Live round stuck in battery...

Discussion in 'AR-15 Discussion' started by ransom63, Jun 30, 2016.

  1. ransom63

    ransom63 New Member

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    After shooting over 50 rounds through my Ar15, this round jammed. I cannot pull open the charging handle... this thing is locked up tight. I put it on safety, & removed the upper from the lower & cannot find a way to solve this. Do any of you have a solution that doesn't involve a gunsmith, or is this too difficult ?
     
  2. Sh00terMcGavin

    Sh00terMcGavin New Member

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    Try your best without breaking your charging handle but if it's stuck super tight just take it into a gunsmith and have them process your warranty if it has damaged parts
     

  3. ransom63

    ransom63 New Member

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    Thanks, Shooter. I'll do some tugging & pulling on this thing & a visit to the 'smith if I can't get it.
     
  4. danco

    danco New Member

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    The technique used to cycle a round stuck in battery is known as "mortaring."

    This 15 sec. video explains it a lot better than I can: [ame="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzBdyubc0Uk"]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzBdyubc0Uk[/ame]

    This technique works like a charm, but SAFETY FIRST! Be sure you are in a safe location, and watch your head to keep it away from the muzzle!

    Good luck!
     
  5. Artie1957

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    Excellent information! Well done.