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Das Jared

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Have a rem 1187. Extended mag tube, 6+1. No idea on brand. It just does not want to load low brass shells. Itll load high brass, but it still feels like its binding. Wth is going on

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Maybe something in your gas port? I know that wouldn't make the binding feel, but simple to check if you have a piece of thin wire like a guitar string.
 

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Excuse me. I should have specified. I meant trying to load shells into the gun.

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By gun do you mean down the magazine tube? Or manually loading like ghost loading into the chamber/barrel. Magazine tube could be a bur in the tube from tooling, could be the follower or spring. Did you try different brands of low brass, could be that specific brand.
 

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Gunz are icky.
Pull the spring and follower out of the mag tube.
Inspect spring for kinks. Inspect follower for burrs and nicks.
Use a light and check down the tube and extension for any dents or debris that may impede feeding.
Use a cleaning rod and clean down inside the tube and extension.
May just need a new/improved follower.
 

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By gun do you mean down the magazine tube? Or manually loading like ghost loading into the chamber/barrel. Magazine tube could be a bur in the tube from tooling, could be the follower or spring. Did you try different brands of low brass, could be that specific brand.

Correct

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Ive tried all of the following except new follower. I'm about to just buy a shit ton of new parts, and drop it off at a smith for overhaul

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Ive tried all of the following except new follower. I'm about to just buy a shit ton of new parts, and drop it off at a smith for overhaul

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It could be the paint inside the tube or the itself bent. A lot of guys i know tend to smooth it out with a dowel on a drill and some fine sandpaper or some other type of smoothing material to make sure nothing like that happens. Theres several well known shotgun smiths in houston but i dont recall any specific names. Do a quick google and you may find em. If i remember correctly theres one in your actual area thats pretty big time.
 

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