I was hoping to sight in my new to me TCR Aristocrat .308 yesterday. I dropped a hand loaded round (full length sized Hornady brass, RCBS dies) into the chamber and tried -- too enthusiastically -- to close the rifle. This resulted in a very stuck round in the chamber and a spoiled range session. Only after a great deal of effort after I returned home could I finally get the still unfired round out of the chamber. A factory Winchester round loads and extracts with no issues.
Do the TCR rifles typically have very tight chambers? These hand loads chamber and extract without issues in my Browning Xbolt and Winchester model 70. I'll shoot factory ammo if I have to but would like to be able to shoot hand loads without a repeat of yesterday's experience.