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Maverick 30.06 firing pin issue?

Discussion in 'Maverick Rifle' started by jrpoland1, Dec 10, 2011.

  1. jrpoland1

    jrpoland1 Copper BB

    Hello, I'm new to this forum. I purchased a Maverick 30.06 about 2 weeks ago and I went to my range to sight in the scope. The first two rounds fired with no issues. I could not fire after that. The firing pin is striking the primer of the cartridge, but not hard enough (it leaves a small indentation). I tried a number of cartridges trying to see if it was the rifle or the cartridge.

    Before I send it back under warranty for repair, is this a common/simple problem to resolve? I searched the forum (admittedly very quickly), but I didn't see anything there.

    Does anyone have any suggestions?

    Thank you.
  2. J.L.

    J.L. .270 WIN

    Welcome to the forum. I have done some online research on these rifles and have never heard of anyone else having this problem. I personally own and have shot this model rifle. The only problem I had was a bolt release lever. My suggestion is to call Maverick and notify them. Provide them with your contact information (email or phone) and request to speak with a knowledgeable technician. They will provide you with great customer service and fast shipping. Again, Welcome. :)
  3. jrpoland1

    jrpoland1 Copper BB

    Thank you. I will give that a try.
  4. Tom396

    Tom396 .30-06

    Was Mossberg able to resolve this issue? Take care. Tom Worthington

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