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Remington, the sportsman 20 gauge. square top like browning.
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High would like to know why my 290 22lr wont't fire or hit
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Hi Tom I have a remington mod 121 and the problem is it will
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How do you correct accidental moving safety switch to fire
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i have a 187 N 22 rifle thats jamming , bolt doesnt always
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I have a ar15 palmetto armory lower & upper. When I shoot it
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Installed a timney trigger fix into Remington 11-87, Worked
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