Rom. mdl 69 clip malfunctions
My Romanian mdl 69 .22 cal rifle started spitting out multiple cartridges out the top when I go to chamber a new round.Maybe the previous owner had this happen before because the clip looks like pliers have scratched the ends up.(I haven't touched it yet).Anyway I found and purchased a replacement 5rd clip from Numrich but it won't fit. It gets tight when i slide it in before it can reach the catch.I removed the bolt but still can't see what it's snagging on.If I push too hard on it it is very hard to get it out.I don't know if I should try to gently bend in theears on the original clip and try to repair it or work on the new replacement to try to get it in.Once I scratch up the new clip I can't send it back.It was $34.00. By the way I should mention yesterday I had surgery on my man parts and I'm pretty %@*!-up on pain meds.Therefore I will have to wait 3-4 days before I handle the gun in order to try any reccomendations.At least I don't think my words are "slurred" in typing this. Anyway any suggestions I might try when I'm in better condition? Thanks Joe
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