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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 8/1/2003 9:33:52 PM EST
Hi guys, I am using my ELISCO M16 this morning.
It has a 13.5 in barrel(converted from the standard 20 in that the military uses) I was firing about 100 rounds ion full and semi auto with no problem. But my last 40 rounds, i had some jams due to short stroking and bolt not locking open after last shot. Ammo was assorted, I noticed that the "blast" became less loud than before( almost like a squib), so I assumed its the ammo thats underpowered or defective. Or did the dirty rifle(100 rounds fired caused it). thanks.
Link Posted: 8/2/2003 7:05:09 PM EST
Sounds (no pun intended) like it could be the ammo. Was the rifle clean and properly lubed prior to your range session? Jams/FTL could also be caused by a bad magazine. I don't believe it was due to the weapon being dirty, I have fired 500+ rounds out of mine without cleaning, and it showed no signs of problems.
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