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cpham4
05-10-2010, 6:57 PM
Hi all

I just installed a Raddlock bullet button on my AR15. A unloaded magazine will lock in correctly, but with a full loaded magazine it wont snap into place and lock correctly.

I have to really push the magazine in for it to lock into place.

What can I do to fix this?

dieselpower
05-10-2010, 7:05 PM
load 1 or 2 less rounds. this is normal since a lot of 10rd magazines are tight when fully loaded, this is to make sure no one can load an 11th round. This makes a full magazine without enough play in it to compress the spring when the bolt is closed.

Lock the bolt back and you will see its easy to slap in. It only gets hard to do when the bolt is closed.

Don't worry about "hurting" the rifle, just slam that full magazine in hard.

TonyMang_89
05-10-2010, 7:07 PM
sounds like your loading it on a closed bolt. my pmags will load on a close bolt but even then i have to smack it pretty hard

try it with an open bolt

Jicko
05-10-2010, 7:10 PM
1) download the mag

2) SNAP IT IN LIKE A MAN.... it is a tool, and it loves to be handled roughly :rolleyes: (you don't baby your hammer, right?P)

Army
05-10-2010, 7:21 PM
Lock bolt to the rear, use bolt release to chamber.

cpham4
05-10-2010, 7:23 PM
Thanks for the help guys

mofo74
05-10-2010, 7:36 PM
Do the slap and tug.

ar15barrels
05-11-2010, 2:13 PM
Do the slap and tug.

I did the slap and tug last night and it was good. :D

PolishMike
05-11-2010, 2:18 PM
I did the slap and tug last night and it was good. :D

I'm sure your boyfriend was happy ;)

ar15barrels
05-11-2010, 2:20 PM
I'm sure your boyfriend was happy ;)

I really miss the Chief.

PolishMike
05-11-2010, 2:21 PM
I really miss the Chief.

me too :(

viras
05-11-2010, 2:27 PM
me too :(

Wait, what happened to him? Is he alright?

PolishMike
05-11-2010, 5:21 PM
Wait, what happened to him? Is he alright?

Yah, he moved to Florida and ditched us all.

Colt-45
05-11-2010, 9:25 PM
I have the same problem with my 10/30's, they won't lock in. 10 rounders lock in right away but the 10/30's I have to lock the bolt back then release.

Army
05-11-2010, 9:33 PM
You have all heard "Lock and load", right?

That's lock the bolt back, and load magazine (clip for Garands).