SKS not ejecting spent shell

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  1. Lush

    Lush
    Seattle, Washington, United States
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    i have a sks that will not eject the spent shell. it will fire one maybe two rounds if im lucky then the spend shells will get caught up. it is a Norinco. not a yugo 59/66. it is on a folding stock w/ fixed mag. thanks for the help.
     
  2. ogre

    ogre
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    Does it extract alright by hand? If not I would disassemble and clean the bolt inside and out and make sure the extractor spring is free of cosmoline. If it extracts by hand with no problems I would disassemble the carbine and clean the gas system.

    Make sure the gas port is clean as well as the op-rod. Unless you cleaned the carbine yourself then there might still be some cosmoline in the op-rod channel. Also clean and inspect the gas piston; make sure that it fits and that there is no undue pitting on the piston.

    Sometimes it's as easy as that. Good luck.
     
  3. Lush

    Lush
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    sometimes i can pull the bolt back with no problems and other times it can be hard to even pull the bolt back.
    and thanks for the tips. ill when i cleaned it i might not have done as good a job on the gas tube as i should have
     
  4. salmonriverjohn

    salmonriverjohn
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    Does it have a grenade launcher? Check to make sure its not closed.
     

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