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Old 04-17-2015, 09:47 AM
 
Location: Wartrace,TN
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I bought an Olympic arms AR15 years ago. It was a very finicky gun that jammed frequently. I ended up dumping it at a gun show for a 200 dollar loss. I didn't care though, just wanted to get rid of it. I had a bunch of magazines for the AR platform and quite a bit of ammo but I decided to not replace the gun with a better quality AR. I decided to move on to only owning M1a's as rifle.
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Old 04-19-2015, 05:48 PM
 
Location: Between West Chester and Chester, PA
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Walther PK380 is one pistol I regret ever buying. It didn't matter what type of ammo was put through it. The results were usually the same: FTF, FTE, and groups that looked like Stevie Wonder was shooting. I didn't and don't have those issues with the other pistols I have. It was just that one.
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Old 04-29-2015, 08:43 PM
 
Location: West Phoenix
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I bought an Olympic arms AR15 years ago. It was a very finicky gun that jammed frequently. I ended up dumping it at a gun show for a 200 dollar loss. I didn't care though, just wanted to get rid of it. I had a bunch of magazines for the AR platform and quite a bit of ammo but I decided to not replace the gun with a better quality AR. I decided to move on to only owning M1a's as rifle.
Let me guess, you were shooting lacquer coated steel cased ammo, the stuff that Olympic says not to shoot in their AR-15s because they will cause it to have problems.
I have a Olympic Arms AR-15 and it will eat anything other than lacquer coated ammo.
As far as something I bought that was a POS, a Marlin model 60, magazine fed 22 rifle, I never could get it to work long enough to empty a mag.
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Old 05-01-2015, 04:57 AM
 
Location: Wartrace,TN
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Let me guess, you were shooting lacquer coated steel cased ammo, the stuff that Olympic says not to shoot in their AR-15s because they will cause it to have problems.
I have a Olympic Arms AR-15 and it will eat anything other than lacquer coated ammo.
As far as something I bought that was a POS, a Marlin model 60, magazine fed 22 rifle, I never could get it to work long enough to empty a mag.
Nope, I stayed away from wolf due to what you mentioned.
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Old 05-01-2015, 08:17 AM
 
Location: NW Nevada
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The only gun I ever bought that I ended up regretting was a Jaegger AP74. An AR a1 22lr lookalike. It started hang foreign at about 4-5 hundred rounds and just got worse from there. What a pos! K was only 20 at the time though and I was swayed by cool looks. Everything else I've bought was a quality, name, firearm with a proven record, except for one, early model Ruger P 85, a d it had to go back on the factory recall and came back a P89.
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Old 05-01-2015, 08:48 AM
 
Location: Houston, TX
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My mint condition REAL Russian AK-47. I had to give it to my now ex-husband as a condition of our divorce settlement
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Old 05-01-2015, 03:42 PM
 
Location: Eastern Washington
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Let me guess, you were shooting lacquer coated steel cased ammo, the stuff that Olympic says not to shoot in their AR-15s because they will cause it to have problems.
I have a Olympic Arms AR-15 and it will eat anything other than lacquer coated ammo.
As far as something I bought that was a POS, a Marlin model 60, magazine fed 22 rifle, I never could get it to work long enough to empty a mag.
Gunsmith friend of mine says if you get a Marlin 60 that will feed all the time, keep it, if not, they are damn hard to fix.
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Old 05-01-2015, 08:23 PM
 
Location: Staten Island, NY
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The Miroku 500 S/S 12ga that I just sold. I couldn't get the hang of shooting a S/S no matter how much I practiced. I did sell it for a profit though, so I shouldn't complain.
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Old 05-02-2015, 09:22 AM
 
Location: Lost in Montana *recalculating*...
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A Kimber Tac-Pro .45. I was really disappointed with that firearm. For the amount of $ you pay you expect flawless operation. It only reliably fed ball ammo. I sent it back twice, had a smith work it once- could never get it to reliably feed anything other than ball ammo.
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Old 05-03-2015, 02:48 PM
 
Location: City of Central
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I haven't seen any lacquer coated ammo in a long time . WOLF doesn't use lacquer that I'm aware of . Maybe in the past .
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