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Posted: 7/20/2008 3:15:03 PM EDT
I have an AR-15 that will not hold the bolt back. I have changed the bolt release, detent and spring but the rifle will not still lock the bolt back. What have I missed?

Cheers Joe
Link Posted: 7/20/2008 4:06:19 PM EDT
Link Posted: 7/20/2008 4:56:27 PM EDT

Originally Posted By QUIB:
Manually? Or after the last round?


It took some time but I figured out the problem. It was the lower receiver extention tube/buffer tube. I had a fixed stock on my rifle and the buffer tube would not allow the buffer to go all the way into the tube. I changed it out with a collasping stock I had. Now I need to find a good source for a mil-spec tube. The reason I've never notice I had a problem is because I have been using a 22lr kit.

Cheers, Joe
Link Posted: 7/20/2008 6:03:46 PM EDT
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