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|08-29-2012, 11:53 AM||#1|
My mosquito seems to have trouble not dropping the mag when I fire it anyone else have this issue...
I think it might be an over sensitive mag release button but I'm not sure what I can do about that.
|08-29-2012, 02:11 PM||#2|
oh I was gonna say get a spray with deet...
try dropping the mag while fully holding the release down. seems newer sig tolerances the mag release catches. iss it not dropping at all? loaded? empty?
|08-30-2012, 11:58 AM||#3|
Sorry let me rephrase... the magazine IS dropping while I fire... it has trouble NOT doing this... sorry I worded that kind of weird.
It started with it not locking into place so I took it completely apart and ran it through an ultrasonic (while taking it apart i found a few flakes of the paint job in the the mag release [well?] cleaned that out and the mag release began to work again and the mag would lock in). Then I took it to the range and fired a few mags through it and after the first few it would occasionally drop the mag while I fired obviously causing feeding trouble.
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|08-30-2012, 05:50 PM||#5|
Multiple, and I thought I may have been, but I don't think I am that's why I am consulting the forums to see if anyone else has had the issue due to a mechanical issue. I tried changing my grip and it still occurred a few times... which doesn't rule it out by any means but does lower the odds.
|08-30-2012, 10:05 PM||#6|
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I have had iisues with my Mosquito, but never with the magazine dropping out... at least not yet...
I would contact Sig Customer Service. Here is there contact info:
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|09-19-2012, 02:26 PM||#10|
|09-19-2012, 05:30 PM||#11|
On a mosquito you can move the mag release to either side of the pistol.
You basically remove the button and flip it over so that the button to the other side.
I removed the button and cleaned out the well where the button fits in (its polymer iirc [it's at home]) it had a few flakes of paint from the finish in there I use the term polish loosely here.
Sorry for the confusion.
It was easy enough to do and I have put a lot of rounds down range with my skeeter I thought it was a bad spring until I got it apart.
Next step gemtec threaded barrel
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