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Forum: Rifles Yesterday, 07:53 AM
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Posted By BigMBobbyOP
^ great advice. narrow it down further this...

^ great advice.

narrow it down further this way.
Forum: Rifles June 16th, 2015, 08:48 AM
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Posted By BigMBobbyOP
Post 44 i think shows a round that got stuck....

Post 44 i think shows a round that got stuck. I'll grab a fired case next time. The stuck one appears to show what you are mentioning if Im reading you right.

I'm on board with incremental...
Forum: Rifles June 16th, 2015, 07:48 AM
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Posted By BigMBobbyOP
Honestly I'm thinking about the buffer as well

Honestly I'm thinking about the buffer as well
Forum: Rifles June 16th, 2015, 07:47 AM
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Posted By BigMBobbyOP
Thanks I'm thinking about trying this...

Thanks I'm thinking about trying this...
Forum: Rifles June 12th, 2015, 08:21 PM
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Posted By BigMBobbyOP
PM inbound!

PM inbound!
Forum: Rifles June 12th, 2015, 08:05 PM
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Posted By BigMBobbyOP
Thanks, will do

Thanks, will do
Forum: Rifles June 12th, 2015, 08:04 PM
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Posted By BigMBobbyOP
Well at least I know what was causing the FTFs...

Well at least I know what was causing the FTFs now :)

Guess I have nothing to lose by trying.

I would appreciate if you are able to share what tools are needed or instructions on the process....
Forum: Rifles June 12th, 2015, 07:32 PM
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Posted By BigMBobbyOP
So is that something to be left to a professional...

So is that something to be left to a professional or something I can try?
Forum: Rifles June 12th, 2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 77
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Posted By BigMBobbyOP
Thank you. I would definitely appreciate that if...

Thank you. I would definitely appreciate that if I can't figure it out.
Forum: Rifles June 12th, 2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 77
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Posted By BigMBobbyOP
Just tried it. I didt feel anything. I'll try...

Just tried it. I didt feel anything. I'll try that again more thoroughly later, my wife is complaining I've been in the garage too long lol.

Do you suggest anything further before the ramp work?
Forum: Rifles June 12th, 2015, 07:20 PM
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Posted By BigMBobbyOP
I've tried proper lubrication and new mags....

I've tried proper lubrication and new mags. Trying to tackle the small things first.. I'll check if the bolt falls into the gas tube without hitch...

What's next , polish the ramps?
Forum: Rifles June 12th, 2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 77
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Posted By BigMBobbyOP
Thanks Guys. Does it look like there is some...

Thanks Guys.

Does it look like there is some kind of misalighment here? Is it just me?

I scored some better pictures:

http://s14.postimg.org/b691f6ott/ramps2.jpg

...
Forum: Rifles June 12th, 2015, 05:56 PM
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Posted By BigMBobbyOP
Definitely the light. I'm finding it a pain to...

Definitely the light. I'm finding it a pain to get a good picture of that area..

Thanks for the tip on the cratex bits, maybe I'll try that. Got nothing to lose at this point.

Any tips on that...
Forum: Rifles June 12th, 2015, 04:50 PM
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Posted By BigMBobbyOP
How did you do that?

How did you do that?
Forum: Rifles June 12th, 2015, 04:48 PM
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Posted By BigMBobbyOP
That is definitely my next test.

That is definitely my next test.
Forum: Rifles June 12th, 2015, 03:11 PM
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Posted By BigMBobbyOP
UPDATE: Well, looks like this is definitely...

UPDATE:

Well, looks like this is definitely NOT a magazine or lubrication issue.

I lubricated according to Chad's video on youtube. Received a brand new Brownells 30 rnd magazine w/ chrome...
Forum: Rifles June 10th, 2015, 03:07 PM
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Posted By BigMBobbyOP
Smile Working on it. I'm getting a new mag first off...

Working on it. I'm getting a new mag first off just to be sure it wasn't the mags (I only had 2 and both caused problems).

I have a friend with a carrier I can get after that if its not the mags....
Forum: Rifles June 10th, 2015, 06:09 AM
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Posted By BigMBobbyOP
the new springs were advertised as "a significant...

the new springs were advertised as "a significant performance and reliability enhancement".

http://www.davidtubb.com/tubb-springs/magspring-ar15-30round

as far as the gas block, it is possible...
Forum: Rifles June 8th, 2015, 12:06 PM
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Posted By BigMBobbyOP
Ya i figured... I just really wanted ot get this...

