Lock plate

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a plate to which the mechanism of a gunlock is attached.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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According to a MEC press release on Sunday, there is some defect in the lock plate of the front RH spring shackle pin of the vehicle.
Use a long punch to reach through an opening in the right side of the stock and tap the rear of the left lock plate (#3L) lightly until it can be removed from the frame--exactly as you did with the right lock plate.
For a rifle or carbine, leave the hammer still at the half-cock position, unscrew and remove the two side (or lock plate) screws (#20) from the left side of the stock (#24).