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Old 02-11-2017, 09:16 PM
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Have any of you experienced lps with your 10/22M's? I was at the range today and had about 10 out of 50 and was quite upset. The rifle is 18 years old but hasn't been shot a lot, but I did swing by my local gun store on the way home and picked up a power custom tune up kit including extra power hammer spring, improved sear spring, and extra power trigger return spring. I just replaced them all and hoping this is my remedy, but wanted to ask if any one else had experienced this and what you did?
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Old 02-16-2017, 08:45 PM
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Lite strike

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Old 02-25-2017, 05:43 AM
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Now I'm REALLY curious. I haven't seen that particular issue yet and want to know what to do should my buddy start getting LPS.
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Old 02-25-2017, 09:50 AM
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Most of the time light primer strikes are caused by a dirty chamber.. use a bent bore brush (22LR or a 243) with a home brew handle and some CLP or Hoppes... or buy this brush....

http://gunsmithertools.com/brush-n-m...ool/index.html

The other cause is the rare situation of sludge in the FP channel.. sometimes even the poor choice of dripping Loctite into the base mount holes while mounting a optic and guess where the drips go? Yupp.. into the FP channel thus impeding the FP movement.
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Old 02-25-2017, 09:41 PM
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Odds are, Chaser is right about a dirty chamber being the culprit. It's a super common cause of "LPS" Ditto on the Hoppe's no. 9, it will attack carbon faster/better than CLP
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