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PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:10 pm 
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Yeah, wolf 6.5 ammo all disappeared the second I bought my 2nd batch of 500rds for the hoard. I'm sure glad I purchased that when I did so I've got a wood ammo crate's worth. I'm sure it'll come back, but at least I can wait it out now.
But as a first step, I'm still thinking about seeing if the gunsmith at my nearest "big" gunshop can extend the feed ramp just a mm or so on my chamber. I've got a dremel and know I could possibly do it, but I'd rather have a pro spend the 2 minutes doing it and pay the 20 bucks. The cartridges that get flung out have a very telling flattened nose, and the slomo vids I posted earlier in the thread support exactly what's happening. I think that even a slight improvement to the ramp will work wonders.
While feeding, about half of the bulllet nose hits hard just like this and causes it to get flung up violently. So fast that it actually misses the chamber entirely.
[Edit]Actually, I just noticed in my picture that you can see the copper smeared paths where the bullets get flung upward depending what side of the mag it's fed from, and they might not miss the chamber 100%. Maybe the flattened noses are partially from "almost" getting into the chamber on their way up. Or maybe the smears slightly into the chamber are "near misses" that almost got thrown out entirely.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:41 pm 
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Interesting. I'm also get the flattened noses. Let me know if that works out well for you. Either a bullet guide or extending the feed ramp. It seems like that should do the trick, but I also feel like it's a combination of the mags and the "hint" of feed ramp on these things.


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