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LM Gorton
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H012GC forearm loose

Post by LM Gorton » Tue Nov 08, 2022 3:24 pm

Hey Fellas,
Got around 400 rounds run through my 45colt, (mostly cowboy loads and 40 rounds of leverevolution) When I got done over the weekend, I noticed some wiggle in my forearm that wasn't there prior to that shoot. It's not obvious how to tighten things up, Anybody got any tips and or tricks before I dive in? Thanks in advance!
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Re: H012GC forearm loose

Post by Mags » Tue Nov 08, 2022 6:27 pm

LM Gorton wrote:
Tue Nov 08, 2022 3:24 pm
Hey Fellas,
Got around 400 rounds run through my 45colt, (mostly cowboy loads and 40 rounds of leverevolution) When I got done over the weekend, I noticed some wiggle in my forearm that wasn't there prior to that shoot. It's not obvious how to tighten things up, Anybody got any tips and or tricks before I dive in? Thanks in advance!
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A few of us have seen that recently. Check out this topic.
https://henryrifleforums.com/viewtopic. ... im#p208663
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Re: H012GC forearm loose

Post by markiver54 » Tue Nov 08, 2022 6:32 pm

Loosen up the barrel strap and pull back on it hard while tightening the screw. Worked for me on my BBS 357, and on my .22 Garden Gun. Hope this helps.
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Re: H012GC forearm loose

Post by LM Gorton » Tue Nov 08, 2022 8:54 pm

Thanks guys,
Talk to a buddy of mine tonight that is a Gunsmith. He has fixed quite a few of them. He used the term "glassing" I didn't question, just gonna let him work his magic!
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Re: H012GC forearm loose

Post by Mags » Tue Nov 08, 2022 10:14 pm

I think "glassing" means "glass bedding". Gap fill.
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Re: H012GC forearm loose

Post by GFK » Mon Nov 14, 2022 7:23 am

LM Gorton wrote:
Tue Nov 08, 2022 8:54 pm
Thanks guys,
Talk to a buddy of mine tonight that is a Gunsmith. He has fixed quite a few of them. He used the term "glassing" I didn't question, just gonna let him work his magic!
Seems like a good move.
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Re: H012GC forearm loose

Post by leverjc » Thu Nov 17, 2022 7:31 pm

LM Gorton wrote:
Tue Nov 08, 2022 8:54 pm
Thanks guys,
Talk to a buddy of mine tonight that is a Gunsmith. He has fixed quite a few of them. He used the term "glassing" I didn't question, just gonna let him work his magic!
The forearm looseness on my BBS was from a metal to metal fit so I am trying to visualize what he does to tighten it up with Acraglas. After your smith gets done could you share with us the procedure.

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Re: H012GC forearm loose

Post by markiver54 » Thu Nov 17, 2022 7:57 pm

Mags wrote:
Tue Nov 08, 2022 10:14 pm
I think "glassing" means "glass bedding". Gap fill.
In my own experience, I don't think this has to be complicated. My BBS 357 had a loose forearm. I improved it a lot simply by pulling back on the barrel band while tightening. I did however end up simply removing the forearm and placing a thin piece of automotive gasket material on the flange of the forearm. Put it back on and now it's nice and tight. No more problems.
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Re: H012GC forearm loose

Post by Mags » Thu Nov 17, 2022 8:06 pm

markiver54 wrote:
Thu Nov 17, 2022 7:57 pm
Mags wrote:
Tue Nov 08, 2022 10:14 pm
I think "glassing" means "glass bedding". Gap fill.
In my experience, I don't think this has to be complicated. My BBS 357 had a loose forearm. I improved it a lot simply by pulling back on the barrel band while tightening. I did however end up simply removing the forearm and placing a thin piece of automotive gasket material on the flange of the forearm. Put it back on and now it's nice and tight. No more problems.
Ya, glass bedding wouldn't be my first choice either for a Henry.
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