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NEA15-22 part III -tale of a crappy bolt

The plot thickens..

I had cleaned the rifle, done a little polishing and then of to range for test firing.

First 50 rnds (2 mags) seemed to be discharged without any problems, but then the problems started. Around 20% of the rounds failed to ignite on first try, but most ignited on second try, after being put back to magazine and re-cycled into the gun.

I collected some examples of fired casings and also some non-ignited rounds to check the firing pin markings. Then I also noticed that the first 50 rounds were not so successful and had included some bulged and deformed casings.

Some fired and deformed casings mixed with some failure to ignite rounds
Some fired and deformed casings mixed with some failure to ignite rounds

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