Remington 597 - Hole in bolt...Safe to fire?

Discussion in 'Maintenance & Gunsmithing' started by PBruske234, Jan 27, 2012.

  1. PBruske234

    PBruske234
    Eagle Creek, OR
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    So I am cleaning my 597, notice this (see pictures below). I can't recall this ever being there before. I probably shot...3000-5000 rounds through this gun. What can I do? I am past the two year warranty. Is it even safe to shoot?

    Thanks guys,

    PB

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  2. PBruske234

    PBruske234
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    Apparently the hole is supposed be there. I found some posts on some other sites. Thanks anyways guys. Moderator you can delete this post if you want.
     
  3. dfinley1979

    dfinley1979
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    I was cleaning my 597 for the first time yesterday and noticed the same thing. It just doesn't look like it's there on purpose. Oddly, I'm glad to hear I'm not the only one.
     
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