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About 1 in every 100 rounds at the clays course I get a misfire on the second barrel. I pull the trigger on the first target, bang, pull the trigger on the second target, NOTHING, shock disbelief.... pull it again, BANG. Thoughts? Time to clean the action or a larger problem?
 

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Climbhard said:
About 1 in every 100 rounds at the clays course I get a misfire on the second barrel. I pull the trigger on the first target, bang, pull the trigger on the second target, NOTHING, shock disbelief.... pull it again, BANG. Thoughts? Time to clean the action or a larger problem?
Sounds like you are trapping the trigger, you must release the trigger after the shot or the inertiablock will not set the second trigger. Are you wearing gloves? If I wear gloves it happens to me a lot. Are you shooting extremely light loads? That can cause a problem similar to yours, except I don't think it will fire on the second pull. If you have the adjustable trigger, you can move it back towards you one notch.
 

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That's exactly what it sounds like. I used to do this fairly often when I was shooting a Browning regularly. They have a relatively long trigger pull, and as a result, there's a tendency not to release it all the way before trying to pull again.

If there was something mechanically wrong, it would usually do it more than 1/100 times.
 

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Curly-Nohair said:
Climbhard said:
About 1 in every 100 rounds at the clays course I get a misfire on the second barrel. I pull the trigger on the first target, bang, pull the trigger on the second target, NOTHING, shock disbelief.... pull it again, BANG. Thoughts? Time to clean the action or a larger problem?
Sounds like you are trapping the trigger, you must release the trigger after the shot or the inertiablock will not set the second trigger. Are you wearing gloves? If I wear gloves it happens to me a lot. Are you shooting extremely light loads? That can cause a problem similar to yours, except I don't think it will fire on the second pull. If you have the adjustable trigger, you can move it back towards you one notch.
I've actually considered that, that its me. I have a tendency to get tense and try to dust that second bird to fast.
 

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Climbhard said:
About 1 in every 100 rounds at the clays course I get a misfire on the second barrel. I pull the trigger on the first target, bang, pull the trigger on the second target, NOTHING, shock disbelief.... pull it again, BANG. Thoughts? Time to clean the action or a larger problem?
Switching from an Auto to the O/U I didn't have this problem at first...I was aware of it and I was careful. Now I am more comfortable and less watchful. I now have developed the "TRAPPED" trigger syndrome.....about 1/25-40 :oops:
Tense and just forget to "Let it Go" :roll:
 
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