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Old 08-09-2012, 08:36 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Wilder
I have seen an m1a accidentally bump fire before. Basically the recoil pushes the gun back from your finger just enough for the trigger to reset, then when the gun comes forward off the recoil it pushes the trigger into your finger. If your trying to get that clean, barely touched trigger break, as one might do on a bolt action, this could be happening to you.
A little heavier trigger pull, and/or concentrate on your trigger pull follow through- keeping the trigger pulled back all the way until you are lining up the next shot. If no other cause can be found and your gonna go to SA, I would have them increase the trigger pull weight a little bit.
I ckd the trigger, was good. Went to range aware of double tap. Never happened. Dropped bolt hard on fed pre ammo no slam fire. The good ammo got good groups. Reloads will improve that. I love this rifle. Thank you and the others for help in my new gas operated world.

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