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Hi Folks,

I Just purchased a Remington model seven .270 WSM.
The bolt action slides back and forth just fine, but locking the bolt is extremely hard when there is a round in the chamber.
Is this a manufacturers defect?
Is someone having a similar problem with a WSM round?

Thank You so much!
JZ
 

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sounds like a problem with the rifle. i have 2-270WSM's, 1 winchester, and 1 savage and neither has this problem.
 

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Have you tried different brands of ammo in it? I would veture a guess that the chamber hasn't been cut deep enough but it could be just a bad lot of ammo. I would try a couple of different brands and see what happens. BTW, I wouldn't suggest shooting ANY of these hard to chamber loads as it may be due to the bullet contacting the rifling and can lead to seriously dangerous pressures, ie: you could end up digging the bolt out of your head if it is still in one piece. You could get lucky and only lose a finger or two :p.
 

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What does the case look like after you've fired it?

What does the case look like after you've fired it? I'd heed Toolman's advice about not firing any more of those hard to chamber rounds. Are you shooting reloads when this happens or is it factory ammo?

Oh Really?...Well, thanks for the info.
 
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