Brand New Rock Island M5 pump, click but no bang

Discussion in 'General Shotgun Discussion' started by GunLover1969, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. GunLover1969

    GunLover1969 New Member

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    I was wondering if there might be a simple fix a shotgun expert might know of...

    My new pump action shotgun shoots sometimes, other times there's a click, but no bang.

    Firing pin not striking? Set wrong? Head space? Any clues? It's brand new!
     
  2. Blueguns

    Blueguns New Member

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    Sounds like a light strike of the firing pin. What ammo are you using?
     

  3. GunLover1969

    GunLover1969 New Member

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    Was using Federal Target Load.


    Didn't have any problems with 3 other shotguns, just the M5.

    Has to be something with the firing pin then I assume.
     
  4. Blueguns

    Blueguns New Member

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    Federal is pretty tried and true, sounds like a firing pin issue. I'd take it to a smith.