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I have a Savage 30.06 rifle. Only 20 rounds have been shot through it, but the barrel...

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irishguardian | eNotes Newbie

Posted December 1, 2008 at 6:22 AM via web

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I have a Savage 30.06 rifle. Only 20 rounds have been shot through it, but the barrel is moving up and down. Is this normal?

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dedrington | Elementary School Teacher | (Level 1) Adjunct Educator

Posted February 10, 2009 at 10:37 AM (Answer #1)

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No, the movement is not normal.  There should be a bolt to allow you to tighten the barrel to the stock.

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