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Old 08-06-2015, 10:10 PM
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Originally Posted by TheCoyote View Post
I did figure out the problem (i think) It looks like the follower, made of a nylon material, binds against the metal on the receiver wall, and does not quite go out enough to engage the hold wall.
I can wiggle the magazine left and right and it will pop up, but does anyone know if I can just get a replacement follower? Should I just buy an AK mag and take it apart for one?

Also, i'm just going to buy the circle 31 clips on Ebay, they had a good deal, and I try to keep with original equipment when I can.
Why not just take the mag apart and relieve the follower where it's binding? Although the material doesn't sand easily, you will be able to get it done with some 240 wet-or-dry wrapped around a file or a stick of wood.
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