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Bocajnala 10-11-2020 11:42 AM

Browning BLR .300WM
 
Browning blr in .300wm. hard to eject. Cannot rechamber the fired brass.




Does it need to go back to Browning?

-Jake

mrbb 10-11-2020 02:27 PM

were they new factory ammo fired in it, or reloads?

Bocajnala 10-11-2020 07:22 PM

New. Three different brands all do the same.

-Jake

mrbb 10-11-2020 08:06 PM

then yes i would send gun back, sounds like a chamber spec is off(that is if a new gun), if a used gun, it could be from wear/damages from previous owner

a GOOD gun smith can also check things out for you too, but if a new gun, it could void a warranty if someone else works on it, that isn't a certified Browning smith!

elkman30 10-11-2020 09:14 PM

That sounds like a really cool rifle and caliber. What kind of ballistics and groups are you getting?

Bocajnala 10-12-2020 07:04 AM

Browning says to send it in. 4-6 week turnaround.... We'll see....

-Jake

mrbb 10-12-2020 07:37 AM

well that isn;t that long a wait with things being close to hunting season and well, the events going on today in the world as a whole!

sucks, but better to have it fixed right and be safe and all!

Bocajnala 10-12-2020 10:47 AM

I was expecting 4-6 MONTHS. weeks will make me happy.

-Jake

Bocajnala 10-12-2020 05:19 PM

Bout thirty minutes on the phone with browning (mostly on hold) and they emailed me a paid for shipping label. I did have to spend $10 to get a suitable box and packing material.

Dropped it off tonight. Hoping to have it back by Thanksgiving for PA hunting.

Customer service was excellent so far. Hoping that can fix the issue.

-Jake

bronko22000 10-12-2020 06:20 PM

I hope you sent the fired brass with it??? I really don't like the scratches on them just above the belt. I really hope you get it back in time.


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