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BrokenArsenal 03-06-2013 03:19 AM

Pin or hammer problem
 
So I took my mini out on the range a few weeks ago and discovered a new problem. When I feed from the mag it's 100% reliable, but feed from the breach and 99% of the time it malfunctions with a light pin strike. Getting some emery cloth tomorrow and going to work out the machining imperfections, but other than that I don't know what to do

rjd3282 03-06-2013 03:37 AM

why would you feed from the breech?

tri70 03-06-2013 04:24 AM

New gun? I would fire more shots from the mag. Is it a SS model? Sometimes the SS feels rough, I polish the action with a rubbing compound to smooth out and makes for reliable shooting sessions.

Txquail 03-07-2013 01:21 PM

You can disassemble the bolt (see youtube gundoc's vid). Clean the inside of the bolt and firing pin. You can have brass shavings or junk in the bolt that will not allow the pin to float freely.

Do not put oil inside the bolt or the pin

BrokenArsenal 03-07-2013 04:03 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Txquail
You can disassemble the bolt (see youtube gundoc's vid). Clean the inside of the bolt and firing pin. You can have brass shavings or junk in the bolt that will not allow the pin to float freely.

Do not put oil inside the bolt or the pin

Did that when I first moved down to Virginia like a month ago


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