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Post by bluonyx Sat Nov 26, 2016 3:42 am

So I just got my CRB back from Kriss, they basically performed a complete overhaul, (new bolt, Gen II lower, trigger work, feed ramp polishing, etc.) and the bolt lock assembly breaks on my first magazine. wtf

Just bummed cause after looking it up online I haven't read this happening to anyone else. Hopefully Randall over at Kriss can get me a new one sent out. I even asked them to bill me for a second one just in case. But the good news is it ate up the entire mag without a hiccup. partytime

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Post by EchoLimaBravo Sat Nov 26, 2016 10:59 am

Looks like a stress separation on a MIM part. Bummer. I guess I'll order a spare while they're are on sale.

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Post by bluonyx Sat Nov 26, 2016 11:23 am

Yes, the other side of the button also has a stress crack, but it was hard to get the right angle in the light for the pic.
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Post by EchoLimaBravo Sat Nov 26, 2016 2:52 pm

Kriss requires that you purchase spares from a vendor for some reason...but they are on sale for just under $19. It's the whole deal not just the lever. I ordered one today after seeing this, just to be safe.

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Post by snax90 Thu Jan 05, 2017 12:29 am

So I know this is older but mine broke on my 10mm and they said it is not replaceable at home. This doesn't sound right to me as it looks like it would be really easy to do.

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Post by bluonyx Thu Jan 05, 2017 1:01 am

Kriss uses red loctite on the screws and they said that they have to heat them in order to take them out. They also said if the customer trys to do it themselves and melts the polymer instead it will not be covered under warranty. So back to Kriss it went on 11/30/16, just waiting patiently to get her back.
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Post by snax90 Thu Jan 05, 2017 1:04 am

Well that sucks. Did you have to send in the whole thing or just the lower?

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Post by bluonyx Thu Jan 05, 2017 1:17 am

The whole thing, they wanted to test fire it when they finished, but with my setup.
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