I'm a new kid on the block (an old new kid). I recently bought a
Armalite AR 7. I replaced the action springs and action guide. All
other parts appears to be ok. The problelm is that after the first shot,
it will not cycle another round in the chamber for firing. I've tried four
different types of .22 ammo, one being CCI mini mags, which should
be enough to cycle it. I would appreciate any ideas as to the probable
cause and fix.
New, Used? I am assuming it is used. All .22 rimfires have a propensity to get dirty, quickly. The nature of the ammo design. In my experience, most problems are solved with a good thorough deep cleaning and proper lubrication. Dental pics are your best friend. Scraping out the crud from the crevasses will help.