Both my mak and my CZ82 will jam occasionally with Silver Bear 94gr JHPs. I've chalked it up to ammo.
April 20, 2008, 09:59 AM
I was using Wolf when it happened. Then I ran out of the Wolf and started in on some USA-made, brass case stuff and it worked well again. I didn't know that even Wolf ammo could jam a Mak. What do I do with my signature file now?
Glockorama, I like the business like appearance of your Mak! Do I know Maks? See below. Regards, Richard:)
April 20, 2008, 01:12 PM
I have only shot the cheapest 95gr ammo in mine. The military $7.89 ammo. That has never jammed. It is hard to believe a MAK jammed. I am sure that it is a statisitcal possibility. I figure it to be in the same statistical range as the lottery- when it is over 100mil. If I were you I would buy a ticket. This could be the start of a roll.
April 20, 2008, 01:16 PM
I have five Maks from three different countries and they have never jammed, but anything mechanical can and will fail.
April 20, 2008, 02:33 PM
clean your mags REAL good! My russian mak failed to fully go back to battery twice but that was after shooting 250 rounds of silver bear jhp in one range session. The mags were filthy so I pulled all my mags apart and sprayed them with some gunscrubber...no problems with the rest of the case of ammo.
April 20, 2008, 05:42 PM
:p ....oops, wrong thread, s'cuse me....
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