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onuallain 02-11-2012 08:02 PM

Hello again, and thanks to everyone for the help on my last thread!

Unfortunately I'm having a new problem...when I load a new magazine and work the bolt, a round chambers like normal, and fires. The empty casing ejects normally, but the bolt doesn't completely chamber the new round. Sometimes the bolt can be pushed closed and sometimes that round just has to be ejected and a new one chambered manually.

Anyone have any ideas? Or questions for more specifics? Thanks again everyone!

JTJ 02-11-2012 08:35 PM

I had that happen on the 2nd round only on my 5 round mag with Wolf 7.62x39 in my Mini 30. No problem with the bigger mags. Clean the mag and check the spring. Other possibility is a weak load.

onuallain 02-13-2012 11:41 PM

Could a worn out recoil spring cause this to happen? If so I'm pretty sure that's the problem considering it still has the factory spring in it. I sure hope it isn't the magazines, because I just bought them! Haha

TOF 02-14-2012 03:17 AM

Is the tip piece of the recoil spring assembly possibly upside down?

hawkguy 02-17-2012 12:12 AM


Originally Posted by TOF (Post 708103)
Is the tip piece of the recoil spring assembly possibly upside down?

good question! i'd be a good idea to check that out.

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