pigginspadger Posted May 21 Share Posted May 21 Hi, I went to my local club shoot today, taking my almost new Beretta 694 Anniversary Edition, which I had previously shot a 50 bird round without any issues last Sunday. Weather conditions this morning were almost perfect, sunny, dry, little breeze, warm, onto the first stand- I shot 3 on report pairs, no problem, then, the gun jammed, locked solid, the top lever immovable, both barrels had fired successfully, but the gun simply would not open! My shooting partner said “ this happened to me once, tap the buttstock lightly on the ground (as you would to re-set the inertia trigger if dry firing the gun), and low and behold, the top lever moved easily, and the gun opened, ejecting both fired cartridges, thinking this is just a one off incident, I continued the shoot, a 5 stand 50 bird sporting layout, anyway, this turned out to be far from an isolated incident, and infuriatingly, this continued to occur randomly on each stand thereafter, after shooting two or three pairs, ejecting the cartridges successfully each time, the gun jammed locked solid, the only remedy was as before, to tap the buttstock on the ground, thereby releasing something in the guns action, which then allowed the top lever to operate as it should, and the gun opened. Needless to say, I am taking this gun back to the supplying dealer to get sorted, it’s very disappointing for a £3.5k gun, and although under warranty, will probably require unwanted delays attempting to rectify the obvious defect. What I would like to ask of the more knowledgeable people on this forum is, do you think this to be a not uncommon defect, and is it a relatively simple straightforward fix, which shouldn’t need extensive repair, or even a replacement gun? Thankyou! 1 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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