Originally Posted by JBussard
You mean the little spring and detent? I did that with my old ego8. A temporary fix would be to use a spring from a pen that fits well. As for the detent, an air soft bb would do the trick. I had that in my gun for a very long time. I don't remember ever replacing it, but you could if you feel the need to.
Sounds like that would work so well, and I'm pretty surprised it works so well but hey, cheap home fixes are awesome.
In the end, I would recommend you still get the original parts just so you don't end up having issues in the future.