Originally Posted by Le Eliminateur
i have a friend with a lathe, i'll try to reproduce the original pin in aluminum with changes here and there and delrin(i have to get my paws on a delrin bar, maybe PTFE too).
(but first my PM must arrive...)
PTFE delrin would be a waste for this application. It's not like it's a bolt. Aluminum is good, and at the size of the pin it's pretty much the same weight as delrin and you have less of a chance of it breaking.