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I have a colt .380 XPS. It fires fine at the range, but is
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S&W model 10-5, I have two in like new condition. One of
S&W model 10-5, I have two in like new condition. One of them recently developed a problem, sometimes I am unable to pull the trigger until I push the cylinder release latch a little to the rear. … read more
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I have a Chilean 1912 Mauser (Streyr action), converted to
I have a Chilean 1912 Mauser (Streyr action), converted to 7.62x51 NATO in 1961. The bore is wrecked so I want to replace the barrel with a used 8x57 and forget both the original 7x57 & altered .308 c… read more
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My 22 revolution mdl 120 won't feed the ammo, This is the
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My Winchester mod 70 produced in 1996, 375 h&h mag, has a
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I have a Remington 22 Speedmaster. The inside of the barrel
I have a Remington 22 Speedmaster. The inside of the barrel is rusty. What is the best way to fix it? Maybe reline the barrel?… read more
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I am working on a H&R 903, is the spring that is attached to
I am working on a H&R 903, is the spring that is attached to the hand, supposed to stay in the little hole on the trigger. I think that spring comes out of the hole because the hand is not spinning cy… read more
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I removed the two screws from the fore end of my 20 ga Browning
I removed the two screws from the fore end of my 20 ga Browning BSS but can't seem to get the metal parts out of the top and bottom. I suspect they are just tightly fitted in the wood, as everything o… read more
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Hi Tom I have a remington mod 121 and the problem is it will
Hi Tom I have a remington mod 121 and the problem is it will not push the round all the way up into the bolt. it jams half way. I took apart and the round will go in easy past the ejector and into pla… read more
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I have a Ruger speed six 357 with 2.75 barrel. I have a 4
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Hi, my name is***** have a REM 700 rifle in 300 Win Mag,
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My Ruger P95 during reassembly became jammed. I pulled the
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Old champion single shot 4-10 shot gun. Not firing all rounds
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I have a new Beretta A 400 Explor light S/A shotgun , but I
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my colt ar 15 22lr keeps jamming every 3rd round. When the
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I have a Remington nylon 66 the is double feeding when you
I have a Remington nylon 66 the is double feeding when you load the first round. It also double loads occasionally during normal cycle, but always on the first round.… read more
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The slide is locked (but moves about 1/16 inch) about 1/2 way
The slide is locked (but moves about 1/16 inch) about 1/2 way back on the glock # XXXXX and the empty brass is loose and still in the barrel. I think it fired 2 rounds in rapid fire when it stopped. I… read more
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