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#3015595 - 11/04/12 05:02 PM Need some help Need some help gentlemen.
Manimal
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I missed a buck this morning from about 30ft because my gun didn't fire. It's an older knight lk93. It's got the pull back type bolt. The bolt gots into action but doesn't ignite the percussion cap. The caps are fine I tried a different brand. It fires after the 2nd shot but never on the first. I appreciate any help.
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#3015614 - 11/04/12 05:20 PM Re: Need some help Need some help gentlemen. [Re: Manimal]
Nhill
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Someone else posted a problem about this recently. I think your firing pin spring is either worn out, or has some gunk around it. You need to open up your bolt and clean it out and see what it does.
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#3015615 - 11/04/12 05:20 PM Re: Need some help Need some help gentlemen. [Re: Manimal]
dh1984
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drill your nipple out a little. i had to do mine a few years ago and it shoot great every time now.
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#3015618 - 11/04/12 05:21 PM Re: Need some help Need some help gentlemen. [Re: dh1984]
Nhill
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 Originally Posted By: dh1984
drill your nipple out a little. i had to do mine a few years ago and it shoot great every time now.


He is saying that his caps aren't firing.

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#3015686 - 11/04/12 06:09 PM Re: Need some help Need some help gentlemen. [Re: Nhill]
bigtex
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Sounds like your cap is not seating all the way. The first "strike" seats you cap forward and the second one fires it. If you've ever dry fired it without a cap on the nipple it will mushroom the nipple keeping it from seating all the way.
Try a new nipple and see if that fixes it.
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#3015831 - 11/04/12 07:16 PM Re: Need some help Need some help gentlemen. [Re: bigtex]
FrontierGander
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get a new nipple, happens every time when a nipple shaft gets boogered up and doesnt allow the cap to seat fully.
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#3017166 - 11/05/12 02:56 PM Re: Need some help Need some help gentlemen. [Re: FrontierGander]
Manimal
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Thanks guys, extremely helpful
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#3017179 - 11/05/12 03:12 PM Re: Need some help Need some help gentlemen. [Re: Manimal]
FULLDRAWXX75
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 Originally Posted By: Manimal
I missed a buck this morning from about 30ft because my gun didn't fire. It's an older knight lk93. It's got the pull back type bolt. The bolt gots into action but doesn't ignite the percussion cap. The caps are fine I tried a different brand. It fires after the 2nd shot but never on the first. I appreciate any help.


Does that have the bolt with the secondary safety feature, the end of the bolt is threaded and you can screw the end in/out to allow it to fire or not. If so, double check to make sure that is unscrewed all the way and making full contact with the nipple.

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#3017564 - 11/05/12 06:45 PM Re: Need some help Need some help gentlemen. [Re: FULLDRAWXX75]
Tar12
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 Originally Posted By: FULLDRAWXX75
 Originally Posted By: Manimal
I missed a buck this morning from about 30ft because my gun didn't fire. It's an older knight lk93. It's got the pull back type bolt. The bolt gots into action but doesn't ignite the percussion cap. The caps are fine I tried a different brand. It fires after the 2nd shot but never on the first. I appreciate any help.


Does that have the bolt with the secondary safety feature, the end of the bolt is threaded and you can screw the end in/out to allow it to fire or not. If so, double check to make sure that is unscrewed all the way and making full contact with the nipple.

FDXX75

Been there and done that...lol

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#3021554 - 11/07/12 03:04 PM Re: Need some help Need some help gentlemen. [Re: Tar12]
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Yeah, it does but thats not it. Thats another missed buck story.
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#3022188 - 11/07/12 08:37 PM Re: Need some help Need some help gentlemen. [Re: Manimal]
FULLDRAWXX75
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 Originally Posted By: Manimal
Yeah, it does but thats not it. Thats another missed buck story.


Just ruling out any possibilities............

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#3022232 - 11/07/12 08:57 PM Re: Need some help Need some help gentlemen. [Re: FULLDRAWXX75]
rem270
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Spend 100 on a conversion kit. you wont be disappointed
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#3025451 - 11/09/12 05:21 PM Re: Need some help Need some help gentlemen. [Re: Manimal]
TheBrokenArrow
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this happend to my uncle clean the gun powder was cloging the hole were you put the cap you should be able to see out the barrel if not theres your problem
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