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Sticky bolt on the savage 338's?

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Unread 09-23-2012, 04:31 PM
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Sticky bolt on the savage 338's?

What is the latest on the sticky bolt issues on the Savage 338 Lapua's.....has anyone determined whats causing this? thanks
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Unread 09-23-2012, 04:48 PM
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Re: Sticky bolt on the savage 338's?

Hornady brass and semi rough chambers is what i believe is causing the heavy/sticky bolt lift. I switched to Lapua brass and it got better but even on mild loads i get heavy bolt lift so i may try polishing the chamber after todays shooting session.

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