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"J" frame latch screw will not come out with normal amount of loosening pressure. As I remember, these are split and threaded inside so that seems to eliminate tapping on screw driver in screw slot to loosen. Has anyone tried a soldering gun to heat just the screw head? This little gun is as new in box, I just want to wax it with the release button out of the way and do not want to damage it, suggestions please! Thanks, Sam
 

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Try soaking the screw with Breakfree CLP or Kroil for several hours. Then use a perfect fitting hollow ground (gunsmith screwdriver) screwdriver and it will come out. Also tap it as you turn it until it breaks free.
 

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500 Mag, thanks for the tip. I'm sure it will work because no one else offered any other methods. Will try it, thanks again.
 
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