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Old 04-15-2013, 10:14 AM
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help, bolt not wanting to come out

my 7mm just started giving me problems and i need some help from LRHM, i only have 25 rounds through it, brand new and just broke in. Well just recently, i shoot and then the bolt lets me lift it up and does not want to let me pull back, ( it will open with alot of force) its not effecting the accuracy at all it will shoot 3 bullets under an inch but it bothers me how hard it is to get back. now i looked inside and i can see tiny bits of brass by where they bullet goes in the barrel and there is scuff marks on the brass about 1/3rd of the way up from the bottom of it.

does anyone know what is causing this? it didnt start untill about 22rds in.

i am taking it to a gunsmith today but just curious as to what it is.
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Old 04-15-2013, 10:27 AM
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Re: help, bolt not wanting to come out

Sounds like seriously HOT loads! Don't put any other rounds down that tube till you get it checked by a competant gunsmith. How does it feed rounds into the chamber? Is it smooth? Or does it require alittle effort to close the bolt?
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Old 04-15-2013, 11:27 AM
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Re: help, bolt not wanting to come out

really really smooth, i was shooting factory federal rounds and it wasnt doing nothing till till the last few so i went and bought a box of core locs and tried 1 and it did the same thing with them
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Old 04-15-2013, 12:05 PM
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Re: help, bolt not wanting to come out

I guess that rules out Hot handloads. I would take it to a gunsmith asap. They should have the tools to check demensions and make sure that the barrel is properly fitted into the action.... so on and so forth.
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Old 04-15-2013, 12:38 PM
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Re: help, bolt not wanting to come out

Sould be gulling in the chamber or a bad cut chamber. I have seen this happen a few times before. Is it a new Remington?
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Old 04-15-2013, 01:22 PM
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Re: help, bolt not wanting to come out

yes it is, new remington model 700
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Old 04-15-2013, 03:21 PM
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Re: help, bolt not wanting to come out

I'd question the chamber then, I have fixed 2 of them. One was a new 5R 308 the other a 300wm. The 308 was able to be cleaned up but the 300wm got a new barrel.
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