Marlin 22LR not ejecting

Discussion in 'Guns and Ammo' started by stcroixjoe, Jul 8, 2007.

  1. stcroixjoe

    stcroixjoe (stcroixjoe)

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    i have a older marlin semi auto tube feed and every time i shot it it gets jammed up i cleand the hell out of it and it still jams up any ideas????
     
  2. I have one that did that also.it was the recoil spring.got one from marlin for about 3 dollars.it is easy to take apart and replace
     

  3. fishingful

    fishingful Time to fish!

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    what kind of amo you running through it the wincheters jam up my 22 every 5 shots
     
  4. stcroixjoe

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    just the cheap thunderbolts from dicks
     
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  6. fishingful

    fishingful Time to fish!

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    sometimes when i shoot cheep stuff their isent enough poweder to eject the spent cartrige and i get a stove pipe jam
     
  7. esoxhunter

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    I'd try a different ammo first. It can make a huge difference.
    Thunderbolts are about the dirtiest burning ammo you can use.
     
  8. creekcrawler

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    Yup, try different ammo. My Ruger 10/22 acted up too.
    I actually found the CCI hollow points work really good.
     
  9. esoxhunter

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    avoid Rem Thunderbolts, Rem Golden Bullets, and Winchester Wildcats. If you must shoot cheap ammo, Federal Champion (load #510) works best for me.
    A steady diet of CCI ammo would be what I suggest.
    CCI will also most likely improve your accuracy. Here is a 5 shot group using CCI standard velocity and a $20 Marlin (Glenfield) 70 (same action as your rifle)
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  10. Those Marlin actions (Glenfields included) dont tolerate dirty ammo very well. I have a Glenfield 75 (carbine version of the mod 70 and marlin model 60) and as long as I use CCI mini mag hp or a decent standard velocity or target ammo, it shoots 500-1000 rounds between cleanings/malfunctions. If i use cheap ammo, like the Win Wildcats or thunderbolts i might get 50 rounds before it jams. Just the nature of those beasts. Same with my Win model 190 though it tolerates it a little better, maybe getting 100 rounds of cheap stuff before jamming. But as long as I use good ammo, a quick chamber and barrel clean every 500-1000 keeps em thumpin'.

    Huntinbull