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 Help! Savage 110 bolt spins
wyatt1  [Member]
11/14/2011 1:55:54 PM EST
And we're at deer camp...
My buddy gave me his 110 to check out saying his bolt wasn't closing. I opened it and the whole bolt handle spun around the bolt.

Is it out of commission or do I have to lend him my '70?
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RedFalconBill  [Team Member]
11/14/2011 3:27:56 PM EST
Originally Posted By wyatt1:
And we're at deer camp...
My buddy gave me his 110 to check out saying his bolt wasn't closing. I opened it and the whole bolt handle spun around the bolt.

Is it out of commission or do I have to lend him my '70?


Did your buddy reassemble his bolt correctly?
wyatt1  [Member]
11/15/2011 12:44:49 AM EST
I don't know that he ever disassembled it.
I posted on general firearms discussion also because it was time sensitive and someone answered...tighten the screw.
Thanks!
RedFalconBill  [Team Member]
11/15/2011 3:46:32 AM EST
Originally Posted By wyatt1:
I don't know that he ever disassembled it.
I posted on general firearms discussion also because it was time sensitive and someone answered...tighten the screw.
Thanks!


This is what I thought as well.

Sounds like your buddy needs to read the instruction manual and do a once over on anything before heading out into the woods.

Glad you found your answer, good hunting!
mort  [Team Member]
11/23/2011 11:05:00 PM EST
Check that the screw on the back of the bolt didn't come loose. Here is a slideshow that walks you through disassembling the savage bolts to get an idea how they go together.

http://s12.photobucket.com/albums/a210/milanuk/gun_stuff/firearms/Savage%20bolt/?action=view&current=ea877545.pbw
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