Pitting On My Bolt Lug?

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by CA48, Aug 8, 2013.

  1. CA48

    CA48 Well-Known Member

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    I was sending my bolt off to have it fluted and get a knob installed when I noticed what looked like a small shallow pit in the bolt lug. Looked on the other lug and there was something similar but this one looked more of a uniform circle like it was supposed to be there.

    Thinking back I can't ever remember a binding feeling while working the bolt in the past.

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    If thats on a model 700 Remington....it MIGHT be the screw for the front scope mount. You can actually crank them in tight enough to lock the bold
     
  5. CA48

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    It is. I guess it could be from a past owner. I've had the same base on it for years since I bought the rifle. With the NF base I have on it I think the screws are made short enough to where you can crank down on them and they won't bottom out on the bolt.