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kvndoy 10-06-2013 12:09 AM

Jamming
 
My mini jams using .223 REM 64 grain but works fine when using .223 REM 54 grain. Can someone tell me why??

SSGN_Doc 10-06-2013 12:14 AM

What kind of jam? Failure to extract, failure to feed, double feed way jam, stuck cases? That will help narrow down the possibilities.

Rick1967 10-06-2013 12:16 AM

Can you better describe "jam"? Is it not extracting? Is it locking up the bolt? Is the bullet not entering the chamber? Is it double feeding?

kvndoy 10-06-2013 12:27 AM

Failure to extract, is the only real jamming issue.

kvndoy 10-06-2013 12:38 AM

The weird thing is that the brass is still in the chamber. I had to manually extract the round. This happens four times out of 25 rounds shot.

Rick1967 10-06-2013 12:44 AM

When you manually extract the round are you able to easily cycle the action, or is it stuck a little?

kvndoy 10-06-2013 12:47 AM

Cycles easy

kvndoy 10-06-2013 12:59 AM

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Ammo is in picture if I did it rigjt

Rick1967 10-06-2013 01:23 AM

Were you alternating back and forth. Or did you shoot all of the 54 grains before your started shooting 64 grainers? I ask because I am wondering if you simply developed a gas leak. I am an AR15 guy. But I know that the Mini14 is also gas operated.

kvndoy 10-06-2013 01:32 AM

No I was shooting the 64 grains when the issue happened then I swapped to the 55 grains and had no more issues.


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