remmy 700 7mm mag bolt release sticks open ???

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by Freedom2live, Aug 18, 2013.

  1. Freedom2live

    Freedom2live Banned

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    I noticed today while doing inventory/cleaning of toys. That my remmy button under trigger stays down and causes the bolt to slide right off when re chambering. .. help please
     
  2. roninflag

    roninflag Well-Known Member

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    sometimes on mine old oil gets under it and is gummy . cleaning should take care for it.
     

  3. Freedom2live

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    I have decreasing spray everywhere. I do a function test before putting in stock and it works, but when I do put stock on forget about it... the stock doesn't rub nowhere so what gives
     
  4. MudRunner2005

    MudRunner2005 Well-Known Member

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    My 700 .338 WinMag is that way. Like Ronin said, just probably needs a good cleaning. I bought my .338 WM used, recently, and it's been like that since I bought it. I need to clean it, too.

    Ronin, any recomendations on cleaning solvents for that? Brake kleen?
     
  5. Freedom2live

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    I used brake kleen with nylon brush, no luck
     
  6. Lefty7mmstw

    Lefty7mmstw Well-Known Member

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    I have actually had to help track down a remmy700 bolt in the field from your issue; not fun back-tracking in the badlands looking for fly s#@t in pepper. It's usually a gummed up thing like the others have said, but it could be slightly bent or scratched up undreneath where it moves. If you can't de-grease it and get it free, soak it with kroil for a day or three and work it free by cycling the crap out of it. It should work unless it's really bad, if so then you probably need to get a gunsmith involved.
     
  7. Freedom2live

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    I think a new spring is needed
     
  8. lloydsmale

    lloydsmale Well-Known Member

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    I had a rash of that happening to 700s a couple years ago. What caused it with my guns is that foam bore cleaner. It cleans a bore real good but if it gets in your action it leaves a very sticky residue that gums up everything. I just quit using it.
     
  9. Freedom2live

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    Thanks for that info