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    It's been a few months, so time for another...

    It's been a few months, so time for another update.

    I've thrown another 500 rounds downrange. The results:
    - The USGI mags didn't make a bit of difference. Performance is exactly the same as...
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    Time for another update. As mentioned earlier,...

    Time for another update. As mentioned earlier, I've installed the Wolff recoil spring. After installation, I ran about 300 dry fire cycles with snap caps just to break in the spring. Results are...
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    Thanks for the good thoughts! I'm hoping this...

    Thanks for the good thoughts! I'm hoping this thread will help others who own or are considering the AO-130.
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    Another update: another few hundred rounds...

    Another update: another few hundred rounds thrown down range. The gun is still not quite as reliable as I'd like. And still very persnickety about ammo.

    Last week, I came across another AO-130...
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    I wanted to update as I discovering things with...

    I wanted to update as I discovering things with this rifle. I've thrown another several hundred rounds downrange since my last post, trying out different ammo brands. My results:

    1. Privi...
  6. I'm using the KCI 30 round M2-type mags with no...

    I'm using the KCI 30 round M2-type mags with no issues whatsoever.
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    I've had good luck with the stuff in other...

    I've had good luck with the stuff in other calibers. Not so much in .30 carbine.
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    Well, it's been quite a while and I've been...

    Well, it's been quite a while and I've been through a lot with the AO-130. After lots of trial and error, fussing, and several range trips, I finally have the rifle running reliably. Rather than...
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    I know have the rifle back in my possession. I...

    I know have the rifle back in my possession. I won't have time to get it to the range for another week or so. In the meantime, I'm cycling snap caps and have purchased some Hornady Critical Defense...
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    Yeah, told them about the mallet. They checked...

    Yeah, told them about the mallet. They checked head space for me - passed both no and no-go, so they didn't bother to check field.

    I'm really hoping that the issue turns out to be the rifle being...
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    Possibility Greg...good thought. I tried several...

    Possibility Greg...good thought. I tried several different brands with no luck. But the Kahr people tested with Hornady Critical Defense and assert that it ran fine. So Iíll be trying some of the...
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    Sent in my mag, the one that came with the rifle....

    Sent in my mag, the one that came with the rifle.

    When itís a FTF, itís a matter of the round failing to get fully into position. Thatís the less frequent of the two issues. With the failure to...
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    CCHGN, better late than never. Glad to have ya...

    CCHGN, better late than never. Glad to have ya here.

    Failures to feed in a few cases. Many, many cases of the bolt failing to go into battery - far enough to lock, just not far enough for the...
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    AN UPDATE: Today, about 10 weeks after shipping...

    AN UPDATE: Today, about 10 weeks after shipping the AO130 back to Kahr, I finally received a phone call. Nice guy working in the repair shop. The upshot: "we shot 2 mags worth of rounds through...
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    So, continuing this little saga, I asked Kahr for...

    So, continuing this little saga, I asked Kahr for an update on fixing my rifle. They indicating a 10 to 12 week turnaround time...seems they're overwhelmed with returns. They received my rifle on...
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    So I finally took the easiest path. Took it back...

    So I finally took the easiest path. Took it back to the LGS where I made the original purchase. I supplied the box and the packing material, and they agreed to ship it back to Kahr at no cost to...
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    Good thought, but shipping to "Kahr Arms -...

    Good thought, but shipping to "Kahr Arms - Service Dept." kind of gives it away. At least the UPS people seemed to pick up on it.
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    Let's hope. In the meantime, getting this thing...

    Let's hope. In the meantime, getting this thing shipped back to Kahr has been an extremely frustrating experience. Both UPS and FedEx are proving to be extremely difficult to work with in shipping...
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    Quest for the Perfect AOM 130 - Part I

    Like the title says, I'm on a quest for the perfect AOM 130. Mine was given as a Christmas present and I've been working with it ever since. Stripped, cleaned and lightly lubricated. A little...
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    It's been a year to the day for this post without...

    It's been a year to the day for this post without a response, but I'll pick it up anyway in the hope it will help someone. A.O. sells a spanning wrench for tightening the piston nut. You can find...
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