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Old November 7, 2008, 03:38 PM   #1
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Hopefully a minor problem-need advice

I recently acquired a 1944 Turkish K Kale mauser. It shoots great, but I've only used nice winchester factory brass thus far.

I bought a case of Romanian 8mm surplus recently, and when I went and cycled the surplus ammo in the action, 4 out of the 6 rounds cycled really rough/required force to seat. When I extract the round there is a scratch along the casing.

Anyone have any idea what is causing this?
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Old November 7, 2008, 05:30 PM   #2
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Is the scratch identical on every fired round? If so, I bet you have a burr in the chamber. Time for a visit to the gunsmith.
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Old November 11, 2008, 01:55 PM   #3
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Thanks for the advice! They are chambering easier now, but still leaving the scratches on the lacquer. next chance I get it is going to the 'smith
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