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Remington 710 bolt help

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by BuckShotBilly, Dec 27, 2007.

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  1. BuckShotBilly

    BuckShotBilly Member

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    The bolt on my 710 is not fitting back in the chamber. On the back of the bolt there is a cover with a lip that locks the bolt into the grove. the cover is turned, so now the lip wont fit into the groove. What do you think. I kinda need it fixed by tomorrow. I like about 15 minutes from bass pro, do you think i should have their gunsmith look at it?
     
  2. dracphelan

    dracphelan Member

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    Take it to a gunsmith. Though, most likely, the gunsmith won't be able to fix it today. Every gunsmith in my area is currently backed up multiple weeks/months. Also, if he needs parts for the 710, he most likely won't have them. They are not very popular rifles, and when there is a problem with them they are usually trashed.
     
  3. BuckShotBilly

    BuckShotBilly Member

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    Thank you. I got it fixed now. I took it to my gunsmith and he looked at the bolt and used some to tool to simulate a dry fire and it popped the fireing pin back in place and all was well again.

    Thank you for your help once again.
     
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