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sear engagement

  1. Modern M14
    Went to clean my rifles and never got to the M1A EBR. Picked her up to put her back in the safe and I heard “ting ting” on the tile. Found one leg of the hammer sear laying on the floor. Should I replace it with a USGI from Fulton armory? Are all USGI hammers forged to include the SAs? And...
  2. The M14
    I'm a proud new M1A owner (just sounded off earlier this evening!), and I'm wondering what's up here-- Rifle is an M1A Loaded. When I attempt to field strip without the hammer cocked, the trigger guard will bring the hammer into contact with the sear(?) but will not bring the hammer into...