Hello everyone. Outstanding forum, by the way. I have an ex-Century CETME that I rebuilt into an HK-51 clone using a new JLD reciever. Overall, I'm very pleased with my results. However, during extensive test firing, the hammer spring broke. I called Century first, but they say they've sold all of they're CETME parts. The very knowledgeable lady I talked too knew no more than that. Brownells, RTG parts, and GPC were no help. I realize I could build up a new semi auto fire control box utilizing HK and US parts to eliminate running into this again. I would simply like to find a replacement source for these springs. It is a two legged double coil design, similar to the G-43, AK, AR-15, and many others. Finding one to the exact specs is proving impossible. Also, an HK roller locked rifle uses a captured coil spring design, did the original CETME too? Or was it like Centuries pile of parts?
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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August 28, 2006, 06:06 PM
Try http://www.tapco.com/product_list.asp?dept=101&last=75 they may have something.
August 28, 2006, 10:49 PM
At one time (years ago) I heard that you could send your spring (whole or parts) to Wolff and they would make a replacement for you. It has been years since I heard that and I don't know the validity of that claim, but it wouldn't hurt to contact them.
W. C. Wolff Company
Newtown Square, PA 19073-0458
United States of America