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Posted: 2/10/2006 11:15:48 PM EDT
My Colt's bolt gets hung up every few rounds causing feeding issues while denting the round still in the magazine - it's almost like it runs out of energy to strip and chamber.

There is a smallish dent on one side of the bolt carrier which may show in the picture, I wonder if I should stone off the sharp edge or if the problem is somewhere else.

Any help would be appreciated.

http://img156.imageshack.us/img156/1456/bolt8vv.jpg
Link Posted: 2/11/2006 12:01:40 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/11/2006 12:02:24 AM EDT by Dano523]
Link Posted: 2/12/2006 2:43:48 PM EDT
Got out to the woods today - tried the factory Colt 9 round mag and five Colt 20's and a thermamold 30 rounder. Every magazine worked fine with one round, so I tried filling a couple and dang if the problem was almost gone on it's own. I still see scrap marks on about half the casings, but not nearly like it did last time. I also used a bunch of mil surplus ammo this time.

I also compared my bolt carrier with some others and noticed they had rounded edges, while mine are quite sharp. I'll keep an eye on things and see if I can find some more ammo to try.

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