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Old February 19, 2012, 10:07 AM   #26
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i too have one of those Rem. M-24, S/N XXXX, i got it and 9 other guns that were stacked in a corner of a "trailer home" that caught fire, i bought those guns from a friend who lost his father in the fire.

the forearm was a little scorched (?) it was a well used little rifle, the problem it has is that the extractor falls out after several shots, that little doodad plunger (?) that keeps the extractor in place is worn, if anyone has a schematic please post it or the URL to it, i liked shooting it but can not due to that part falling out.., can anyone help me get this rifle back into shooting condition ?

thank you.


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Old April 3, 2012, 08:09 PM   #27
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were you able to keep the extractor in place? i am having the same problem.
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Old June 17, 2012, 07:10 AM   #28
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Front site on Model 24 Short

Hi Guys,

I have a 1929 Model 24 short in excellent condition which I just inherited. I took it to the range to site it in. Shot nice but, Im having doubts that the front site is original.
Is there anyone who could measure their front site from the barrel to the white pipper and give me a reading?
Would really appreciate it.
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Old September 20, 2012, 03:58 PM   #29
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Model 24 Issues

Picked up a Remington Model 24, serial number 399xx, at a gun show last weekend, took it to the local gunsmith for a good cleaning and oiling and got it back today. After about 25 rounds of CCI Standard Velocity the barrel was loose from the receiver. The locking tab was forward out of the slot in the receiver. Should there be a spring behind that tab to keep it engaged?

Now that the rifle is cool the barrel is tighter but still wiggles slightly. Just how tight should it be?

I also had five or six fail to eject. Before giving it to the smith I had run 25 rounds through it with no FTE. Does the rifle just need some more tweaking or is it worn out?
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Old January 3, 2013, 07:28 PM   #30
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Comments re> Take-Down Barrel Tightness

The Remington Model 24, and Model 241, take-down .22 rifles should have their barrels adjusted just tight enough such that they don't have perceptable wobble under normal handling.

When reattaching the barrel the force required to rotate it should significantly increase just as the barrel is coming to its correct (attached) orientation.

A gunsmith told me, as I was picking-up a Model 241 from being cleaned, that he felt that it was better to leave any take-down rifle in its attached state except for when it was really necessary to break it down for travel. He said that every time a take-down rifle has its barrel removed-and-reattached that it contributes to wear (I already thought that but apparently the gunsmith felt the amount of wear was above-and-beyond what would be considered as 'normal wear').

(I'll add this comment ..... Although I think that the Remington Models 24 and 241 ... and the Browning SA-22 .... are beautiful .22 rifles but they can be tough to clean up inside their receivers after doing some plinking. I use Q-Tips, soaked in CLP, to run around in the receiver next to the breech; it's surprising how much burned powder accumulates there.)
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