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#1 LoneWolf808



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Posted 01 October 2010 - 01:03 PM

Hey there guys,

Just recentlly traded my KWA KP.45 For a KWA M17, and i seem to have a problem.

Some times, when I'm firing the gun, the slide half cycles and the magazine starts spewing gas like a volcano.

here are some of the Specs:

I believe the Slide Assembly is KWA, and the Body is KSC( i Think this may be the problem, but im not to sure)

Some of the My Guesses:

Temp of the Mag?

Loose Valves on the Magazine?

Loose Screw on the bottom rear of the slide (Can be seen on while the slide is locked back)

I would really like to get this up and running, I've been looking for this model since it's discontinue because i love the look of the M Series of KWA Pistols!

Thanks! and Aloha!

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Posted 02 October 2010 - 05:38 AM

Aloha LoneWolf, welcome to the KWA forums. I had the same issues with my M19. I would fire one to two shots then it would spew all the gas from the magazine. I replaced the semi-sear(part#87), hammer(part#94), disconnector(part#81)and if needed impact hammer pin(part#78). Also check the spacing between the gas chamber block(part#88)and the lower frame(part#105,#93). I also had to put spacers between the gas chamber block(part#88) and the slide(part#119). Hope this helps. Take care Mahalo.

To the KWAUSA.com customer service, I like to say thank you to Melissa and the rest of the staff at KWAUSA.com for the speedy delivery of the parts i ordered.

Edited by Mikester619, 02 October 2010 - 05:44 AM.

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