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Posted: 11/7/2001 2:05:00 PM EST
Link Posted: 11/7/2001 2:34:36 PM EST
Originally Posted By iNuhBaDNayburhood: Help, on the most recent lower ordered from Olympic Arms, my 30 round mags won't drop free from the mag well. Does anybody know of a way to get this fixed? Will I have to see a gunsmith about this, or is there something simple that could be done by myself? -inuhbadnayburhood
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Are the mags a tight fit? If they go in easily, just depress the mag release until you can back it out a turn or two. A popsicle stick works well to over-depress the catch. [b][size=1]Don Out[/size=1][/b] [b][size=4][red]AIRBORNE! 2/505 PIR H-MINUS[/red][/size=4][/b]
[i]You might be Airborne if... you Stand up and Yell "Sound off for equipment check" after the stewardess finishes giving seat belt operating instructions on a commercial flight. - Michael A. Andrascik III[/i]
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Link Posted: 11/7/2001 2:39:44 PM EST
I don't think the mag release is the problem. I've had a couple of Oly lowers that I built up that just had a tight magwell. Some mags would drop free while others wouldn't. I used some BreakFree and some fine steel wool to "polish" the magwell on one of them and it worked great. The other one I just kept using and eventually the mags started to drop free. Maybe Oly just doesn't worry too much about the thickness of the finish inside the magwell? Michael
Link Posted: 11/7/2001 2:41:37 PM EST
These two post from the mag' disc' forum should be of some help - [url]http://www.ar15.com/forums/topic.html?id=63630[/url] [url]http://www.ar15.com/forums/topic.html?id=51939[/url]
Link Posted: 11/7/2001 2:41:55 PM EST
Since your post implies that you are up to your ass in lowers, send it back.
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