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#5971927 - 10/11/15 02:49 PM .257 weatherby mag - nosler trophy grade
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Registered: 08/10/09
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Loc: Abilene TX
I shot this gun for the first time today and I was using Nosler Trophhy Grade bullets. I shot it approximately 12 times and half of the time I guess the casing of the shell expanded to the point to where I couldn't pull the bolt back to eject the shell without letting it sit for a little bit. If you look at the casing of the used shell and a bullet that has not been been shot you can defintly see a difference. So I am guessing it is a problem with the ammo and not the gun. Has anyone else had this problem with this ammo?


Edited by 2Gs (10/11/15 04:43 PM)
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#5972072 - 10/11/15 04:35 PM Re: .257 weatherby mag - nozzler trophy grade [Re: 2Gs]
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Registered: 09/27/06
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Loc: Texas
Give Nosler a call tomorrow and talk to them about it.

What rifle are you shooting it in.
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#5972616 - 10/11/15 09:13 PM Re: .257 weatherby mag - nosler trophy grade [Re: 2Gs]
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I have seen this happen before on two different occasions. Both times the problem happened no matter what ammo was used. In both cases the problem ended up being a burr in the chamber.

I would come closer to believing its a chamber issue rather than a ammo issue based on what I have seen.
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#5972626 - 10/11/15 09:18 PM Re: .257 weatherby mag - nosler trophy grade [Re: JCB]
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Registered: 04/19/07
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Originally Posted By: JCB
I have seen this happen before on two different occasions. Both times the problem happened no matter what ammo was used. In both cases the problem ended up being a burr in the chamber.

I would come closer to believing its a chamber issue rather than a ammo issue based on what I have seen.



^^this


But first trying putting a little grease on the lugs.

My Remington 257wby was very sticky at first greased the lugs problem solved.

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#5972658 - 10/11/15 09:25 PM Re: .257 weatherby mag - nosler trophy grade [Re: BOBO the Clown]
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Mine is a Remington as well.
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#5972667 - 10/11/15 09:28 PM Re: .257 weatherby mag - nosler trophy grade [Re: 2Gs]
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decoy

Registered: 04/19/07
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Originally Posted By: 2Gs
Mine is a Remington as well.


Put a little grease on the back of the lugs.


How did it group?

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#5974274 - 10/12/15 07:36 PM Re: .257 weatherby mag - nosler trophy grade [Re: 2Gs]
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Registered: 07/14/12
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Had the same issue just last month with that exact same ammo in 300 Weatherby. Rifle is a Rifles Inc strata (based on a Remington 700 action) that shoots Weatherby ammo just fine, but not the Nosler trophy grade.

Give Nosler a call, they will trade you for a replacement box. Waiting to hear back on their test results from the box I sent in, but in the meantime I'm back to searching for another factory load. I'll be selling the replacement box they sent me.
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