Sako AV bolt problem

Discussion in 'General Rifle Discussion' started by Ridge57, Aug 30, 2009.

  1. Ridge57

    Ridge57 New Member

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    I recently inherited this rifle from brother in law. I took bolt out to clean and now can not replace. This is my first Sako, I know where bolt release is located and how it operates but it seems that the bolt gets to a certain point and will not go any further. If anyone has experience with the rifle or can provide tips for replacing bolt please advise! *********Bolt had become "decocked" if you will, was able to rotate rear of bolt and it slid home w/o further ado!
     
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  2. Txhillbilly

    Txhillbilly Active Member

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    I'm not familiar with Sako,but most bolt actions you have to pull the trigger back along with the release to remove or install the bolt. Hope this helps you.