Dealing With A Stuck Chambered Round

This alternative chemical removal method will help you safely handle a live round stuck in a chamber.


by R. Coles

As hunting season begins here in Michigan I can count on receiving several calls dealing with dirty, jamming, mistreated guns from the previous season that should have been repaired right after last season. One particular call that was a bit touchy as it dealt with a stuck live round in the chamber! After a conversation with the customer on the condition of the rifle I now had it on the work bench and started to examine methods of safe extraction. This article will cover a method I found to be very effective and safe to use by chemically removing the live round.


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