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AR stopped firing.

Discussion in 'GATE AR-15 Forum' started by 97XJ_Sport, Oct 21, 2013.

  1. 97XJ_Sport

    97XJ_Sport

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    Oct 30, 2010
    DeSoto, TX
    I was shooting the AR I just built for the first time yesterday, and for the first ten rounds it worked flawlessly, but when I put in another magazine and pulled the trigger nothing happened. I just heard the click of the hammer. It also failed to extract anything after that first ten round magazine. There were no primer strikes on the primers. Does that sound like an issue with the bolt?
     
  2. Constructor

    Constructor Moderator

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    Dec 10, 2009
    Roaming
    It sounds like something stuck on the bolt face keeping the bolt from fully locking behind the extension lugs and snapping over the rim of the cartridge in the chamber.