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Old August 30, 2008, 11:56 AM   #4
Fingers McGee
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Sounds like you may not have gotten the bolt timing set right. If the hammer doesnt go forward far enough, the legs won't go over the cam & the cylinder will stay locked. Reducing the end shake in the cylinder can also have this effect, as can high primers; when the tolerances are extremely tight.
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