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Trouble chambering amunition in 257 Weatherby Mark V Sporter

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Re: Trouble chambering amunition in 257 Weatherby Mark V Sporter
« Reply #15 on: May 16, 2018, 08:13:35 PM »
Its been about a month now, was your gunsmith able to resolve the chambering problem? What did he determine was wrong with the rifle or your set-up?
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Re: Trouble chambering amunition in 257 Weatherby Mark V Sporter
« Reply #16 on: May 17, 2018, 05:54:04 AM »
"Your scopes mounting screws may be protruding slightly into the rifle chamber causing closing problems"


This is the first thing I thought of as I read this post.Good call Dan

How does the bolt work without trying to cycle a round?

Would have to check but l don't think they are tapped all the way though to the chamber. There may be one behind the chamber in the front collar of the action. If your screw is to long there it would be a problem with or with a  cartridge.
Tom l think you were right asking how it cycled without a round
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Re: Trouble chambering amunition in 257 Weatherby Mark V Sporter
« Reply #17 on: May 17, 2018, 11:12:34 AM »
The holes do go all the way thru the top of the action and are too far back to go into the chamber.I have got the screws mixed a couple of times while putting bases on different rifles and have had bolt closing problems from a little stiffness to not even being able to get even close to closing the bolt.After a couple times you learn though about getting the right length screws in the right hole of the bases.
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