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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 1/21/2006 2:54:06 PM EST
Today while shooting I looked at my empty cases for the first time in a while, I noticed weird marks, almost gashes, on the back by the primer. I was shooting both Wolf and Win 3131.

The scratches were going outward, I know this because some of them were deep enough that it lifted a tiny piece of brass leaving a burr around the rim. Most of them were very light, tho.

The rifle is a Bushy 14.5.

Any ideas what is making the marks/scratches/gashes.
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 7:37:15 PM EST
Sounds like you may have a burr on the bolt face. Maybe around the firing pin hole? Or maybe it's just normal machine marks. Without seeing the bases it's kinda' hard to say. I would take a good look at the bolt face for a burr, though. If it's too bad I would see about knocking it down or taking the bolt to a gunsmith and have him take care of it if it's very big. If it's a little one I probably wouldn't worry about it. The more you shoot the gun the sooner it'll disappear on it's own. Again, rather hard to say without seeing it or good pics.
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 9:58:01 PM EST
I couldn't say really with the description. Could you post a picture of it? Thanks.
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