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Forum: Tippmann Arms 09-02-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Av1at0r
"Spray 'blaster' type cleaner (large spray can...

"Spray 'blaster' type cleaner (large spray can sold at Walmart for around $8) around in breech area, focusing on getting rid of debris buildup."

To clarify, does this refer to Birchwood Casey Gun...
Forum: Tippmann Arms 09-02-2021, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,237
Posted By Av1at0r
Great, never heard of these steps, will try them...

Great, never heard of these steps, will try them before my next shoot!
Forum: Smith & Wesson 09-02-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 317
Posted By Av1at0r
M&P 22 Full Size Reliability

This post deals with ammo choices for the M&P 22 LR Full Size pistol and how best to clean the firearm.

I bought my M&P 22 as a companion firearm to a Tippmann M4-22 Elite for competition. Unlike...
Forum: Tippmann Arms 09-02-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,237
Posted By Av1at0r
Yes, the OP's complaint is failure of the...

Yes, the OP's complaint is failure of the last-round-bolt-hold-open function.

When charging handle fails to extract a live round in a competition at the end of a stage, the SO's allow me to fire...
Forum: Tippmann Arms 09-01-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,237
Posted By Av1at0r
Hopefully I'm not violating any forum rules by...

Hopefully I'm not violating any forum rules by tagging on to this post, but I think there's sufficient crossover to be relevant.

I have a Tippmann M4-22 Elite and Rifle, very pleased with both,...
Forum: Tippmann Arms 07-16-2021, 09:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,955
Posted By Av1at0r
Here's the update, finally: Tippmann sent me...

Here's the update, finally:

Tippmann sent me two new bolts. I tried both in the M4P and they didn't eject live rounds any better than the original. The problem with the rifle apparently fixed...
Forum: Tippmann Arms 06-12-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,955
Posted By Av1at0r
"I have had my full dose of 22LR firearms that...

"I have had my full dose of 22LR firearms that have been cantankerous in operation, at least until I did something about them and got them running well. In selecting the Tippmann I chose goals that...
Forum: Tippmann Arms 06-11-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,955
Posted By Av1at0r
I didn't think about trying a real cartridge, but...

I didn't think about trying a real cartridge, but that has been overcome by events when I learned that Tippmann has had an issue with out of spec ejector cutouts in bolts. Not nearly as bad as the...
Forum: Tippmann Arms 06-09-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,955
Posted By Av1at0r
FWIW, when I began looking for a .22LR option for...

FWIW, when I began looking for a .22LR option for competition, I only knew about the S&W M&P15-22, and I've had multiple extractor and ejector malfunctions with the rifle and pistol.

Then I tried...
Forum: Tippmann Arms 06-09-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,955
Posted By Av1at0r
I have good news to share: Within 18 hours...

I have good news to share:

Within 18 hours of filling out a warranty claim on both of my Tippmann Arms M4-22s, I received two phone calls, two emails, and a tracking number for two new bolts...
Forum: Tippmann Arms 06-08-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,955
Posted By Av1at0r
Here is the latest update to this thread: ...

Here is the latest update to this thread:

Took the Tippmann Arms M-4 Micro Elite Pistol to my gunsmith. He confirmed what we suspected, that the extractor and/or bolt is probably at fault. One...
Forum: Tippmann Arms 05-25-2021, 06:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,955
Posted By Av1at0r
"Sorry if this isn't helpful or you'd rather not...

"Sorry if this isn't helpful or you'd rather not fiddle with the thing any further."

No reason to apologize, and to the contrary, I love fiddling with things and fixing them. I'll look into the...
Forum: Tippmann Arms 05-23-2021, 11:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,955
Posted By Av1at0r
Back to the drawing board. I fired about 10...

Back to the drawing board.

I fired about 10 rounds of CCI MiniMag and unsuccessfully tried to eject a live round. Fired another 5, same thing.

The good news is that 20-round mags of MiniMag,...
Forum: Tippmann Arms 05-23-2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,955
Posted By Av1at0r
The rifle failed the plop test with the first...

The rifle failed the plop test with the first round tried. A shooter friend recommended using bore cleaner and a bronze brush on a length of cleaning rod in a drill on the chamber end of the bore....
Forum: Tippmann Arms 05-21-2021, 12:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,955
Posted By Av1at0r
Of course! That makes perfect sense. I'll do that...

Of course! That makes perfect sense. I'll do that tomorrow and report the results. Thanks for the excellent description.
Forum: Tippmann Arms 05-19-2021, 11:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,955
Posted By Av1at0r
Can't confirm whether I've passed a plop test,...

Can't confirm whether I've passed a plop test, because I don't know what that is.

Don't have access to a borescope. After cleaning both firearms, I plan to repeat the extraction of a live round...
Forum: Tippmann Arms 05-19-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,955
Posted By Av1at0r
I have one better for you: The M&P 15-22...

I have one better for you:

The M&P 15-22 rifle threw the extractor, keeper, and spring twice in two days.

Does anyone from Tippmann ever monitor and comment on this forum? I realize that it's a...
Forum: Tippmann Arms 05-19-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,955
Posted By Av1at0r
Absolutely. I've had none of the FTE's that...

Absolutely. I've had none of the FTE's that plagued my M&P 15-22 rifle and pistol.
Forum: Tippmann Arms 05-18-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,955
Posted By Av1at0r
M4-22 Charging Handle Problem

Over the past three or four months, I've been searching for an AR-style .22LR firearm that is reliable and relatively malfunction free. A few weeks ago, I thought I had accomplished that goal with...
Forum: Tactical Style 10/22's 05-18-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,138
Posted By Av1at0r
Trying the Tippman forum

I'm doing that now, thank you, and I apologize for not seeing that forum when I first joined.
Forum: Tactical Style 10/22's 05-18-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,138
Posted By Av1at0r
The update

Both the pistol and the rifle exhibit this problem, so more troubleshooting will be required.
Forum: Tactical Style 10/22's 05-16-2021, 10:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,138
Posted By Av1at0r
Update

Thank you again for the suggestions:

With the bolt removed and a fired case, the rim fits under the extractor with minimal effort.

With a round into the chamber the rim extends over the...
Forum: Tactical Style 10/22's 05-16-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,138
Posted By Av1at0r
Tippmann M4-22 Failure to extract an unfired round

I will check those details and report the results. Thank you!

Tosh
Forum: Tactical Style 10/22's 05-15-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,138
Posted By Av1at0r
Tippmann M4-22 Charging Handle Problem

Howdy, y'all, greetings from the Lone Star State! As the title implies, my first post seeks some assistance with my new Tippmann Arms M4-22 Rifle. But first, a little backstory.

I've owned a Ruger...
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