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Old April 25, 2013, 07:20 AM   #1
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Wards Western Field 22 Bolt action Rifle

I have a Wards Western Field 22 bolt action rifle with a tubular magazine model 24M 495B. It needed a good cleaning, so I removed the bolt and now I can not seem to get the bolt back in the receiver. Does anyone know how to perform this action? Are there any places that have assembly/ disassembly instructions? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks Pete.
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Old April 25, 2013, 07:42 AM   #2
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Not familiar with model, but will mention a couple things.

Make sure the bolt is cocked. Pull trigger during assembly. Some rifles may have a lever or button that needs to be depressed. Good luck.
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Old April 25, 2013, 10:02 AM   #3
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Your model cross references to a Mossberg model 45b made in 1942. The 24 in the model number is the year 42 stamped backwards.

Try asking your question here http://www.rimfirecentral.com/forums/index.php and look in the mossberg section. If they can't help there no one can.
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Old April 25, 2013, 10:07 AM   #4
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Wards 22 problem

Thanks for the help. Pete
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Old April 25, 2013, 10:20 AM   #5
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Pull trigger during assembly.
That would be my primary suggestion and I'm familiar with this rifle ...

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