, for the rebound tension screw;

  • Brownells 123-000-017WB: 2mm hex bit, for the trigger stop screw.

Korth Classic:

  • Brownells 210-4: blade diameter: .210", blade thickness: .035", for the Nill grip screw;

  • Brownells 180-4: blade diameter: .180", blade thickness: .030", for the trigger spring stud;

  • Brownells 210-2: blade diameter: .210", blade thickness: .025", for the locking screw for trigger spring stud;

  • Brownells 180-2: blade diameter: .180", blade thickness: .025", for the trigger;

  • Brownells 180-1: blade diameter: .180", blade thickness: .020", for the original grip screws;

  • Brownells 210-2: blade diameter: .210", blade thickness: .025", for the height adjustment screw for Model Sport;

  • Brownells 180-1: blade diameter: .180", blade thickness: .030", for the windage adjusting screw for Model Sport;

  • Brownells 210-2: blade diameter: .210", blade thickness: .025", for the windage adjusting screw for Model Combat;

  • Brownells 180-1: blade diameter: .180", blade thickness: .020", for the  trigger attaching screw;

  • Brownells 180-2: blade diameter: .180", blade thickness: .025", for the side-plate screw;

  • Brownells H5222XM 2mm hex, for the retaining screw for the cylinder stop spring and plunger;

  • Brownells 123-000-017WB 1.5mm hex, for the trigger stop screw.

Recommended bit handles:

  • Brownells 080-090-000WB Stubby Magna-Tip Screwdriver Handle;

  • Brownells 080-087-000WB #84 Magna-Tip Screwdriver Handle;

  • Brownells 080-088-006WB Magna-Tip Screwdriver Law Enforcement Hollow Handle.

Almost all MR73 revolvers I have handled exhibit too much endshake for my taste. Fortunately, there is an easy and permanent fix available with Power Custom Endshake Bearings, supplied in .004" and .002" sizes, using the Visesmith Extractor Rod Tool for S&W J, K, L, N Frame Revolvers.
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