Originally Posted by bbradford71
I shoot a 300 WSM and have noticed then whenever I fire the rifle, even dry firing the the bolt handle lifts up a little when the firing pin snaps. Is this an issue that will effect accuracy or is this something that is normal and should not be worried about. If it is an issue, what can be done to resolve the issue?
It is not normal when firing a live round if the head space is set correct for the bolt to lift,
They will sometimes move the cocking piece because of clearance between the bolt and
When dry firing it is common for the bolt to move a little especially if the recoil lugs are not
true and lapped.
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