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#7176228 - 12/12/12 06:23 PM broken lever?
PS1080 Offline

Registered: 12/05/07
Posts: 148
Loc: Northwest Okla.
Last week while coyote hunting I was ejecting a spent case after shooting a coyote when the lever came loose. My gun is a 99EG 250-3000. I haven't taken the stock off yet. What are the possible causes for this problem? The lever seems to have come loose and the bolt can't be open.
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#7176305 - 12/12/12 06:37 PM Re: broken lever? [Re: PS1080]
TomA Offline
Campfire Regular

Registered: 12/30/08
Posts: 1365
Loc: San Antonio, TX
Probably the bolt stop screw came loose allowing the lever to open too far and the lever to come out of the track on the bolt.
Take the butt stock off and look for loose parts. Tom

#7177155 - 12/13/12 02:06 AM Re: broken lever? [Re: PS1080]
300jimmy Offline
Campfire Ranger

Registered: 10/15/02
Posts: 1792
Loc: South West MI
Sounds to me like the projection on the tip of the lever that engages the track in the bolt has broken off.

Edited by 300jimmy (12/13/12 02:07 AM)

#7177366 - 12/13/12 05:24 AM Re: broken lever? [Re: 300jimmy]
JeffG Offline
Campfire Ranger

Registered: 07/25/08
Posts: 2339
Loc: upstate NY
Those guns are junk, I'll take it for scrap, maybe some parts left that are worth a few bucks.


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