This is a discussion on BullPups Anyone? within the Defensive Rifles & Shotgun Discussion forums, part of the Related Topics category; Originally Posted by Shadowsbane
Problem a lot of the forward ejection bullpups are having is clearing out jams. Apparently it is an "involved" process.
May 15th, 2010 03:33 PM
Any data on this? no one has provided any, only speculation
Originally Posted by Shadowsbane
May 15th, 2010 10:15 PM
I have seen various reports of Triple feeds in the FN FS2000 bullpup rifle. This could of been an issue with the early firearms, but the lack of a bolt hold open in combination with the location of the magazine would lend itself to more complicated clearings of jams.
Google will probably hold your answers.
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May 16th, 2010 02:04 AM
What data do you need? To clear most malfunctions on any of the FN products, for instance, you have to do an armorer level teardown of the system.
Originally Posted by jeephipwr
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May 16th, 2010 09:01 AM
I'm in the British Army and have fired thousands of rounds through the SA80.
Originally Posted by sammage
I've never had any real bad stopage only the odd miss feed. Even when firing rapidly The check piece doesn't get hot. It feels like a natural position for me as I have learn't on the weapon and have had a lot of practice using it. The size of the weapon is made smaller for the same size barel as other rifles like the M16.