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#5576748 - 02/01/15 03:14 PM 6.5 Grendel fault to eject question
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Recently built a 6.5 Grendel from all quality parts. When shooting it is sub-MOA, feeds and extracts as it should. Occasionally a spent case is not being ejected. I'd say 1 in 10 which is way too much for me. The bolt is made for the barrel by a reputable manufacturer. I am wondering how to solve this. Thank you for the replies.

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#5577569 - 02/01/15 10:39 PM Re: 6.5 Grendel fault to eject question [Re: wtjim]
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Savage?
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#5577583 - 02/01/15 10:51 PM Re: 6.5 Grendel fault to eject question [Re: wtjim]
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Sorry title should say "fail" not fault. Semi automatic AR style rifle.

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#5577626 - 02/01/15 11:16 PM Re: 6.5 Grendel fault to eject question [Re: wtjim]
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Ahhhhhhh! The AR peeps will be along shortly. What ammo you running? I know they'll ask that
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#5577960 - 02/02/15 08:45 AM Re: 6.5 Grendel fault to eject question [Re: wtjim]
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Factory Hornady 123 SST

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#5577989 - 02/02/15 08:59 AM Re: 6.5 Grendel fault to eject question [Re: wtjim]
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Steel or Brass cased ammo?

Extractor Spring ok?
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#5578038 - 02/02/15 09:26 AM Re: 6.5 Grendel fault to eject question [Re: wtjim]
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Where is your ejection pattern when it does eject?

You're likely over or under gassed

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#5579401 - 02/02/15 09:41 PM Re: 6.5 Grendel fault to eject question [Re: wtjim]
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More forward than back. Gas block on straight and running carbine weight spring/buffer.

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#5579791 - 02/03/15 07:55 AM Re: 6.5 Grendel fault to eject question [Re: wtjim]
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You seem to be overgassed based on your description.

I would go with a Heavier buffer and optionally a stiffer spring ( Wolff).

Handy chart:




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#5581016 - 02/03/15 08:52 PM Re: 6.5 Grendel fault to eject question [Re: wtjim]
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bside,

Thanks for the visual, I've never seen that. I'm a lifelong bow hunter that has recently gotten into guns the past couple years. I'm gonna try a heavier buffer.

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#5581068 - 02/03/15 09:12 PM Re: 6.5 Grendel fault to eject question [Re: wtjim]
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That is a cool graphic. Good reference to have
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#5581808 - 02/04/15 10:10 AM Re: 6.5 Grendel fault to eject question [Re: wtjim]
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you're welcome. I'm an AR guy first so I'm happy to help

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