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About Wagnikov

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  1. Have your new batch of 20rd saiga 308 come out, or did I miss it already. Thanks
  2. It's real hard to get too much gas on an S20. 100% on the 5 smaller holes better that less bigger ones. I believe 5 around .072 seems like the number but do some more research. The 20gauge is by far the most difficult to get running on cheap birdshot. Keep reading the threads her, plenty of hints/suggestions to get you going!
  3. Saiga030 left vepr right. No mic or calipers available. The outside nub is shorter on the vepr, but also more shallow on the inside. So over all looks about the same thickness from where the op rod hits an the outside nub. OD is within a thousandth
  4. I think we are on same page. I was wondering if gun fun was thinking it was an iz109
  5. I was thinking they were very similar in dia Like a thou or so
  6. Good vid. Can't post all because it's too many mb trim.9629B6B3-9F33-4540-8254-F9604B159F30.MOV
  7. I don't think this the old style. It is setup in a very sexy rifle configuration. With a rifle sights and all. Yes on a shotgun the tapper system give the extra mechanical advantage of psi affecting a larger dia piston. You have to regularly clean this style as it will clog up fast and it's more of a pain to clean. I would start with that. There is some wear on the ejector, and it may need tuned. I would run without the dust cover and see if it will eject better. If the old round don't come out, fix that prob and maybe the feed issue will go away. The 3" steel hull are a lot of mass to acceler
  8. well if you want to trouble shoot your self you could remove the lrbho, and then test fire. If that doesn't work I would prob send to legion or a smith that is VERY familiar with the 030/vepr shotguns. It sounds like you may not be super confident in your skills, but if the end result is the gun ending up at a gunsmith you don't have to worry about reassy the lrbho. Btw I had major cycling issues with my saiga 030 after attempting to get the lrbho to work. It's basically impossible without a different engagement tab.( the piece that contacts the mag follower and you push with your tigger finge
  9. I agree. I weld for a living and the Arsenal guns had to come in with no sporter holes
  10. Ok, well two things stick out. (1)- you said your lrbho spring and nut fell off. So at some point they begin to rise up and make contact with the bolt during normal cycling. (2) you confirmed my suspicions when you said the gun will fall into battery of shook. I would suggest you take a good look at your lrbho. A normally great functioning gun can be inhibited if(when) the iz-433 lrbho is not working right. It will drag the bolt or not work at all. The sheet metal pos that engages it it too short vs the vepr that does work. Legion has noticed this problem and tried to source verp parts for the
  11. Yes they will run 100%. Tune it, and stick to that ammo.
  12. There has been a lot going on in my life, haven't done much with guns for months. An email from Atlantic about 27" vepr got my back focused on things I like to think about! Plus winter is when I play with the guns the most. Feels good to dig back into the safe I must say!
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