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I have a remington 121. I replaced a broken firing pin,
I have a remington 121. I replaced a broken firing pin, completely disassembled, cleaned and reassembled. I took it out to test fire, it loaded and fired the first shot. Then it locked up, wouldn't pu… read more
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Having a hard time getting the Magazine Spring to lock in
Having a hard time getting the Magazine Spring to lock in position and get the rifle barrel to swing open for loading my A. Uberti 1866 Golden Boy, .44 W.C.F. What am I doing wrong? … read more
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Need someone that knows handi rifles. I have a handi rifle
Need someone that knows handi rifles. I have a handi rifle synthetic stock with .243 barrel. Spring 2015, it the action started locking after every shot. After firing, it locks hard, can't be moved an… read more
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I have four Winchester Model 100 semi-auto rifles in .308 Win.
I have four Winchester Model 100 semi-auto rifles in .308 Win. Two are in the rifle configuration and I have never had a problem with either and both will shoot 1 1/4" groups at 100 yds. from a stable… read more
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Jon
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I recently purchased a used Ruger P-85 Stainless (S/N 301-
I recently purchased a used Ruger P-85 Stainless (S/N 301- series w/ MKIIR Safety) on GunBroker.com that has an intermittent safety problem. Sometimes, when on "Safe" (white dot displayed) the safety … 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 .308 savage model 12 and the rear baffle assembly
I have a .308 savage model 12 and the rear baffle assembly is loose. I can set it in place and slide the bolt forward but I cannot turn the bolt to lock it into position. What is wrong and what can I … read more
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after cleaning my Ruger mini 14, watching the video supplied
after cleaning my Ruger mini 14, watching the video supplied by Ruger, I can not fire the rifle. Watching the reassembly video several times the rifle still does not fire. Please give me some ideas on… read more
ProShooter
ProShooter
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bolt disassembly / 22 bolt action /marked on reciever IMC 1976
bolt disassembly / 22 bolt action /marked on reciever IMC 1976 /clip fed /broken firing pin and i cant get the bolt apart /it has a wing type safety on the rear of the bolt kinda like a mauser THANKS … read more
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on a Kimber 84 M Varmit (22-250)I just purchased (from an individual)
on a Kimber 84 M Varmit (22-250)I just purchased (from an individual) the 3 way safety doesnt seem to stop half way. It's either all the way on or off. Furthermore, I am able to open the bolt with the… read more
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i have a 187 N 22 rifle thats jamming , bolt doesnt always
i have a 187 N 22 rifle thats jamming , bolt doesn't always close all the way due to a second round under the bolt is what it looks like to me , once a round is chambered it fires without fail , i hav… read more
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Tom
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I have a ar15 palmetto armory lower & upper. When I shoot it
I have a ar15 palmetto armory lower & upper. When I shoot it it doesn't eject the case.what happens is I insert the mag pull the charge handle and pull the trigger and it clicks.if I pull back on char… read more
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Tom
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Western Auto Revelation 150 (Marlin 49) Semi-auto, tube fed.22lr.
Western Auto Revelation 150 (Marlin 49) Semi-auto, tube fed.22lr. After last round is fired, magazine follower gets jammed in feed throat by the shell lifter. Bolt has to be locked open and follower m… read more
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I have a Winchester Model 120 Ranger 20 ga. Great shape. Went
I have a Winchester Model 120 Ranger 20 ga. Great shape. Went to shoot and pump came half way back after round went off. Any ideas?… read more
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I have a stevens 110e series k bolt action in 308. The bolt
I have a stevens 110e series k bolt action in 308. The bolt moves nicely without a bullet in the chamber. The bullet seems to jam in the barrel when trying to chamber it. After forcing the bolt close,… read more
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I have a older 70s Mossberg 500 pump shotgun that I put a
I have a older 70's Mossberg 500 pump shotgun that I put a kicklite stock and forend on as well as took it apart, cleaned, and reassembled. When I shoot the gun the pump action will open and eject the… read more
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i have loaded my maverick 88 pump with 3 rounds of Rotwell
i have loaded my maverick 88 pump with 3 rounds of Rotwell 3" magnum 1-3/8 oz slugs i fired the first round and the gun jamed it did not eject the spent round so the shotgun is jamed with 2 rounds sti… 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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