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#6163853 - 01/31/16 08:26 PM $2 Buckmark repair
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Registered: 12/14/07
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I had "Stovepipe" issues with my Buckmark. Thought it was the ammo but found out the ejector was worn. Ordered a replacement ejector/spring and ran 50 (10 at a time)rapid fire rounds through without issue. Would have never known it was worn by looking at it. Apparently, when pulling the spent case, the weak ejector would release the casing prior to flipping it out to the side, causing the "Stovepipe".
You can find almost anything on the internet. My Buckmark was forgiven and now we are back on good terms!
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#6163861 - 01/31/16 08:30 PM Re: $2 Buckmark repair [Re: Slimpickin]
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Registered: 11/01/12
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Reckon it would work on my BIL's Challenger?
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#6164481 - 02/01/16 10:31 AM Re: $2 Buckmark repair [Re: Slimpickin]
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Tell me what's wrong with mine, ten round mag, ejects # 9 but doesn't feed #10. Have to rack slide to feed #10. I got a new mag and thought that would fix it but, that didn't fix problem. I have cleaned gun and that didn't help. Thanks for any help
David
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#6164495 - 02/01/16 10:39 AM Re: $2 Buckmark repair [Re: OkieDokie]
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Originally Posted By: OkieDokie
Tell me what's wrong with mine, ten round mag, ejects # 9 but doesn't feed #10. Have to rack slide to feed #10. I got a new mag and thought that would fix it but, that didn't fix problem. I have cleaned gun and that didn't help. Thanks for any help
David


Sounds like not enough tension on the spring, but if you already replaced the mag then I have no idea. Is the magazine staying firmly seated or is it sagging down after a few rounds?
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#6164913 - 02/01/16 03:27 PM Re: $2 Buckmark repair [Re: Slimpickin]
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Load your Mag and Manually operate your slide, CAREFULLY. Watch each round and position as it is feed. If only on the 10th round, I would think a spring issue on your Mag.
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#6164919 - 02/01/16 03:29 PM Re: $2 Buckmark repair [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
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Originally Posted By: QuitShootinYoungBucks
Reckon it would work on my BIL's Challenger?


Turn it slightly sideways to the left. If the round comes loose, when manually working the slide, just before ejection, he probably has the same issue.
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#6165228 - 02/01/16 06:52 PM Re: $2 Buckmark repair [Re: Slimpickin]
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Originally Posted By: Slimpickin
Load your Mag and Manually operate your slide, CAREFULLY. Watch each round and position as it is feed. If only on the 10th round, I would think a spring issue on your Mag.

I may try another new mag. The new mag would sometimes feed the last round. Is there a way to take the spring out and stretch it to get more spring tension?
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#6170113 - 02/04/16 08:35 PM Re: $2 Buckmark repair [Re: Slimpickin]
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Not sure on that one.
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