This one is not mine, it belongs to one of the local boys who tells me he has run around 2500-3000 rounds through it, all 3.5" and 3 " ( mostly 3.5"). The gun was working flawlessly until one day last season when out of the blue the gun stopped ejecting. The fired hull will hang on the extractor and the lifter will shove the next shell up against that fired hull. According to the owner the gun never malfunctioned until that day, now it malfunctions on every shot with 3.5" shells
We've given the gun and gas system a good cleaning. With the gas ring set for a LIGHT loads it will function OK with 2.75" 1 1/8oz loads. On this setting it will also function a 3.5" loads, but the recoil and pounding of the action is greatly increased, as you would expect.