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Old 10-02-2017, 02:08 PM
lapriester lapriester is offline
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Originally Posted by epm729 View Post
My son disassembled the bolt and his rifle has a 29 coil spring. When cocking he observed the spring fully compressing before the bolt reached the top of it's throw,then the spring ground together on the last bit of upward travel. I think a new spring is in order, purchased a 35 coil spring from Gun Parts Corp.
Thanks everyone for your thoughts replies and solutions. Eddie
So, how will a spring with more coils help your problem if the one with fewer is fully compressing when you lift the bolt handle to extract and cock? I must be missing something here unless the coils are substantially thinner.
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