Originally Posted by mountainman13
It does happen. One of the reasons I'm not a huge fan of tubes. It isn't supposed to happen. Replacing the springs may solve the issue. Numrich may have what you need.
I doubt that this will help. Two of the rifles are less than 6 months old. I guess we will have to see just how common this is from other owners. I don't think there are many lever action or pump action rifles, center fire or rim fire, that do not use tubes in one way or another.