fork might be bent, possible obstruction and or broken part or debris,
dissasemble, clean, inspect for obvious signs.
check for function
you would be surprised what junk you may find
Not passed down. I've only owned it for 2 days. It's clean. The action feels like it hits something when closing. If I lift the cartridge carrier about 3/8 inch, it will close, but hard.
JTW - thanks much. I'm going to see them Saturday. They say they have a 'smith who speaks fluent M97.