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Old August 14, 2014, 06:16 PM   #1
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Failure to eject

I fired a gun yesterday and the Empty case failed to eject. Like completely not a stove jam like the case stayed in the original place before it got fire.
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Old August 14, 2014, 06:21 PM   #2
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After removing all ammo from the gun & making certain that it is Safe,
Clean it...making sure all oil is out of the chamber...
as heat + pressure + oil = Glue

Second, check the chamber for a burr with a Qtip...if it pulls hairs out, you've gotta burr.
DIY or take to a gunsmith for repair.

Third, check the slide & rails for burrs...if so, DIY or take to a gunsmith for repair.

Fourth, check the ammo...

Fifth, check the extractor/ejector...fix/replace if bent/broken/etc...

Sixth, remember to tell us Which Kind of Gun & What Kind of Ammo,
as some have congenital defects that are very well known...
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Old August 14, 2014, 07:06 PM   #3
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Its embarrassing to tell the gun and ammo
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Old August 14, 2014, 07:51 PM   #4
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If gun and ammo makers read these sites, they will get embarrassed all the time. The makes of the gun and ammo and any other info might help resolve the problem.

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Old August 14, 2014, 08:43 PM   #5
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ok here it goes... Lorcin L25
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Old August 14, 2014, 08:45 PM   #6
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You were right.

They are notorious for malfunctions and breakage. Without more info and at least some pictures most folks will just bash it.

Did it ever work right?

Has something changed?

Does it happen with all types of ammo?

Is it clean?

Standard stuff.
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Old August 14, 2014, 08:49 PM   #7
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Trade it in for a Hi Point. Also snap might be helpful in diagnosing the issue. Good luck at any rate.
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Old August 14, 2014, 09:05 PM   #8
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I was actually hoping my personal life would not be discussed here....
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Old August 14, 2014, 09:25 PM   #9
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"The Lorcin L25 pocket pistol is infamous for being an unreliable firearm, frequently prone to jamming and accidental discharges. Lorcin Engineering Industries eventually went bankrupt after numerous cases of guns going off and harming users, as well as the fact that the pistol is one of the most popular weapons in low-grade robberies and other crime due to the pistol usually going for under $100."
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Old August 14, 2014, 11:16 PM   #10
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Not to be cruel, but any money you put into that Lorcin is money wasted.

I know that this is easy to say, but you would be well-served to either retire the gun and use the money you would have wasted fixing it (with no guarantees that it would work anyway) and buy something else a little better, or sell the gun to someone with the understanding that it "needs work," and (you guessed it) take the money and put it towards something a little better.
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Old August 15, 2014, 12:02 AM   #11
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it was a hand me down from my dad, it hasnt been shot in 17 years maybe a little rusty
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Old August 15, 2014, 12:11 AM   #12
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it was a hand me down from my dad, it hasnt been shot in 17 years maybe a little rusty
Keep it then as a remembrance of your dad.

But trying to get it to be a completely safe, fully functional firearm is a tall order, given the Lorcin history.

Give it a graceful retirement and get something else for yourself.
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Old August 15, 2014, 08:48 AM   #13
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Here's my take on your situation. You did not mentiion if your Dad is still with you or not. If it were mine I think that I would deliberetly disable the weapon
so it would be permantly safe from ever firing. I would then keep the firearm in a
safe and respectful location in honor of the memories of my Dad and would have
it available to pass it down to future generations.
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