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Old 04-05-2004, 09:26 AM   #1
 
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please help, my new para16-40 slide lock dont lock

went to the range with my brand new para 16-40. shoots very well! but the slide lock dont lock when the mag is empty-but it locks if i hand cycle it. Does this need break in? or has the gun has problem? Thanks!
 
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Old 04-05-2004, 03:20 PM   #2
 
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Sounds like it could be a tight gun that is short cycling. You could try going 2# lighter on the recoil spring (that 1640 monster uses an 18# spring that feels like 100# to me). A 16# spring during break in might cure it.
 
Old 04-25-2004, 08:54 PM   #3
 
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or a hot load

will lock it back use to load the coonan with one hot load in bottom of the mag to lock it back,thanks,ekth
 
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