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Ruger GSR Mag Issue

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by Captains1911, Feb 1, 2012.

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  1. Captains1911

    Captains1911 Member

    Aug 25, 2008
    Loudoun County, VA
    I'm having an issue with my GSR which seems to be mag related. With one of my 5rd polymer mags, always on the second round of a fully loaded mag, I am unable to lock the bolt down. The first round case will eject, the 2nd round will strip and chamber, but I can't move the bolt handle downwards at all. I have to move the bolt rearwards and tip the rifle back so the round falls out of the chamber. If I reload that same round into the mag it chambers and locks fine.

    I am not as knowledgeable with bolt guns as I am with other types, so could somebody please explain how the magazine could be causing this. I find it hard to believe that it's just a coincidence considering it only happens with that one mag and always on the 2nd round.
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