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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 6/13/2003 11:40:42 AM EST
I normally just lurk here because I don't usually have any problems with my Bushy. Well the other day I had my first potentially significant problem.

I had the worst doublefeed that I have ever seen. It took me a good while, working the charging handle and wiggling the rounds<brass btw> to get them out. After finally getting them out I field stripped the rifle to see if any harm was done. What I found were three shiny silver spots inside the bolt channel about an inch behind the chamber around where the recess is cut in the upper. It looks like its just finish rubbed off but I'm not sure if there is any damage to the aluminium.

I'm not trying to make a mountain out of a molehill, but all of my experience with these rifles is shooting them not fixing or building them. This seems like a critical area and it spooks me a bit. Anybody seen this before? Any advice?

Thanks in advance
Link Posted: 6/13/2003 12:24:21 PM EST
Without having the thing in front of me, I'd have to guess that it's probably fine. Unless the piece is visibly dented where the shiny places are, which I find hard to imagine if all that got jammed in there were brass and copper cartridges, I'd guess that all the damage was confined to some finish getting scraped off.[:D]
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