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Old 04-02-2021, 07:48 AM
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Magazine malfunction



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I had this malfunction at the range the other day. I have never seen a feed issue like this. The round flipped up and got nice and stuck. It actually happened once before and I was able to pull the round out. Then 2 rounds later this happened. I got so flustered trying to pry the round out at the range that I didn't even think about dropping the base and follower and clearing it from the bottom. Ended up dropping it in the bag and dealing with it this morning. Just wondering if anyone else had a malfunction like this with their Tippmann magazines. I have 2 magazines and about 500 rounds between the 2. So far only one of them has had an issue
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Old 04-03-2021, 09:03 AM
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I suspect if you had dropped the case then take the feed pressure off that round it would have easily popped right out. By not doing that and attempting to 'pry' out the round there is the risk the magazine will be damaged.

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Old 04-03-2021, 09:10 AM
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I suspect if you had dropped the case then take the feed pressure off that round it would have easily popped right out. By not doing that and attempting to 'pry' out the round there is the risk the magazine will be damaged.
I did take the feed pressure off. The round was flipped backwards and I just couldn't get it to flip the right way. It was just a fluke situation. I was concerned that the magazine might be damaged but it seems to be ok. I agree though, prying wasn't the right choice. Hopefully there isn't a next time, but if so no more prying.
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