Replacing the Firing Pin and Extractor on the Summit Bolt
Before We Begin
- Always make sure the firearm is unloaded before performing any work it!
- Remove all ammunition from the work area before working on any firearms.
- Always wear safety glasses when performing any work on a firearm.
Replacing the Firing Pin and Extractor on the Summit rifle bolt. The Summit Firing Pin and Extractor are designed for the Summit Straight Pull Toggle Bolt Action Rifle. These are the same parts that are used on new Summit rifles produced by Volquartsen Firearms.
- 3/32" Punch
- Dead blow hammer
- A clean, non-slip surface, such as our Cleaning Mat
Firing Pin Removal
Remove the bolt from the rifle. See your owners manual if you need help wit this.
Use the punch to push out the Firing Pin Retaining Pin and then remove the Firing Pin. Use a finger to put pressure on the rear of the firing pin to relieve spring pressure. Make sure that the Firing Pin Spring came out with the Firing Pin
Firing Pin Installation
Place the new Firing Pin Spring over the short end of the Firing Pin.
Notice the groove on the long end of the firing pin. This groove needs to be facing down for reassembly.
Insert the Firing Pin into the bolt and then slide in the Firing Pin Retaining Pin.
Place the bolt upside down on the bench. Us the punch to drive the Extractor Pin far enough out to release the extractor.
Remove the Extractor, but leave the Extractor Spring in place.
Place the new Extractor into the Bolt.
Use the punch to press the end of the Extractor into the bolt far enough to push the Extractor Pin through the extractor by hand. After the pin is through the Extractor, use the hammer and punch to seat it all the way flush.