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Right below the ejection port the stock and the op rod seem to be hit by the brass.

I've had it at the range twice now with less than 80 rounds fired and this is what it looks like.





Is this a common issue, or do I have something wrong with the ejector? This is all firing Federal 150gr FMJ.

Thanks in advance!!!

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Just had to check. Thanks for the heads up!!! toiletfighter, i saw your post right after I hit enter.

As long as this is a normal condition I'm fine with extra character on the stock. Not like I have any plans on ever getting rid of this beast!!!

Thanks!!!
 

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ICONROLLEY . . . it's a battle rifle . . . ICONROLLEY
 

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You could try another ejector with the bevel cut at a different angle and or another extractor. Or put a strip of grip tape below it. The easiest would be plan C let the brass beat the daylights out of the wood stock. Kind of gives it character.
 

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It isn't "character," "battle damage" or "a badge of honor." It's just plain ole damage to the stock. After spending plenty of time and trouble to paint my Fred's original fiberglass GI stock, I wasn't about to pretend that chips in my paint job were some kind of desirable patina. So I glued a small leather patch over the area where the brass hits. Haven't had any trouble since.
 
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