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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 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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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
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We have a Walther 22 semi-auto pistol that is about a year
We have a Walther 22 semi-auto pistol that is about a year old. We were told that once it was broken in it would function without fail. This pistol will misfire at least one round out of every magazin… read more
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On the slide of a new pistol from Ria, a 1911, there surface
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have p-o8 luger 9mm. toggle does not retract to open after
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bolt disassembly / 22 bolt action /marked on reciever IMC 1976
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Tom
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I have a Browning BDM 9mm pistol. I cant fire a full magazine
I have a Browning BDM 9mm pistol. I can't fire a full magazine without the trigger failing to reset every time. I have to nudge it forward to fire it again. It does this on every magazine I have. I ha… read more
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ProShooter
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I have a 935 that will not fire w ghost at con could be the
I have a 935 that will not fire w ghost at con could be the problem the bolt seems loose without the barrel in place.… read more
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I bought a Browning sweet 16 in 1963. I used it very infrequently
I bought a Browning sweet 16 in 1963. I used it very infrequently for many years. The last few times I fired the gun it has "double fired". I have had it "repaired" but it still "double fires" but not… read more
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Jon
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I have a 1959 A5 12ga 3" mag. Over the last 2 years I have
I have a 1959 A5 12ga 3" mag. Over the last 2 years I have had occasional feed problems, resulting in a missed second shot. I only shoot 3" mag. steel shot loads for waterfowl. After close inspection … read more
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Jane T (LLC)
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I have a sig p220 tjat I have owned for about seven year. When
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I just picked up my new Ruger Sr9c yesterday and noticed that
I just picked up my new Ruger Sr9c yesterday and noticed that I am able to dry fire it with or without a magazine installed. As I understand it, 1)that can damage the firing pin in this gun, and 2)tha… read more
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Im picking up my first semi-auto pistol tomorrow. Im told
I'm picking up my first semi-auto pistol tomorrow. I'm told that this manufacturer in particular leaves a lot of grease in the new firearms and that cleaning it out before firing is a good practice. W… read more
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Old champion single shot 4-10 shot gun. Not firing all rounds
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I have a 1991 quail unlimited edition of a .410 over under,
I have a 1991 quail unlimited edition of a .410 over under, and can not figure out how to but the barrel and stock assembly together… 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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