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by hap
Sat May 18, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Browning Model 71
Replies: 9
Views: 526

Re: Browning Model 71

The firing pin is straight, tried different primers, and have come to the conclusion that the headspace must be off, so I'm trying to find someone to check the headspace.
Thanks for all the suggestions. Anyone who has difficulty putting one back together -ask and I will help if possible.
by hap
Tue May 14, 2019 6:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Browning Model 71
Replies: 9
Views: 526

Re: Browning Model 71

Thanks a bunch. Tried all the things you recommended except the headspace check. I did replace the old mainspring with a new one too. Will see if I can find a gunsmith capable of working on this rifle-there are no good smiths around here so I may have to send it off which is what I was trying to avo...
by hap
Mon May 13, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Browning Model 71
Replies: 9
Views: 526

Browning Model 71

I have a problem with misfires in my model 71 Browning. I have read everything here and elsewhere and tried them all plus several things I came up with myself. I feel I am an expert(almost) at disassembly and reassembly as I have done this many times trying all of the various procedures. The last th...