Guy Posted November 13, 2006 Share Posted November 13, 2006 While hunting recently, I have experienced 4 or 5 failure to fire situations with my SBE2 that were caused by a failure of the bolt face to fully rotate into the locked position for firing. The bolt face just barely fails to engage the lock recess in the receiver. I gave the area of the receiver that receives the face of the bolt a good cleaning and I also disassembled and cleaned the bolt assembly, but the situation occurred again yesterday. I know that generally this situation is caused by a lack of force when the action is closed, and I have paid attention to be certain that the closing of the action is as dramatic as ever - and it has been. The gun has had heavy use in the three years that I have owned it, and I was wondering if the main spring in the stock that drives the action may be getting weak. I checked the condition of this spring, and it was clean and appeared in excellent operating condition. Does anyone have any experience with this problem ? Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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