Ya i figured... I just really wanted ot get this figured out... really irks me that the gun is not reliable.
Forum: Rifles June 8th, 2015, 08:50 AM
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Posted By BigMBobbyOP
I just want to update this to say I made an...

I just want to update this to say I made an initial mistake. The ammo I was primarily using was not Wolf. I had been using Tul. I don't know if this is a huge issue or a non-issue but thought I'd...
Forum: Rifles June 7th, 2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 77
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Posted By BigMBobbyOP
ok thanks. can i do that with a Wheeler FAT...

ok thanks. can i do that with a Wheeler FAT wrench? I've been meaning to get one of those anyway...

Anything else I could narrow this down to or check?
Forum: Rifles June 7th, 2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 77
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Posted By BigMBobbyOP
I've had the same results with both Wolf 55 gr...

I've had the same results with both Wolf 55 gr FMJ and Herters 55 gr HP.

They are the only ammo I have right now.

I am using standard gas rings.

I've not checked the gas rings yet. - For the...
Forum: Rifles June 7th, 2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 77
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Posted By BigMBobbyOP
just checked, didnt notice any damage ...

just checked, didnt notice any damage






I assumed I could use the same buffer but maybe I need a heavier one with the new springs? Maybe I'll try the old spring and see if that is the...
Forum: Rifles June 7th, 2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 77
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Posted By BigMBobbyOP
Sorry, can you explain that? -What do yo...

Sorry, can you explain that?

-What do yo mean about the receiver extension?

- how would the flat wire recoil spring affect things?

why would the combination cause the FTFs..


not...
Forum: Rifles June 7th, 2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 77
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Posted By BigMBobbyOP
Mags are PMAGS, follower travels smoothly and is...

Mags are PMAGS, follower travels smoothly and is a no tilt follower.

Gas system is mid length with standard FSB.
Forum: Rifles June 7th, 2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 77
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Posted By BigMBobbyOP
It had done it in the past as well. I want to say...

It had done it in the past as well. I want to say less frequently but there are too many variables there. I may just be shooting more now so it could be perception. But yes it had done it before the...
Forum: Rifles June 7th, 2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 77
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Posted By BigMBobbyOP
it locks back after the last round in a mag

it locks back after the last round in a mag
Forum: Rifles June 7th, 2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 77
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Posted By BigMBobbyOP
Please help me troubleshoot my ARs FTF issue!

Please help me, I'm having FTF issues with my AR.

What I am shooting:

Stock PSA AR-15 carbine except I put in a Tubb Precision AR-15 Performance Spring Pack

The spring pack included the...
Forum: Handguns March 29th, 2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,218
Posted By BigMBobbyOP
Thanks for sharing! That thing is super cool! I'm...

Thanks for sharing! That thing is super cool! I'm jealous.
Forum: Handguns March 24th, 2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,865
Posted By BigMBobbyOP
Versa carry. Simple, minimal, efficient. ...

Versa carry. Simple, minimal, efficient.

http://www.armoryblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/ab-versa-carry-review-glock-19-mounted.jpg
Forum: Rifles February 18th, 2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,768
Posted By BigMBobbyOP
good idea with the 6" rule. I'm going to...

good idea with the 6" rule.

I'm going to try that thanks.
Forum: Rifles February 17th, 2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,768
Posted By BigMBobbyOP
so what do you suggest as far as some steps on...

so what do you suggest as far as some steps on setting this all up?

what is the procedure, how do you do it?

how do you ensure the scope is level to the world when you shoot?
Forum: Rifles February 16th, 2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,768
Posted By BigMBobbyOP
Thanks, this may be the best bet for me.

Thanks, this may be the best bet for me.
Forum: Rifles February 16th, 2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,768
Posted By BigMBobbyOP
Hey thanks alot. I actually escaped to PA a few...

Hey thanks alot. I actually escaped to PA a few years back or else I may have taken you up on that offer.

The .308 doesnt have a front sight so I dont have a small flat spot.

The only thing I...
Forum: Rifles February 16th, 2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,768
Posted By BigMBobbyOP
Hi guys! Hoping to resurrect some knowledge...

Hi guys!

Hoping to resurrect some knowledge out of this thread.

I'm having a hard time trying to level the actual rifle on my Ruger American .308

There doesn't seem to be a good spot to...
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