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I am a as well. Got a Sako 461 in the shop and the safety
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I have a Smith and Wesson SD40VE. I just disassembled and
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after cleaning my Ruger mini 14, watching the video supplied
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my colt ar 15 22lr keeps jamming every 3rd round. When the
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My 1 year old Cynergy has a trigger that hangs up 2 or 3 times
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