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Old October 17, 2012, 02:50 AM   #18
Big Shrek
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My B-I-L had a Marlin 336 in 35 Rem that had the front ramp screw drilled a bit too deep. After repeated firing, the pressure dimpled the bore upward into the screw hole and bullets were coming out tumbling and landing sideways on targets at 50 yards. It couldn't even hit paper often at 100 yards.

Only cure for that would be to cut the barrel back to the hole and recrown...
Then you'd have to re-D/T the front sight mount!!

Gotta quit thinking about the bolts & semi's when talking about the
Things get fuzzy at 2:50AM...hehehe...thanks, Salmoneye!
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