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Mares snub nose o ring kit n instructions

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Diving Gecko

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I guess the Snub is a 13mm gun (inner barrel diameter). So, the o-ring service set for the Mares 13 Sten should be a good base - that set may have all you need.
Actually, I can only think of one o-ring that may not be compatible and that’s the one for the trigger pin depending on how big it is in the Snub. The newer Stens have 1.5mm trigger pins - but perhaps it was thicker in an older Snub. I’m not 100% sure but the thinner trigger pins - which give a softer pull - might have been introduced in 2001.
But even if your Snub has a thicker pin it will be easy to get a matching o-ring as it’s from the ubiquitous AS568 series.
If you have a set of calipers then let us know how thick the trigger pin is and we should br able to tell you which o-ring should work.
The pin will be either 1.5mm, 2mm or maybe even 3mm though I don’t know enough about the older Mares guns to take an educated guess at which it would be.

The pump inlet valve for a Sten will work, too.

I wouldn’t be surprised if @popgun pete has instructions he can upload or link to.


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popgun pete

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The “Snub Nose” is the US name for the “Miniministen”, but there have been different models of it in terms of the years that it was made. A set of seals for any of the Sten family will fit it as will the standard Mares hand pump.
 
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