I'd be happy if I could get my H.P. Carbine to fire without ftf's, period. I bought 2 Redball mags b/c I read stock mags suck. It was no help. Tried Winchester ammo just in case it was an ammo problem. No help. I'm thinking extractor or follower problem but I'm no gunsmith so that's my next step, I guess.Gun smiths and engineers, get in here!
The almost universal question by HP carbine owners is how to get a higher cap mag. Myself included. The design of the carbine includes a steel (?) box-ish reinforcement in the grip/stock about 1+ inches below the action up to where the action strips a round out of the top of the magazine. No, I didn't tear it down to measure prior to posting.
Disregard the stock molding questions at this point.
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Here's the question. Could a double stack mag be designed to feed 2-3 rounds in a single stack formation at the top? I think/hope the answer is yes. However, I think the big issue lies in the follower. The follower has to reinforce the ammo stacking, be the proper width to remain stable in the wider double stack portion, but small enough to feed 2-3 rounds in the single-stack portion.
I'm looking to see if anyone would enter reasonably well thought-out ideas. I'm not producing anything, but I would hope to get legit ideas that maybe High Tower Armory, or someone, could use to make our cheap carbines better.
Condescending trolls can GTFO.
How many people have had the same problem with their 995TS?
Just wondering if I'm just unlucky with a lemon or if this has been common. I release the bolt with no mag and it goes home fine. But when it has a mag in it, it doesn't want to go completely home the 1st time and I have to pull it back, ejecting a round and then it will go home and chamber a round. Very frustrating.
Sorry, not trying to hijack your post. Just frustrated.