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Old March 28, 2005, 10:56 PM   #1
Dale Truby
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Remington 700 tight chamber

I just bought a rem. 700 moutain rifle, new in box, cal. 7x57 mauser.
the chamber seems to be very tight. Even with factory ammo the chamber closes very hard. I took new rem brass and full length sized, by the book, had to adjust dies way down to get them to chamber. Anyone else has this problem with rem?
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Old March 29, 2005, 05:59 AM   #2
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see if there is a gunsmith around that has the headspace gauges. if the headspace checks out Remington might or might not do anything. if the headspace checks out bad then I would expect them to fix it with no charge
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