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Scratch in chamber

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Unread 08-05-2005, 11:29 PM
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Re: Scratch in chamber


I use 600 grit W&D to polish my chambers so I guess that tells you my opinion on the matter. I have even used 800 grit finishes but saw no difference in performance for extraction so I figured the extra time was wasted.

In my opinion, 400 gr it a little rough. Make sure you get all the residue out of your chamber before you fire the rifle. Clean out everything in the bolt locking area as well.

I have seen where there was paper residue in the bolt face that when fired etched the entire chamber and required the barrel be pulled and totally repolished.

Just make sure she is clean and see how the fired case look.

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Unread 08-06-2005, 06:38 AM
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Re: Scratch in chamber

Will do, I cleaned it really well already and I will do it again. The chamber looks smoother than it was before that is why I was asking. THanks for the response.

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