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Old December 24, 2005, 11:05 AM   #71
Join Date: December 22, 2005
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Bought a bad one? Colt New Service

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I have been sitting on a New Service that I bought several years ago. It is rechambered to .45 Colt, probably from .455, also refinished. The action is tight, and I thought I was getting a good shooter. I made up some light loads with 230s, and they locked up the cylinder. same with factory 250s. I think the chambers are loose enough to allow the cases to set back against the breech. The case heads are binding against the breech face, and locking up the cylinder. I am thinking that I am SOL. Any ideas?
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