Pilot Roller Frame Removal

I purchased my first press, a C&P Pilot OS, and have begun disassembling it for degreasing, derusting, priming and painting. It seems to be going pretty well so far, but I’m a little confused about how to remove the roller frames. I punched out what I believe to be the roller frame pin and expected to be able to pull the frame off at that point. It seems to be reluctant, so I’m hoping to confirm whether anything else is required before I continue to work it. I’ve attached a picture of a side view of the frame. If you locate the circular shape inside the frame you’ll see what looks like another pin at roughly the 12 o’clock position. I’m wondering if this isn’t some sort of keying mechanism similar to what I found on the lever of the press. I don’t see any mention of this part on the ‘new model pilot press parts’ list, but maybe I’ve just missed it, or maybe that is a difference between OS and NS. Anywho - any advice on how to remove the roller frame would be appreciated!


image: pilot_roller_frame side.jpg

pilot_roller_frame side.jpg

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Were you ever able to figure this out? I just ran into the same problem…