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Help with AA S400

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by Stass, Feb 16, 2014.

  1. Stass

    Stass Engaging Member

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    Hi all

    the other week when shooting I noticed that now and again the bolt would jump up when I shot so I removed the bolt, put on a oring and put the bolt back on using tread lock and all seams fine, then the other day the bolt felt stiff and difficult to cocky so I put a bit of grease on it and it was fine been up to the range this morning and on a couple of occasions the rifle cocked but when I fired it I just heard a click instead of it firing it seems ok now but there is obviously a problem any info would be most welcome

    thanks
     
  2. critter

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    I find you have to give the bolt a very firm pull or doesn't cock correctly, As you have already but a smear of grease on it the only thing I can think of is incorrect trigger adjustment which your symptoms sound like to me. This will cause misfire and even stop you cocking the gun.
     
  3. mark.177

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    could be a worn sear in the trigger not engaging properly? also cocking the s400 takes a knack to do it smoothly. i found pulling the bolt gripping the centre around the shaft so as to get a straight pull helps. pulling on the bolt lever tends to pull the bolt sideways and makes it bind. once you get used to it it is smooth to cock. it could be your not pulling the bolt fully rearward and not engaging all the sears?
     
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