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Posted: 2/28/2006 6:56:24 PM EDT
I' ve had my SA M1A for a few years now, and put about 500-600 rounds through a new krieger heavy. It has feeding problems at rapid fire:

-The rounds will not seat in the bolt properly, the rim of the shell is not being "grabbed" by the bolt.
This happens during rapid fire. Do I need a new bolt or extractor?
Link Posted: 2/28/2006 9:30:31 PM EDT
Link Posted: 3/1/2006 3:00:07 AM EDT
Break down the bolt and clean thoroughly. Consider a USGI extractor.

Could also be a mag problem if you aren't using USGI mags.
Link Posted: 3/1/2006 9:41:19 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/1/2006 9:43:23 AM EDT by markmcjunkins]
ntxt.....
Link Posted: 3/1/2006 6:47:41 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/1/2006 6:51:54 PM EDT by RL15]
E mail sent. Do you mean the bolt does not close all the way into battery, but the round was stripped and pushed into the chamber?
Link Posted: 3/5/2006 8:10:47 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/5/2006 8:11:52 AM EDT by AbominableNo-Man]
If the bolt isn't closing all the way........that sounds like a binding or possibly weak op rod spring.

Do you have extraction problems?

ETA: You will probably not need a new bolt. Like was said earlier, replace the extractor if needed with USGI, and you should be good to go.
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