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Old 11-16-2017, 04:40 PM   #141
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I took my JRA M72B1 out to the range a few weeks ago. I fired about 60 rounds. I had two ammunition related failures to fire. It wasn't the rifle, it was two rounds of Golden Tiger (older lot, bought maybe 5+ years ago) that failed to fire. The rifle did its' part and swatted and dented the primer quite adequately, but they just didn't go. On the third try with both rounds, they went. The rifle already came sighted for me at the 50 yards I was testing at. No other failures, just that failure of two rounds of GT. The Brown Bear I also fired had no issues in the rifle. I like the M72B1 better than the AES10B, it seems a tad less unwieldy for some reason, maybe the slightly shorter barrel...
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Old 11-21-2017, 01:05 PM   #142
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Well the rifle went out on 09-02-2017 and arrived back yesterday 11-20-2017. It took a little bit longer than I would have liked but the rifle looks great. Only 3 issues at this point:

1) they didn't ship any mags back with it.
2) the selector lever doesn't stop in the 'safe' position. I'm sure I can tweak it or the dust cover and fix that.
3) and this is the big one. It's closes on a no-go gauge. It won't close on a field, but does on a no-go. With just the bolt in the bolt won't fully rotate with a no-go, but with the bolt in the carrier it will close.

So what do you guys think about that one? With out the bolt carrier it looks normal, but with it closing on a no-go in the carrier (ie in it's assembled condition for firing) I'm pretty concerned about that.
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Old 11-21-2017, 09:13 PM   #143
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Well the rifle went out on 09-02-2017 and arrived back yesterday 11-20-2017. It took a little bit longer than I would have liked but the rifle looks great. Only 3 issues at this point:

1) they didn't ship any mags back with it.
2) the selector lever doesn't stop in the 'safe' position. I'm sure I can tweak it or the dust cover and fix that.
3) and this is the big one. It's closes on a no-go gauge. It won't close on a field, but does on a no-go. With just the bolt in the bolt won't fully rotate with a no-go, but with the bolt in the carrier it will close.

So what do you guys think about that one? With out the bolt carrier it looks normal, but with it closing on a no-go in the carrier (ie in it's assembled condition for firing) I'm pretty concerned about that.
I just sent mine back too because Yugo mags won't seat, my front sling attachment was broken and the gas tube fitment isn't right. I didn't send THE mag or cleaning rod with mine....figured they might not make it back.

Sucks to hear that yours didn't come back right. Not sure what to make of your no-go gauge closing. I'd be concerned too for obvious reasons.
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Old 11-21-2017, 11:56 PM   #144
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Well the rifle went out on 09-02-2017 and arrived back yesterday 11-20-2017. It took a little bit longer than I would have liked but the rifle looks great. Only 3 issues at this point:

1) they didn't ship any mags back with it.
2) the selector lever doesn't stop in the 'safe' position. I'm sure I can tweak it or the dust cover and fix that.
3) and this is the big one. It's closes on a no-go gauge. It won't close on a field, but does on a no-go. With just the bolt in the bolt won't fully rotate with a no-go, but with the bolt in the carrier it will close.

So what do you guys think about that one? With out the bolt carrier it looks normal, but with it closing on a no-go in the carrier (ie in it's assembled condition for firing) I'm pretty concerned about that.
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Old 11-22-2017, 08:13 PM   #145
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Getting nervous bout getting one now, I really wanted a RPK. Plus my M70ab2 needs a brother.
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Old 11-23-2017, 01:34 AM   #146
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'Why I'll always buy foreign.
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Old 11-23-2017, 02:00 AM   #147
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'Why I'll always buy foreign.
Amen. Canít wait till Arsenal starts importing again.
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Old 11-23-2017, 08:02 AM   #148
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Getting nervous bout getting one now, I really wanted a RPK. Plus my M70ab2 needs a brother.
Money is better spent on finding an OPAP if you must go Yugo. The only reason I bought the carbine version by JRA is because I wanted something different....I guess I got something different because everything else I own works.
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Old 11-23-2017, 11:54 AM   #149
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Money is better spent on finding an OPAP if you must go Yugo. The only reason I bought the carbine version by JRA is because I wanted something different....I guess I got something different because everything else I own works.
Never heard a bad thing about OPAP. Sorry about your Carbine, hopefully you can get it fix, or probably better yet. Your money,
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Old 11-25-2017, 01:57 PM   #150
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Money is better spent on finding an OPAP if you must go Yugo. The only reason I bought the carbine version by JRA is because I wanted something different....I guess I got something different because everything else I own works.
So aside from the yugo mags not fitting, it didnít run?
Expound on didnít work. Iím figuring thatís what you meant.
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So aside from the yugo mags not fitting, it didnít run?
Expound on didnít work. Iím figuring thatís what you meant.
I never even fired it. The Yugo mags wouldn't seat and lock in. Other mags would, but my whole thing is that if I buy a Yugo, I want the Yugo mags to fit!
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Old 11-25-2017, 10:19 PM   #152
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I never even fired it. The Yugo mags wouldn't seat and lock in. Other mags would, but my whole thing is that if I buy a Yugo, I want the Yugo mags to fit!
Thatís weird, did all your Yugo mags not fit?
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Thatís weird, did all your Yugo mags not fit?
I tried roughly 10 of them that have been used in several guns. It even came with a Yugo mag!
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Old 11-30-2017, 08:43 PM   #154
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Got it back today and all of the issues were fixed. I'll report back after I shoot it.
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Old 12-03-2017, 08:19 PM   #155
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Shot it today and it's good. No hiccups at all. 240 rounds of GT and Tula 8M3
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Shot it today and it's good. No hiccups at all. 240 rounds of GT and Tula 8M3
Are the other mags fitting since the return?
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Are the other mags fitting since the return?
I haven't tried anything in it besides Yugo BHO mags. That's what my main concern was anyway.
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Old 12-11-2017, 03:29 PM   #158
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Seems like JRA will make it right, but you have to go into one knowing that there's a good chance that you'll have to send it back.

Mines been great since I got it back
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