Mag quit holing rounds in

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by bob4, Sep 28, 2018.

  1. bob4

    bob4 Well-Known Member

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    Rem 700 BDL in 300 WM w/ floor plate. All of a sudden quit holding rounds in the mag. The first just pops back out of the mag. If I hold the one and get the second in it'll stay but the 3rd will not. Tried several pieces of different brass also. Is this a trip to the smith or could it be something simple? Gun is only 3-4 yrs old and kept clean.
     
  2. ShtrRdy

    ShtrRdy Well-Known Member

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    Take the mag box out and ues a pliers to tweak the feed lips inward very slightly.
     
  3. dok7mm

    dok7mm Well-Known Member

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    I believe OP said BDL. Take the spring and follower out and check them for wear pattern and try tweaking the spring to put more/less tension on follower. Be sure the follower & spring are installed correctly.
     
  4. philipbrousseau

    philipbrousseau Well-Known Member

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    and make sure the mag box is in the receiver properly. some of mine are so tight i tap the box into place with a rubber hammer.
     
  5. bob4

    bob4 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks all. I'll have a look now before I go shoot.
     
    Last edited: Sep 29, 2018
  6. bob4

    bob4 Well-Known Member

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    Don't know what was wrong but seems fine now. Just took it apart and put it back together.