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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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My Winchester mod 70 produced in 1996, 375 h&h mag, has a
my Winchester mod 70 produced in 1996 , 375 h&h mag, has a problem after shooting several rounds of factory ammo. The cartridge will chamber, but the bolt handle won't close. After ejecting the round … 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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Luger toggle is stuck open : 1936 German luger, cleaned and
1936 German luger, cleaned and reassembled it, the toggle is stuck in up position, how do I take the pistol apart now? … read more
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A vintage Browning A5 clone made by Western Field, The bolt
The bolt will not close the entire way when the barrel and stock are completely assembled. The bolt moves easily once I remove the barrel, stock, spring and tension rings. But again, once I reassemble, the bolt has a gap of 3/8 to 7/16". Thank you for any advice! … read more
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Bent barrel on my old Remington autoloader shotgun still shoots
Bent barrel on my old Remington autoloader shotgun still shoots fine but would like to know if it can be straightened by me and if so, how can an amateur repair it, or is it cheaper to replace the bar… 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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Hi, my name is***** have a REM 700 rifle in 300 Win Mag,
Hi, my name is***** have a REM 700 rifle in 300 Win Mag, ser. no. A6832419. Last year the rifle would not cock when I closed the bolt. I opened and closed the bolt several times with no success. Final… read more
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Tom
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I have a Mossberg International 20ga semi-auto shotgun model
I have a Mossberg International 20ga semi-auto shotgun model 75782 that will not eject spent casings... it's new only shot 5 times and jammed every time.. what's going on here?… 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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I have a 9mm Glock 17. The slide does not stay open. I have
I have a 9mm Glock 17. The slide does not stay open. I have looked at can't figure it out. Any ideas. It relatively new less than 500 rounds. I have taken it apart and cleaned it'. It has been like th… read more
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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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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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On my Rem.-Keene 45/70 I removed the inner part of the bolt
On my Rem.-Keene 45/70 I removed the inner part of the bolt action for cleaning,but I'm having trouble reinstalling it. The tab on the inner part doesn't fit forward enough to lock in the groove compl… read more
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Installed a timney trigger fix into Remington 11-87, Worked
Installed a timney trigger fix into Remington 11-87, Worked fine, took it apart again and put lighter spring in and when it was together the bolt release barely needed to be touched to release the bol… read more
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I have a 1941 Mossberg Model 46A 22 cal,bolt action. When
I have a 1941 Mossberg Model 46A 22 cal,bolt action. When pulling the bolt back it not only ejects the spent cartridge but also the new round at the same time, when it doesn't eject the new round it l… read more
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