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Unread 10-05-2012, 08:56 PM
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Re: case head separation

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Had one stick in an stw once too and it wouldn't come out using brushes. So I found out digging in my tools that you can tap a wood drill bit in lightly and twist a bit and it will back out the case nicely. Just don't get froggy and hammer it in or you will gouge the chamber.
I can see how that would work. I am assuming it was a pretty long bit, or did you have to unscrew the barrel from the action first?
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    Re: case head separation

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    I can see how that would work. I am assuming it was a pretty long bit, or did you have to unscrew the barrel from the action first?
    round the hex head on a grinder and put a foot long bit extension on it.
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