Originally Posted by Augustwestify
I just picked up my M88 from that has been in storage about 10 yrs w/ trigger lock on it, I had to have it sawed off. I feed 5 rounds in the mag to run them through ( never been fired) the first 3 ejected properly but the last 2 just didn't chamber and fell out the bottom. The mag spring seems to have low tension, so I figure that I need to replace it. Could anyone guide me w/replacement and where I can find a good one so I could keep it loaded? I keep my M500 4 in the mag one in the chamber but I would like to alternate. Thanks-home defense both 18" bbl pistol grip on 88 collapsible stock on USMC 500 thanks again all!
It sounds like the cartridge stop or cartridge interrupter is broken (parts 22 and 23 in the owners manual) If the carriage is coming down to catch the shells there is no way they can fall through the bottom of the receiver.
owners manual http://pdf.textfiles.com/manuals/FIREARMS/mossberg_maverick.pdf
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Last edited by Old_Crow; 10-10-2012 at 11:20 PM.