Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
LuisGabriel, marnold, Cl3anslat3, VirginiaHunter, GoGo Gadjet
60482 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 77532
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 43788
BOBO the Clown 41125
BMD 40539
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 33685
bill oxner 32683
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 30572
facebook
Forum Stats
60482 Members
45 Forums
476261 Topics
6247583 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#5464937 - 12/08/14 11:00 AM loosen up
frito Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 12/08/12
Posts: 67
Loc: los lunas nm
what is the best way to loosen up an over under shotgun action that is a little hard to break open. can you just sand down the action's sides a little.

Top
#5464967 - 12/08/14 11:14 AM Re: loosen up [Re: frito]
Capt. Andrew Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 04/12/11
Posts: 2355
Loc: Texas, South Padre Island
use it! If you sand anything down its just going to wear out faster. They break in over time.
_________________________
Fishingcharterspi.com
Fishing South Padre Island TX
Snook,Redfish,Trout. Cast n blast available

Top
#5464979 - 12/08/14 11:18 AM Re: loosen up [Re: Capt. Andrew]
janie Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 08/30/05
Posts: 16059
Loc: Collin County TX
Yup. Go shoot the poo poo out of it.
_________________________
He is your friend defender your dog. Be worthy of such devotion

Top
#5464986 - 12/08/14 11:20 AM Re: loosen up [Re: frito]
5 Stand Dan Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 06/23/12
Posts: 1489
Loc: DFW
Make sure you have a good grease on the hinge pin and go shoot it.
_________________________
Dead Pair!

Top
#5465048 - 12/08/14 11:51 AM Re: loosen up [Re: frito]
Bullfrog Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 01/21/11
Posts: 10596
Loc: N-Bedford
Can you sit at the house and work it back and forth? That'll save on ammo! confused2
_________________________

Top
#5465064 - 12/08/14 12:02 PM Re: loosen up [Re: frito]
huntwest Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 09/17/10
Posts: 1765
Loc: Albany
Do not sand the side of the action. That isn't what causes it to be tight. The lug under the forearm is too tight. It can be filed very small amounts at a time to get the feel you want. Just get a fine file and work the back flat side of the barrel lug and replace the forearm until you get it how you want it. It doesn't take much so do little bits at a time.
After you get it where you like it, get a bottle of birchwood casey cold blue and reblue the lug where you filed it.

Top
#5465910 - 12/08/14 07:16 PM Re: loosen up [Re: frito]
frito Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 12/08/12
Posts: 67
Loc: los lunas nm
thanks for the help

Top
#5467633 - 12/09/14 01:34 PM Re: loosen up [Re: frito]
blackcoal Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 01/19/12
Posts: 7569
Loc: 60 Mi North of DFW
Let me have it for a couple of seasons to break it in, get some character built in it, and when I return it you will not believe it is the same gun. clap
_________________________
The Greatest Enemy of knowledge is not ignorance,
it is the illusion of knowledge.--Stephen Hawking

Top



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide