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May be called a "stovepipe", since the empty case is frequently caught pointing up, like a miniature stove pipe.

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Q: What is it called When an empty cartridges get trapped in the ejection port of a pistol?
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When empty cartridges get trapped in the ejection port of a pistol this is known as?

A stovepipe. a jamb The right answer is its called SMOKESTACKING

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