CTRob65 Posted July 6, 2010 Share Posted July 6, 2010 (edited) I just picked up a new Benelli MR1 (serial #BC0029--)and took it to the range for the first time today. I love how it feels and shoots, but I was having a reoccurring problem with feeding. I started with the factory magazine and Federal XM193 FMJ. I went through several full magazines without any problems. I then switched to a C Products 30 round AR15 magazine using the same ammo. The failure to feed presented itself with the bolt not completely catching the in bound round. The end result was the round diagonal in the chamber (top/bottom) with the bolt stopping on top of the round. Locking the bolt back and dropping the mag cleared the jam fine. This happened on the second or third round. I tried it again with the same ammo with the same results. I had another C Products magazine and tried it again with the same results. I then switched over to Prvi Partisan M193 FMJ using the same C Products mags with the same results. The most rounds I could fire was 10 before the failure occurred. It was time to try the factory magazine again using the Prvi and there were no problems. There were, however, problems using the factory magazine and the Federal XM193 FMJ this time. So at this point it looks like the MR1 does not like Federal ammunition and C Products mil spec magazines. Both of which I find hard to believe. As I mentioned above, this is a brand new MR1. I tore it down, cleaned it well and lubricated it. I couldn't find anything what-so-ever on how much lubrication I should use so I went a little heavy, but not wet by any means. Could the failure to feed be the result of too much lubrication or should I be looking elsewhere for the cure? Edited July 6, 2010 by CTRob65 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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