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Old 11-27-2011, 02:32 PM
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Do you have a spent shell you can compare the primer indentation to?

I feel for you. Had the same thing happen to me in the field before. Turned out my firing pin was gunked up. Disassembled the bolt, cleaned it and that cured it. I know yours is a single shot. Can you disassemble to gain access to the firing pin? Is your hammer striking properly?

Edit: The fact that you had a hang fire, to me, says bad powder or bad primers. I'm willing to be there's nothing wrong with your gun. Contact Hornady and let them know it cost you a buck, possibly wounded.

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