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11/2/2022 4:30:06 PM
Posted: 9/14/2009 3:04:48 PM EST
I am having problems with the bolt in my DPMS LR-308 short stroking on occasion and catching the next round in the middle of the case.  Details and pictures here..

I noticed that there was some carbon and soot on the barrel in front of my gas block (PRI low profile) so I took the hand guard and the gas block off to have a looksee.  The carbon was about 1/8th inch from the forward edge of the gas block, and underneath there was a thin coating of carbon/soot everywhere the gas block covered.  I cleaned off the surfaces and put it back on, taking care to torque the two set screws down to 30 inch lbs this time with a bit of loc-tight.

My question is: will that little bit of a leak cause the bolt to short stroke (about one in twenty rounds)?
Link Posted: 9/14/2009 4:17:17 PM EST
....been wondering the same thing.
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