Having Issues With Cetme .308

Discussion in 'General Rifle Discussion' started by Hasmith, Aug 13, 2010.

  1. Hasmith

    Hasmith New Member

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    Ive been having some issues with my Rifle seems the bolt wont close all the way when i fire a round out of it not all the time but it still does it does anyone think i need new rollers or just replace the hole bolt Assembly.I do use Nato rounds which is recomended for it not the Winchester 308 so anyone have any ideas im all ears Thxs:)
     
  2. kenhesr

    kenhesr New Member

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    I'm trying to think what would cause this with my CETME, never had that problem. Is this something that just started with a rifle you've had a while? Is it a sheetmetal or cast receiver? General condition of the rifle?

    I'm no pro on this rifle maybe someone with more knowledge will chime in.

    Couple of things, I'll asume your rifle is spotlessly clean and well oiled. It does this with all 4 or 5 mags you have tried in it. You have checked the headspace and found a problem. You get this with several types of surplus ammo.
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFESb8TK7ZA]YouTube - bolt gap and lockup (CETME)[/ame]
    Here is some CETME stuff you probably already know. Good Luck, Ken