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    5 round tikka mag feeding issue

    So I bought a second hand 5 round (4 for the 7mmSaum) tikka mag and it's not feeding the last two cartridges very well. It's like there's not enough tension on the spring and the primer end is sagging with the bullet pointing high. Is this a common problem and is there any easy fix before I go through the painful process of trying to get my money back? Cheers

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    Ive never had this problem with mine but if it happened to me, Id probably try a squirt of silicone type spray inside the mag to ensure the follower was moving smoothly on the mag spring

    Just a thought.

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    Is it a normal Long action mag or a Short mag one.

    As the saum case is a very tight fit in the normal LA mag, 3 or 5 round. If you have the LA mag I'm picking that's the issue.

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    Yeah it's a long action, 3 round does it alright though? Does a medium do it better @GWH

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    Quote Originally Posted by HB. View Post
    Yeah it's a long action, 3 round does it alright though? Does a medium do it better @GWH
    You need to use the WSM mag to fit the SAUM case properly. A normal SA or LA mag 'springs' apart as you jam saum cases into and they bind up in there.

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    Ah right, thanks @GWH I didn't realize there was a difference. It was advertised as a 4 shot 300 WSM. Is there any obvious way to tell the difference between the WSM and normal size? Looks to be exactly the same as the 3!shot mag I have that feeds all good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HB. View Post
    Ah right, thanks @GWH I didn't realize there was a difference. It was advertised as a 4 shot 300 WSM. Is there any obvious way to tell the difference between the WSM and normal size? Looks to be exactly the same as the 3!shot mag I have that feeds all good.
    What letters are on it? LA or ?

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    Nah just L @GWH

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    Quote Originally Posted by HB. View Post
    Nah just L @GWH
    Yeah same as one I have here, saum cases are too tight in it to work properly, need wsm mags

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    Oh righto, know where to getem from? Should it read LA @GWH?

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    Quote Originally Posted by HB. View Post
    Oh righto, know where to getem from? Should it read LA @GWH?
    Nah that was my mistake, thought the L was LA, there were some on trademe for sale, gunworks I think? I think the WSM ones are labeled SM

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    Cheers @GWH 👍

 

 

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