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Re: Breech will not close

Posted by Fred on Saturday, 25 April 2015, at 9:34 p.m., in response to Re: Breech will not close, posted by ottis Reese on Saturday, 25 April 2015, at 4:30 p.m.

I had that happen with an early rifle that was chambered and sighted for shooting a 405 grain bullet. When I initially tried to load a cartridge with a 500 grain bullet, the longer bullet ran up against the rifling and wouldn't allow the cartridge to fully seat. I took a file and tapered my bullets and the breech block then seated itself nicely.


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