FN Mauser style action not feeding

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I dropped it off with an old-time gunsmith this week that said he’d have it fixed for me in a few weeks, so we’ll see what happens, thanks everyone.
 

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Good call on taking it to a good gunsmith. It looks like to me that someone replaced the claw extractor with one for a standard cartridge and not a magnum. It is a easy fix to get the contour correct and the right fit for a competent gunsmith. Should be sorted out in a short period of time.
 

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That action looks very much like a Santa Barbara action of Spain.
If you look at the pix you can plainly see its NOT a Spanish Santa Barbara action.o_O;)
 

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its not a SANTA BARBARA action.

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Just following up here, picked the gun from from the Smith last week, took it out to the ranch yesterday, functioning great. Thanks to everyone for your input!

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Good for you, 686!!
May I ask: do you know what is your gunsmith did to fix the problem?

Thank you!
 

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Just following up here, picked the gun from from the Smith last week, took it out to the ranch yesterday, functioning great. Thanks to everyone for your input!

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Awesome, glad it got worked out, beautiful rifle!
 
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Good for you, 686!!
May I ask: do you know what is your gunsmith did to fix the problem?

Thank you!
I think he slightly adjusted the pitch of the extractor at its lowest point and maybe added a little relief to the fixed side of the bolt.
 

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Thank you 686

Good! As I wrote in September 22th, the pitch of the extractor at its lowest point is what I saw as the main cause of the tight fit.

Good luck!

CF
 
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