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Whyis the bolt hard to close ?

With a shell in chamber I have to smack the bolt shut before I can fire the rifle

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If it shuts OK with a empty chamber check the cartridge overall length spec's for your weapon then measure the rounds you are using
Also inspect the chamber for damage or something causing the
Round to not fully chamber
If it is the bolt look at the locking luggs and where they lock into the chamber
Or go to a competent gunsmith to inspect the bolt and chamber lock up

Posted on Apr 05, 2015

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Be careful with reloads, from another gun and necksized..

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