Rem 700 .223 extracted cases

Discussion in 'The Basics, Starting Out' started by Percy, Sep 15, 2009.

  1. Percy

    Percy New Member

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    Hi,

    I'm having a few accuracy issues with my first centerfire - a Rem 700 Tactical .223 1-9".

    I've noticed that all of the extracted cases have a flattened edge on the mouth, does this sound nomal?

    Thanks,
     
  2. Kevin Thomas

    Kevin Thomas Well-Known Member

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    Percy,
    Think there may be a bit more info required here; what type of accuracy are you seeing? What's the nature of the flattened edge? Are we talking about a dinged case mouth from extraction, or something on the face of the case mouth?

    Kevin Thomas
    Lapua USA
     

  3. linksmechanic

    linksmechanic Well-Known Member

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    Yes it's normal. The case hit the action during extraction denting the mouth. you can slow down the bolt on ejection and that will keep it from happening but i can't see a ton of negative results from it happening.