Long Range Hunting Online Magazine

Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Gunsmithing


Browning Safari Bolt problem

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Unread 04-17-2007, 10:46 PM
Bronze Member
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 99
Browning Safari Bolt problem

Well, I have been given a Browning Safari that was a 30-06 and then the guy rechambered it to 300 win mag. The bolt face was [ opened up?], and it left the edge too thin which resulted in the little amount left breaking off when he tried to eject the first round, now there is nothing for the ejector to hold the brass against so it won't hold it and throw it out. So my question is, do I need to try to find a new bolt or can something else be done? This gun shoots very well, just have to raise it up to help the spent brass out of the chamber. Any Ideas?

Reply With Quote

Unread 04-19-2007, 03:48 PM
Platinum Member
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: SW MO
Posts: 1,229
Re: Browning Safari Bolt problem

What a shame that he modified that old Browning. I'm sure one of the smiths here can offer a workable solution for you.
The critters have to win every time, I only have to win once.

NRA Life Member
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads for: Browning Safari Bolt problem
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Browning BAR II Safari johnp034 Guns For Sale 4 01-03-2013 07:29 PM
Browning Bar II Safari in .308 Frogman2 Guns For Sale 2 02-22-2012 05:48 PM
Browning BAR Safari 300 Win. Mag. Surefire Guns For Sale 0 01-07-2009 02:36 PM
Problem with Browning Boss raisincenter Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics 3 07-02-2008 05:35 PM
FS Browning Safari barreled action 243 Win (IN) safarihunter Guns For Sale 4 07-30-2006 08:10 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:26 PM.

Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2014 Long Range Hunting, LLC